DPP rules Dream Weekend security guard be charged with murder

Gleaner on September 28th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The Director of Public Prosecutions has ruled that the security guard who allegedly shot a patron at a Dream Weekend party in Negril be charged with murder.The guard, Mike Chin, is expected to surrender to the police this morning and is to later…

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Lift sanctions against Cuba - Holness renews calls for US to remove embargoes against the ‘friend of Jamaica’

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday reiterated the call by Jamaica and the rest of CARICOM for the United States to lift the embargoes imposed against Cuba almost six decades ago, arguing that societies function best within an inclusive global…

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Soldiers shot in St James gunbattle - Army vows to hunt down gangsters

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WESTERN BUREAU:The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has vowed to hunt down and flush out the gangsters who ambushed a police-military patrol and shot and injured two soldiers in the Richmond Hill section of Cambridge in St James yesterday.Shortly after…

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Soldiers shot in - St James gunbattle - Army vows to hunt down gangsters

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WESTERN BUREAU:The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has vowed to hunt down and flush out the gangsters who ambushed a police-military patrol and shot and injured two soldiers in the Richmond Hill section of Cambridge in St James yesterday.Shortly after…

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Lift sanctions against Cuba - Holness renews calls for US to remove embargoes against the ‘friend of Jamaica’

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday reiterated the call by Jamaica and the rest of CARICOM for the United States to lift the embargoes imposed against Cuba almost six decades ago, arguing that societies function best within an inclusive global…

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Crime Stop on a roll - More calls, more guns seized, more money paid out so far this year than all of 2017

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With three months still remaining in the year, Crime Stop is reporting that it has paid out $5.7 million this year - more than double the $2.4 million it rewarded Jamaicans for the whole of last year. It also aided with the seizure of 46 illegal…

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Kesean happy to win, but sad for spellmate

Gleaner on September 28th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Falmouth, Trelawny:William Knibb Memorial Baptist Church1. Kesean Ottey, Hague Primary2. Dontae Whyne, Warsop Primary3. Omario Barnett, Spring Garden Primary4. Akelia Duhaney, Granville Primary5. Alicia Fairclough, Spring Garden PrimaryTop Boy:…

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Over $36m paid to JPS, NWC customers

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More than $36 million has been paid to customers of the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) and the National Water Commission (NWC) for breaches of service standards, the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has stated.This covers the…

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Good job! - INDECOM praises security forces for ‘low’ reports of abuse in areas impacted by enhanced security measures

Gleaner on September 28th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Soldiers and police personnel operating in communities blanketed by the ongoing state of public emergency (SOE) and zones of special operations (ZOSO) have earned high commendation from the agency established to monitor the conduct of members of the…

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Gleaner Editors Forum | After 29 years, Crime Stop is still relevant…

Gleaner on September 28th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

* Robert Neish, past chairman of Crime Stop: Because Crime Stop is safe and it is an extra investigative arm of the police* Brian Schmidt, director: Because we all need to be our brother’s keeper and protect our loved ones* Prudence Gentles, manager…

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