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PRIME Minister Bruce Golding in his national address minutes ago described the violence that has consumed downtown violence today as 'intolerable' and the state of emergency as the necessary step to allow security forces the powers to restore normality.
The prime minister issued the state of emergency earlier today following orchestrated attacks by gunmen on police who were trying to clear…Continue
PRIME Minister Bruce Golding has declared a state of public emergency, limited to sections of Kingston and St Andrew effective 6:00 pm today.
Golding said that based on the advice of the security forces, the action has been taken so as to ensure public safety.
The state of emergency was called following an emergency meeting of the Cabinet at 2.00 pm today.
"The Cabinet took the decision to advise the…
THE US State Department yesterday issued a travel alert for United States citizens travelling to, and for those living and working in Jamaica, in the wake of tension in sections of the city over the pending arrest of Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.
In the meantime, the Canadian and British high commissions have updated 'travel advice' on their websites to warn citizens about the possibility of…Continue
CHRISTOPHER 'Dudus' Coke's influence on West Kingston was put on show yesterday as hundreds of mostly women from Tivoli Gardens and Denham…Continue
Thugs from several areas aligned to the People’s National Party (PNP) have joined forces with the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) stronghold of Tivoli Gardens to assist in their fight against the security forces.
THE United States will be increasing visa fees worldwide, including Jamaica, effective Friday June 4. All persons whose interviews fall on or after that date must pay the new fees.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.- Fast food apparently wasn't fast enough for a customer at a Wendy's drive-thru window, who allegedly chased after an employee with a stun gun for getting her order wrong.
If that sounds a bit excessive, Daytona Beach police say 20-year-old Melane Asia Reid is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, after she brandished a pink stun gun at a local restaurant Monday…Continue
CHICOPEE - Matthew Brace’s alleged attempt to trade his 3-month old baby girl for beer, or perhaps crack cocaine, at a Chicopee gas station is “a new low,” Chicopee Police Chief John Ferraro Jr. said this morning.
“It’s not a joke; this is very serious,” Ferraro…
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Special electors, including police and election day workers, were this morning casting their ballots ahead of the May 24 general election, according to the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC).
Chief Election Officer Howard Cayenne said that the special electors would vote daily until Sunday for a new government after Prime Minister Patrick Manning called the general election more than…Continue
When the 45-year-old, who uses a pseudonym of Ta-Bo, returns home, it's not a wife or girlfriend who await him, but a row of dolls lined up neatly on his sofa.
Each has a name. Ta-Bo often watches television with his toys before bathing them, powdering them so that their skin feels more human, dressing them in lingerie and then taking them to bed.
"A human girl can cheat on you or betray you sometimes, but these…Continue
Orette Bruce Golding is fighting for his political life.
Golding, 62, is at an age where Jamaican prime ministers are like roses in the garden, just getting ready to bloom. However, events of the past week have had a razor-like effect on the member of parliament for West Kingston, regarded by many as among the brightest and most articulate leaders to have emerged from this country.…Continue
A warrant for the arrest of Tivoli Gardens strongman, Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke was signed this morning by a Resident Magistrate, the Observer has learnt.
The warrant gives the police Fugitive Apprehension Team the power to collar Coke who is wanted in the United States on drug and gun running charges.
Last night Prime Minister Bruce Golding…Continue
*Chicago police say no charges will be filed against a drug store employee who choked a shoplifter to death after he stole toothpaste. An autopsy found that Anthony Kyser, 35, was strangled Saturday during the incident with an employee at a CVS drug store in the Little Village neighborhood, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.
Police say the employee chased Kyser from the store after he stole some tubes of toothpaste and…Continue
An 87-year-old woman was arrested on felony drug charges today after she sold crack cocaine to an undercover Escambia County deputy.
Ola Mae Agee of the 900 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Pensacola was arrested after the undercover deputy bought a $20 piece of crack from her, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Ted Roy said.
AMID mounting criticisms over the Government's credibility, Prime Minister Bruce Golding yesterday admitted in Parliament that he had given the green light for the ruling party to engage the services of US law firm Manatt Phelps and Phillips.
Golding confessed that he had "sanctioned" persons in the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to approach Manatt Phelps and Phillips to lobby the United States administration to drop its…Continue
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The ever-controversial Moses ‘Beenie Man’ Davis launched a verbal broadside against several entertainers during an appearance on Ed Lover’s Morning show on POWER 105.1 earlier this week.
Beenie Man held nothing back in the interview, revealing details about his marital problems,…
The soon to be commissioned, Boscobel Aerodrome, St. Mary welcomed its first international flight on Friday (May 7). The aerodrome is scheduled to be commissioned in July as Jamaica’s third international…Continue