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No scrapping JCF - Disbanding the police force is unrealistic, say Montague, Finzi-Smith

Gleaner on February 23rd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Longstanding suggestions that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), which is believed to be ill-equipped and outdated to deal with current realities, be disbanded and reconstituted have been dismissed as a “utopian dream” by National Security…

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Jaevion Nelson | Holness, rights and wrongs

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NCB’s offer for Guardian lapses amid review by regulator

Gleaner on February 23rd, 2018 | File Under Business News -

  The takeover offer by NCB Financial Group for Guardian Holding Limited of Trinidad has been allowed to lapse, even though the take up went beyond target. What that means exactly for whether the acquisition bid is dead or dormant will become…

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McLeod skips World Indoors

Gleaner on February 23rd, 2018 | File Under Sport News -

Omar McLeod won’t be in Birmingham to defend his 60 metre hurdles title at the IAAF World Indoor Championships. That’s the word from the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA).  The hurdler supreme’s withdrawal was…

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Kartel boosts bleaching cream sales in prison

Gleaner on February 23rd, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Vybz Kartel’s incarceration is said to have resulted in a massive increase in the price for bleaching cream in prisons.”Kartel is a whole heap a man idol in yah, so every man waan look like him. Them do the prison tattoo dem so as soon as dem heal,…

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Publish my name - tertiary student says she - can’t pay student loan now

Gleaner on February 23rd, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

A former tertiary student says she is not fazed that the Student Loan Bureau (SLB) intends to publish her photo for not repaying the money she borrowed.Despite receiving an email from the SLB that her picture will be published in the media on March…

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Poor Sharwayne! - Clarendon boy begs for a chance to live

Gleaner on February 23rd, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Sharwayne Lennon has dreams of becoming a famous musician, but that seems extremely far-fetched at this point. The teenager, who is believed to be between 16-19 years old, is living in abject poverty and is…

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Visitor raped in Portmore

Gleaner on February 23rd, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

A first-time visitor to the island was reportedly raped and robbed by an unknown assailant, who forced his way into the house in which she was staying near the old Forum Hotel in Portmore, St Catherine.The young woman, who is her 30s, was on…

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Worthless cop not supporting child - babymother fed up with court system

Gleaner on February 23rd, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

The mother of a seven-year-old child is accusing policemen of shielding their colleagues against whom child support orders have been made.Pam Black* said her child’s father, who is a policeman, has failed to live up to his obligations. She alleges…

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News On The Go

Gleaner on February 23rd, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

Police constable Carl Bailey, the cop who died in a crash on the P.J. Patterson Highway yesterday, has been described as a good father.”There is not a day that you don’t hear him bragging about her or saying that he has to take a special package for…

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