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'Hayle is capable of anything she sets her mind to,' says Padmore resident

A bittersweet departure is how Melissa Satchell, a member of the administrative staff at Padmore Primary School in Red Hills, rural St Andrew, is describing the planned move by much-acclaimed principal of the institution, Keisha Hayle, to cont...

McLean's narrow escape

A police investigator yesterday recounted how cops had to swiftly devise a diversion scheme to save Michael McLean, the St Thomas man accused of killing two women and four children, after angry residents demanded his release so they could administ...

Nigel Clarke on a mission! - Soon-to-be-JLP candidate wants to advance quality of life

The Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) prospective candidate for the North West St Andrew by-election, Dr Nigel Clarke, is promising consultation with residents should he succeed in his bid to replace Derrick Smith as member of parliament on March 5. Cl...

Taking Refuge - Mission on to rescue cay and possibly thousands of lives in Jamaica

A mangrove island that sits about two kilometres off Port Royal is virtually dead - overwhelmed by tons of garbage, and marine biologists are warning that if it is allowed to die, it will take with it the livelihood of fishers, as well as the ...

Soca-singing cab driver hopes to pursue music

Based in the Manor Park area, 53-years-old taxi driver Kenneth George Harris has decided to follow his once latent dream of becoming a recording artiste. With the carnival season around the corner, the career driver hopes to make a memorable debut...

Portmore's Binns off the mark

Michael Binns, playing in a unusual left-back role, scored his first goal of the Red Stripe Premier League season to give league leaders Portmore United a hard-fought 2-1 win over hosts Tivoli Gardens and stretch the St Catherine club's lead at th...

We have no eyewitness - say prosecutors in Michael McLean murder trial

Prosecutors in the murder trial of a St Thomas man accused of killing six members of two families, including four children, yesterday admitted that they had no eyewitness account of the incident. However, lead prosecutor Paula Llewellyn indicate...

UPDATED: Not True! - INDECOM denies Phillips' claim that it disarms police

Head of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Terrence Williams has dismissed as false, claims by Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips that personnel from the oversight body has disarmed members of the Jamaica Constabulary F...

Regular heroes - Even children gave their mite to Walker's Place of Safety

There was no handing over of mock cheques, let alone media, on hand for publicity. However, the contributions made by many ordinary Jamaicans in the aftermath of the inferno that swallowed the Walker's Place of Safety is just as significant as ...

Witness says accused killer collected knife, chopper and shovel day of killing

A woman has testified that on the day six members of two families were found hacked to death in St Thomas, the man accused of the killing went to his home and collected a machete, a knife, a chopper, and a shovel. She was giving evidence in the ...