‘Ochie’ taxi, bus operators, vendors lament lack of security

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Taxi and bus operators, along with vendors who operate in the Ocho Rios Transport Centre are unhappy with the lack of security and what they describe as “proper” facilities at the location.They told the Jamaica Observer recently that they are frequent victims of robberies even with the police station being only a few metres away, and that saniation was practically non-existent.

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Holness in China for talks

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness is scheduled to have bilateral discussions with the president of China Xi Jingping during an eight-day official working visit to that country.Holness, who departed the island on Friday, was scheduled to arrive in Shanghai late yesterday.

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IT WAS TRULY A PURPLE TIE AFFAIR

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Members of the Kingston College fraternity came out to support the efforts of the management of the Manning Cup football team to raise funds for the side’s ongoing participation in schoolboy competitions, last week Sunday at the Terra Nova Hotel in St Andrew. Members of last year’s winning Manning Cup team were also honoured.Here are photo highlights from the event:

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Gov’t rebuilds 5-bedroom house destroyed by fire; PM hands over keys

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PRIME Minister Andrew Holness on Friday handed over keys to residents of 194 Bay Farm Road in St Andrew, who were dislocated after a fire destroyed their home earlier this year.A one-year-old boy died in the fire.The five-bedroom structure was reconstructed under the housing component of Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) Programme.

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Include cadets in crime plan — Morrison

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MONTEGO BAY, St James – Newly minted Lieutenant Colonel in the Jamaica Combined Cadet Corp (JCCF), Professor Errol Morrison has expressed the view that the Cadet Corps should form an integral part of any crime plan for the nation.

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FRESH FIGHT FOR JUSTICE

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A seemingly flawed memorandum of understanding (MoU) has given a fillip to alleged former leader of the notorious “Shower Posse”, Richard “Storyteller” Morrison, in his quest for justice.

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Nothern Caribbean University exploring renewable energy

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Mandeville-based Northern Caribbean University (NCU) says it is exploring the expansion of its infrastructure in renewable energy with the help of partnerships as it confronts global climate change.

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Mandeville Art Fair opens Thursday

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The 28th staging of the annual, fund-raising Mandeville Art Fair hosted by the Roman Catholic Diocese opens Thursday (November 7) at the St John Bosco Auditorium in Hatfield, just west of here.The fair will run for three days with proceeds going to a number of charities and institutions which are supported and run by the Roman Catholic Church.

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Dunn paints picture of progress in St Mary SE

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Member of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern Dr Norman Dunn has highlighted the establishment of another Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) project in the town of Annotto Bay among the several new projects that will become reality soon.

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Another breakthrough for Henry Lowe

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Flavocure LLC, the pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) company founded and managed by world renowned Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur Dr Henry Lowe, has received an exclusive patent from the US Government’s Patent Office for the use of Caflanone to treat pancreatic cancer.

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