Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | December 20, 2014
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NASSAU, Bahamas:“Mi fraid! Mi fraid! God know mi fraid!” These are the cries of a Jamaican woman who alleges that she was abducted and raped by a senior immigration officer in The Bahamas earlier this week.

Vending rules relaxed downtown
LIONEL 'DUNSTAN' Whittingham, president of the Jamaica Higglers, Vendors and Marketers Association, has sent a strong message to vendors that he will not be supporting any form of indiscipline on the streets during the Christmas season.

Body of suspected JCF death squad murder victim exhumed
THE INDEPENDENT Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) yesterday reported that it had exhumed the body of Seydane Wilson, one of several men who was shot and killed by cops who were allegedly members of a death squad operating in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).

Jamaica's foreign policy vindicated, says Nicholson
LOCAL LAWMAKERS have hailed the move by the United States (US) government to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba as a vindication of Jamaica's foreign policy.However, for Senator A.J.

SSP Thompson's appeal dismissed
THE COURT of Appeal has dismissed an appeal brought by Senior Superintendent of Police Assan Thompson against his conviction for a breach of the Corruption Prevention Act.Last year January, Thompson was ordered to pay a fine of $50,000 or spend three...

Davies tours downtown Kingston transport centre
WITH THE Ministry of Transport and Works contemplating plans to make changes to the public-transportation system in downtown Kingston early next year, portfolio Minister Dr Omar Davies yesterday led a high-level multi-agency delegation on a tour of the...

Charges against CPJ directors dropped
The two directors of Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited (CPJ) who were charged with the importation of prohibited carcasses have been freed.

JCF loses two cops within hours
Western Bureau:INSPECTOR Andrea Johnson, who was in charge of the Sandy Bay Police Station in Hanover, was killed yesterday morning when the sport utility vehicle (SUV) she was driving plunged into a ravine off the Long Hill main road near Montego Bay.

Constable shot after robbers discover ID
Farm, Manchester:RESIDENTS FROM the deep rural community of Farm in southern Manchester are mourning the loss of Constable Orville Preddie, who was killed by gunmen late Thursday night.

Jamaica passes sixth IMF test
THE WAY is now clear for the country to draw down an additional SDR46 million (USD$68 million) as Jamaica passed its sixth quarterly review under its extended fund facility with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Senate approves new anti-doping law
THE JAMAICAN Senate passed new anti-doping legislation yesterday, with one lawmaker urging local sports-governing bodies to embrace the new law.

Senate passes securities law
THE SENATE on Thursday passed a bill to amend the Securities Act as the Government moves to enhance the legal and regulatory framework for Retail Repurchase Agreements (repos) in Jamaica.

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