Jamaica Gleaner Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500Sentencing quarrel - Justice minister concerned about inconsistencies, top attorney calls criticism unfair
Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has admitted that he has concerns about the disparity in the punishment being handed down by High Court judges even as one of the country's top attorneys rushed to their defence.Chuck's admission comes as the judiciary...Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500Police used-car drama worsens - Millions added to cost; vehicles still not delivered
After failing to account for how it spent $218 million in advance payment from the Ministry of National Security to import 200 pre-owned motor vehicles for the police force, the ministry revealed that it has partially terminated the controversial.....Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500Prayer breakfast to focus on crime
The Reverend Astor Carlyle, head of the Webster Memorial United Church, is to deliver the main message at the annual National Leadership Prayer Breakfast slated for this morning at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston.The breakfast has been......Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500Siblings placed together after blaze at Walker's Place of Safety
Four sets of siblings who were temporarily displaced after a fire destroyed the Walker's Place of Safety on Monday night are living together once again in three children's homes across the Corporate Area.The hellish blaze at the Lyndhurst Crescent,...Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500Holy Trinity bars students in move to improve discipline
Several students of Holy Trinity High School in Kingston were locked out yesterday morning as the administrators moved to improve discipline at the institution.Principal Margaret Brissett-Bolt told The Gleaner that she arrived at school shortly...
Jamaica Star Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500Man lives in fowl coop - Mother wants help for son accused of setting her house on fire
A woman from Victoria, Clarendon, has nowhere to put her head after her house was burnt to the ground, allegedly by her son.Agatha Lovelace, a vendor, told THE STAR that she was selling in the May Pen market on January 2, when she heard that her si...Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500Two shootings in two hours near MoBay airport
WESTERN BUREAU:The St James police were kept busy yesterday evening as two shootings occurred less than two hours apart, both within the vicinity of the roundabout near the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, leaving one man dead and two...Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500Kids traumatised by children's home fire
While a counselling session was in progress at the Siloah Apostolic Church in Kingston for the 34 children who were rescued from the Walker's Place of Safety early Tuesday morning, Ayesha Nicholas, 36, sat among them trying to hold back the tears.....Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500Cop transferred following Palisadoes mess
Superintendent Robert Walker has been transferred to the Area 4 Police Division. This was confirmed by the police's Corporate Communications Unit.Walker was recently in hot water as he was the Commanding Officer of the East Kingston Division when.....Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500Lions Club hosts health fair
St Catherine resident, and senior citizen Delores Hill seemed very pleased while she was being examined at the Victory Open Bible Church in St Catherine by Dr Camille Rainford from the University Hospital of the West Indies."I am very pleased to be...