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Jamaica's doctors are apprehensive about facing another surge in COVID-19 cases with reduced numbers in their ranks.

Senior Superintendent of Police James Forbes will return to his high-profile job this Wednesday following advice late last week from the Police Service Commission that he has been reinstated after being freed of corruption charges.

President of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association, ISSA. Keith Wellington says permission has been given for the staging of the 2021 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships.

PNP General Secretary, Dr. Dayton Campbell, has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against three PNP activists and bloggers who have accused him of sex crimes involving under-aged girls.

The UK-based judicial committee of the Privy Council has rejected the appeal filed by lawyers for several senior PNP officials who had objected to a decision by the Courts in Jamaica that their clients must testify in public about the long-running Trafigura Beheer corruption scandal.

Wednesday, 14 April 2021 12:43

Dog Paw Freed By Supreme Court

Reputed Gang Leader, Christopher Linton, has been freed by the Court of Appeal.

Former Reggae Boy attacker, Tremaine Stewart, is dead.

Stewart reportedly collapsed on Sunday morning, April 18 while playing football in his community of Gordon Pen in St. Catherine.

He was rushed to the Spanish Town hospital where he died while undergoing treatment.

The 32 year-old recently signed with Jamaican Premier League team Dunbeholden FC. He previously represented Waterhouse FC and Portmore United, locally.

He also represented Aalesund FC in Norway and Rovaniemen Palloseura in Finland.

Stewart represented Jamaica 11 times, making his debut in 2012.

He scored two goals for the Reggae Boyz.

Among those who have paid tribute to Stewart is the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange who hailed the footballer for his commitement to the development of Jamaica's grassroots football programme, especially in his community, whih falls in the minister's constituency.

"He was very driven and involved in the developmental programmes which have been giving young people an opportunity to develop their talent. I thank him for his contribution and wish the best for his family, friends and the entire community at this time. He will be missed," she said.

 

Monday, 19 April 2021 12:09

Bank of Jamaica Now an Independent Body

Members of  the Board of  the Bank of  Jamaica (BOJ), which became an independent body on Friday, April 16 have been announced.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says the investigation into the alleged assault involving Westmoreland Central  MP George Wright has come to an end at this time.

One of two police officers who were charged following a multi-million dollar robbery in Hellshire, St Catherine two years ago, has been freed.