Thursday, 02 February 2023 18:18

Alleged NCB fraudster granted $5 million bail

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ST ANN, Jamaica – National Commercial Bank employee Khadene Thomas was granted bail in the sum of five million dollars when she appeared in the St Ann parish court on Thursday.

BALTIMORE, CMC – The United States Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) agency says a Jamaican national and felon, apprehended by ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Baltimore, has been jailed for seven years followed by five years of supervised release for drug charges and illegal re-entry into the United States.

Thursday, 02 February 2023 18:06

Holness condemns rape and murder of Hanover schoolgirl

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed his outrage at the murder of nine-year-old Nikita Noel, saying the "horrifying murder is a shock to our collective conscience" and "can only be described as evil”.

Thursday, 02 February 2023 13:24

Gangs rule as democracy declines in Haiti

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Jimmy Cherizier zips through Haiti’s capital on the back of a motorcycle, flanked by young men wielding black and leopard-print masks and automatic weapons.

Police are seeking the driver of a red Honda Step Wagon after he allegedly fled his vehicle, leaving behind more than US$1 million worth of ganja.

The police are yet to establish a motive in the shooting death of architect Euchon Darling in St Andrew on Tuesday evening.

The Hanover police have launched a probe into the murder of a 10-year-old schoolgirl whose body was found in bushes, hours after her mother reported her missing to the police on Wednesday.

The board and management of scandal-hit brokerage firm Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) are denying a claim that they sought to dispose of assets amid an investigation into a multimillion-dollar fraud of accounts, including one held by eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt. 

Tuesday, 31 January 2023 16:20

Tomorrow is D-Day - What will it mean for you?

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Are you worried about tomorrow? What will the imposition of the new road traffic act mean for you?

Copies of letters sent by the Financial Services Commission to Stocks and Securities Limited in 2013 instructing the company to cease its securities business following special audits done by the Commission are now in circulation

The procurement of 600 body cameras over the next two months is expected to bolster the police force’s evidence-gathering capacity and help challenge dubious claims of innocence from motorists ticketed for traffic violations.