Over 10 illegal guns seized on the weekend

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Between Friday and Sunday, members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) seized more than 10 illegal guns.The latest find, a .38 Smith and Wesson revolver, along with five rounds of ammunition, occurred on Sunday in the Kingston 8 region.Official…

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LASCO to appeal damages ruling in Pfizer case

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LASCO Distributors Limited has advised that it expects to file an appeal in December challenging the Supreme Court’s ruling on damages it awarded in the longstanding Pfizer case.Last Friday, Justice Vivene Harris awarded LASCO less than one per cent…

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Gruesome family killing! - Father recounts how family of 5 repeatedly chopped his mentally-ill son to death

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A frail, elderly father yesterday gave evidence detailing how a St Ann woman, her husband and their three children cornered his mentally ill son inside a house in the parish and chopped him repeatedly until he died, before using a piece of rope to…

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‘Get used to it!’ - Police watchdog unfazed by Holness’ criticism

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Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), Terrence Williams, is demanding clarity from Prime Minister Andrew Holness for a statement he made on Sunday at the Jamaica Labour Party’s 74th annual conference at the…

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Urgent appeal to aid persons suffering from HIV

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An appeal was thrown out to Jamaicans on the weekend for them to reach out to someone they know who might be suffering from distress caused by HIV.During a church service ahead of World AIDS Day, which is commemorated on December 1, chairperson at…

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Another child killed in St James, murders at 296

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WESTERN BUREAU:The killing of yet another child has lifted the spine-chilling murder count in St James to 296 since the start of the year, leaving many residents paralysed with fear as it would appear that the police are powerless to stop the…

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UNWTO Global Tourism Conference | Eduardo Fayor-Sola calls for disruptive innovation in tourism

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Eduardo Fayor-Sol, senior adviser at the International Institute of Tourism Studies at George Washington University in the United States, said Caribbean governments must be prepared to make game-changingdecisions, at the risk of major opposition,…

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Ja and Dom Rep must forge closer ties - Medina

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Visiting Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina Sanchez said it was important that Jamaica and his country continue to forge greater ties, citing the commonality of a regional space and economies of size to be the bedrock of cooperation.”I urge…

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Debate begins on bill to govern how JPs operate

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Debate on legislation aimed at strengthening the regime governing the functions of justices of the peace (JPs) began in the House of Representatives last week.The Justice of the Peace Bill and the Renaming of the Courts of Petty Sessions (…

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Chobani hints at going beyond yogurt

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Chobani, the company that helped kick-start the Greek yogurt craze, is shrinking those words on its label as it may expand beyond that food in an increasingly crowded yogurt market.The new look, which will show up in supermarkets this week, removes…

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