Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Prison security measures yield results
Some correctional officers have been arrested and charged following the seizure of digital devices and cellular phones inside prisons.
Govt bans corned beef import following reports of Brazilian processor selling rotten meat
The government has imposed an immediate import ban on corned beef originating in Brazil. A statement from the Agriculture Ministry
Police Advisory: careful where you buy meat
The Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit of the JCF is advising members of the public to be careful where they purchase meat. This is as a
Government imposes temporary ban on Brazilian corned beef
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has imposed an immediate import ban on corned beef originating from
Kartel, et al, granted leave to appeal conviction & life sentence
Dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel, and his three co-accused have been granted leave to appeal their convictions and life sentences.
Opposition calls on NCB to go further with dormant account fee suspension
Opposition parliamentarian, Fitz Jackson, says the National Commercial Bank (NCB) needs to go further with the suspension of the fees
Parliament passes law to validate tax on telephone calls
The House of Representatives this afternoon (Mar 15) passed an act, to validate the collection of a special tax on international
JPS to pass on fuel tax to customers
Light and power company, the Jamaica Public Service says, it is not able to forecast the effect of the increase in the gas tax, at this