Four St Catherine men listed as wanted

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Detectives in St Catherine have listed four men as wanted. The men are urged to turn themselves in to the Spanish Town Police by Friday, January 10. They are: * Thirty-five-year-old Alvin Messam, otherwise called ‘Kevin,’ whose last…

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Petroleum spill in Rockfort, East Kingston - NEPA

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The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) says it received a report from Rubis Energy Jamaica Limited about a pollution spill at its Rockfort facility in East Kingston. NEPA says Rubis reported on Tuesday afternoon that there was a…

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Jamaica to target new tourism markets

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Director of Tourism Donovan White says Jamaica will be targeting new markets for 2020. Speaking in an interview with JIS News, White said focus will be placed on the Asian market, notably India, Japan and China. “The Indian market is huge and…

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Cop gets life imprisonment, co-convict sentenced to seven years for killing Kingston man

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One of the two police constables from the now disbanded Mobile Reserve Division who, together, shot a central Kingston man nine times in his backyard will be out of prison in less than seven years. Christobel Smith was yesterday sentenced to six…

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Increased focus on exports for 2020, says Green

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Minister of State for Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Floyd Green says the Ministry will be working more closely with the private sector to streamline and modernise export regulations and customs practices, among other strategies, to…

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Decomposed male body found in St Thomas

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The St Thomas Police are investigating the discovery of a decomposed body, believed to be that of a missing man, in a swamp along Blue Mahoe Close, Prospect on Tuesday morning.  Relatives suspect that the body is that of a 27-year old labourer…

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St Ann man charged following seizure of gun and ammunition

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The St Ann Police have arrested and charged a man with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition during an operation in Mansfield Green, Ocho Rios. He is 36-year-old Nicholas Williams otherwise called ‘Pampers’, a shoemaker of Fern…

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A part of me died when she did - Father mourns daughter murdered before Christmas

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On Sunday, December 22, when Andrew Dawes received a call that he should visit the Spanish Town Police Station, he thought that his daughter Alicia Dawes may have had a small run-in with the law, although she was not known to be a troublemaker….

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Guardsman Armoured unit catches fire

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Guardsman Armoured said that it is working with the Jamaica Constabulary Force as investigations commence into how one of its units caught fire yesterday afternoon. In a release sent to the media last night, the management of the company said…

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Mother struggles with daughter’s cerebral palsy

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Mervalin Sirjue from Spanish Town, St Catherine, has been sitting helplessly as one of her twin daughters has been in pain for 16 years. Qunyque Watson was born with cerebral palsy, while her sister, who was born one and a half hours before her…

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