January 2, 2013
Star News


TAXIS USED AS SEX SHOPS
“There appears to be a trend developing where persons are now using taxis as 'mobile motels' to engage in sexual activities. Reports reaching THE STAR is that some passengers, who use various taxi companies in the Corporate Area.... read more
Toddler, infant escape injuries in crash

An 11-month-old and a six-year-old infant escaped serious injuries after they were passengers aboard a Toyota motor car that collided with another vehicle yesterday evening....

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Decline in road fatalities in 2012

The National Road Safety Unit says for the first time since 1999, the country has seen less than 300 road crash fatalities....

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Kidnapped child reunites with mother

An infant that was abducted from its mother Monday morning has been reunited with the family.

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How can we tell that a WILL is valid?

A will is described as a document made in writing in contemplation of death. This document has to be in a prescribed form and is used to distribute property after one dies....

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Man remanded after failing to declare address

The failure of a St Catherine man to declare his true address, resulted in him being remanded on a charge of possession of ammunition....

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Valentino still missing

Fifty-three-year-old Valentino Burke, otherwise known as 'Starbuck' or 'Collie', of Red Hills Road, St Andrew, has been missing since October....

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Education ministry to merge basic and primary schools

This year, the Ministry of Education will begin the process of merging uneconomical and ineffective basic schools into some of the more than 200 primary education institutions across the island.

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KSAC to remove illegal vendors

Beginning January, the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation will be taking steps to remove illegal vendors from the streets of downtown Kingston, as part of measures to keep the city clean....

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Gov't to stamp out mother-to-child STI transmission

Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson, says the Government is working towards the total elimination of mother-to-child transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and syphilis in Jamaica by 2015.

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Man killed in Portland

Swift River: Said to be the safest parish, Portland, on Sunday recorded its ninth murder for 2012, following the shooting death of a man in Swift River. ...

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