Drone spies - Criminals using surveillance to track police, rivals, intelligence shows

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Gang members are reportedly using drones to monitor the movement of their rivals and law enforcement, determined that the enhanced security measures across the island will not impede their criminal intent. Sunday Gleaner sources within the…

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AU revoir - Jamaica left a lasting impression on IMF outgoing rep, Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

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Dr Constant Lonkeng Ngouana, the man who stood as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) representative in Jamaica and had been living in the country for three years, has said goodbye … for now. The Cameroonian, who was sent from the Washington-…

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Jamaica tops Caribbean countries for human rights violation …More male victims, according to new study

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Jamaica has recorded the most incidents of human rights violation when compared to its Caribbean neighbours. According to the regional civil society-led human rights reporting mechanism, the Shared Incident Database (SID), of the 1,413 reports…

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There’s a procedure for that … Advancement in cosmetic surgery now makes complete body makeover possible

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Advancements in medical technology, the influence of social media, and a desire to look and feel good are igniting the burgeoning local cosmetic surgery industry. It is now possible to enhance any area of your body. Once you have the money, there’s…

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Goat meat feeding gangs … Criminals using any means necessary to enrich themselves

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Organised criminal gangs continue to terrorise business operators, raking in millions of dollars through extortion and theft, forcing law enforcement to re-evaluate their fight against more than 300 syndicates operating in Jamaica. A 2018 study…

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Salvation Army officers denied entry to The Bahamas … Immigration claims Haitian team members need visa to enter hurricane-ravished country to provide assistance

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Two Haitians living in Jamaica, who were hoping to join the early hurricane relief efforts in The Bahamas, were left stranded in Florida last week. Immigration officials insisted that they needed a Bahamian visa to enter the country. Emergency…

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Mixed reactions - Jamaican politicians in Florida weigh in on PNP presidential outcome

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At least two members of the Jamaican diaspora in South Florida, who are involved in representational politics, have added their voice to the recent People’s National Party (PNP) presidential battle. Incumbent Dr Peter Phillips defeated challenger…

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‘Utterly horrible’ - Ocho Rios attorneys shocked by colleague’s murder

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  Several lawyers practising in Ocho Rios, St Ann, have been left shocked by the murder of 31-year-old attorney Sashakay Fairclough, who was shot and killed Friday afternoon in the Brook Green community there. According to the Jamaica…

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AU revoir - Jamaica left a lasting impression on IMF outgoing rep, Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

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Dr Constant Lonkeng Ngouana, the man who stood as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) representative in Jamaica and had been living in the country for three years, has said goodbye … for now. The Cameroonian, who was sent from the Washington-…

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TallaWAH the hell?! - Changes expected for today’s CPL clash against Tridents after disastrous start to season

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The Jamaica Tallawahs are expected to make several changes for today’s midday Caribbean Premier League clash against the Barbados Tridents at Sabina Park. Tallawahs captain Chris Gayle could not hold back his emotions following the team’s 41-run…

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