Conflict Reports Surrounding Powell's Death

There continue to be conflicting reports about how Powell died.

His family claims he was hit from his motorbike by police officers, and then beaten.

While, the police claim he slammed into a utility pole, and died because he wasn’t wearing a helmet.

Speaking with Nationwide News, Powell’s aunt, Nadine Clarke, says a...Read More »

Davies Regrets Death of Marlon King

Transport Minister, Dr. Omar Davies, is expressing deep regret at the death of Marlon King, a wheelchair bound man who was killed in an accident involving a JUTC bus yesterday.

He’s extending condolences to Mr King’s family, and the wider disabled community,

Meanwhile, the Minister is pointing to moves to improve road...Read More »

CARICOM Sounds Off on LIME/FLOW Deal

CARICOM’s Competition Commission has concluded that the agreement by Cable and Wireless Communications, CWC, to acquire Columbus International, has the potential to prejudice trade and prevent, restrict or distort competition within the region.

CWC is the parent company of LIME Jamaica, while Columbus is the parent of Flow.

The Commission has written...Read More »

Justice Minister Wants Too Much Power - Finson

Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate, Tom Tavares-Finson today accused Justice Minister, Mark Golding of attempting to take too much power unto himself as the Government resumes its push to pass the Ganja reform law.

Senate Tavares-Finson was speaking this morning as the Senate began debating the bill, which is...Read More »

4 Negril Police Being Investigated

Four police officers attached the Negril police station are being investigated by INDECOM, for their alleged role in the death of 23-year-old Kemar Powell.

Powell died early Thursday morning, reportedly after being beaten by police.

However, police have said he died after crashing into a utility pole.

INDECOM’s Senior Public Relations Officer Kahmeile...Read More »

Plot to Assassinate Andrew Holness?

The Police High Command is refusing to confirm or deny word that it’s investigating information regarding a multi-million dollar hit on the life of Opposition Jamaica Labour Party leader, Andrew Holness.

Yesterday, JLP General Secretary, Dr. Horace Chang and  Head of the Protective Services Branch, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Donovan Graham,...Read More »

Portland Prisoner on the run

The Portland Police are seeking the public’s assistance in recapturing a prisoner who escaped custody on Tuesday.

He is 21-year-old David Ming, a landscaper of Windsor Forrest district, Portland who is charged with simple larceny.

Reports from the Port Antonio Police are that about 6:00 p.m., Ming, who was in hospital under...Read More »

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