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Tesha Miller caught in The Bahamas

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MILLER... deportation postponed

Assistant Commissioner of Police Ealan Powell yesterday said that the scheduled deportation from The Bahamas of alleged Klansman gangster Tesha Miller was delayed. Powell didn’t give a new date for the deportation, neither did he say what caused the postponement. News surfaced yesterday that Miller, for whom t ...more

Educate, instead of banning bag juice

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dear Editor, After watching the newscast on Monday, March 27, 2017 l started thinking about the policy put forward by Senator Ruel Reid, minister of education, about discontinuing the supply of bag juice to schools come September. And after much de ...more

Beware US$100 notes, police urge businesses

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The police are urging business operators in Kingston to be on the lookout for counterfeit US$100 notes being circulated by criminals. According to the police, counterfeit notes were tendered as payment at a business place in downtown Kingston earlie ...more

Bill proposes new tier of JDF for 18-23-year-olds

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Debate on a Bill establishing a third tier of service in the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) for youths aged 18-23 was opened in the House of Representatives yesterday by Prime Minister Andrew Holness. Holness told the House that the Jamaica National Se ...more

Obese nation

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

More Jamaicans are obese today than 15 years ago. In fact, according to University of Technology, Jamaica Professor of Public Health and Nutrition Fitzroy Henry, obesity rates among adults have increased by one per cent, each year, since 2002. The ...more

$4.9-b project to cut water losses delayed

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The country will have to wait a while longer to start reaping the benefits of the $4.9-billion deal that the Government inked with Israeli non-revenue water reduction specialists Miya in July 2015, as work under the project did not get off the ground ...more

Jamaican mother of teen killed by white cop robbed of ‘moral victory’

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

NEW YORK, USA (CMC) — A Caribbean American legislator says that the Jamaican-born mother of a teenager killed by a white police officer five years ago and was allowed to resign from the New York Police Department (NYPD) has been “robbed o ...more

Chuck says National ID System will be game changer

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck says the National Identification System will be a huge game changer in the fight against crime. According to the minister, the system will not only be able to assist the police, but will also be useful with banks and ...more

Absent witnesses stall trial of accused councillor in fatal road crash

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The trial of councillor for the Salt Spring division of the St James Municipal Corporation — the People’s National Party’s (PNP) Sylvan Reid — failed to get off the ground when the matter was c ...more

Government to provide transportation for rural students on PATH

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Government will, as of this September, be providing school transportation for students who are on the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) in five rural parishes. The aim is to eliminate the problem of students being absent ...more

PNP group says Phillips ‘heralds a hopeful future for the nation’

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

THE professional arm of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) — the Patriots — says new Party President Peter Phillips heralds a hopeful future for the nation and is the best-prepared Comrade to lead the party and country at ...more

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