Fear heightens as Humberto dumps rain on battered Bahamas

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FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Officials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed a couple of small airports in The Bahamas on Saturday, as Tropical Storm Humberto dumped rain on parts of the archipelago’s north-western region that were already hammered by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago.

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Manchester man accused of killing wife granted bail

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MANDEVILLEE, Manchester — Gregory Campbell, the husband of murdered Bishop Gibson High School teacher, Carolyn Davis-Campbell, was granted bail in the sum of one million dollars at his first appearance in the Manchester Parish Court on Friday.

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Banned!

Observer on September 15th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

EARLIER this month, Google announced a broad ban on advertisements on its online platform, to include a wide range of unproven medical procedures and treatments — including advertised stem cell treatments and gene therapies that have not been tested in rigorous clinical trials.

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Judge slams SOE, ZOSO as she chides pregnant accused women

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A stinging rebuke of states of emergency (SOE) and zones of special operations (ZOSO) has been delivered by one of Jamaica’s respected parish judges.Parish Judge Maxine Ellis is of the view that the security exercises will not solve Jamaica’s crime problem.

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Lawyer’s murder still a mystery

Observer on September 15th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

WHILE the brutal killing of promising young attorney-at-law Sashakay Fairclough has shocked, in particular, the parishes of St Ann and St James where she practises mainly, the police have no leads yet into the murder, nor has a motive been established.

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Deciding to change could save your life

Observer on September 15th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE odds are, your habits and way of life are killing you.To move away from health risks, you need to change your lifestyle and make a routine of your new choices. You have heard people who have all the answers: “It’s simple. Just eat less, eat naturally, cut out the bad foods and exercise more, and you will get slim and healthy.

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‘Cockpit Country not secured,’ says Dixon

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Excutive director of the Sourthern Trelawny Environmental Agency, Hugh Dixon is chiding the Forestry Department and the g overnment for failing to secure a buffer zone for the eastern boundary of the Cockpit Country Protected Area (CCPA).

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CTOC to question prominent MoBay man

Observer on September 15th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

The Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation (CTOC) Branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force is to question a prominent Montego Bay businessman who has links with the tourism industry regarding activities carried out on behalf of his company while it was in liquidation.

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The Bahamas hurricane challenge

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NASSAU, The Bahamas (CMC) — The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is being faced with challenges concerning the distribution of relief supplies to victims of Hurricane Dorian.According to NEMA spokesperson Carl Smith, some of the persons affected by the passage of the storm have refused to comply with law and order.

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Jamaica must benefit from solid waste divestment — McKenzie

Observer on September 15th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

RETIREMENT, St James —Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says the reason for the long wait for the announced privitisation of the nation’s solid waste management operations is due to the Government’s insistence that the move will benefit the nation. In 2016, Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced the appointment of an enterprise team to identify a preferred waste-management provider for the divestment of the Riverton landfill.

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