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Copeland Sankey, one of the six alleged members of the King Valley Gang who were acquitted yesterday, said he is now anticipating rebuilding his business that was destroyed when he was wrongfully arrested by the police almost two years ago. The...

Western Bureau: With a number of their businesses being hit in multimillion-dollar heists in recent years, sometimes with deadly outcomes, members of the Chinese community in Montego Bay, St James, have turned to technology, including facial-...

“Unshakeable!” That’s how retired justice Seymour Panton described his stance in relation to parliamentarians who are used by individuals as a vehicle to distribute scarce benefits to their constituents. Panton, a former president of the Court of...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has recommended to Governor General Sir Patrick Allen that Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn retain her post for another three years despite objection from Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips, who...

Many people are experiencing grief during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a normal response to loss of life, as well as to drastic changes to daily routines and ways of life that usually bring us comfort and a feeling of stability. Actions to cope...

We have to learn to live with COVID-19. Jamaicans are very resilient, so I am comfortable that we are going to come out stronger than we started. We have to pivot and triple the efforts in our respective companies, and ensure we protect the...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has recommended to the Governor General that the tenure of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn be extended by three years. The Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips had objected to the extension after...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has not ruled out declaring more States of Public Emergency before the next general election due by February next year. However, the prime minister says where a State of Emergency exists when he is ready to call an...

The Integrity Commission has corrected an error in its damning reports on the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam. In two reports released last week, the commission had said Port Maria Mayor Richard Creary was part of the panel that selected...

The six alleged members of the Westmoreland-based King Valley Gang have been freed after Chief Justice Bryan Sykes found that prosecutors did not provide enough evidence to convict them. Sykes, in his ruling said the main witness, a proclaimed...
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