Danger zone - JCF releases correct murder figures for Mount Salem; stresses ZOSO was warranted

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The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) yesterday said that while it erred in its report on the number of murders in Mount Salem, St James, which was one of the reasons for declaring the community the country’s first zone of special operations (ZOSO),…

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JCF releases correct murder figures for Mount Salem; stresses ZOSO was warranted

Gleaner on September 9th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) yesterday said that while it erred in its report on the number of murders in Mount Salem, St James, which was one of the reasons for declaring the community the country’s first zone of special operations (ZOSO),…

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Disabled dilemma - Digicel Foundation concerned about impact of mandatory national ID on the disabled

Gleaner on September 9th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

As it currently stands, the proposed National Identification and Registration Act (NIRA) 2017 poses a significant threat to the rights of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), particularly as the registration phase of the National Identification System…

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Lightning strike from Irma grounds flights

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Up to press time yesterday, technocrats at the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority’s Air Traffic Control Facility at the Kingston Air Traffic Control Centre (KATCC) were still trying to recover from damage from a direct lightning strike, which affected…

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Moss-Solomon urges doctors to balance treatment and care

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James Moss-Solomon, chairman of the board at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), has called on medical practitioners to ensure that there is a balance between offering treatment and extending care to patients.Speaking at the Rotary…

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Anxiety over data Gov’t will collect for nat’l ID

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The Reverend Dr Stephenson Samuels, senior pastor of the Escarpment Road New Testament Church of God, says that while he supports the move to establish the National Identification System (NIDS) for all Jamaicans, his fundamental concern is with the…

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Opposition warns Montague of overreaching on JCF promotions

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The Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is warning National Security Minister Robert Montague of overreaching after he took the Police Services Commission (PSC) to task over itsfailure to promptly promote scores of police personnel.In a…

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Headless bodies found in Clarendon

Gleaner on September 9th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The bodies of two headless men were found in bushes in Comfort District near Osbourne Store in Clarendon yesterday.The police were alerted to the discovery after a passer-by noticed the bodies near a canefield at approximately 11 a.m.The bodies were…

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Irma eyes long-feared path: Straight through Florida

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MIAMI (AP):Irma took direct aim at Florida yesterday, and officials ordered evacuations for at least 1.4 million people along the Southeast coast as the monstrous category four hurricane spun along a long-feared path right through the heart of the…

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BEATEN FOR ACCUSING LOVER OF CHEATING

Gleaner on September 9th, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

Junior Cunningham, a public transport conductor from Waterhouse in St Andrew, pleaded guilty yesterday in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court to assaulting his girlfriend because of her constant bickering about him cheating on her.It is alleged…

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