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Marley fans up in arms

Marley fans up in arms

KINGSTON — Reggae fans reacted with disgust yesterday to reports that a newly discovered, blood-sucking parasite had been named after the legendary Bob Marley.

A chorus of “Why? Why would they do that?” was heard around Half-Way-Tree, Kingston, as

Bahamian authorities arrest 75 Haitian migrants

Bahamian authorities arrest 75 Haitian migrants

NASSAU — As Bahamians celebrated Independence Day yesterday, scores of undocumented Haitian migrants arrived on a dilapidated sloop off the southern coast of New Providence, and one woman drowned attempting to make it to shore, authorities reported.

Cops hold robbery suspects

KINGSTON — There was high drama in Kingston yesterday as police chased alleged robbers travelling in a Daewoo motor car through the streets of the Jamaican capital, ending with the arrest of three men and the seizure of a 9mm gun and 10 rounds of am

Former reporter denied bail

Former reporter denied bail

PORT OF SPAIN — Bail was again denied to former Express crime reporter Akile Simon when he reappeared in the Tunapuna Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with possession of arms and ammunition.

Magistrate Gail Gonzales said she was not willing to

Rescued!

JAMAICA POLICE FREE THREE HOSTAGES FROM APARTMENT SIEGE; arrest four men

KINGSTON — Four hostage takers were collared by the police last evening after they held three women captive in an apartment inside the Haining Mews housing development in Ne

Jack: Peaceful nights in troubled spots

PORT OF SPAIN — National Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday disclosed that persons living in crime hot spots have been having peaceful nights within recent times.

Speaking after a meeting with the Police Service Commission at its Queen Street,

Report: Power of attorney revoked

ST JOHN’S — The fianc?e of disgraced financier R Allen Stanford has allegedly lost power of attorney to act of his behalf.

Andrea Stoelker yesterday did not wish to comment when contacted other than to say: “As you understand it is a difficult ti

Woman drowns as boat runs aground

NASSAU — One woman drowned this morning after the Haitian sloop she was on ran aground in southern New Providence.

Authorities believe she was in her late 20s.

Dozens more Haitian migrants are now in custody.

According to authorities, Royal Baham

Gibbs ready to work with Warner

PORT OF SPAIN — Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs yesterday said he was looking forward to working with National Security Minister Jack Warner to plan a way to improve the Police Service and assure the safety and security of all citizens.

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