Clarke welcomes support of small investors in Wigton IPO

Observer on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

An upbeat Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke walked into the Oxford Road head office of Mayberry Investments Limited (MIL) yesterday confident that the Wigton Windfarm Limited’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) had accomplished its goal.

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Woman describes three-hour ordeal with armed, masked men

Observer on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

A Clarendon businesswoman yesterday provided details about a frightening three-hour experience she had with armed, masked men who broke into her home and robbed her, her daughter, and partner of two guns, a large sum of money, clothes, and other items.

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Mom declares son’s death after hearing explosions

Observer on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE mother of a young man who was killed shortly after leaving their Benbow Street, Kingston, home recently said when she heard explosions sounding like gunshots that night, she knew he was dead.Nadia Kelly said her son left home in the wee hours of Tuesday morning after receiving a text message.

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Another child gone!

Observer on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

WOODLAND, Hanover — Five people are now in custody in relation to the gruesome killing of an 11-year-old Hanover girl.The girl, identified as Tricia Morris of Woodland, Hanover, attended Watford Hill Primary School in the parish.

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Tough talk and a meeting of minds

Observer on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

NAIN, St Elizabeth — For a while it seemed Monday’s meeting between the leadership of JISCo/Alpart and stakeholder representatives from neighbouring communities was doomed to end in confusion and failure.Heated crosstalk about the effects of industrial dust pollution from the company’s bauxite mining and alumina refining operations, as well as related water issues, often blocked attempts at constructive discussion.

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Bartlett says Gov’t expanding access to beaches

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MINISTER of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says the Government is taking steps to ensure that the development of resort areas is inclusive.

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Gun, ammo seized; 30 detained in the west

Observer on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

MONTEGO BAY, St James – A firearm and several rounds of ammunition were recovered by members of the security forces during state of emergency (SOE) operations in the parish of Westmoreland yesterday morning.States of emergency were imposed in the parishes of St James, Hanover and Westmoreland on Tuesday.

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This Day in History — May 2

Observer on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Today is the 122nd day of 2019. There are 243 days left in the year.TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT2011: Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the September 11, 2001 terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, is slain in his luxury hideout in Pakistan in a firefight with US forces, ending a manhunt that spanned a frustrating decade. OTHER EVENTS

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Lawyer storms out of court, returns shortly after

Observer on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

ATTORNEY Hugh Wildman on Monday stormed out of a courtroom at Supreme Court after Justice Georgiana Fraser refused to grant him leave to seek judicial review after she ruled that the trial against accused murderer Mervin Cameron must proceed and that the charges against him would not be quashed.

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Chang not surprised by rogue cops

Observer on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

MINISTER of National Security Dr Horace Chang says he is expecting a “detailed and thorough” investigation into the matter involving the three cops who allegedly shot a man to death in Chedwin Park, St Catherine, Sunday morning, while driving a police service vehicle and carrying police-issued guns.

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