Western Bureau:The tag of corruption, placed on justices of the peace (JPs) who are collecting fees for the services they should be providing for free, is being linked to a wider scheme involving other public officials.
The top brass of the St Catherine South Police Division is trying to calm residents of Marlie Mount who staged a massive protest yesterday after a teenager was shot during an alleged shoot-out involving cops and a group of robbers.
It was a day I will never forget. Nelson and Winnie Mandela's momentous visit to Jamaica on July 24, 1991.
Nelson Mandela became a symbol of justice coupled with compassion as he taught the world the importance of forgiveness and reconciliation.
The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) might soon strip a provocative safe-sex advertisement from its buses.
The Jamaica Customs Agency and the Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division of the police force yesterday seized cocaine valued at US$4.7 million (J$478m) at the port.
John is on the run. He has been running for the past five years, since he was 15, moving from home to home, community to community, in fear for his life, because he is gay.
There are growing fears that the rowdy and sometimes criminal behaviour of a group of homosexual men in New Kingston could erode the strides that have been made towards greater tolerance of homosexuals in Jamaica.
The leadership of the local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has charged that its members have been intentionally squeezed out of Chapter Three of the Constitution, titled the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms.
Despite the lamentations of many principals, Jamaica's Ministry of Education has not been able to solve the perimeter-fencing problem that has plagued schools for years.
Justice Minister Mark Golding is pointing to International Monetary Fund (IMF) negotiations as one of the main reasons for the Government's failure to establish a single anti-corruption agency.
Although medical officials at the Cornwall Regional Hospital have warned the family of a man allegedly badly beaten by the police that he would remain a vegetable and eventually die, they are clinging to hope and praying that he will make a full recovery.