Monthly SDF subvention to the JFF reduced by 50 percent
Monthly SDF subvention to the JFF reduced by 50 percent

The Jamaica Football Federation has suffered an untimely setback as the Reggae Boys gear up for the upcoming Copa America with its monthly subvention from the Sports Development Foundation being reduced.

JAAA names men’s 4x400m team that will aim to qualify for Paris Olympics
JAAA names men’s 4x400m team that will aim to qualify for Paris Olympics

Malik James King is the lone local based athlete on the six member men's 4x400m relay team that will compete this weekend in the Bahamas at the New Life Invitational meet, as Jamaica seeks to secure qualification for the mile relay at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

US-born high school track star elects to represent Jamaica
US-born high school track star elects to represent Jamaica

American-born high school track star Skyler Franklin has elected to represent Jamaica internationally.

Vaz urges gasoline retailers to prepare for switch to electric vehicles
Vaz urges gasoline retailers to prepare for switch to electric vehicles

Declaring that the future of transportation is electric, Energy Minister Daryl Vaz says gasoline retailers have sufficient time to prepare for electric vehicles. Mr. Vaz says the goal is to create a modern efficient diversified and environmentally sustainable energy sector. He says service stations will

Sentencing pushed back for former NCB employee Khadene Thomas, to allow her time to make restitution to customers defrauded
Sentencing pushed back for former NCB employee Khadene Thomas, to allow her time to make restitution to customers defrauded

Sentencing for former National Commercial Bank (NCB) employee Khadene Thomas, who defrauded customers of over $70 million, has been pushed back to June 27, to allow her time to make restitution. The order was given by parish judge Justice Larona Montaque-Williams earlier today.

PNP distances itself from Crawford’s recommendation for an increase in GCT to fund education
PNP distances itself from Crawford’s recommendation for an increase in GCT to fund education

In a statement today, the PNP said the comment was made in the context of exploring ideas and is not a reflection of the official position of the party. It said the PNP has neither discussed nor contemplated the introduction of any additional or new taxes.

Reggae Jam International’s inaugural Jamaica staging postponed
Reggae Jam International’s inaugural Jamaica staging postponed

Partners of Reggae Jam International have issued a statement indicating the postponement of the festival’s inaugural staging in Jamaica citing inclement weather.

Appellate Court should consider financial implications suffered by Kartel when determining if retrial should occur -Buchanan
Appellate Court should consider financial implications suffered by Kartel when determining if retrial should occur -Buchanan

Defense Attorney, Isat Buchanan says the Appellate Court should consider the financial implications suffered by Entertainer Vybz Kartel when deciding whether or not his court case should be set for a retrial.

Kartel's finances were among the key arguments put forward by the defense at the retrial hearing

Attorneys representing Vybz Kartel and his co-appellants double down on their arguments against a retrial; citing entertainer’s ill health
Attorneys representing Vybz Kartel and his co-appellants double down on their arguments against a retrial; citing entertainer’s ill health

Defense Attorneys representing Entertainer Vybz Kartel and his three co-appellants this morning doubled down on their arguments against a retrial. 

The third day of the retrial hearing is underway at the Court of Appeal in Kingston. 

Defense Attorney Isat Buchanan opened the submissions with arguments

2 brothers killed, another wounded in Bath, Westmoreland
2 brothers killed, another wounded in Bath, Westmoreland

Two brothers are dead and another wounded, following a shooting incident in Bath, Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland, last night.

Dead are Cyril Glaze and Leon Glaze of the community.

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Monthly SDF subvention to the JFF reduced by 50 percent
JAAA names men’s 4x400m team that will aim to qualify for Paris Olympics
US-born high school track star elects to represent Jamaica
Vaz urges gasoline retailers to prepare for switch to electric vehicles
Sentencing pushed back for former NCB employee Khadene Thomas, to allow her time to make restitution to customers defrauded
PNP distances itself from Crawford’s recommendation for an increase in GCT to fund education
Reggae Jam International’s inaugural Jamaica staging postponed
Appellate Court should consider financial implications suffered by Kartel when determining if retrial should occur -Buchanan
Attorneys representing Vybz Kartel and his co-appellants double down on their arguments against a retrial; citing entertainer’s ill health
2 brothers killed, another wounded in Bath, Westmoreland
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Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Natalie Campbell News No comments
Declaring that the future of transportation is electric, Energy Minister Daryl Vaz says gasoline retailers have sufficient time to prepare for electric vehicles. Mr. Vaz says the goal is to create a modern efficient diversified and environmentally sustainable energy sector. He says service stations will play a pivotal role in the transition.
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 IRIE FM NEWS News No comments
Sentencing for former National Commercial Bank (NCB) employee Khadene Thomas, who defrauded customers of over $70 million, has been pushed back to June 27, to allow her time to make restitution. The order was given by parish judge Justice Larona Montaque-Williams earlier today.
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Wayde Brown Sports No comments
The Jamaica Football Federation has suffered an untimely setback as the Reggae Boys gear up for the upcoming Copa America with its monthly subvention from the Sports Development Foundation being reduced.
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Wayde Brown Sports No comments
Malik James King is the lone local based athlete on the six member men's 4x400m relay team that will compete this weekend in the Bahamas at the New Life Invitational meet, as Jamaica seeks to secure qualification for the mile relay at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Viviene Stewart Entertainment No comments
Partners of Reggae Jam International have issued a statement indicating the postponement of the festival’s inaugural staging in Jamaica citing inclement weather.
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 Shamara Preston Entertainment No comments
Day 2 of the five-day trial to determine if entertainers Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm, along with their two co-accused, will face a retrial or secure their freedom began with Judge Marva McDonald Bishop stressing the importance of time.