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A man and a woman who submitted fake Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) certificates in applying to join the Jamaica Constabulary Force today pleaded guilty to fraud and were fined a total of $700,000 in the St Catherine Parish...

The police have charged a 23-year-old man for the shooting death of another at a guest house in Bogue Hill,  Montego Bay, St James last month. Javaughn Brown of Baillieston, Clarendon has been charged with murder and using a...

Possession of identity information dominates matters for the new term of the Trelawny Circuit Court. At today's opening at the courthouse in Duncans, it was outlined that 143 cases are listed for mention or trial for the new circuit, which runs...

Attorney-at-law Lisamae Gordon has been granted a further stay of the six-month suspension from practice imposed in November last year until her appeal has been heard and determined.  The Appeal is set for an expedited hearing in the...

The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) says it has made progress in its efforts to modernise its operations and maximise transparency following changes to its appeal process. Under the new appeal process, an individual aggrieved by the FLA...

A man was arrested on Sunday following the seizure of a Ruger pistol with a magazine containing seven rounds of ammunition on the Ramble main road in Hanover. The Ramble police say about 1 a.m., lawmen were conducting a vehicular check...

The withdrawal of service by taxi operators affected commuters in some sections of St Catherine on Monday morning, but it was business as usual in other areas. Checks from Kitson Town to Spanish Town saw persons waiting for taxis on either...

A planned strike by taxi operators this morning has been largely unsuccessful with many taxi operators choosing not to take part.  The islandwide strike, organised by One Voice Transportation Group, is slated to take place over the next...

In an effort to provide climate justice to Jamaicans, Opposition Spokesperson Senator Sophia Frazer Binns is calling for higher budgetary allocations to the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation and, more specifically, the environment and...

Micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are being encouraged to take advantage of the Government’s Productive Inputs Relief (PIR) scheme, which facilitates duty-free importation of specific items intended for productive use. State...
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