In early January 2023, news broke that several depositors at the investment firm Stocks and Securities Ltd., (SSL) had been fleeced of billions of dollars. 

Monday, 23 January 2023 12:35

Summation begins in Klansman gang trial

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The trial involving 27 individuals accused of being the pulse of the St Catherine-based Klansman gang is set to resume Monday morning with Chief Justice Bryan Sykes beginning his summation of the evidence disclosed in the matter.

RUNAWAY BAY, St Ann — Saying Prime Minister Andrew Holness's statement on allegations of a multi-billion-dollar fraud at investment firm Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) had not gone far enough, general secretary of the Opposition People's National Party, Dr Dayton Campbell has urged the Government to "step aside" if it is unable to effectively handle the crisis and outline the way forward.

Saturday, 21 January 2023 13:26

Jamaican pleads guilty to killing girlfriend in US

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BURLINGTON, Vermont (AP) — A Jamaican-born man charged with killing his live-in girlfriend in 2018 then fleeing to the island where he evaded authorities for nearly two years pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.

National Commercial Bank employee Khadene Thomas, who was hauled before the courts on Friday to answer charges of defrauding a client who knew and trusted her, is now being investigated in connection with funds missing from three additional clients' accounts.

Popular selector  'DJ Kentucky' has been arrested and charged following allegations that he raped a 12-year-old student from Montego Bay in St James.

Dwight Henry, the St Mary man who pleaded guilty earlier this month to killing two United States missionaries in the parish six years ago, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the crimes.

“Like all Jamaicans, at home and abroad, I am thoroughly disgusted and upset by revelations in the public domain surrounding this matter.

By Andrew Clunis

Every good drama needs some great conspiracy theories, right?

Thursday, 19 January 2023 13:17

Child protection agency to get closer supervision

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MINISTER of Education and Youth Fayval Williams is moving to ensure that there is more supervision of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) following the recent damning report released by the Office of the Children's Advocate (OCA).

EVERTON Bennett, the mastermind behind an abduction, rape, and robbery spree in February 2021, who was last week sentenced to 21 years behind bars, has apologised to the four women who gave evidence against him.