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January 15, 2019 3:01 PM Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions

TORONTO (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian to death in a sudden retrial of his drug smuggling case, while another Canadian man has been denied diplomatic immunity, ratcheting up the tensions following Canada’s arrest of a top Chinese technology executive last month. The Liaoning provincial court in northeastern China announced the death 6

January 15, 2019 2:00 PM Fraud accused has bail conditions varied

A British national who allegedly failed to deliver several backhoes that he had been paid PS53,000 (J$9,087,865.15) to supply in 2017 had his bail conditions varied when he appeared in the St James Parish Court last week. Andrew Taffe, of London, England, and Kingston 20 addresses, is charged with fraudulent conversion. The allegations are that between 8

January 15, 2019 1:53 PM Five charged with murder of Kingston businessman

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Five people have been charged with the murder of Kingston businessman Howard Ares whose body was found in a shallow grave on Terminal Lane in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine last month. Ares, whose body was found on December 16, was said to be transacting business with people in the area when a dispute developed. He was allegedly 8

January 15, 2019 1:24 PM Woman accused of abducting baby in St. James to appear in court on Wednesday

The woman accused of abducting a baby at the car park of Cornwall Regional Hospital in St. James is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday. A news release from the police says 26 year old Melissa Harriott of Norwood in Montego Bay, St. James will appear before the Parish Court to answer a charge of child stealing. The alleged abduction occurred on January 5

January 15, 2019 4:22 AM Eyewitness recounts fatal incident

A Crown witness yesterday said that she saw when the police opened fire on the blue Suzuki Swift motor car that was parked along Norman Lane in St Andrew on March 20, 2012, as she testified in the trial of three cops charged with the murder of Vanessa Kirkland at the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston. The witness, who was shot in the leg during

January 14, 2019 12:10 PM Dyer hails Walt Crooks

Hotelier Godfrey Dyer hailed his friend and business partner Walt Crooks as a pioneer of good entertainment in Montego Bay. “When it comes to entertainment, Walt was 'Mr Entertainment'. Everything was built around his club Disco Inferno. It was the place MoBay looked forward to going to. He is leaving behind a great legacy in music and entertainment 4

January 13, 2019 4:20 PM Man arrested in Westmoreland gun find

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police have arrested a man in connection with the seizure of a firearm during an operation on Seaton Crescent in Westmoreland last evening. Charged with illegal firearm and ammunition is 40-year-old Roderick Cooke otherwise called 'Roger', a labourer of the said address. His arrest follows the seizure of a .380 Hi-Point pistol 2

January 11, 2019 2:00 PM 'Partying' mom to return to court in March

Joelle Clayton, the woman who abandoned her four-month-old baby in a car as she partied last month, will return to court next March. Clayton appeared before a judge on Tuesday after she was charged with child endangerment. Reports are that a passer-by saw the child inside the vehicle crying, and summoned the police. The police, in trying locate the parents 9

January 10, 2019 5:14 AM Maduro dismisses legitimacy questions as second term begins

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will begin his second mandate today plagued by accusations of illegitimacy and increasing international isolation in a country crippled by an economic crisis. The 56-year-old leader will be sworn in by the Supreme Court rather than the sidelined — and Opposition controlled — Parliament having 3

January 10, 2019 4:24 AM Justice institutions benefit from more than $2 billion improvements

More than $2 billion has been spent on the construction, rehabilitation, and refurbishment of justice institutions as the justice-system reform picks up pace, the Ministry of Justice has revealed. More than $1.12 billion was spent on the refurbishment of courts across the island, accounting for over 50 per cent of the funds. Among the major court-refurbishment 4