Monday, 20 February 2023 13:56

Water lock-offs in Kingston, St Andrew begin today

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The National Water Commission (NWC) has announced that it will begin regulating water supply to sections of Kingston and St Andrew as of today as drought conditions continue to impact inflows to a number of surface water sources.

A16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with assault occasioning bodily harm following an incident at a high school in Kingston West on Wednesday, February 15.

Jean-Ann Panton, the former wealth advisor implicated in a multimillion-dollar fraud at investment firm, Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL), has been formally charged after weeks of investigations. 

There will be no criminal charges brought against Prime Minister Andrew Holness in relation to possible conflict of interest in the awarding of Government contracts that emerged from a probe by the Integrity Commission (IC), from which a 107-page Investigation Report was made public on Tuesday.

Thursday, 16 February 2023 11:41

No bail for UWI student in abuse case

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Matthew Hyde, the male student who is alleged to have tortured his ex-girlfriend at his dorm room at The University of the West Indies, was on Thursday remanded in custody after his lawyer decided not to apply for bail on his behalf.

Jamaican, Marlon Hill, has been named Partner of the prestigious law firm, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole + Bierman (WSHC+B). The appointment took effect on January 1, 2023.

Thursday, 16 February 2023 11:21

Fresh produce exports earn US$78 million annually

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Hailed as the police commissioner who defended rank-and-file officers of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), Lucius Thomas was eulogised as a "remarkable" gentleman who lived an exemplary life as a public servant.

Thursday, 16 February 2023 11:09

Four guns seized during Treasure Beach operation

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Four firearms and over 70 rounds of ammunition were seized during a joint police-military operation in St Elizabeth on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is pushing back after a concerning recommendation of the Integrity Commission (IC) that he be referred to the Director of Corruption Prosecution in the commission for possible further action in a case involving the award of millions of dollars in Government contracts to a company whose principals he has been associated with.

Wednesday, 15 February 2023 12:17

Rocky Meade gets wide-ranging ambassador post

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Former army chief Lieutenant General Rocky Meade, who last September declined a controversial appointment as Cabinet secretary, has been named ambassador plenipotentiary with responsibility for national strategic initiatives.