Vendors selling plastic bags ’save’ some consumers

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RETAILERS and wholesalers in downtown Kingston began observing the ban on single-use plastic bags, commonly called scandal bags, but many had no alternatives and forced unprepared consumers to struggle with goods in their hands.Clutching toiletries, food items and just about anything, the consumers were eager for bags to put their goods in.

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Vendors selling plastic bags ’save’ some consumers

Observer on January 3rd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

RETAILERS and wholesalers in downtown Kingston began observing the ban on single-use plastic bags, commonly called scandal bags, but many had no alternatives and forced unprepared consumers to struggle with goods in their hands.Clutching toiletries, food items and just about anything, the consumers were eager for bags to put their goods in.

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Former JLP councillor remembered as caring, selfless

Observer on January 3rd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former Jamaica Labour Party councillor for the Salt Spring Division in St James, Trevor Parkinson, has died.He died on New Year’s Eve.According to Parkinson’s daughter Charmaine, who spoke to the Jamaica Observer from her home in the United States, her father was recently diagnosed with stage-four pancreatic cancer.

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Former JLP councillor remembered as caring, selfless

Observer on January 3rd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former Jamaica Labour Party councillor for the Salt Spring Division in St James, Trevor Parkinson, has died.He died on New Year’s Eve.According to Parkinson’s daughter Charmaine, who spoke to the Jamaica Observer from her home in the United States, her father was recently diagnosed with stage-four pancreatic cancer.

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Man guilty of sexual touching but not rape awaits fate

Observer on January 3rd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

A taxi driver who was accused of raping and fondling a 12-year-old girl three years ago is now in custody awaiting his fate after he was found not guilty of rape but guilty of two counts of sexual touching.The 31-year-old driver, who was convicted by a jury following a two-week trial in the St Catherine Circuit Court in December, will be sentenced on January 11.

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Man guilty of sexual touching but not rape awaits fate

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A taxi driver who was accused of raping and fondling a 12-year-old girl three years ago is now in custody awaiting his fate after he was found not guilty of rape but guilty of two counts of sexual touching.The 31-year-old driver, who was convicted by a jury following a two-week trial in the St Catherine Circuit Court in December, will be sentenced on January 11.

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Soldiers will remain on the streets with police

Observer on January 3rd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

WITH the withdrawal of support from the Opposition for continued states of public emergency in St James, St Catherine North, Kingston Western and St Andrew South, the security forces will return to normal policing measures in these areas.

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Soldiers will remain on the streets with police

Observer on January 3rd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

WITH the withdrawal of support from the Opposition for continued states of public emergency in St James, St Catherine North, Kingston Western and St Andrew South, the security forces will return to normal policing measures in these areas.

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Cops go free

Observer on January 3rd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE three police officers who were bring tried for the murder of a man in May Pen, Clarendon, eight years ago were yesterday freed in the Home Circuit Court.

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Cops go free

Observer on January 3rd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE three police officers who were bring tried for the murder of a man in May Pen, Clarendon, eight years ago were yesterday freed in the Home Circuit Court.

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