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Pilot completed for virtual court appearances by Horizon detainees

The Government has completed a pilot project to have persons from the Horizon Adult Remand Centre appear virtually for mention dates in court cases.

Jamaican wins legal battle with Bahamian Government

Jamaican national, Matthew Sewell, is one step closer to being awarded compensation for damages for false imprisonment on various criminal charges from the Bahamian government.

Former ‘most wanted’ recently released from prison among 2 shot dead

Two men, one said to have been a former gangster, were shot dead by gunmen in Prosper Hall near Ocho Rios in St Ann on Saturday.

Holness reiterates intention to take COVID-19 vaccine when available

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has reiterated that he will be taking a COVID-19 vaccine whenever one becomes available in Jamaica.

Cops make major gun seizure at wharf in St James

Police say they have made a major gun bust at the wharf in St James.

Police are reporting that 19 firearms, including six high powered rifles, and just over 470 assorted rounds of ammunition were seized following an operation at the facility.

Butch, Toots to be honoured by KSAMC

Two Jamaican icons — Gordon “Butch” Stewart and Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, who died recently — are to be posthumously honoured with the Key to the City of Kingston, deputy mayor, Councillor Winston Ennis told yesterday’s council meeting of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC).