Lead Stories

  1. Westmoreland bikers ride at killer speeds as gang rite of passage
    Gang initiation has been fingered as one of the chief factors fuelling the high rate of traffic fatalities across the western Jamaica parish of Westmoreland, as bikers are goaded into deathly stunts and dares to claim kinship and bragging rights in...
  2. Weekend death trap - 35% of traffic fatalities occur on Saturday and Sunday, especially midnight to 5 a.m.
    The two-day weekend is the most dangerous time to be travelling on Jamaican roads, with Saturday and Sunday accounting for more than a third of traffic fatalities in the first five months over a six-year span. The revelation indicates that...
  3. Prosecutors blame banks for fraud conviction failure
    Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn and members of her office have cited the ambivalence of bankers for the State’s failure to secure more convictions amid a wide-ranging fraud racket targeting financial institutions. Commercial banks...
  4. ‘Why is he still here?’ - Sexual harassment victim alleges being hounded by Edna Manley teacher
    WESTERN BUREAU: An alleged victim of the sexual harassment saga reverberating throughout the corridors of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts is accusing the school’s administrators of negligence and gross dereliction of duty...
  5. College #MeToo - Victims expose Edna Manley sexual harassment cover-up
    WESTERN BUREAU: An explosive sexual harassment scandal and claims of a cover-up are threatening to rock Jamaica’s chief fine arts school, the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, sparking a toxic atmosphere of fear and...