Political Ombudsman says pockets of tension remain in St Mary South East

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Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown says while there is currently no political violence in St Mary South East ahead of the October 30 by-election, some areas of the constituency remain tense.

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‘I don’t understand why,’ bemoans mother of slain watchman

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CLARENDON:Tears streaked down Evadney Carthy’s cheeks as she tried to make sense of yesterday’s early-morning killing of her son, Alrick Carthy, on the compound of Thompson Town High School in Clarendon, as he carried out his watchman duties.”I don’…

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No takeover of Supreme Ventures - Mayberry boss

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Having yesterday gained three seats on the 12-member board of the lottery company, Supreme Ventures Ltd (SVL), brokerage house Mayberry Investments Limited said it is reviewing its demand for an emergency general meeting (EGM), while its boss,…

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MoBay in panic - 13 murders in six days spark questions about ZOSO’s effectiveness

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WESTERN BUREAU:Business leaders, stakeholders and citizens in St James are now in panic, taken aback at the state of crime in the parish after an astonishing 13 murders over the past week.The spate of killings has left frightened residents wondering…

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Family creates Brian George Scholarship for university students

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The family of Brian George has established a scholarship in honour of the former business leader, a press statement revealed yesterday.”George was an exemplary business executive throughout his career, having held top positions in organisations such…

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Businessman Dennis Ramdial shot dead three months after son gunned down

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Businessman Dennis Ramdial was shot dead yesterday afternoon outside his business place on Beechwod Avenue in St Andrew, just three months after his son, Richard, was murdered along Ruthven Road.Head of the Jamaica Consta-bulary Force’s Corporate…

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Ombudsman to visit SE St Mary today amid tension

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With allegations of ongoing political violence and tension running high in St Mary South East ahead of the October 30 by-elections, Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment-Brown, along with the Peace Management Initiative and the police, will today make…

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Make Seville a top tourist attraction - stakeholders

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Tourism interests in Ocho Rios, St Ann, are clamouring to have Seville Heritage Park in St Ann’s Bay developed as a world-class attraction, especially in the area of heritage tourism.This and other issues were brought to the fore last Thursday night…

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Jobs but no takers - St Ann business owners outline challenges in finding employees

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At least one business operator in Ocho Rios,St Ann, is having difficulty in finding workers even after more than a year searching.Belinda Duhaney of Sign, a company specialising in brand marketing, saidshe has been trying to employ a training…

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Reid condemns shooting at Thompson Town High

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Minister of Education, Senator Ruel Reid, has condemned yesterday morning’s gun attack at the Thompson Town High School in Clarendon in which 39-year-old watchman, Alrick Carthy of Springfield in Thompson Town, was fatally shot. Another watchman was…

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