PSOJ: Good move, but Clarendon needs SOE, too

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While giving thumbs up to the state of public emergency (SOE) declared yesterday in the St Andrew South Police Division, Howard Mitchell, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, believes that the crime-fighting measure is needed in…

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Deadly grip - PM says gangs, dons making country unsafe as he announces South St Andrew SOE

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday said that an epidemic of violence was sweeping the country as he announced yet another state of emergency (SOE) to curb crime, which he attributed to gangs and dons taking control of communities. At Jamaica…

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Family hurts as 12-y-o drowns at St Thomas beach

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Lyssons, St Thomas: A St Thomas family is now hurting following the confirmation of their worst fears yesterday afternoon as the body of 12-year-old Oshane Crawford of Dumfries in the parish was fished from the Lyssons Beach after he disappeared on…

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Editors’ Forum | Uchence Wilson gang trial a landmark case for cops – Commish

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Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson says keen attention is being paid to the high-profile Uchence Wilson gang trial that is putting to the test efforts to upgrade investigative skills. His disclosure came about two hours before…

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Williams promises swift action on digital switchover, Data Protection Bill

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WESTERN BUREAU: Science, Energy and Technology Minister Fayval Williams is pledging to bridge the technological gap between Jamaica and the rest of the world by finalising the review of the Data Protection Bill and a report from the Digital…

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Cousins dead, 8 injured in separate St James crashes

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Writer Two cousins are now dead and eight other persons seriously injured following two separate motor vehicle accidents along the Rose Hall and Lilliput main roads in St James between Saturday night and Sunday morning….

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System coming to formalise ganja growing for medicinal purposes by small farmers

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Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Audley Shaw, says a formal system is being put together for small farmers interested in the growing of cannabis for medicinal purposes. Shaw made the disclosure in an address at the signing of…

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Temporary water supply regulations for sections of St Mary

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The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that it is instituting facilitate water supply regulations in sections of St Mary. The NWC says this will affect customers supplied by the Annotto Bay Pumping Station. Regulation times are as follows…

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‘We feel boxed in!’ - Women over 30 demand jobs, training opportunities - Jamaica Observer

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‘We feel boxed in!’ - Women over 30 demand jobs, training opportunities  Jamaica Observer

I might not be able to run a 100-metre race, but I can lift up my hand a…

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How to deal with the heat

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Dear Readers, Ricky is a 56-year-old who emails Check Up about the heat. She just can’t stand the discomfort of sweating most of the day, wearing damp and even sometimes slightly odorous clothes, and dreading going out doors any day before 5 p.m…

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