Manchester MC Fraud Trial | Court told how Elliott family allegedly moved money

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An eight-page indictment crafted by prosecutors has alleged that over a 42-month period, starting in June 2013, Sanja Elliott, a former official at the Manchester Municipal Corporation (MMC), his wife, and parents conducted a series of multimillion…

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‘Hell and back’ - Fisherman recounts horrific tale of 2017 ordeal at sea

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One of five Jamaican fishermen who accuse the United States Coast Guard of holding them captive in inhumane conditions on several vessels has revealed details of the physical and psychological trauma they endured during their 32-day detention….

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Private sector upbeat as Byles named BOJ governor

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Private sector leaders have greeted with optimism news that Sagicor Group Jamaica Chairman Richard Byles has been appointed the next governor of the Bank of Jamaica. President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica Howard Mitchell said Byles…

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Hanna: Time to give diaspora a vote

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Opposition Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs Lisa Hanna believes that the Government should get cracking on making provisions for Jamaicans living overseas to participate in local elections. “I think it’s something we should get done as quickly as…

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Residents won’t be left out of police HQ plan – Chang

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National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang said the planned police headquarters to be sited in an area of south St Andrew commonly referred to as ‘No Man’s Land’ will be a beacon of change and renewal for downtown Kingston and surrounding…

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Mayor threatens ‘action’ over delays in Paradise Bridge repairs

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Western Bureau: Savanna-la-Mar Mayor Bertel Moore says the Westmoreland Municipal Corporation (WMC) plans to take action unless the National Works Agency (NWA) takes steps within the next 30 days to repair the Paradise Bridge in Ferris, which has…

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INDECOM raises body cam, CCTV concerns

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The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) yesterday reiterated its call for the wide-scale distribution of body cameras for police personnel, citing that none of the allegations it has probed have involved evidence from such devices….

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News Briefs

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Second sister killed in home attack identified The police have confirmed the identity of the second of two sisters who were shot dead at their home in Duhaney Park, St Andrew, on Sunday. She has been identified as 33-year-old Salomie Plummer,…

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Bartlett for Queens: City Council gives green light to milk distribution center in Springfield Gardens - QNS.com

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Bartlett for Queens: City Council gives green light to milk distribution center in Springfield Gardens  QNS.com

Economic development in southeast Queens got a huge boost Thursday when Bartlett Dairy Inc. received Uniform Land Use Review Procedure to build a …

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Three-day closure for section of Constant Spring Road

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In order to complete pipe-laying works near the Dunrobin Avenue intersection, the National Works Agency (NWA) will be closing a section of the southbound lanes along Constant Spring Road between Gore Terrace and the Sandy Gully Bridge. The…

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