Heavy gunfire on Maxfield Avenue, St Andrew

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There was heavy gunfire on sections of Maxfield Avenue in St Andrew on Wednesday night.The police would later rush to the scene of one of the shootings near the corner of Lincoln and Maxfield avenues.It is believed to have involved men traveling…

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Cops not convinced Temple Hall boy was murdered

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The police have cautioned that they have not yet ruled the mystery death of Mark Leslie, an 11-year-old boy whose body was found in a stream, as murder. This after a forensic pathologist concluded last Saturday that the cause of death was blunt-…

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Charles runs into headwinds of anger on nomination day

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Former government senator Pearnel Charles Jr, nominated yesterday as the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate in the Clarendon South East by-election, says innovation and inclusiveness will be his standard when he is declared the winner in the…

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Christie is back! - Loved and hated, corruption czar returns to throne

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The man who once declared that the fight against corruption was not a “ballroom dance” but a battle that could not be fought by the “weak or faint of heart” has been appointed to a key position in the two-year-old Integrity Commission. His…

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Cops probe Stony Hill murder as St Andrew North killings jump 180%

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The St Andrew North police have launched a probe into the circumstances surrounding the murder of a man and injuring of four persons in Stony Hill Square yesterday morning amid a worrying spike in violence across the division. The dead man, 26-year…

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Private sector, corruption watchdogs hail Christie’s return

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National Integrity Action (NIA), the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), and the Jamaica Accountability Meter Portal (JAMP) have welcomed the appointment of Greg Christie to the position of executive director of the Integrity Commission…

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Belize bribery saga

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BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC): Prime Minister Dean Barrow on Wednesday placed his national security minister, John Saldivar, on “indefinite suspension” and demanded his resignation as the leader-elect of the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) amid…

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UK suspends Commonwealth funding over cronyism claims

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LONDON (AP): Britain has suspended its funding of the body that runs the Commonwealth over allegations of cronyism at the 54-nation international group. Britain’s Foreign Office said on Wednesday that it was putting the annual £4.7 million (US$6.1…

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Gov’t to pour $13b into kicking off South Coast Highway

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The Government of Jamaica is expecting to spend nearly $13 billion to complete 20 per cent of the Harbour View to Yallahs Bridge leg of the Southern Coastal Highway while finalising detailed designs for the entire thoroughfare in the 2020-21 fiscal…

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Sewage stench rises in downtown again

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Students of the Pentab High School…

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