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Machine Gun Seized

Police in St. James say they’ve recovered a sub machine gun and ammunition.

Granville police are reporting that an operation took place in Grant Hill, Tucker district at about 5:30 yesterday morning.

Officers searched a premises and found a silver Intra-Tech sub machine gun with six rounds of ammunition, and one Escort...Read More »


Mario Deane Trial Update

The two inmates charged by the police with the murder of 31-year-old construction worker, Mario Deane, are to re-appear in court on January 16, next year.

The new date was set when the matter was mentioned in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate’s court on Friday.

The two inmates charged are...Read More »


Air Service Deals

The Jamaican government this week signed three Air Services Agreements with the Czech Republic, Turkey and New Zealand.

The agreements were signed on Wednesday in Bali, Indonesia during the International Civil Aviation Organisation Air Navigation Conference.

The agreements are the starting point for the development of scheduled, and in some cases,...Read More »


A Victory for Women!

A victory for women!

That’s how Opposition Senator, Kamina Johnson Smith, is describing yesterday’s lengthy and unconditional apology in the Senate by Leader of Government Business in the Upper House, A.J. Nicholson.

Senator Nicholson – who’s also Foreign Affairs Minister – had received sustained criticism over his ‘flexi-rape’ comment in...Read More »


Hylton wants Sugar Row Resolved

Amid the continuing row over the announcement by Agriculture Minister, Derrick Kellier, that the Sugar Industry Authority, SIA, is to be the sole importer of refined sugar, Industry Minister Anthony Hylton, yesterday met with stakeholders.

Minister Hylton is now calling for an urgent resolution to the dispute resulting from the...Read More »


PM to Announce NHT Action

Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, is expected to tell the country on Monday what actions she’ll take regarding the depleted Board of the National Housing Trust, the NHT.

This, following the weekly meeting of Cabinet on Monday.

A statement yesterday from the Office of the Prime Minister says Mrs. Simpson...Read More »


NHT Board Gets Failing Grade

A former Chairman of the National Housing Trust, Howard Mitchell, says the scandal engulfing the organization is as a result of the glaring lack of understanding by members of the Easton Douglas led board of their role and functions.

Mr. Mitchell made the comment while speaking on Nationwide This Morning.

Howard Mitchell...Read More »


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