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Romain Virgo 'Lovesick' no more - Singer engaged to long-time partner Elizabeth

Reggae artiste Romain Virgo has been in a committed relationship with his girlfriend Elizabeth for six years. He has always expressed an interest in one day settling down and tying the knot and the singer is one step closer to the altar after 'pop...

State of concern! - Newly imposed SOE worries west Kingston football fraternity

Two prominent figures in west Kingston football say the State of Emergency (SOE) imposed on that area yesterday has left them very concerned about what it may mean for their clubs going forward. Leon Mitchell, president of Trench Town based Boys...

National security minister warns gangsters in Westmoreland

National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says if it comes to that, the government is prepared to be more aggressive in pursuing criminal elements murdering children and other law-abiding citizens in Westmoreland by raising the bar with intensive...

UPDATED: 35 children killed already up to September

As violence against the island's children rises to increasingly disturbing levels, National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says the brutality that is beginning to emerge is particularly worrying. At least 35 children have been killed since the s...

Jealousy sparks double murder-suicide in MoBay - Man slaughters lover and her daughter then kills himself

Residents of Rosemount, St James, were left bewildered yesterday morning when they woke up to the shocking news of the murder of a mother and her daughter and the subsequent suicide by the woman's common-law husband, who killed himself by driving ...

Motorists, don't worry

The leadership of the security forces has sought to allay fears that motorists in the Corporate Area, already dealing with traffic snarls because of three sets of major roadwork, could face further delays today with check points erected in communi...

Criminals, beware! - PM targets reducing murders to fewer than 1,000 as he declares third state of emergency

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has vowed that the Government will use every legal tool at its disposal to erode the capacity of criminals to spread mayhem across the island. Addressing a hastily called press conference at Jamaica House yesterday to...

Sidelined! – Business operators near Three Miles chide Gov’t for downturn in sales

With noticeably fewer customers turning out and observing sharp dips in earnings just five days into the planned eight-month closure of the Three Miles intersection, businesses operating within the proximity of the major crossroads are fearful tha...

Government reviewing Petrojam’s HR manager’s $13-million contract

The Government is reviewing the multimillion-dollar contract paid to Yolande Ramharrack, the woman employed by the board of Petrojam Limited as its human resources manager, but without the required qualification. Ramharrack was recruited for the...

Almost four murders a day so far this month

Thirty-two persons were murdered across the island over the first eight days of this month, police statistics have revealed. At the same time, the latest Periodic Crime Statistics Review compiled by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) show that ...