Category Archives: NEWS

Labour Day message from Prime Minister Holness

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Andrew Holness in his Labour Day message to the nation salutes members of the working class, who he says refuse to accept the status quo of inequality,

Deadly blast 19 killed in explosion 

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Nineteen people have been killed in a suspected explosion at the end of a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande in Manchester in north-west England that is being treated as a terrorist incident, police said.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on N Korea Tuesday

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) — The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Tuesday in response to North Korea’s

PAJ regrets passing of former head of JIS radio/TV Doreen Brown

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Press Association of Jamaica is expressing sincere regret at the sudden death of media veteran Doreen Brown.“The PAJ honoured Doreen during our 2016 Journalism Week activities,”

Nugent walks free – High threshold in Cyber Crimes Act forces DPP to drop charges 

The first attempt by Jamaican authorities to prosecute a citizen under a controversial amendment to the Cyber Crimes Act, which criminalises the use of a computer for malicious communication, collapsed yesterday before a trial date was set, triggering an ominous warning from the nation’s top prosecutor.

Scammers scared – Con artists taking flight to avoid possible extradition

WESTERN BUREAU:
It would appear that the recent arrest and subsequent extradition of several top players in the lottery scam has driven so much fear into the hearts of other local scammers that they are running scared and dropping out of sight.