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Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 6:01 PM

Thirty two year old driver and bag juice vendor Philip Allen has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 31 year old Marlon Deon Nelson.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 6:00 PM

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) today rolled out another 50 Volvo buses to its complement of luxury units.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 5:59 PM

The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) says it’s officers are receiving threats because of the current crackdown on promoters who stage entertainment events in the Corporate Area without the proper licenses.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 5:58 PM

The 15 year old boy who was driving the Isuzu pick-up involved in Monday night’s fatal crash in Portmore, St. Catherine has been granted bail in the sum of $300,000.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 3:26 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) has commenced a major flood mitigation effort in the central parishes of St. Elizabeth, Manchester and Clarendon. The programme, which is valued at over $70 million, will involve the clearing of nearly 100 major drains and

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 1:00 PM

The 15-year-old boy who was driving the Isuzu pick-up involved in Monday night’s fatal crash in Portmore, St. Catherine has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 12:59 PM

The teenage girls who were being temporarily housed at the Stony Hill Heart Academy in St. Andrew, following a fire at the Armadale Correctional Centre in St. Ann have been transferred to the Horizon Adult Remand Centre.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 12:59 PM

Members of the Police Federation are insisting that they have not been unreasonable in their claims for seven per cent increase.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 12:57 PM

Celebration Jamaica is seeking to assure that despite the economic crisis it has not abandoned plans to establish a Casino gaming facility in St James.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 12:56 PM

The Court of Appeal has granted a stay of the Supreme Court ruling against retired Scotiabank boss Bill Clarke until his appeal is heard and settled.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 12:54 PM

As of today farmers are paying less for fertiliser from Newport Fersan Limited, Jamaica’ sole manufacturer of the product.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 8:56 AM

Taxpayers may be required to help foot the bill for the operation of the country’s toll roads come September.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 8:56 AM

Mr Golding said his government will be pressing ahead with plans to make the Municipality of Portmore the country’s 15th parish.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 8:55 AM

Legislation to give local government authorities legal rights under the constitution could be in place by early next year.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 8:55 AM

The national security minister senator Dwight Nelson is this afternoon slated to address the annual conference of the Police Federation which gets underway today in Trelawny.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 8:54 AM

The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is expressing concern about the growing number of road crashes particularly those involving children.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 8:54 AM

Dr Andre Foote, a Kingston-based dentist, has been appointed chairman of the Universal Access Fund.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 8:54 AM

The National Works Agency (NWA) is undertaking a multi million dollar drain cleaning programme in the western parishes of St James, Hanover, Westmoreland and Trelawny in preparation for the hurricane season which starts on June 1.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 8:53 AM

The Prime Minister confirmed last night that the government has received a substantial offer for the purchase of the Forum Hotel in Portmore, to be used as a medical facility and nursing school.

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2009 | 8:53 AM

A 32 year old man was shot dead by a gunman at Southboro, Bridgeport in St Catherine last evening.

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2009 | 7:27 PM

Former national football player Allan ’Skill’ Cole is appealing his convictions and a 18 month prison sentence for possession of 300 pounds of ganja.

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2009 | 7:27 PM

The Education Ministry is advising that the date for the Grade Four Literacy and Numeracy tests which was previously set for Tuesday, June 16 has been rescheduled to Thursday, June 18.

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2009 | 5:49 PM

The lawyers representing retired Scotiabank boss William ‘Bill’ Clarke in his dispute with the bank are claiming that a critical change was made to the Supreme Court judgment in the case after it was handed down.

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2009 | 5:48 PM

The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) is reporting a 100 compliance rate in the filing of quarterly contact award reports by public bodies for the first time ever.

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2009 | 5:47 PM

Several residents of Mount Pleasant near Porus in Manchester this morning killed an alleged goat thief.

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