Secrecy clouds Cherry Gardens operation

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There is still no official word from Jamaican law enforcement authorities one day after residents in the Upper St Andrew community of Cherry Gardens reported that a man was apprehended there in what appeared to be a massive police-military…

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Baby spirited out of CRH

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The police are now trying to locate a three-week-old child who was taken from the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St James by a woman. The newborn has been identified as Vernesha Evans. The incident reportedly happened shortly before 2p.m. yesterday…

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Massive data attack in Germany targets Merkel, hundreds of politicians

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Germany’s cybersecurity authorities are facing backlash from some lawmakers after it was revealed that they knew about a mass data attack on hundreds of politicians for weeks, but did not tell the police. Journalists, celebrities and…

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‘Irresponsible and reckless’, Tufton fires back at Campbell

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Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has fired back at stinging criticisms from the parliamentary Opposition that his “colossal failure” in tackling the outbreak of dengue in Jamaica “has led to much suffering and deaths….

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Two illegal guns seized in St James

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The St James Police yesterday seized the first two illegal firearms since the start of the year. According to reports, the two 9mm semi-automatic pistols, along with 58 rounds of ammunition, were seized during an operation in the community of…

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Drought conditions disrupt water supply in St James, Hanover

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The National Water Commission (NWC) says drought conditions have caused a 50 per cent cut in production at some of its facilities in St James and Hanover. As a result, the NWC says customers will experience “intermittent water supply, low…

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Two bodies found in Spanish Town house

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The bodies of a man and a woman were found with multiple gunshot wounds inside a house in Spanish Town, St Catherine yesterday. They have been identified as Christopher Chambers, 32, and Sashauna Small, who both resided in the parish. The police…

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‘I’m very proud of what I’m doing’, Trump says of partial US Gov’t shutdown

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United States (US) President Donald Trump says he is prepared to allow the partial government shutdown to continue for “years.” Further, Trump sounded a warning yesterday that he could declare a national emergency in order to bypass…

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Curfew extended in northern St Catherine

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The curfew that was imposed in sections of the St Catherine North Police Division after the state of public emergency ended on Wednesday has been extended. The curfew is scheduled to end at 6p.m. tomorrow. The police say during the hours of…

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VIDEO: Nearly 300 Jamaican agricultural workers take up jobs in Canada - Loop News Jamaica

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VIDEO: Nearly 300 Jamaican agricultural workers take up jobs in Canada  Loop News Jamaica

Close to 300 Jamaicans will be taking up employment opportunities in Canada under the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme (SAWP). The workers, 87 …

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