Friday, 22 September 2023 14:29

Attack on IC Director was robbery - Fitz Bailey

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THE police moved swiftly Thursday to calm jitters when it reported that the shooting and injury of Ryan Evans, director of corruption and prevention at the Integrity Commission (IC), was a robbery - after early speculation that it could be an attack for his work at the commission.

Friday, 22 September 2023 14:28

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake felt across Jamaica

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An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale was felt across Jamaica at approximately 7:31 last evening. No damage was reported up to press time last night.

Friday, 22 September 2023 14:07

Speaker Dalrymple commended over decision to resign

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In the space of half an hour on Thursday afternoon, mounting criticism transformed into approval after Marisa Dalrymple-Philibert bowed to public pressure by tendering her resignation as Speaker of the House of Representatives and Member of Parliament (MP).

Thursday, 21 September 2023 13:37

PM condemns gun attack on Integrity Commission director

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has strongly condemned the appalling act of violence against a director of the Integrity Commission this morning in Kingston.

With an unprecedented ruling by the Integrity Commission (IC) that Speaker of the House of Representatives Marisa Dalrymple Philibert should face eight counts of corruption-related charges, calls are being made for her to resign.

A $6-million Mercedes-Benz GLA250 that was omitted from House Speaker Marisa Dalrymple-Philibert’s statutory declarations for seven years, but the acquisition of which was flagged by the Integrity Commission (IC) as possibly involving fraud, has landed the legislator in hot water.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness opened the May Pen to Williamsfield leg of Highway 2000 on Thursday morning, telling guests that he wants to fast-track construction of the country's highway network as infrastructure development will attract investment, create jobs, and improve people's lives.

Friday, 08 September 2023 12:07

Man charged for killing of homeless in St James

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Twenty-five-year-old Ronaldo Ricketts, a resident of West Gate Hills in Montego Bay, St James, has been charged with the murders of two homeless men.

A man was fatally shot by the police in Waterloo, Spanish Town, St Catherine this morning during an operation targeting suspects in Tuesday's killing of a couple and their son in their home in the community.

THE niece of a 34-year-old pregnant woman who was found dead along with her 43-year-old husband and their 16-year-old son early Tuesday morning in Waterloo District in Spanish Town, St Catherine, battled emotions to explain how badly her aunt was looking forward to meeting her new baby.

FORMER Cabinet member Phillip Paulwell is urging Jamaicans to pay keen attention to their cybersecurity after his phone was cloned and his bank accounts hacked by scammers who are demanding US$50,000 from him to not make his information public.

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