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‘Crazy’ attack - FLA says man shot was wrong attempting to disarm firearm holder

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“Something crazy”, is how Cleveland Crooks, director of compliance and enforcement at the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) has described the actions of a security guard who on Monday was shot and injured while trying to…

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Reconnecting with Jamaican roots - GK Birthright Programme exposes foreign interns to Jamaican heritage

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Four young, bright foreigners of Jamaican parentage have been given the opportunity of kindling their roots and fulfilling childhood dream under the GraceKennedy (GK) Jamaican Birthright Programme.The 2018 launch of the Jamaican Birthright Programme…

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‘Something Crazy’- FLA says man shot was wrong attempting to disarm firearm holder

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

[Photo being processed]“Something crazy”, is how Cleveland Crooks, director of compliance and enforcement at the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) has described the actions of a security guard who on Monday was shot and injured while trying to…

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Reconnecting with Jamaican roots - GK Birthright Programme exposes foreign interns to Jamaican heritage

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

Four young, bright foreigners of Jamaican parentage have been given the opportunity of kindling their roots and fulfilling childhood dream under the GraceKennedy (GK) Jamaican Birthright Programme.The 2018 launch of the Jamaican Birthright Programme…

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Warmington shuts down calls for increase in CDF funds

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

Calls for an increase in the $20-million allocation to members of parliament under the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) were yesterday shut down by Chairman Everald Warmington.Manchester North Western MP Mikael Phillips pleaded on behalf of…

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Changes coming - to Rent Act - Equal responsibility on landlord - and tenant

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

Chairman of the Rent Assessment Board, Rose Bennett-Cooper, says that modernising the Rent Restriction Act of 1983, making it more balanced with established standards of responsibility for both landlord and tenant, will redound to the benefit of a…

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NestlÈ opens state-of-the-art corporate office

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One hundred and ninety-five new employees are expected to benefit from what’s being described as the Google of Jamaica at NestlÈ’s new corporate office and distribution centre, opened on Monday at Ferry Pen in St Andrew.The 84,000-square metre…

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Private security authority probing attack on firearm holder

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The Private Security Regulation Authority has launched an investigation into Monday’s incident involving security personnel from King Alarm Services Limited and a licensed firearm holder. The firearm holder was attacked by a security guard who…

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Gas prices up $1.45 Thursday, July 5

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Gas prices are to go up by $1.45 effective Thursday, July 5. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $135.03 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $137.86. Automotive diesel oil will go up by $1.96 per litre…

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Man allegedly held with illegal gun, ammunition to be charged

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Charges are expected to be laid against a man who was allegedly held with an illegal gun and ammunition by St Andrew South Police this afternoon. It is reported that about 3:00 p.m. a team was on patrol in the Crescent Road area when a man, who…

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