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Massive police manhunt for Noel Chambers
A Jamaican man, Noel Chambers, 57, was caught by police on Tuesday evening after a region-wide police manhunt. He is accused of attacking his wife, Lorrice Harris, and the couple's daughter over the weekend. Chambers was discovered outside a fire station in the Miami, Florida. The firemen were... More detail
ONEY BRITISH SHOT AND KILLED
  There are reports that popular dancehall personality 'Oney British' of the British Link Up crew was shot and killed by unknown assailants riding a motorbike a few minutes after 9 p.m. Eyewitness reports say that he had left the National Stadium and was driving along Mountain View when armed men... More detail
Texxus Redmoney gets buzz with 'My Life'
UK-based dancehall artiste Texxus Redmoney is making an aggressive push in the local market with his latest single, 'My Life' which was released earlier this year on the Musiq UK label.  More detail
Koffee burns her rivals to grab #1 spot
  Reggae sensation Koffee is the youngest Jamaican to reach number one on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart as the perky 19 year-old seared her rivals as she burst into the top spot this week.  More detail
1 Squad is 'Popin Ova Here
Danger Zone Music Group, a label which is known for breaking major acts, has inked a recording deal with a new dancehall group, 1Squad, and their new single, 'Popin Ova Here' is blowing up all over FM radio.   More detail
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Could expungement of records for ganja offences free up Popcaan?

Could expungement of records for ganja offences free up Popcaan? Featured

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There has been a 72 per cent reduction in the number of new ganja offences listed in all Parish Courts since the amendment of the Dangerous Drugs Act last year.     
According to Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, 2,285 cases went before Parish Courts in 2015 compared to 8,284 the previous year.
    
Mr. Chuck, who gave the update during in his contribution to the Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, said he expects that the number will be further reduced.
    
He says the amendment to the Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) Act resulted in 71 offenders being qualified to have their offences automatically expunged.
 
"Along with those amendments carried out by the last administration, (in terms of) expungement for persons who were convicted for ganja related offences, I now report that 3,954 persons have had their records expunged and now have a clean police record," he declared. 
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