Gunning for justice - J’can pleads guilty to trafficking arms; DPP to give victim impact statement in US court

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A Jamaican man believed to be living in the United States (US) illegally has admitted, in a federal court in Florida, that he was the person behind a shipment of high-powered rifles and pistols along with thousands of bullets that were intercepted…

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Gunning for justice - J’can pleads guilty to trafficking arms to island; DPP to give victim impact statement on behalf of nation in US court

Gleaner on November 24th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

A Jamaican man believed to be living in the United States (US) illegally has admitted, in a federal court in Florida, that he was the person behind a shipment of high-powered rifles and pistols along with thousands of bullets that were intercepted…

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‘Big deal’ conference for JLP - Holness to outline plans to build Jamaica

Gleaner on November 24th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

For the second consecutive year, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader Andrew Holness will face party faithful at an annual conference after losing a Cabinet minister under a cloud of corruption. Holness, who is also the prime minister, lost Ruel Reid…

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Eight shot, two dead

Gleaner on November 24th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Police in east Kingston are cautioning event promoters to ensure they secure permits for their events, following a midnight attack that saw eight people shot, two of them fatally, as they partied on a rooftop in Bayshore Park near Harbour View, St…

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‘Big deal’ conference for JLP - Holness to outline plans to build Jamaica

Gleaner on November 24th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

For the second consecutive year, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader Andrew Holness will face party faithful at an annual conference after losing a Cabinet minister under a cloud of corruption. Holness, who is also the prime minister, lost Ruel Reid…

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Gunning for justice - J’can pleads guilty to trafficking arms to island; DPP to give victim impact statement on behalf of nation in US court

Gleaner on November 24th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

A Jamaican man believed to be living in the United States (US) illegally has admitted, in a federal court in Florida, that he was the person behind a shipment of high-powered rifles and pistols along with thousands of bullets that were intercepted…

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Eight shot, two dead

Gleaner on November 24th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Police in east Kingston are cautioning event promoters to ensure they secure permits for their events, following a midnight attack that saw eight people shot, two of them fatally, as they partied on a rooftop in Bayshore Park near Harbour View, St…

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Curfew challenges - Unruly mothers, their children slow Denham Town intervention programme

Gleaner on November 24th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Social intervention strategists are banking on a curfew monitoring programme to bolster order in Denham Town, a declared zone of special operations (ZOSO), but just a month into the project a lack of support from unruly mothers, and the absence of…

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Owning their peace - Police, Kingston and St James residents welcome curfew monitoring programme

Gleaner on November 24th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

When 54-year-old Erica Swaby puts on her Curfew Monitor uniform and steps out into her community of Denham Town in West Kingston, she is engulfed by a heady mixture of pride and grief. Six years ago, two of Swaby’s four sons, ages 19 and 17, were…

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Grange: Attend Beale’s plays in tribute

Gleaner on November 24th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The entertainment community was thrust into mourning yesterday with the sudden death of playwright, Paul Beale. Olivia Grange, minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sport, said she was saddened to learn of Beale’s death, and paid tribute…

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