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Complainant needed to prosecute alleged anklet thief

Friday, February, 23 2018    

THE Darling Street police are seeking the assistance of a woman who was robbed of her anklet in downtown Kingston, to prosecute Rammeike Campbell.Campbell is charged with larceny from the person. Read More

Voting simulations ahead of March 5 by-elections

Friday, February, 23 2018    

THE Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) says it will be conducting a voting simulation exercise for registered electors in the St Andrew North Western constituency and the Norman Gardens Division tomorrow. Read More

Policeman dies after crashing car on highway

Friday, February, 23 2018    

A policeman died in a motor vehicle crash on the P J Patterson Highway in May Pen, Clarendon, yesterday.He is 30-year-old Constable Anthony Bailey. Read More

First legal ganja harvest at Kaya Farms

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KAYA Farms — a sister company to Kaya Herbhouse, home to Jamaica's first legal medical cannabis dispensary — on Tuesday had its first official “cut” and harvest under the watchful eyes of the Cannabis Licensing Authority's (CLA) interim Chief Executive Officer... Read More

Students to participate in climate change sensitisation project

Friday, February, 23 2018    

THE Kiwanis clubs of North and Eastern St Andrew are on a mission to ensure more students aware of climate change issues and their impact on the Jamaican society. Read More

PHOTO: Thanks a million

Friday, February, 23 2018    

Kingston College (KC) Principal Dave Myrie (second left) on Wednesday recieves a donation of $1 million, on behalf of the school, from Bishop Doctor Lennox Walker, a KC old boy who now lives in Canada. Doctor Walker also donated two laptops to two oustanding students at the school. Here, Malik... Read More

Haiti suspends Oxfam operations pending sex scandal probe

Friday, February, 23 2018    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Haiti yesterday suspended the operations of British charity Oxfam pending the outcome of its investigation into allegations that its staff sexually exploited Haitians after a devastating 2010 earthquake. Read More

Security guard accused of stealing $10m offered bail

Friday, February, 23 2018    

A security guard who is accused of stealing $10 million from an armoured truck was offered $1-million bail when she appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Wednesday. Read More

Gov't, FAO working to develop insurance scheme for farmers

Friday, February, 23 2018    

THE Government of Jamaica is working with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to develop an insurance scheme for crop and livestock farmers. Read More

THE RAKE MASTER SAYS... Road a fix and dem still a fuss

Friday, February, 23 2018    

Friends, you can know when drowning men (23, 12) are grabbing at straws. They smell defeat and start crying wolf (11). Read More

Gun control in the US — issues and proposals

Friday, February, 23 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — There have been renewed calls for stricter gun control in the United States following the shooting deaths last week of 14 students and three adults at a Florida high school. Here's a look at some of the issues surrounding gun control and various... Read More

US gun lobby chief slams 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting

Friday, February, 23 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — America's powerful gun industry yesterday accused its critics of exploiting a deadly school shooting in Florida for political gain, as President Donald Trump watered down demands for tougher regulation with a deeply controversial call to arm... Read More

This Day in History - February 23

Friday, February, 23 2018    

Today is the 54th day of 2018. There are 311 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1954: The first mass inoculation of children against polio with the Salk vaccine begins in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Read More

US educators say no to 'arms race' in schools

Friday, February, 23 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) - US President Donald Trump has proposed arming “highly trained” teachers to deter school shootings, but the idea has drawn little support from those most directly concerned — teachers. Read More

Jamaica Cancer Society hosts anti-tobacco youth forum

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Scores of students from a number of high schools in the Corporate Area turned out for the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) Ninth Annual Anti-Tobacco Youth Forum held recently at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. Read More



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