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March 31, 2015

 American woman loses negligence suit against Negril hotel   The Court of Appeal has ruled that Xtabi Resort Limited in Negril, Westmoreland cannot be blamed for the drowning...


 Sizzla faces court tomorrow   Popular dancehall entertainer Miguel Collins, better known as Sizzla, will appear in the Falmouth Resident Magistrate's Court tomorrow to...


 Attorney Patrick Bailey on fraud rap  Prominent attorney Patrick Bailey was offered $1 million bail yesterday afternoon after he was arrested by Fraud Squad detectives.... Continue...


 Summons withdrawn in Riverton suit  DIONNE Jennings, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Local Government, was yesterday brought before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's...


 Four accused in Bunny Francis murder get bail  THE four men charged with the murder of Roderick 'Bunny' Francis, a high-profile player in the local fishing industry, were...


 GG gives assent, 'Ganja law' now in effect  THE governor general has given his assent to the Bill amending the Dangerous Drugs Act, making possession of two or...


March 30, 2015

 Appeal Court rules on long-running Paymaster vs GKRS case  THE Court of Appeal has found that GraceKennedy Remittance Services (GKRS) Limited used the business plans of Paymaster Jamaica Limited...


March 27, 2015

 Second juror says he was approached by colleague during Kartel case  ANOTHER juror from the Vybz Kartel murder trial testified yesterday that his fellow juror approached him three weeks after the...


March 26, 2015

 Cops charged in Kamoza Clarke case get bail extension  The five policemen facing charges in connection with the death of Kamoza Clarke, the mentally challenged man who died from...


 Musicians in cocaine bust get prison time   Two of the six musicians held in a cocaine bust at the Sangster International Airport late last year were...


 ...appeal in Senate letter saga; says ruling brings closure to legal issues  OPPOSITION Leader Andrew Holness yesterday said he has accepted the decision of the Court of Appeal against him in relation...


 ...planning party instead of discussing evidence in Vybz Kartel case  KINGSTON, Jamaica - A juror who sat on the Vybz Kartel murder trial yesterday denied suggestions that he and fellow...


March 25, 2015

 Health Ministry takes Local Government Ministry to court over Riverton City   Utilising its powers under the Public Health Act, the Ministry of Health is taking the Ministry of Local Government...


 Wife of police inspector, JDF civilian worker sat on Kartel jury  THE wife of a police inspector and at least one man who works at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) were...


March 24, 2015

 Concerns stall trial of Kartel juror  The attorney for the juror accused of offering some of his peers $500,000 bribes to influence the outcome of the...


 Bar starts challenge to POCA Act  THE Jamaican Bar Association yesterday commenced its challenge to a provision in the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) that requires...


 Trial of 'Kartel juror' starts today  THE trial of the juror accused of trying to bribe his colleagues in the Vybz Kartel murder case is scheduled...


March 20, 2015

 Judge to sentence ill ex-lawmaker for child pornography   A federal judge will weigh questions about terminal illness and what constitutes just punishment when he sentences a former Illinois...


 Correctional officer to face court for Ganja  KINGSTON, Jamaica - The police are reporting that a correctional officer was arrested and charged for breaches of the Dangerous...


 Man, woman freed from ammunition charge   The Gun Court has freed Troy Crossly and Shana Kay Horn of illegal possession of four rounds of ammunition...


March 19, 2015

 Chinese man charged in $50-million seizure of fake shoes   A Chinese, 41-year-old businessman, Lan Yan, has been charged with breaches of the Trademark Copyright Act in connection with...


 Two arrested for outstanding taxes, says TAJ  KINGSTON, Jamaica - Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) says following police operations recently conducted through its Special Enforcement Team, two people...


March 18, 2015

 St Ann couple on negligence charges granted bail   The St Ann couple accused of keeping their daughter in inhumane conditions have each been granted $350,000 bail. The...


 Cop in Lawrence Tavern shooting gets bail  CONSTABLE Kevon Gordon, who was allegedly captured on video fatally shooting a resident of Mahoney District in Lawrence Tavern, St...


March 17, 2015

 Man gets two years for kidnapping UWI student, extortion  A St Ann man who drove away a motor car from downtown Kingston to St Ann with a University of...


March 16, 2015

 Appeals Court to begin hearing Holness' Senate application today   The Appeals Court will today begin hearing an application by the Opposition Leader Andrew Holness who is challenging a...


 MEMBER OF THE ONE ORDER GANG ARRESTED  One of the country's most wanted arrested Another of the country's most wanted men has been captured by the police....


 Man arrested for cop's murder  ST CATHERINE, Jamaica - The police are reporting that one man has been arrested in connection with the murder of...


March 13, 2015

 ...businessman and female companion facing gun-related charges   The St Ann police say they expect to lay charges this week against a businessman who was held in...


 Man accused of sexually molesting 17-y-o boy  SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - The Westmoreland police have charged a man in connection with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy in the...


 June 9 trial for former TAJ employee  Christopher Moore, the former Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) employee accused of orchestrating a plot that caused the Government to lose...


 Former employee pleads guilty to $1-m theft  A former employee of Courts Jamaica Limited, who admitted to stealing a little over $1 million from the company, is...


 Irwin rapist gets 40 years in prison  MONTEGO BAY, St James - Patrick Green, the man who on Monday pleaded guilty to the 2012 rape of five...


