The Court of Appeal yesterday freed 25-year-old security guard Norman Holmes.
The fire on the compound of liquor manufacturers J Wray and Nephew Limited on Spanish Town Road has now spread to a warehouse storing liquor.
A fire is now raging at a section of J Wray and Nephew Limited on Spanish Town Road in Kingston.
The agriculture minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, has announced that convicted praedial thieves will soon be bound to compensate their victims.
The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) has been forced to adjust its sub franchise licensing to prevent a crisis in the corporate area public transportation system.
Chief Executive Officer of the St Ann’s Bay Hospital, Eon Jarrett, says the hospital has been coping with the increase volume of patients, arising from last night’s fatal crash in St Ann.
The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is reporting that the new Voters’ List is now ready.
Prime Minister Bruce Golding is urging the need for greater focus on steps to prevent the dangers of global warming.
The death toll from last night’s crash in St Ann has risen to four.
The island’s nurses this morning signed an agreement for a 15 per cent salary increase for the contract year 2008/2010.
Prime Minister Bruce Golding says it’s important that the national HIV policy, which is before parliament be concluded speedily.
Former Finance Minister Dr Omar Davies is warning that the government is likely to miss this month’s target for finalizing the standby agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The police have now charged the sergeant who was arrested last week for breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act.
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers serves Jericho Pumping Station in St Catherine to expect disruption in their supply.
The St Catherine North police are now probing at least three murders in their division yesterday.
Three people are now dead and several others seriously injured following a motor vehicle collision along the Chukka Cove Main Road in St Ann last night.
The executive of the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) is to sign its two year wage agreement for the 2008/2010 contract period with the government this morning.
Today is being observed as World AIDS Day and the health ministry is moving towards an institutional approach to reduce the level of stigma and discrimination associated with the disease.
The National Road Safety Unit is reporting that the nation’s children continue to fall victims to road fatalities.
The police control centre which receives 119 emergency calls says its looking at legal avenues to take action against persons who make prank calls.
The appeal hearing for one of two men sentenced for the death of gas station operator Lloyd G. Brown and his fiancee five years ago, is scheduled to begin today.
As of today persons clearing barrels containing personnel effects will now be required to pay the Customs Department a fixed cost of $5,000 per barrel.
Police investigators in Clarendon are still trying to determine the motive for this morning’s murder of a police constable.
The Jamaica Teacher’s Association (JTA) is raising concerns about proposed changes to the appointments to school boards.
The Police are advising that they have the right to revoke permits for the staging of entertainment events if the occasions threaten public safety and order.