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Reputed gang leader Christopher ‘Dog Paw’ Linton shot dead

Christopher ‘Dog Paw’ Linton, the purported head of the Dog Paw Gang, has been killed. According to reports, Linton, who was sentenced to 15 years in jail in 2013 on counts of shooting with intent and unlawful possession of a handgun and was released in April when his conviction was reversed in the Court of […]

‘Blackman’ issued instructions rather than explanations.

A crucial prosecution witness said yesterday that when Andre “Blackman” Bryan, accused head of the One Don faction of the St Catherine-based Klansman gang, “gave orders” for individuals to be killed off, no questions were asked of him. “He is not going to provide explanations; he delivered commands, not explanations,” witness number two, who has […]

Cops are on edge following another delay in the overtime payment case.

Corporal Rohan James, Chairman of the Jamaica Police Federation, has expressed displeasure on behalf of the federation’s members after a claim for an injunction to ensure payment of salary owed to rank and file officers for overtime work done since 2008 was delayed once more today. The case, which was brought before the court by […]

SEX BILL DELAYED

A number of changes are to be made to the Sexual Harassment Bill as it passes through the Senate after being approved by the House of Representatives in July. Leader of Government Business Senator Kamina Johnson Smith informed the Upper House yesterday that it had been agreed that the amendments to be debated were not […]

Minister reiterates face-to-face learning on hold

Even as the Government pushes its COVID-19 vaccination program for students 12 years and older, Education Minister Fayval Williams reiterated yesterday that schools will not be able to hold face-to-face classes when the new academic year begins next week. “As far as we can see into the future, we can see that we will not […]

‘Suicide mission

•Nurse questions if job is worth it after colleague dies •NAJ head urges team to take care of themselves After another colleague died on the job, one nurse compared her job on the front lines of the COVID-19 struggle to a suicide mission and pondered if it was time to call it quits, the head […]

Gov’t playing 1-2-3 red light

The Jamaican government has been accused of playing a perpetual game of ‘one, two, three red light’ with the regularity with which it relaxes and tightens curfews aimed at preventing the spread of the new coronavirus. Sachel Carby, one of the directors of Carby’s Souvenir Discount Centre and Craft Village in Twin Gates Plaza, Half-Way-Tree, […]