Jones Communications Limited CEO Wendall Jones has admitted to defaming billionaire hedge fund manager Louis Bacon through his newspaper, and has pledged to run a public apology.
It would appear that the residents of Blair, including Little Blair, Ryswick and Harmony Hill, are experiencing a mini crime wave, there have been at least 10 burglaries or housebreaking in the past year.
Is it not time for the young men and women who are hell bent on tearing this country apart “be shamed” instead of them being locked up 24/7?
The legal dispute between the millionaire Israeli brothers experienced another delay on Tuesday as the matter was adjourned to a yet-to-be determined date, to be announced by the Court of Appeal.
A judge on Friday set bail at $150,000 for a man accused of having cocaine worth $2.5 million with intent to supply, while young men caught with one marijuana joint get sent to Fox Hill on remand.
The country’s high crime rate has outpaced the criminal justice system with the extent of the backlog still undetermined due to woefully inadequate reporting in the Attorney General’s office.
A major drug case involving the notorious Stephen ‘Die’ Stubbs, who acted as a campaign general for a PLP candidate in the recent elections, was postponed due to a delay in the receipt of trial transcripts.
Two more accused murderers are free to kill again, highlighting the incompetence at the Attorney General’s office and the ignorance and bias of Bahamian juries against Jamaican victims.
The Court of Appeal yesterday condemned the use of stall tactics by corrupt defense lawyers, saying it is an abuse of the judicial process.