Long haul - Spanish Town residents urge Government to pump resources into former capital
Some small business owners and residents in Spanish Town, St Catherine, are urging the Government to dedicate the requisite resources to fill the void after the state of public emergency is lifted.They said that recent precedence of special...

New commish to tackle gun flow
Newly appointed Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson says that improving morale among members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the deepening of its investigative abilities, among other things, will be critical targets...

Cow itch problem will get worse, BWU warns

The cow itch infestation which recently forced the closure of Blackman and Gollop Primary School and Thelma Berry Nursery is about to get a lot worse, according to the union representing sugar workers. The Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) today said due to poor husbandry practices as a consequence of reduced working hours for field hands, […]

Mia wants charges brought against Maloney

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley says it’s unfair that the mother of deceased 11-year-old Elijah Holder-Phillips is the only one facing criminal charges following his untimely death nearly three years ago. The boy’s mother, 33-year-old Felisha Osula Holder, of Hopefield, Christ Church, was the driver of the vehicle, which struck a sign post before overturning at […]

Killing was justified

– Top cop says police acted lawfully against suspected bandits ACTING Commissioner of Police David Ramnarine said police ranks were justified in killing three suspected bandits on the Georgetown seawall last week, insisting, “You’re dammed if you do, and dammed if you don’t.” Ramnatine also said one other suspect who reportedly escaped is known. “We

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Take action to protect water resources | President tells Brasilia forum

PRESIDENT David Granger told a World Water forum in Brazil on Monday that the management of transboundary watercourses must promote cooperation and collaboration rather than confrontation and conflict. With the theme “Sharing Water”, the eighth edition of the Forum opened on Monday in Brazil’s capital, Brasilia. President Granger said rivers must be protected from pollution,

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Major disaster averted at GPL Kingston Power Plant

A MAJOR catastrophe was averted at the old Guyana Power and Light (GPL) power station on Monday, when a truck caught fire next to a fuel tank which contained close to one million gallons of fuel. “Robust and timely response from the workers of GPL and the Fire Service resulted in a major disaster being

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OVERCOME with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday.

Maria devastates Dominica
GOVERNMENT was yesterday mobilising resources to send relief supplies and manpower to Dominica after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated that country between Monday night and early yesterday morning.

AG: Judiciary, DPP getting help
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said both the Judiciary and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have been receiving assistance to help improve the criminal justice system.