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Windies to maintain focus

Fresh off a historic Test series win over England, interim Windies head coach Richard Pybus wants the home side to execute their plans in the upcoming five-match one-day international (ODI) series. The Windies recently defeated England 2-1 to captu...

Former councillor on gun charge granted bail

Former councillor of the Ensom City Division in St Catherine Barrington Bailey was today granted $150,000 bail when he appeared in the St Catherine Parish Court. The 40-year-old is charged with illegal possession of a firearm. In making the bail ap...

PNP alarmed at increased violence against women

Spokesperson on Gender Affairs Natalie Neita says the opposition wants the government to introduce a programme to assist at-risk families with coping mechanisms to lessen the frequency of domestic violence. In a statement today, Neita expressed al...

Insurance hazard - Study finds most motorists driving without coverage

More than half the vehicles in Jamaica are uninsured, a statistic that is of huge concern to road-safety officials and one which the police consider “frightening”. A study conducted by the Jamaica National Group, based on data culled from Tax ...

Cops lose appeal in INDECOM ruling

The Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of eight former members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) who were found guilty on July 28, 2014 of failing to comply with a requirement of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) ...

NWC pursuing temporary solution for Ferry pipeline break

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that it is using emergency contracting and procurement procedures to implement an interim measure to provide more water to areas impacted by the unrepairable break on the Ferry Transmission Pipeline...

Vanessa Kirkland murder trial | ‘Odd, very odd indeed’

Defence attorney Peter Champagnie has described as “odd” a Crown witness’ reaction when a .38 revolver was presented to him in court during the Vanessa Kirkland murder trial nearly four weeks ago. Champagnie quoted the witness, who was a pass...

At least seven Jamaica deportees granted reprieve before charter flight

At least seven people set to be deported to Jamaica have been granted a last-minute reprieve, with dozens more put on a charter flight for removal, according to activists. Campaigners working with those due to be deported by the Home Office believ...

Florida teen who attacked mom with molotov cocktail charged as adult

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teen will be tried as an adult on charges that he beat his mother with a baseball bat and lit her on fire with a Molotov cocktail because she scolded him about sneaking out of the house and using social media. James ...

UPDATE | UWI senior management awaiting police report on body found in pond

The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona says the institution’s senior management is awaiting a formal report from the police regarding the discovery of a body on the campus this morning. In a statement, the university says the body of the f...