Pressed into service - Several JDF reserves miss passing-out parade after being deployed to the streets

Gleaner on October 1st, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Almost half of the graduates of the Jamaica Defence Force National Reserve were missing from their passing-out parade (graduation ceremony) on Saturday having been fast-tracked into service in the areas where enhanced security measures have been…

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Pressed into service - Several JDF reserves - miss passing-out parade after being deployed - to the streets

Gleaner on October 1st, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Almost half of the graduates of the Jamaica Defence Force National Reserve were missing from their passing-out parade (graduation ceremony) on Saturday having been fast-tracked into service in the areas where enhanced security measures have been…

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Historic local liver transplant surgeries - offer hope for Jamaican children

Gleaner on October 1st, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Noting that between six and seven children are born in Jamaica each year with liver disease that can be addressed with transplants, efforts are under way to have these surgeries readily available and accessible.Following two liver transplant…

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Hunt on for cop killer

Gleaner on October 1st, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Up to late yesterday, detectives assigned to the Hunts Bay Criminal Investigation Branch were continuing their search for the man believed to have murdered District Constable Mellissa Edwards-Whyte at her home on Farmbrook Avenue, Patrick City,…

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Tears, cash for Yetanya - Reward for information on teenager’s killers now at $500,000

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The pain was as raw yesterday as it was almost 40 days ago when the burnt body of 14-year-old Yetanya Francis was found metres from her house in Trench Town, St Andrew.This time, the emotions flowed inside the Half-Way Tree Seventh-day Adventist…

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Tymari to put Hanover on the spelling map

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Lucea, HanoverLucea Parish Church Hall1. Tymari Allen, Claremont Primary2. Demarle Mico, Green Island Primary3. Sobrina Dawkins, Rusea’s High4. Leonardo McFarlene, March Town SDA Preparatory5. Danique Daley, Green Island PrimaryTop Boy: Demarle Mico…

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Four J’can universities to unveil tech innovations at Social Good Summit 2018

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Four of Jamaica’s top universities, led by their presidents and principals, are coming together for an unprecedented unveiling of their own technology innovations that can impact health, crime, natural disaster risk, and the blue and green economies…

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PSOJ head among four inducted into St George’s College Hall of Fame

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Four past students, including the president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), have been added to theSt George’s College Hall of Fame.PSOJ President Howard Mitchell, Robert Hill, Clovis Metcalfe and Phillip Wong were the latest…

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Spelling Bee | One year sweeter for Honey

Gleaner on October 1st, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Montego Bay, St JamesHollis Peter Lynch Building1. Honey Advani, Heinz Simonitsch School2. Malique Markes, St Mary’s Preparatory School3. Robyn Hill, Mt Alvernia Preparatory4. Richan Allie Brown, Alcar Academy5. Daniel Johnson, Heinz Simonitsch…

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Background blunder?… Alleged RIU rapist was wanted by Mandeville police

Gleaner on October 1st, 2018 | File Under More News -

It appears that the RIU hotel did not carry out adequate background checks on 24-year-old Demar Scott, the entertainment coordinator now arrested for raping two guests at gunpoint at its Montego Bay resort. Scott is alleged to have committed the crimes two days after he was employed to RIU.

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