upreme Court Judge Justice Leighton Pusey sentenced convicted murderer Rushane Barnett to five life sentences on Thursday and, in what appeared to be unprecedented comments in his summation, expressed "eternal hope" that Barnett's name would be discarded to the dustbin of history.

Agrimy street war, reportedly of Jamaican origins, has erupted on the streets of Lauderhill, Florida resulting in the deaths of two men and the hospitalisation of another.

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Police High Command has condemned Thursday night's murder of Corporal Oliver Mullings, who was gunned down in the line of duty on Third Street in the Kingston Western Police Division, promising a "thorough investigation" of the incident.

Reports are that at about 10:45 pm, the Corporal was among a team of officers who responded to a call from residents in the area. It is understood that a gunman engaged the cop in an exchange of gunfire, during which both men were fatally shot.

The High Command has also expressed condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the slain Corporal.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Chaplaincy Branch and Welfare Department will be providing support to the family members, colleagues and friends of Mullings.

Corporal Mullings is the second lawman to be gunned down in less than a week.

On Saturday, 22-year-old Constable Brian Martin was shot dead at a wake on Ricketts Avenue in Kingston 13. Four other people were shot in the incident.

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THE Integrity Commission (IC) says the education ministry needs to create, implement and enforce a policy regarding conflicts of interest involving Members of Parliament (MPs) and candidates they put up for appointment to the boards of publicly funded schools.

Head of Police Area One, Assistant Commissioner of Police Clifford Chambers, is reporting that detectives in Hanover have made headway in their investigation into the murder of a supermarket operator in the parish on Wednesday, October 19.

Rushane Barnett has been given five concurrent life sentences, with eligibility for parole after 61 years and eight months, for the murders of his cousin and her four children in Cocoa Piece, Clarendon in June.

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It has been 21 years since the United Kingdom imposed a visa regime on Jamaica.

A 34-year-old Jamaican woman was on Tuesday sentenced to 42 years in a Bahamian prison for the murder of her girlfriend last year.
A school principal has been charged for a number of breaches in relation to the fraudulent sale of lands near Clifton in St Catherine. 

The United States and Mexico said on Monday they will be seeking support from the United Nations for a security mission to restore order in Haiti amid a worsening humanitarian crisis, but did not identify who would lead the mission.

The Police Federation has condemned the slaying of a young cop, 21 year old, Constable Brian Martin, who was attached to the St Andrew Central Division.