Only J’cans who served time being deported, says British envoy

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British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad is insistent that a charter flight with deportees, scheduled to arrive in the island from England early next month, will contain only individuals who served time for criminal offences in the United Kingdom.

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Only J’cans who served time being deported, says British envoy

Observer on January 31st, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad is insistent that a charter flight with deportees, scheduled to arrive in the island from England early next month, will contain only individuals who served time for criminal offences in the United Kingdom.

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Only J’cans who served time being deported, says British envoy

Observer on January 31st, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad is insistent that a charter flight with deportees, scheduled to arrive in the island from England early next month, will contain only individuals who served time for criminal offences in the United Kingdom.

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WHO declares global virus emergency after deadliest day for China

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WUHAN, China (AFP) — The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday declared a global emergency over the deadly coronavirus spreading from China, after the Asian giant reported its biggest single-day jump in the death toll.The UN health agency based in Geneva, had initially downplayed the threat posed by the disease, which has now killed 213 people in China, but revised its risk assessment after crisis talks.

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WHO declares global virus emergency after deadliest day for China

Observer on January 31st, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

WUHAN, China (AFP) — The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday declared a global emergency over the deadly coronavirus spreading from China, after the Asian giant reported its biggest single-day jump in the death toll.The UN health agency based in Geneva, had initially downplayed the threat posed by the disease, which has now killed 213 people in China, but revised its risk assessment after crisis talks.

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WHO declares global virus emergency after deadliest day for China

Observer on January 31st, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

WUHAN, China (AFP) — The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday declared a global emergency over the deadly coronavirus spreading from China, after the Asian giant reported its biggest single-day jump in the death toll.The UN health agency based in Geneva, had initially downplayed the threat posed by the disease, which has now killed 213 people in China, but revised its risk assessment after crisis talks.

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Jamaicans at epicentre of coronavirus want to come home

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A Jamaican master’s degree student living in Wuhan — the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China — says he and other Jamaicans want to come home, as anxiety heightens over the deadly disease that has so far spread to 18 countries.

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Jamaicans at epicentre of coronavirus want to come home

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A Jamaican master’s degree student living in Wuhan — the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China — says he and other Jamaicans want to come home, as anxiety heightens over the deadly disease that has so far spread to 18 countries.

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And then there were six

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THE number of alleged members of the dreaded Westmoreland-based King Valley gang facing trial before High Court judge Chief Justice Bryan Sykes was further whittled down yesterday, after two of the eight men walked free when the prosecution’s case against them collapsed due to insufficient evidence.

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And then there were six

Observer on January 31st, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

THE number of alleged members of the dreaded Westmoreland-based King Valley gang facing trial before High Court judge Chief Justice Bryan Sykes was further whittled down yesterday, after two of the eight men walked free when the prosecution’s case against them collapsed due to insufficient evidence.

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