(Jamaica Observer) In a move to further extend its tentacles in the region, brokerage firm NCB Capital Markets Limited (NCBCM) said it was now finalising plans to roll-out its long-awaited presence in Guyana.
(Trinidad Guardian) Investigations continue into the murder of a man who was shot dead on Monday night along Broadway in Port-of-Spain when he stopped to purchase a meal.
(Jamaica Observer) The Integrity Commission and the Financial Investigations Division (FID) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at strengthening both organisations’ response to public corruption, money laundering, organised crime, fraud and financial crime.
(Jamaica Observer) The dispute between Jamaica College (JC) and two of its past students who have been warned to stop making public statements about developments at the high school, spawned by the Ruel Reid controversy, took a new twist late last week that could prolong the imbroglio.
(Jamaica Observer) A reported altercation between a taxi driver and another man this morning resulted in the motorist being shot and a woman injured.
(Jamaica Observer) The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has suspended its councillor for the Montego Bay, South East Division, Arthur Lynch, with immediate effect after he was charged by the police with a gun-related offence and assault.
(Jamaica Observer) Two weeks ago, Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) private Jermaine Rose came face to face with death.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A man was shot and killed in 11 Miles, Bull Bay, St Thomas this morning (yesterday).
(Jamaica Observer) Noting that the police have been flayed for seemingly ignoring some acts which shock the public’s conscience, Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson says the blame cannot be laid at the feet of law enforcers but rather on laws which have not kept pace with technology.
(Jamaica Gleaner) – The Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) has suspended the authorisation of Alliance Financial Services Limited to operate a cambio and remittance business.
(Jamaica Observer) A father charged in connection with the death of his seven-year-old daughter attended the thanksgiving service held for her on the outskirts of this town on Wednesday and delivered a tribute.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The application brought by a senior data specialist who is seeking an injunction to bar his employer, Digicel Jamaica Limited, from implementing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccinate-or-test policy has been set for hearing on November 17.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Health Ministry says it has now started house-to-house COVID vaccination in nine parishes.
(Reuters) – Jamaica will extradite a former Colombian military member implicated in the assassination of former Haiti President Jovenel Moise to Port-au-Prince, Colombia’s police chief said on Friday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Government is hoping to vaccinate one million Jamaicans against COVID-19 by the end of November, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said.
(Trinidad Guardian) The University of the West Indies (UWI) has received a donation of US$120,000 from one of its first medical graduates.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Europe-based global clean energy firm MPC Energy Solutions, which is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway, is reporting that it has leased several acres of land in Jamaica as part of a major project to develop a 72.5-megawatt, MW, solar power plant here.
(Jamaica Observer) FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny — While underscoring that he will not be forcing anyone to take the COVID-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday said that mandatory vaccination will become unavoidable when a larger segment of the population becomes inoculated and demand that they should not be restricted by safety measures because some people refuse to take the jab.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Commodore Antonette Wemyss Gorman is to become Jamaica’s first woman Chief of Defence Staff next January.
(Jamaica Observer) Floyd Green’s meteoric rise in Government came to a halt yesterday following a Moët Champagne party on Tuesday that left thousands of citizens outraged.