Horrifying! - Child killer details grisly murder of 11-y-o

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A Manchester man who detailed for police investigators how, with assistance from his girlfriend, he used a knife to cut the throat of her 11-year-old brother two times was yesterday convicted of murder.Kayode Garwood, 28, was found guilty in the…

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Bunting cautions against another Mario Deane incident

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Peter Bunting, the newly minted chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, said more than 200 persons with mental illnesses are now being held at the Horizon Adult Remand Centre inSt Andrew and has raised concerns that this could…

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New children’s hospital gets boost from int’l agency

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The signing of a memorandum of understanding for technical assistance between the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) will assist the ministry’s plans to provide another hospital in western Jamaica geared…

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ZOSO extended in Mt Salem

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Government and opposition lawmakers yesterday gave their unswerving support to a further 60-day extension of the zone of special operations (ZOSO) in Mount Salem, St James.Legislators on both sides of the aisle in the House of Representatives…

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Auditor general raises questions about missed Gov’t targets

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Failure on the part of the Government to provide an explanation as to why non-tax revenue missed the projected target has not escaped the attention of Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis, who examined the Interim Fiscal Policy Paper (FPP) that was…

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Classes to resume at Anchovy High following attack on teacher by female students

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WESTERN BUREAU:Classes are slated to resume on Campus One at Anchovy High School in St James today, following yesterday’s suspension in the wake of an incident in which the dean of discipline was attacked by a group of girls. He suffered a serious…

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Failure to keep promises would be JLP’s undoing, says Ashley - PNP is a brand that people no longer want, argues political commentator

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Veteran political commentator Dr Paul Ashley said the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will earn the ire of South East St Mary if the very public promises made in the run up to Monday’s by-election are not kept.Ashley, in an interview with The…

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Fisher hangs on to job for next 30 days

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Director of Elections Orrette Fisher has agreed to continue in the post until month end, the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) announced yesterday.According to the ECJ, this is to allow the Supreme Court to hear an application filed by Fisher…

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Thousands more disabled persons now on registry

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In four short months, an additional 3,187 persons living with disabilities (PDWs) have been identified and subsequently placed on the Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities (JCPD) non-mandatory registry.The heightened registration, made…

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Gas prices up $1.46 Thursday

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Gasoline prices are go up by $1.46 effective tomorrow.

As a result, a litre of E10 87 will sell for $118.95 while E10 90 will sell for $121.78 per litre.

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