The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is currently investigating a reported fish kill that occurred in the vicinity of Jamaica Aggregate in Kingston Harbour, extending to the Carib Cement Company Limited area. NEPA said a joint technical team from the Veterinary Services Division and the agency was deployed to investigate the report. Noting that samples were collected to determine the cause and source of the incident, NEPA said it is awaiting the outcome of a laboratory analysis and will provide further updates in the coming days. Meanwhile, the agency is advising the public not to collect the dead fish for consumption or use the water in the area.
Tesha Miller has been found guilty of the murder of then chairman of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), Douglas Chambers.
The Hanover police charged a teenager on Sunday, December 1 with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and wounding with intent.
From Ace of Spades to acing essays and assignments, incarcerated dancehall deejay Flippa Mafia is in the middle of a long strange journey. The former high roller recently aced his high school diploma behind bars.
A Manchester businessman was shot dead and his licensed firearm stolen by gunmen in the usually quiet community of Mile Gully in the parish's north east on Saturday morning (November 30).
He has been identified as 39-year-old Wayne Nash, a funeral home director.
Police reports are that shortly after 1:00 am Nash was at one of his business establishments, a bar, when armed men entered and proceeded to rob patrons. It is further reported that during the robbery, Nash was shot, and his licensed firearm stolen.
He was taken to hospital and pronounced dead on arrival.
Justice Georgiana Fraser denied a no-case submission by Tesha Miller's attorneys, ruling that the reputed gang leader has a case to answer.
Two farmers were shot dead yesterday morning and another is battling for life in hospital after gunmen went berserk outside a nightclub in the normally quiet farming community of St Vincent, Trelawny.
Minister without Portfolio with responsibility for Education, Youth and Information, Karl Samuda, on Wednesday met with the board of Pembroke Hall High School in St Andrew in a bid to broker an amicable solution in the wake of last week's viral video of a teacher at the institution berating a male student, including threatening to kill him, before ordering him out of her classroom.
THREE HONDURANS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH BREACHES OF THE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT
The Narcotics Police have charged three Hondurans who were intercepted
off the coast of Westmoreland and found with over two million dollars worth of ganja.
31-year-old Humberto Cirilo,
27-year-old Cristyfor Elliot and
36-year-old Andes Hopkin all of Guanaja, Honduras.
The three are charged jointly with the offences of :
Possession of Ganja
Dealing in Ganja
Taking Steps Preparatory to Export Ganja
Use of Conveyance.
The men were arrested on November 19, about 9:00 p.m., when the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF)
Coast Guard intercepted a vessel off the coast of Negril, Westmoreland. The vessel was searched
and 656 pounds of compressed ganja were found. The Narcotics Police were contacted and the
men were subsequently handed over to them. The drugs have an estimated street value of 2.62
The men are scheduled to appear in the Westmoreland Parish Court on Tuesday, December 03,