Deadly fake goods - $1.9 billion in counterfeit products includes rum, shoes, appliances
Rum is among the latest items being counterfeited by criminals in Jamaica. The bulk of the $1.9 billion worth of fake goods seized by the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime (C-TOC) Branch last year is being linked to criminals.The seized items...
Lawyers among professionals on US-Ja scamming radar
A number of Jamaican attorneys who United States (US) authorities believe are helping lottery scammers hide their ill-gotten gains could be swept up in the wave of extradition requests that American prosecutors are preparing to unleash on the...
Badree shines, Gayle flops
BANGALORE, India – West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree made two early strikes but they were not enough to save Royal Challengers Bangalore from a heavy seven-wicket defeat to Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League today. Defending an inadequate 134 all out off their 20 overs at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, the hosts started brightly […]
UWI announces George Alleyne prize for students of medicine
University of the West Indies medical students now have a new high goal to aspire to with the introduction of The George Alleyne Prize for the Most Outstanding Student in Medicine. Principal of the Cave Hill Campus Eudine Barriteau last night announced the establishment of the prize which is to be awarded annually to an […]
Investments are what we need …President tells Guyanese in UK during town hall meeting
PRESIDENT David Granger said that his overwhelmingly successful engagement over the past few days in London is a clear indication that there is renewed interest and investors’ confidence in Guyana. He noted that while there is still a lot more work to be done, the current mood of restored democracy in the country has made
Evidence against registrar grows
-HR manager, other staffers give incriminating statements to cops THE police have intensified their investigation into allegations of corruption by the Registrar of Deeds, Azeena Baksh, and top officers at the entity have provided statements showing how they were instructed to pay her gratuity contrary to her terms of employment and also evidence of her
Nandlall charged for stealing law books …released on self-bail amid drama
THE Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) on Thursday officially charged former Attorney General, Anil Nandlall with Larceny By Bailee in connection with a number of law books which he carried away from the Ministry of Legal Affairs, saying he was given them by former President, Donald Ramotar during his tenure in office. The case was
I VEX WITH MEHSELF
FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert yesterday declared that as a property owner, he too like all other citizens, must pay property tax. Imbert made this point as he and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young dealt with several issues related to the tax at the post-Cabinet news conference at the Diplomatic Centre in St Anns.
Baby drowns in bucket of urine
A FIVE-MONTHOLD baby boy drowned in a bucket filled with urine and vomit, which was at the side of a bed on which he slept with his mother at their Picton Road, Laventille home yesterday.
Judge Ayers-Caesar resigns
FIFTEEN days after her appointment, Justice Marcia Ayers-Caesar has resigned as a judge of the Supreme Court.