Prime Minister Andrew Holness departed the island yesterday afternoon (Friday, December 6) for the 9th African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Summit of Heads of State and Government in Nairobi, Kenya.
Major General Antony Anderson, Commissioner of Police has appointed recently promoted Senior Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay as head of the Jamaica Constabulary
Force's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) and the Communication Officer for the Jamaica Constabulary Force.
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.