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August 15, 2018 6:02 AM Schools get furniture for new year

MINISTER of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, says that the Government is in a state of readiness for the start of the new school year at the beginning of September. He noted that “for the first time in our history, furniture has been delivered to our school system at the start of summer”. He said the early provision

August 15, 2018 5:28 AM Aspiring nurse smuggles cocaine in vagina

AN aspiring nurse, who was caught entering the island from Guyana with almost two pounds of cocaine in her stomach and vagina, yesterday claimed that she smuggled the drugs to pay for her nursing course. Lisa Reid, a 25-year-old bartender of Old Harbour, St Catherine, who was arrested at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on August 6, told Parish 1

August 12, 2018 3:58 PM Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

LONDON (AP) — Republican strategist Steve Bannon weighed into British politics Sunday in a wide-ranging interview in which he defended former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s comments about Muslim face veils and praised a controversial British far-right leader. Johnson made the comments in a newspaper column that argued against banning full-face

August 12, 2018 6:55 AM District constable charged after allegedly trying to kill children's mom

A district constable was last week hauled before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court for reportedly attempting to kill the mother of his children by stabbing her multiple times during a dispute at their home in St Thomas. The 30-year-old law enforcer, Chevaughn Wisdom of Bull Bay in St Thomas, who is assigned to the Kingston Eastern Police Division 5

August 12, 2018 5:00 AM Crews make progress battling southern California wildfire

Firefighters made significant progress trying to tamp down a wildfire that threatened homes and has been raging for days south of Los Angeles, officials said. Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect Lake Elsinore and other foothill communities as the fire sweeps through the dense, bone-dry brush 4

August 9, 2018 2:00 PM JLP councillor released from custody

After spending five nights in jail, David Brown, the controversial Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) councillor for Montego Bay West division, was released from custody late Tuesday afternoon. Brown, who allegedly assaulted a senior citizen, has not been charged in relation to the matter. "The police had him in custody from last week Friday, and he was bound 1

August 9, 2018 5:30 AM Cop allegedly caught driving stolen car gets bail

A St James-based police constable who was reportedly caught driving a stolen motor car in Trelawny, a day after the car went missing in Kingston, was yesterday offered bail in the sum of $1 million when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court. The accused, Constable Garry Hamilton, who is assigned to the Barnett Street Police Station 1

August 8, 2018 11:27 AM Man sent to prison for ganja conviction

A man who the Narcotics Police say was a major figure in the guns-for-drugs trade was sentenced in the St. Catherine Parish Court on Tuesday. Gaffi Daley, a 34 year-old fisherman of Hellshire, Portmore in St. Catherine was sentenced to three months imprisonment at hard labour for possession of ganja, six months at hard labour for taking steps preparatory

August 8, 2018 5:46 AM Expired passport with valid US visa

Q: My old passport has already expired. My visa to travel to the United States is still valid but is still in my expired passport. Do I need to apply for a new visa with my new passport? A: No. If your visa is still valid you can travel to the United States with your two passports as long as the visa is valid, not damaged, and is the appropriate type of visa required 1

August 6, 2018 4:59 AM 43% conviction rate in Home Circuit Court Easter term

Forty-three per cent of the cases that were disposed of in the Home Circuit Court during the just-concluded Easter term ended with a conviction. That's according to the latest figures released by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP), which show that a total of 222 cases were completed during the term. The ODPP said 190 of those cases 13