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Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The Jamaica North-South Highway Company has continued to give a helping hand to the residents of communities in the vicinity of the highway, with students of the Golden Grove All-Age School being the latest recipients.The company recently presented...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Veteran police officer Harry 'Bungles' Daley has retired from the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) after more than 40 years.Daley celebrated his departure from the JCF with associates and former colleagues at a function held at his home in St...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

This year's graduating class of the Grateful Hill Primary School in St Catherine included a member who everyone dubbed special.Twelve-year-old Joshua Bryan was born with one leg. He successfully navigated primary school to finish with an 88 average...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Donald Chinloy smiled with a faraway look in his eyes minutes after he was told that the result of a DNA test had cleared him of allegations of rape, abduction and robbery."God know dat mi neva guilty. The DNA further prove that mi never do it, but...

Published:Sunday | June 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Fenly Douglas, councillor for the Waterford division in St Catherine, is urging the Government to legalise prostitution and move commercial sex workers into the formal economy."We can benefit from the collection of tax from these workers as they are...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Labour Day 2018 was extremely special for Sylvia Gobay as she watched members of the Zion Hill community in St Catherine work to build her a house.The 73-year-old Gobay could hardly contain her joy as she sat on a pile of lumber and watched members...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 3:21 PMRasbert Turner

Voters in the Homestead Division in St Catherine South Central are to go to the polls on May 18 to elect a new councillor. The seat became vacant following the death of Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Owen Palmer who died in a traffic crash...

Published:Thursday | March 8, 2018 | 4:53 PMRasbert Turner

St Catherine taxi operator Lamore Johnson has pleaded guilty in the St Catherine Parish Court to malicious destruction of government property. He was ordered by Parish Judge Alicia McIntosh to pay $30,000 in restitution. Johnson was taken...

Published:Wednesday | March 7, 2018 | 4:12 PMRasbert Turner

The three men allegedly held by the police in Portmore, St Catherine with over 2,000 pounds of ganja are to return to the St Catherine Parish Court on April 9. The three: Gerald Samuels of Lacovia District in St Elizabeth, Calvin Robinson and...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 11:04 AMRasbert Turner

Minority leader in the St Catherine Municipal Corporation, the Jamaica Labour Party's Owen Palmer, was among two persons killed in a motor vehicle crash this morning. The second person who died has been identified as 50-year-old Gideon '...

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 2:12 PMRasbert Turner

Jamaica Defence Force soldier Craig Dubidath has been sentenced in the St Catherine Circuit Court to 15 years in prison for rape. The 32-year-old private, who is of a Portmore, St Catherine address, was given the mandatory ...

Published:Thursday | December 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The auditorium of the HEART College of Construction Services (formerly the Portmore HEART Academy) was abuzz with excitement on Thursday, December 14, during the ninth annual Senior Citizens' Treat.It was an evening full of fun, food and fellowship...

Published:Monday | December 18, 2017 | 9:04 AMRasbert Turner

Prison warder Dwayne Poyser who fled a police traffic stop and injured a policewoman in the process, was denied bail and remanded into custody when he appeared in the St Catherine Parish Court on Friday. Poyser is charged with...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The teaching of ceramics has being a fulfilling experience for St Catherine resident Andrenique Morgan, who teaches art at the Eltham High School in Spanish Town, St Catherine.He told Arts...

Published:Monday | December 11, 2017 | 1:56 PMRasbert Turner

A St Catherine businesswoman has been freed of being in possession of fake rubbing alcohol. U Wen, who is of Chinese heritage, was freed on Friday by parish judge Grace Henry-McKenzie of charges of breaching the Trademark Act, the Customs and...

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 5:38 PMRasbert Turner

A St Catherine man has pleaded guilty in relation to the deaths of six persons who were killed in a 2016 car crash in the Bog Walk Gorge in the parish. Thirty-one-year-old labourer Elfargo Slew, who is of Dam Head District, St Catherine, is to be...

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 9:19 AMRasbert Turner

National cyclist Marloe Rodman has been charged in connection with the death of a  fellow motorcyclists following a collision. Rodman was charged on Tuesday with manslaughter, operating an unlicensed motor vehicle, operating a motorcycle with...

Published:Thursday | November 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Russell's T20 Restaurant and Sports Bar in Old Harbour St Catherine, is an oasis of fine foods. The array of delectable dishes includes: braised oxtail, barbequed chicken, shrimp platter, barbequed ribs, de Russ salad, and curried goat, accompanied...

Published:Thursday | November 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The 'Old Capital' of Spanish Town in St Catherine is blessed with many unique eateries. One is Boss Foods and Catering Services. When Food visited the Wellington Street location recently, the delicious aroma was intoxicating. Jerked chicken,...

Published:Tuesday | November 28, 2017 | 12:10 PMRasbert Turner

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:34 PMRasbert Turner

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Minister of National Security Robert Montague said that every member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) must submit to an annual anti-corruption declaration.He said that this was needed to rid the force of rampant corruption."I want the...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Minister of Sport Olivia Grange took the Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) to task on its failure to provide a proper explanation for its decision to bar female Eltham High School student Rashardo Williams, from playing in the boys'...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

"I was in 'Lala Land' during the first six months of this case, and although justice prevailed, I am bitter and it still hurts badly," declared businessman Elia 'Leo' Taddeo, after he was cleared of sexual touching of two females in St Catherine...

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