20 ZOSOs coming… Anti-crime initiative to roll out in crime hotspots across the island

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The Andrew Holness administration has announced that it is now laying the groundwork to roll out its signature anti-crime measure, the zone of special operations (ZOSO), in at least 20 crime hotspot communities.Holness, the prime minister, said…

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OUTRAGE! - Angry reaction after Portland mother forced to transfer her child to avoid lap-up buses

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Outrage has greeted a report in The Sunday Gleaner about a Portland mother who had to seek a transfer for her daughter to a school closer to home, because of unsavoury practices in the public transportation system in the parish.The mother, whose…

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20 ZOSOs coming

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The Andrew Holness administration has announced that it is now laying the groundwork to roll out its signature anti-crime measure, the zone of special operations (ZOSO), in at least 20 crime hotspot communities.Holness, the prime minister, said…

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Design Collaborative hopes to claim a piece of Jamaican history

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With about two months until the climax of the Houses of Parliament Design Competition, all eyes will be on whose design will be chosen to become the historic model by which the Government will construct its new seat of power.That honour could well…

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Crackdown won’t spoil Christmas, says PM

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that his administration is exploring ways to ensure that its two main anti-crime measures do not dampen the Christmas spirit for Jamaicans.Holness announced yesterday that discussions are now taking place…

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KC family gather for healing amid multiple tragedies

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Bad things happen to good people, too, but God’s comfort is present in the midst of all the grief and anguish.This was the main takeaway as the Kingston College (KC) student body, school administrators, alumni, as well as principals and students…

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Defence questions authorship of letter ascribed to accused

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Defence attorneys in the trial of murder accused police Constable Collis ‘Chucky’ Brown yesterday insisted that the letter assistant commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), Hamish Campbell, is claiming to have…

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Unsung heroes honoured - in Hanover

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WESTERN BUREAU:Twenty-nine people from Hanover were honoured for their service to the parish on National Heroes Day. They were recognised during the parish’ssalute to the Heroes and Awards Presentation civic ceremony, which was jointly staged by…

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SDC to undertake census of Retirement Dump ahead of relocation exercise

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Word from Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie is that the Social Development Commission (SDC) is readying itself to begin a census of the 22 families living at the Retirement Dump in St James to have them relocated.The minister recently…

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‘I was going to die trying’ - Maternal instinct drives woman inspector to save family from three gunmen

Gleaner on October 16th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

It was maternal instinct more than anything else that spurred Woman Inspector Allison Grant-Johnson into action on the night of September 26, 2017, when the piercing screams of her daughter alerted her to three gunmen who invaded her home at around…

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