Warning shot - Patrick Powell sentence serves as caution for firearm holders, says DPP

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Paula Llewellyn, the nation’s chief prosecutor, has declared that the prison sentence handed to businessman Patrick Powell should serve as warning to other license firearm holders. Powell was given a nine-month prison sentence, at hard labour…

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Warning shot - Patrick Powell sentence serves as caution for firearm holders, says DPP

Gleaner on August 10th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Paula Llewellyn, the nation’s chief prosecutor, has declared that the prison sentence handed to businessman Patrick Powell should serve as warning to other license firearm holders. Powell was given a nine-month prison sentence, at hard labour…

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Blake : We have a problem

Gleaner on August 10th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

LONDON, England:”Yes, Jamaican sprinting has a problem.”Yohan Blake’s assessment did not require any Sherlock Holmes-style sleuthing. His own performance in the men’s 200m semi-final and the fact that Jamaica will, for the first time in the World…

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Blake : We have a problem

Gleaner on August 10th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

LONDON, England:”Yes, Jamaican sprinting has a problem.”Yohan Blake’s assessment did not require any Sherlock Holmes-style sleuthing. His own performance in the men’s 200m semi-final and the fact that Jamaica will, for the first time in the World…

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JCF urged to withdraw Tivoli report

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Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte will now be called on to make a pronouncement on the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) review, which has cleared its members of wrongdoing, in the 2010 operation in Tivoli Gardens. Public Defender Arlene…

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JCF urged to withdraw Tivoli report

Gleaner on August 10th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte will now be called on to make a pronouncement on the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) review, which has cleared its members of wrongdoing, in the 2010 operation in Tivoli Gardens. Public Defender Arlene…

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Japan-donated emergency vehicles to train CMI students

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The latest contribution to local emergency response came yesterday from the government and people of Japan in the form of three fire trucks and one ambulance. These will be utilised in training Caribbean Maritime Institute students, who will be…

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Japan-donated emergency vehicles to train CMI students

Gleaner on August 10th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The latest contribution to local emergency response came yesterday from the government and people of Japan in the form of three fire trucks and one ambulance. These will be utilised in training Caribbean Maritime Institute students, who will be…

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Jamaica challenging Barbados for British tourists’ favour

Gleaner on August 10th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

London, UK:Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica has Barbados firmly in its cross-hairs and could soon replace that Caribbean country as the leading destination for British tourists to the region.Bartlett, who was speaking at a dinner for…

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Missionary Church rebukes Roper, supports buggery law retention

Gleaner on August 10th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The cold reaction from the local Christian community greeting Reverend Dr Garnett Roper’s support for the repeal of the buggery law has continued, with the denomination in which he is a pastor now rebuking him.In a statement affirming its support…

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