PM announces State of Public Emergency for Clarendon, St Catherine

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a State of Public Emergency in the parishes of Clarendon and St Catherine. It will last initially for 14 days. Holness made the announcement a short while ago at a press conference at Jamaica House…

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BREAKING NEWS: PM announces State of Public Emergency for Clarendon, St Catherine

Gleaner on September 5th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a State of Public Emergency in the parishes of Clarendon and St Catherine. It will last initially for 14 days. Holness made the announcement a short while ago at a press conference at Jamaica House…

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long fight for St James - Commish bats for maintaining SOE ‘until conditions change’

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Pointing to a sharp rise in murders when a previous state of emergency (SOE) was brought to an end in the parish last January, the island’s police commissioner has suggested that the current SOE in St James must continue as part of a long-term…

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26 alleged gang members denied bail

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Twenty-six alleged members of St Catherine-based ‘One Don’ gang were denied bail when they appeared in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston this week. According to a statement from the Office of the Director of the Public Prosecutions, only…

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Police briefed on sexual harassment claims at HMC

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Western Bureau: Three weeks after The Gleaner revealed alleged cases of sexual harassment at the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC), the police in the western parish have confirmed that the matter has been brought to their attention by the…

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Holness mourns former Clarendon North MP Laurie Broderick

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has hailed the late former Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) politician Lawrence ‘Laurie’ Broderick as a great public servant who made a significant contribution to the country. Broderick, an attorney-at-law and former one-…

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Schools, communities benefit from climate-change partnership

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At least 70 public education institutions and three communities have benefited from a climate-change partnership forged between the governments of Japan and Jamaica. Jamaica is among the eight participating Caribbean countries in the Japan-…

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Edna Manley gets new board

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Karl Samuda, minister without portfolio with responsibility for education, youth, and information, has named a new 14-member board for the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. Marigold Harding will serve as chairperson, with…

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OnePNP alleges vote-buying by ‘senior leader’ of Rise United

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President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips has suggested that reports of cash being used to influence delegates eligible to vote in the leadership election amounts to a betrayal of the party’s historical mandate and could…

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Father blows past Dorian to surprise son on first day of school

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Tears of joy filled the eyes of 11-year-old Jude Hosang on Monday morning after being surprised by his father, who travelled all the way from Florida to greet him on his first day at Wolmer’s Boys’ School. Jude’s father, Garfield Hosang,…

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