Shrugging off economic hardships and high crime, people across Jamaica have proudly displayed the national colours of gold, black and green to mark the Caribbean island’s 50th anniversary of independence from Britain.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012
Broadcaster Bob Holness died today aged 83, his family said.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2012
Jamaica’s opposition capitalised on discontent over the economy to return to power, as voters gave the country’s first female leader a second chance to govern the island.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2011
A former garda appealing against his conviction for perverting the course of justice has had his bail application rejected at the Court of Criminal Appeal.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2011
Tue, 08 Nov, 2011
Three gardaí have been sentenced for their roles in an assault on a member of the public in Waterford last year.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
Andrew Holness has been sworn in as Jamaica’s ninth prime minister.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
A THIRD garda was yesterday found guilty of an offence arising out of an assault on a man who resisted arrest after being caught urinating on the street last year.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2011
A Waterford Garda has today been found not guilty of assault causing harm, but guilty of assault on a civilian in the city last year.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2011
Jury deliberations have resumed in the case of a female garda accused of assaulting a man during an arrest in Waterford city last year.
A jury will this morning resume its deliberations in the case of a female garda accused of assaulting a man during an arrest in Waterford city last year.
TWO gardaí will be sentenced in November after they were found guilty last night by a jury of offences arising out of an assault on a man on the street in January 2010.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2011
A GARDA has been found guilty of assaulting a man who resisted arrest while another garda has been found guilty of intending to pervert the course of the justice by diverting a CCTV camera while the assault was taking place.
Two Gardaí have been convicted at Waterford Circuit Court in connection with an assault in the city last year.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2011
GARDAÍ are not entitled to “hand out punishment to people there and then as they see fit”, the jury in an assault trial has been told.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2011
ONE of the gardaí on trial for allegedly assaulting a man on the street in Waterford took to the witness box yesterday to deny he used “unnecessary force” when restraining the alleged victim.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2011
A DOCTOR who examined a man alleged to have been assaulted by gardaí found abrasions on his forehead and nasal area and a bruise on his left bicep, a court heard yesterday.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2011
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