April 23, 2014
Star News


'Kartel Exposed' page returns ... after being shut down on Easter weekend
“The Facebook page titled 'Vybz Kartel Video and Pics Exposed' was shut down on the weekend, but has now returned. Since last week, images, audio and video recordings, some of which were entered into evidence.... read more
West Kingston men remanded

Two men who were named as persons of interest by the Kingston Western police recently will remain in police custody after a presiding Corporate Area resident magistrate granted the lawmen more time ...

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Cops end dance because of bad-behaving selector

The Ewarton police in St Catherine clamped down on a session in that community on the Easter weekend, after a veteran sound system selector rinsed out several expletives, much to the disapproval of the cops...

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Two arrested for firearm and ammunition

Two men have been taken into custody following the seizure of a firearm and ammunition by the police on Skibo Avenue, St Andrew, on Monday...

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Spaldings residents concerned about non-working hydrants

Residents and business operators in the fast-developing rural community of Spaldings in Clarendon are expressing concern that there is no working fire hydrant in that town...

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JPS customers to benefit from lower rates

This month, JPS customers will benefit from a 6.85 per cent decrease in their electricity bills compared to March, the utility company has announced....

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White Hall residents sceptical of drinking water

Several weeks after the National Water Commission's White Hall Source was contaminated with an unknown chemical, residents of the community are still sceptical about their drinking water.

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STEP Centre dedicates new building

The School of Therapy, Education and Parenting of Children with multiple disabilities, more commonly known as the STEP Centre...

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JN Money Transfer Card increase local remittance

JN Money Services Limited's (JNMS) local remittance collection via JN Money Transfer Card, issued by its parent organisation, Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), now accounts for up to 40 per cent of its distribution...

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St thomas sees reduction in crime by 12 per cent

The St Thomas police is reporting a 12 per cent reduction in major crimes across the parish for the first quarter of 2014, in comparison to the corresponding period last year ...

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British prison recognises rastafarianism as a religion

Alongside Christianity, Islam and others, Rastafarianism is now recognised as a religion in British prisons, allowing Rastafarians to actively practise their way of life....

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