Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Law & Order

UK Privy Council Sides With Jamaica Group On Probing Allegations Against Cops

Jamaica Gleaner:-  Former executive director of Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), Dr Carolyn Gomes, is hailing a major ruling from the United Kingdom-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council which...

Police Chief Promises Probe After Viral Video Of Cop Striking Man In Handcuffs

Saint Lucia's Police Commssioner, Severin Moncherry, has promised an investigation after the posting on social media Tuesday of a viral video of a police officer striking a man in...

Bus Drivers Respond To Mayor’s Concern Over Sidewalk Parkers

Saint Lucia's  National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT), has responded to concerns expressed Monday by Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, over illegal parking on City sidewalks. Francis declared in a statement...

Engineer Fights ‘Fart Bullying’ Ruling

BBC News:- A worker in Australia who claims his ex-supervisor repeatedly broke wind at him has appealed against a court ruling that found he was not bullied. David Hingst said his...

Castries Mayor Sounds Warning To Sidewalk Parkers

Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, has sounded a warning that the City Police will be enforcing the law against motorists who park on sidewalks in the capital. Francis said in a...

Trump Hints At Payback For ‘Evil Enemies’

BBC News:-  President Donald Trump says his enemies who did "evil" and "treasonous things" will be under scrutiny after he was absolved of colluding with Russia. Speaking in the Oval...

Jamaica: Parents Lock Baby Inside House To Go Partying

Jamaica Observer:- The parents of a 10-month-old baby who was left unattended at home in Bull Bay, St Andrew, while they partied in St Catherine, drew the ire of people...

More Access To Public Toilets Urged Amid Crackdown On Urination In Public

Amid a City Police crackdown on indecent exposure linked to people urinating in public, here has been a call for more access to public toilets. The call is coming from...

Appeal Court Invalidates Guyana No-Confidence Vote

Stabroek News:- By a majority decision, the Appeal Court has invalidated the passage of the no-confidence motion against the government, saying that an “absolute majority” of 34 votes were needed. Acting...

Man Fined £385 After Swallowing Live Goldfish

Sky News:-  A man has been fined £385 after he was filmed swallowing a live goldfish that he won at a funfair. Joshua Coles, 27, admitted causing unnecessary suffering to...