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More illegal migrants held in The Bahamas

More illegal migrants held in The Bahamas

nassau — One day after a Haitian woman drowned and scores of other illegal Haitian migrants were apprehended in an illegal smuggling attempt on New Providence, dozens more illegal Haitian migrants were caught entering The Bahamas yesterday. Royal Bahamas Defence Force Public Relations Officer Lt. Origin Deleveaux said that 62 migrants were apprehended at Cistern […]

Win for Maxwell

Win for Maxwell

REGION — A high court judge has dismissed the constitutional motion filed by suspended deputy chairman of the Integrity Commission, Gladys Gafoor, challenging the decision by President George Maxwell Richards to appoint a tribunal to investigate complaints made against her by fellow members of the commission. The decision of Justice Vasheist Kokaram has effectively cleared […]

Stage set for war of words

Stage set for war of words

ST JOHN’S — The calypso quarter finals, beginning tonight, should make for even more interesting competition now that the war of words between two of the country’s top calypsonians has reached boiling point. The battle features reigning monarch Keithroy De Bear Morson and former holder of the title, Trevor Zacari King, who are tent-mates at […]

Tax body disputes corruption claim

KINGSTON — The Tax Administration Jamaica says it views as “unprofessional, very unfortunate and grossly unfair” a claim by head of the Traffic Division, Senior Superintendent of Police Radcliffe Lewis, that corruption appears to be a way of life wi

Software to track the homeless

KINGSTON — The Board of Supervision of the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development has acquired software that will help to track and develop a database of homeless Jamaicans.

The Client Service Tracker technology is a Microsoft acc

Enough of crime wave

Enough of crime wave

t&t president speaks out against social ills

PORT OF SPAIN — President George Maxwell Richards yesterday used his authority as head of the Parliament to speak directly to the politicians and the nation, focusing on the themes of equal opportuni

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