Reunited at last! - 7-y-o wanted helicopters to search for baby brother

Gleaner on February 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

When he got the news that his newborn brother had been abducted from the Victoria Jubilee maternity hospital in downtown Kingston a month ago, seven-year-old Rudean Hutton, though plunged into sadness, sought to play detective and crack the case….

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Mom on verge of ‘madness’ - Still heartbroken after cops convicted of manslaughter

Gleaner on February 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Although the manslaughter conviction of the three cops charged with the 2012 killing of Vanessa Kirkland will not bring her daughter back, Veronica Nelson said that she is satisfied that they have been held to account – even if not for murder…

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Victim of $120m MoBay auto parts fire devastated

Gleaner on February 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Businessman Edgar ‘John John’ Johnson is still reeling from the J$120-million fire that destroyed his used auto-parts business on Hart Street in Montego Bay on Wednesday night…

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Westmoreland schools rewarded for quiz success

Gleaner on February 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Westmoreland schools Mount Airy All-Age and Broughton Primary were both recognised for their respective performances and achievements in the Television Jamaica (TVJ) 2018 Junior Schools’ Challenge Quiz and the inaugural Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) Tourism Schools’ Challenge Quiz at a recent reception in Negril…

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Two shot and killed in Hayes

Gleaner on February 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Two men were shot and killed in Hayes, Clarendon, in the vicinity of the police on Friday morning. Steven Gayle and Odayne Hayles were both shot some time after 9 a.m.The police responded to the explosions and saw Gayle suffering from gunshot wounds…

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KD: Silence on Venezuela troubling

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Opposition Senator K.D. Knight yesterday ripped into the Holness administration over its failure to deliver on a promise to update Jamaicans on the Government’s stance on the civil unrest and diplomatic pressure unfolding in Venezuela…

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Man who shot cop treated, detained

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The police confirmed on Thursday that a gunman, who was hit during a shoot-out that left a policeman with serious gunshot wounds early Wednesday morning, has been treated and released into police custody…

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Don’t blame ministry for Asia-made memorabilia

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Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said his ministry was not at fault for the Asia-made promotional items that were used as memorabilia at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (WTO) and Government of Jamaica 2nd Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth, which was held in Montego Bay more than a week ago…

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MOH cracks whip against mosquito delinquents

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The Public Health Department is preparing to serve 53 notices on owners/occupiers of premises in Kingston and St Andrew as it cracks the whip against householders who fail to comply with instructions to reduce mosquito-breeding sites amid a dengue epidemic in Jamaica…

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‘Not a red cent’ for Portmore dengue fight

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Portmore has received no money from the Ministry of Health to tackle mosquito-breeding sites in the municipality amid a sharp rise in suspected dengue fever cases, Mayor Leon Thomas has said…

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