Peace pledge - Supporters embrace in unity but nomination day marred by violence
In constituencies across the island, Jamaicans came out in their numbers yesterday to show support for the 152 political candidates seeking to be elected to Parliament in just over two weeks. In many constituencies, there were signs of unity, with...

JLP motorcade shot up in MoBay, one killed - Gunmen challenge police patrol in shoot-out
One man was killed and several persons injured yesterday afternoon when a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) motorcade came under heavy and sustained gunfire in a section of Flanker, St James. Indications are that had a police unit not been in the area at...

Missing teen found
Police today advised that 13-year-old Adrianna Marshall of Bush Hall, St Michael, who was reported missing yesterday, has been traced and is safe. “We thank the public and the media for their assistance,” the police said in a brief statement on the matter.  

Wanted man held on seven offences
Police have arrested and charged wanted man Tre Murray, 23, of Block 19E, Fernihurst, Black Rock, St Michael with seven offences. These  include two counts of use of firearm on May 23 and September 21 last year, along with a separate charge of unlawful possession of a firearm. Murray also faces a charge of wounding […]

DEA office officially opens in Guyana
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) officially opened its doors today amidst calls for forged alliances as the DEA alone cannot be effective. Regional Director, D.E.A Matthew Donahue said his team brings a wealth of knowledge to Guyana and noted it is important to catch the ‘big fish’. “It does not do too much good ...

President donates $100,000 support to mother whose son was burnt in fire
President David Granger, through his Public Information and Press Services Officer, Ms. Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett, provided $100,000 in initial support to Ms. Cidel Hector, a 22 year old security guard, who lost her home in a fire last week Monday that has left her toddler son nursing first, second and third degree burns. A release from ...

Motorist dies following Lima Sands accident
ONE of the two Essequibo motorists involved in an accident on the Lama Sands Public Road on Sunday has succumbed.He is 28-year-old Lakeram Lall of Anna Regina Housing Scheme. He died at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) at 08:30hrs yesterday, after being rushed to the city along with the other injured motorist, Ganesh Lalbacchan, on ...