Around the Caribbean

‘A nuh taxi man ting alone’

ST ANN'S BAY, St Ann — Anthony Anderson made the drive from Montego Bay to St Ann Monday morning and by 6:00 am he was at the courthouse ready to clear up his overdue traffic ticket so he can avoid further penalty. But up to late afternoon he was still there, growing increasingly worried that the wait may take him well into the night.

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THE police are now in high gear for the roll-out of the new road traffic law, as motorists continue to overrun traffic courts across the island, with just a day before time runs out on the reprieve that Government has offered from traffic ticket penalties dating back to February 2018.

Mom unhappy with sentence given to truck driver in son’s manslaughter

JAPHENE Campbell, mother of seven-year-old Benjamin Bair — the boy who was killed by a garbage truck at Clan Carthy Primary School in St Andrew during a freak accident in October 2019 — cringed on Monday in the High Court in Kingston after hearing the one-year and seven months sentence handed down to Alten Brooks, the driver of the motor vehicle.

FSC told SSL in 2013 to stop conducting business

THE Financial Services Commission (FSC) had, in October 2013, issued directions to Stocks and Securities Ltd (SSL) to stop conducting all aspects of its securities business unless the company received approval from the regulator, a letter seen by the Jamaica Observer has shown.

Traffic snarl

PUBLIC transport operators say they remain in a quandary over what lies ahead for them beginning February 1 when the new road traffic law takes effect.

West Indies Women call up Under 19 Rising Stars as injury cover for final Tri-Series match

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Cricket West Indies’ (CWI) Selection Panel today called up four of the West Indies Under 19 Rising Stars players who competed at the ICC Women’s U19 World Cup to the West Indies Women’s team. Allrounders Zaida James and Djenaba Joseph, wicketkeeper/batter Trishan Holder and fast-bowler Jannillea Glasgow have been called up as injury cover for Monday’s final Tri- Series match against India Women at Buffalo Park in East London.

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