Suffering under SOE - Enforcement of early closing hours hurting bars and clubs in St Catherine North

Gleaner on October 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The state of emergency (SOE) declared in the St Catherine North Police Division has resulted in a big reduction of crime in the communities it covers and an equally big reduction in the earnings of many small nightlife businesses in the communities….

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Wrong on crime - IDB study shows Jamaica and other regional states not spending smart enough to make their people safer

Gleaner on October 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Jamaica and other countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region are being encouraged to spend smarter and not necessarily more to reduce crime.A recently released study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), dubbed Better Spending for…

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Danger ‘LOOMS’ - FSC warns Jamaicans about get-rich-quick schemes as another explodes on the local scene

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The Financial Services Commission (FSC) is again warning Jamaicans about get-rich-quick schemes, following the latest ’sure money’ deal to emerge in the island, Loom.Using mainly social media, the operators of Loom are promising up to 300 per cent…

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Decisive action coming - Tufton vows to prevent repeat of bodies of babies found outside morgue

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Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton has vowed to move decisively to address any deficiencies which led to the bodies of two babies being found outside the morgue at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH).Tufton, who ordered an investigation into the…

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Careless with dead babies - SERHA finds systematic breakdown at KPH and VJH

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The investigation into the improper disposal of two dead babies at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) in May has revealed that one of the bodies had been at the hospital morgue for more than a year.The probe also found that the bodies of babies were…

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Delay is danger - Government could face multimillion-dollar lawsuits over snail’s pace justice system

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The slow pace of Jamaica’s justice system could cause the Government to pay out millions of dollars in compensation to persons who have had their cases take years in the courts.Already one person has indicated that he will be seeking $30 million in…

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‘Inaccurate and overstated’ - Golding challenges PM’s numbers on crime in Trench Town

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Member of Parliament for St Andrew South, Mark Golding, has challenged the figures released by Prime Minister Andrew Holness on the level of crime in Trench Town, which is included in the section of the Corporate Area now under a state of emergency….

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‘Pryceless’ - Statue unveiled to honour multiple Olympic champion

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Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce’s determination has been immortalised by a statue in Statue Park at Independence Park.The statue was unveiled yesterday by Minister of Sport, Olivia Grange, Prime Minister Andrew Holness and sculptor Basil Watson.”The statue…

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Mt Pleasant chemistry growing - Benbow

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Mount Pleasant goal scorer Cardel Benbow said that the team continues to improve and that the chemistry among the players gets better each game after his team’s 1-0 win away to former league leaders, Tivoli Gardens, who lost their second successive…

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Momentum with - Will In Charge

Gleaner on October 14th, 2018 | File Under Sport News -

With WILL IN CHARGE’s resounding Gold Cup defeat of SHE’S A MANEATER still echoing around Caymanas Park, Anthony Nunes’ BIGDADDYKOOL gets his Superstakes prep, more of a warm-up, on a drop in class to open allowance for this afternoon’s Nigel B…

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