KINGSTON, Jamaica – A man who told the court that he smuggled ganja to pay off some of his bills was fined and confined when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court recently.
Another senior member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has given an account of what he said was an orchestrated plan to prevent the security forces from apprehending Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke.
Fred Mitchell, Immigration Minister, Bahamas – file photo
Several Jamaicans were among more than 420 people deported from the Bahamas during the first 23 days of this month. Haitians comprised the majority of the deportees.
MIAMI, United States (CMC) – Damion Byran Barrett, the first Jamaican to be extradited to the United States to face lottery fraud charges, has been sentenced to almost four years in a US federal prison.
MIAMI, United States (CMC) – Eighteen Haitian migrants have been repatriated by the United States Coast Guard after they were interdicted on a vessel near Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, last week.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The 53 member states of the Commonwealth have pledged to support Guyana in the ongoing maritime border dispute with Venezuela.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – An elderly man who was caught attempting to export two ounces of cocaine in his rectum was fined J$25,000 recently, when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court.
The police are keeping a close watch on sections of Rose Town and Maxfield Avenue following two incidents last night in which nine persons were shot and injured including a four year old child.
Two of seven persons, a husband and wife, remain in hospital after they sustained injuries in a motor vehicle crash in St. Thomas on Sunday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Information Service (JIS) has confirmed that its website was last night attacked by “hacktivists”.