FAKE DRUG RING - Smugglers make millions in black market racket

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Several players in Jamaica’s underworld, with assistance from unscrupulous medical practitioners, are now raking in millions of dollars from the sale of counterfeit pharmaceuticals, an emerging frontier that can have deadly consequences for the…

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Rousseau hailed as a truly remarkable man

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“A true renaissance man.” That was how Patrick Rousseau’s brother, Peter, remembered him during yesterday’s service to celebrate the life of the late attorney. An avid sports fan and administrator, Rousseau was also hailed by his brother as a top-…

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Colleague: Martin dedicated his life to lifting others - Missing teacher found dead in Clarendon

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Hopes of finding missing St Joseph’s Teachers’ College lecturer Samuel Martin were dashed yesterday when a five-day search ended in the gruesome discovery of his body in Clarendon. Martin, who had gone to Mandeville in Manchester after picking up a…

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Men held for Skyers’ murder not named suspects – police

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The three men who were taken into custody by investigators probing the gruesome murder of eight-year-old Shantae Skyers in the Sterling Castle area of Red Hills are not being treated as suspects at this time, says Deputy Superintendent Gary…

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Man surrenders in deadly hit-and-run case

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Western Bureau: The man believed to have been the driver of an ill-fated motor car, which mowed down and killed two-year-old Sasha-Gaye ‘Munchie’ Dennis along the Howard Cooke Boulevard in Montego Bay on Tuesday, is now in police custody in St…

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Strong family ties anchor GG awardee

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When 18-year-old Shavane Romaro Clarke stepped up to collect his Governor General’s Achievement Award at yesterday’s ceremony, it was a family celebration of sorts. His mother, Andrea Minott, sister Vinesea Harvey, maternal grandmother Florence…

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Uchence Wilson Gang Trial | Photos taken by FBI-trained expert shown in court

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Corroborating evidence given previously, a detective corporal yesterday testified to accompanying a former gangster-turned-witness and two other members of the police force to various sites where the Uchence Wilson Gang allegedly carried out…

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News Briefs

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Workers at the West Indies Alumina Company (Windalco) were ordered to return to their jobs after they staged a two-day protest this week over the non-payment of retroactive salaries. The Ministry of Labour and…

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Man allegedly held with stolen FLOW batteries offered bail

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Western Bureau: The St James man who was recently arrested and charged after he was allegedly held with 41-cell site batteries, which were reportedly stolen from various FLOW mobile cell sites in St Ann, was offered bail in the sum of $500,000 when…

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Clarendon communities could be out of power until tomorrow

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The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is reporting that some customers in Clarendon could be out of power until tomorrow. According to the JPS, this is because of a severe fault on the network.  Affected areas include: Rocky Point Lionel…

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