Manchester Circuit Court to be held at James Warehouse Plaza after fire

Gleaner on January 10th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

  The Court Management Services says the Hilary Session of the Manchester Circuit Court will be held at James Warehouse Plaza on South Race Course Road in Mandeville. In November, an early morning fire broke out in a judge’s chambers at…

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Crawford in limbo - Paulwell says Portland East exit not a done deal; confirms Fagan in St Catherine South East

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Uncertainty looms over the political future of People’s National Party (PNP) Vice-President Damion Crawford heading into the next general election, but campaign director Phillip Paulwell says the party is working to heal a new fracture. Crawford…

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DPP vows to fight appeal as Tesha Miller gets 38 years

Gleaner on January 10th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The swagger may slow to a shuffle and the piercing eyes fade to a squint. Tesha Miller will be a grey-haired old man, aged almost 80, when he walks out of prison, a humbling blow delivered by the State to the Jamaican mafia boss whose Clansman Gang…

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Azan’s, Juici among five fined for plastic ban breaches

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Five of the six businesses charged with breaching the prohibition order concerning single-use plastic bags were fined when their cases were heard in the Corporate Area Parish Court yesterday. Kidtopia Limited pleaded not guilty. Its case is set for…

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Manhunt on as killers ambush gas station operator

Gleaner on January 10th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The Westmoreland police chief has vowed to hunt down the killers of a popular service station operator on Wednesday night and has deployed a strong detachment of officers in Whitehouse. The deceased has been identified as 54-year-old Shaun…

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Woman killed, 2-y-o, four others shot in drive-by

Gleaner on January 10th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Six persons, including a two-year-old infant, were shot about 6:30 yesterday evening on Bowens Road, off Waltham Park Road, in the St Andrew South Division, one of seven police zones under a state of emergency. One woman has since been confirmed…

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Busman is first Hanover murder victim of 2020

Gleaner on January 10th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

A bus operator who was stabbed to death by two men on Wednesday night at the Lucea Bus Park has become Hanover’s first murder victim of 2020. The deceased has been identified as 43-year-old Carl Amberley, otherwise called ‘Kevin’, who resided in…

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Farmers demand more for coffee

Gleaner on January 10th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Price. It was a common thread in conversations a Gleaner news team had with coffee farmers and pickers in Penlyne Castle, St Thomas, on Tuesday. The farmers are lamenting that they are not receiving a profitable return on their investment in the…

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NEWS BRIEFS

Gleaner on January 10th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Matalon’s KLE takes full stake in Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records KLE Group has assumed full ownership of the local franchises of Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records, the popular casual-dining restaurant. The most recent acquisition is of the Montego Bay franchise, which was owned by hotelier and businessman Christopher Issa…

 

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Prosecutors say fraud evidence compelling

Gleaner on January 10th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

PORUS, Manchester: After three days of withering criticism during which the defence sought to invalidate the case brought against eight accused in the multimillion-dollar fraud trial enmeshing the Manchester Municipal Corporation, the Crown fired…

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