Probing Portland | Peaceful Portland - Residents cite vigilance and dispute resolution

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With 28 murders in the last 28 months, the eastern Jamaica parish of Portland remains the nation’s least murderous parish, a stark contrast to the western parish of St James which has recorded more than 630 homicides for the same period.For long-…

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Probing Portland | Peaceful Portland - Residents cite vigilance and dispute resolution

Gleaner on May 2nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

With 28 murders in the last 28 months, the eastern Jamaica parish of Portland remains the nation’s least murderous parish, a stark contrast to the western parish of St James which has recorded more than 630 homicides for the same period.For long-…

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Probing Portland | ‘Pagey’ preventing crime one child at a time

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At 45-year-old Sandra ‘Pagey’ Heron is mother to the four children she gave birth to, six she has unofficially adopted and scores of others, she is determined to keep out of trouble in the east Portland community of Manchioneal.”I do it out of the…

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Probing Portland | ‘Pagey’ preventing crime one child at a time

Gleaner on May 2nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

At 45-year-old Sandra ‘Pagey’ Heron is mother to the four children she gave birth to, six she has unofficially adopted and scores of others, she is determined to keep out of trouble in the east Portland community of Manchioneal.”I do it out of the…

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Probing Portland | Fishing beach provides alternative to crime in Manchioneal

Gleaner on May 2nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

At six o’clock each morning, Manchioneal resident Charles Bell starts his day by ‘rigging’ fishing boats to venture out into the sea.It is a strenuous, day-long task involving riding miles with buckets of petrol, but Bell says it not only puts food…

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Probing Portland | Fishing beach provides alternative to crime in Manchioneal

Gleaner on May 2nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

At six o’clock each morning, Manchioneal resident Charles Bell starts his day by ‘rigging’ fishing boats to venture out into the sea.It is a strenuous, day-long task involving riding miles with buckets of petrol, but Bell says it not only puts food…

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House votes to extend St James state of emergency

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the fear of crime among St James residents has been reduced during the state of emergency, which the House of Representatives approved yesterday for an extension until August 2.The 53 members who were present voted…

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House votes to extend St James state of emergency

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the fear of crime among St James residents has been reduced during the state of emergency, which the House of Representatives approved yesterday for an extension until August 2.The 53 members who were present voted…

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Mahfood: It was not about money - Wisynco withdraws legal action against HFJ

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The Jamaican conglomerate Wisynco Group Limited has sought to make it clear that the legal action it filed against the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ), which was withdrawn yesterday, was not for financial gain.Wisynco had faced criticisms in…

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Mahfood: It was not about money - Wisynco withdraws legal action against HFJ

Gleaner on May 2nd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaican conglomerate Wisynco Group Limited has sought to make it clear that the legal action it filed against the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ), which was withdrawn yesterday, was not for financial gain.Wisynco had faced criticisms in…

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