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Any means necessary - more Ja’cans agree that authorities can cross the line to catch criminals

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Amid the escalating murder rate, which has claimed more than 6,000 lives during the last five years, a regional research group has found that the number of Jamaicans willing to allow law enforcement authorities to “cross the line” in order to catch…

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Call for uniform definition of minor in proposed Data Protection Act

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

A call has been made for a uniformed definition of the term “minor” during submissions to the joint select committee on the proposed Data Protection Act (DPA) 2017 this week.Patrick Lalor, advocacy officer for Jamaica Aids Support for Life (JASL),…

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Update: Antiguan football coach on ganja charges granted bail

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under More News -

Antiguan football coach 49-year-old Derrick Edwards was today offered $200,000 bail when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court. His co-accused, 48-year-old equipment coordinator, Danny Benjamin, was denied bail and remanded. Both…

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Electrical short circuit caused fire at Walker’s Place of Safety — Report

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under More News -

The long-awaited report on the fire at the Walker’s Place of Safety in St Andrew has indicated that the blaze was caused by an electrical short circuit that originated in a dorm on the first floor on the westside of the building. The January…

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K.D Knight rebukes Ruel Reid for taking his picture in Senate

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under More News -

Government senator Ruel Reid drew the ire of senior opposition senator K.D. Knight in the Senate this morning and was rebuked sharply. Reid using his cellphone seemingly sought to take a photograph of Knight and had to retreat quickly. With a…

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KD Knight demands crime plan by April 30, or else …

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under More News -

Opposition Senator K D Knight has threatened to ‘rouse up’ Jamaicans against the Government if it does not present a crime plan by the end of April. At Tuesday’s sitting of the House of Representatives, Prime Minister Andrew Holness…

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Some Hope Pastures residents without power, JPS blames outdated underground system

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under More News -

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) says 23 of its customers in Hope Pastures, St Andrew are now without electricity due to an outdated underground power system used to supply the community. JPS says the system, which was installed over 50…

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Advanced Integrated Systems adding business lines, partnerships - But stock market listing still three years away

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under Business News -

CEO and company founder Douglas Halsall is indicating that it will be another three years before Advanced Integrated Systems Limited, AIS,…

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Some Hope Pastures residents without power, JPS blames outdated overground system

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under More News -

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) says 23 of its customers in Hope Pastures, St Andrew are now without electricity due to an outdated underground power system used to supply the community. JPS says the system, which was installed over 50…

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Antiguan football officials charged for ganja possession

Gleaner on March 29th, 2018 | File Under More News -

The two Antiguan football officials arrested in relation to the seizure of a quantity of ganja are to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court today. Forty-nine-year-old football coach Derrick Edwards and 48-year-old equipment coordinator…

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