Staring at empty Opposition benches, the Andrew Holness-led government members in the House of Representatives on Tuesday evening passed into law, the controversial National Identification System (NIDS) bill.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that no mining will be permitted in the Cockpit Country Protected Area. Holness made the declaration in Parliament a short while ago, weeks after the deadline for his response to a successful petition against permitting mining in the Cockpit Country Protected Area.
The Meteorological Service has downgraded: The Flash Flood Warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas and Kingston and St Andrew to a Flash Flood Watch.
Two people have been confirmed dead and three others rushed to hospital following an early-morning crash along the Temple Hall main road in St Andrew.
"A suh it go, man." That was the reaction of dancehall artiste Ninja Man as he and his co-accused were led from the Home Circuit Court in handcuffs Monday afternoon.
Dancehall artiste Ninja Man and his co-accused have been found guilty of the 2009 murder of Ricardo Johnson, also known as Ricky Trooper.