Michelle Thomas

Flash Flood Watch in effect for all parishes.

A flash flood watch is now in effect for low lying and flood prone areas of all parishes. The flash flood watch is effective until five tomorrow morning. The...

Chief Justice, Zaila McCalla hits back at criticisms from Police Commissioner Qallo.

Chief Justice, Zaila McCalla, is hitting back this afternoon against criticisms by the Police Commissioner about the long time it takes for cases to be tried in the...

Policemen go to court for firing in public

Two policemen charged with discharging their gun within 40 feet of a public thoroughfare is scheduled to appear in the Clarendon Parish Court today. They’re...

A former Police Commissioner questions usefulness of preventative detention.

A former Commissioner of Police, Owen Ellington, is questioning the usefulness of preventative detention as a tool in the fight against crime. Yesterday, Commissioner of...

Former police commissioners weigh in on crime surge.

A former Commissioner of Police, Rear Admiral Hardley Lewin, says the police must infiltrate the gangs in order to solve the country’s crime problem. Police...

It’s illegal for schools to fine late students – Education Minister

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, says the move by one corporate area high school to have students who arrive late pay a fine of $50 or take a detention is in breach of the...

Agriculture sector should be ‘devoid of partisan politics’ – Samuda

Agriculture Minister, Karl Samuda, says if the sector is to develop as an essential driver of economic growth it must be devoid of partisan politics. He made the comment...

Missing Woman’s Body Found in Bedroom Tomb

Relatives have identified the body of a woman found in a makeshift tomb in a house in West End, Negril in Westmoreland as that of 24 year old Shantal Dyer. Dyer and her...

$100M More For Flood-affected farmers.

The government is to provide a further 100 million dollars to farmers who were affected by the heavy rains in May. The Ministry of Agriculture had reported that the...

Widow of the late Governor General Howard Cooke, Lady Ivy Cooke, dies at the age of 100 years.

The widow of former Governor General, Sir Howard Cooke, Lady Ivy Cooke has died. Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced her passing on Twitter this afternoon. Mr....