March 12, 2015

 Oregon child molester gets 75-year sentence   A 53-year-old Oregon man who sexually abused two young sisters has been sentenced to 75 years in prison. The Oregonian...


 Judge's illness delays entertainers' sentencing   Garth Jobson and Ramone Rowe, the two Montego Bay based entertainers, who pleaded guilty to cocaine charges following their...


 Gov't pushing ahead with Portmore boundary changes  GOVERNMENT is moving ahead with the process of making changes to the Portmore municipality boundaries, despite the March 17 date...


March 11, 2015

 ...fabricated Holness and Chang assassination plot pleads guilty   Maxie Robinson, who filed a police report about a plot to kill Jamaica Labour Party leader, Andrew Holness, and...


 Former Gov't Senator Basil Waite trial set for May   Former Government Senator Basil Waite is to go on trial for corruption on May 5. The date was set...


 Alleged bigamist for court   A man charged with bigamy is expected to face the courts again this week. Funeral director Albert Brown of...


 New court date for entertainers on cocaine rap  Three of the six entertainers who were arrested at Sangster International Airport on cocaine charges last December had their case...


 Cellar couple denied bail, to return to court March 17    The couple charged with negligence at common law, after a young woman was found living in the cellar of...


 Accused priest killer remanded  THE Kingston man accused of the July 2013 stabbing death of Father Charles Brown is scheduled to return to the...


 Appellate court to rule on CURE-JPS case Friday  THE Court of Appeal has reserved until Friday, its decision on an application to take the fight against the Jamaica...


March 10, 2015

 Ministry moves to cut backlog of divorce cases   The Government is taking steps to reduce the heavy backlog of divorce cases in the courts by introducing standardised...


 Flippa's hearing  MOTHER Nature halted a pretrial hearing involving flambouyant dancehall deejay Flippa Mafia at the Camden County Superior Court in New...


 Caregivers of teen found under cellar for court today  ST ANN’S BAY, St Ann - The father and stepmother of a 19-year-old disabled woman, who was allegedly found under...


 Dr Lloyd Cole suffers blow in Court of Appeal  MEDICAL doctor Lloyd Cole suffered a blow in the appellate court last week when a panel of judges refused to...


 Man pleads guilty to rape of 5 in Irwin  MONTEGO BAY, St James - A serial rapist, who was earlier this year charged with the 2012 rape of five...


March 09, 2015

 Couple to appear in court after teen found in cellar  ST ANN, Jamaica - A father and his spouse, arrested in the neglect and abuse of a disabled St Ann...


 Lawsuits filed against media houses for copyright breaches, ...  KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Jamaica Association of Authors Composers and Publishers (JACAP) says it has filed lawsuits against several local...


 Trial for soldiers in Keith Clarke death starts today  KINGSTON, Jamaica - The trial of the three Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldiers charged with the shooting death of accountant...


 Tivoli Enquiry delays Keith Clarke murder trial  KINGSTON, Jamaica - The trial of the three Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldiers charged with the shooting death of accountant...


March 06, 2015

 Car mart operator accused of fraud to go on trial  A car mart owner, who allegedly signed over a woman's BMW motorcar to a businessman as collateral for monies owed,...


 TAJ employee on fraud charge get $1-m bail  FERNANDO Davis, the senior tax collector at Tax Administration of Jamaica (TAJ) who is accused of producing and issuing fraudulent...


 Attorney Michael Lorne enters not guilty plea  KINGSTON, Jamaica - Atorney-at-law Michael Lorne today entered a not guilty plea when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident...


 Attorney Harold Brady offered J$3-m bail  KINGSTON, Jamaica - Attorney-at-law Harold Brady was today offered bail in the sum of J$3 million when he appeared in...


 Judge gives ex-con five years 'vacation' in prison  AN ex-convict, who tricked two women in separate instances into believing that he was a police officer and credited liquor...


 April 14 court date for Admiral Bailey  WELL-KNOWN entertainer and football coach Admiral Bailey is to return to the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on April 14...


March 05, 2015

 Senate seat appeal pushes other cases aside   President of the Court of Appeal Justice Seymour Panton yesterday complained about the shortage of judges when he had to...


 Michael Lorne facing fraud charges  Prominent criminal defence attorney Michael Lorne last night maintained his innocence, hours after he was arrested by the police on...


 Court awards $17 million in 'Mickey' Hill wrongful death suit  A High Court judge has ordered that the State pay damages totalling more than $17 million to the estate of...


 Ex-cop detained, wife in hospital  OCHO RIOS, St Ann - An ex-policeman has been detained and his wife in hospital following a controversial shooting early...


 PNP councillor gets bail  MONTEGO BAY, St James - People's National Party (PNP) councillor for the Salt Spring Division Sylvan Reid was yesterday granted...


March 03, 2015

 Relinquish the Privy Council – Robinson  April 2015 will mark the 10th year of operations for the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The court was established...


March 02, 2015

 Ganja decriminalisation: Three the hard way  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 was an especially emotional day for three of the stalwarts who have fought for the decriminalisation...


March 01, 2015

 Man denies raping women he met on dating site  A businessman appeared last week in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court accused of raping two young women whom he...


 'A sinister plot'  A date is now to be set for the hearing of an application for an injunction to bar the Electoral...


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