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Three killed in Trelawny plane crash

Gleaner on May 4th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is reporting that the small aircraft that went missing shortly after take-off from Montego, St James yesterday has crashed. According to Major Basil Jarrett, the civil military cooperation officer of the JDF,…

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Little giant ‘Pepe’ silenced by cancer - Youth leader remembered as fearless and committed

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Described by his peers as a budding soul, a tough nut, and kind-hearted, Oshnel Bryan had big dreams that he would be one of the most impactful leaders helping marginalised youth in a harsh Jamaican society.In fact, young Bryan was well on the…

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Anti-gang flaw - DPP says lack of search warrant provision in law hindering investigations

Gleaner on May 4th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The nation’s top prosecutor has raised concerns that there is no “expressed provision” in the anti-gang legislation that allows law enforcement authorities to obtain a search warrant for accountants and other “silent partners” who are helping…

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Anti-gang flaw - DPP says lack of search warrant provision in law hindering investigations

Gleaner on May 4th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The nation’s top prosecutor has raised concerns that there is no “expressed provision” in the anti-gang legislation that allows law enforcement authorities to obtain a search warrant for accountants and other “silent partners” who are helping…

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Cancer Society launches Relay For Life 2018

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Yulit Gordon, executive director of the Jamaica Cancer Society, believes that if every Jamaican donated $100 to the work of the organisation, its target to fund operations for the next two years would be achieved.Gordon, in a passionate plea…

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Three women burnt to death in St Mary fire

Gleaner on May 4th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Three women were burnt to death in a fire that destroyed the Bad Fowl nightclub in St Mary early Thursday morning.The police have confirmed the incident but said the identities have not yet been ascertained.The women are believed to have been…

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Little giant ‘Pepe’ silenced by cancer - - Youth leader remembered as fearless and committed

Gleaner on May 4th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Described by his peers as a budding soul, a tough nut, and kind-hearted, Oshnel Bryan had big dreams that he would be one of the most impactful leaders helping marginalised youth in a harsh Jamaican society.In fact, young Bryan was well on the…

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PM refuses to reveal crime plan for fear of tipping off criminals

Gleaner on May 4th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

With the parliamentary Opposition maintaining its call for the Government to present a crime plan for the country, Prime Minister Andrew Holness last Tuesday sought to put the issue to rest by declaring that his administration has gone past plans…

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Liguanea shooting victim recovering - INDECOM appeals for witnesses

Gleaner on May 4th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The woman who was accidentally shot near the entrance to Sovereign Centre on Barbican Road, St Andrew, by an off-duty police corporal yesterday is in full recovery mode following surgery.”She’s totally fine. She’s in full recovery [and] is doing…

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Proper parenting keeping community peaceful

Gleaner on May 4th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Residents of Clear Spring in east Portland are adamant that proper parenting has played a key role in keeping their community relatively crime free over the years.But they are now worried that social challenges threaten to pull youngsters the wrong…

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