Fed up senior cop pleads for wanted man to surrender

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Fed-up with crimes being committed in the Kingston Central Police Division allegedly by a well-known wanted man, a senior cop has appealed to residents to help in capturing Ian Wright commonly called ‘Sacramento’.

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Update | Cheaper roaming - Phone calls, data to cost less in Caribbean

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BRIDGETOWN (Barbados Nation): Phone calls and data access are set to become much cheaper in the Caribbean. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, in her maiden speech as incoming chairman of CARICOM, yesterday revealed that the region’s first across-the-…

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Cheaper roaming - Phone calls, data to cost less in Caribbean

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BRIDGETOWN (Barbados Nation): Phone calls and data access are set to become much cheaper in the Caribbean. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, in her maiden speech as incoming chairman of CARICOM, yesterday revealed that the region’s first across-the-…

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Keith Clarke ruling affirms ‘no one is above the law’

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Rodje Malcolm, executive director of human-rights group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), has welcomed yesterday’s ruling by the Constitutional Court describing it as “an important one for accountability in Jamaica”. A three-member panel of judges…

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Principal, student brawl at Homestead Primary

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A bust-up at Homestead Primary School in St Catherine has left a student and the principal reportedly nursing injuries. It is alleged that the student had to seek medical attention following the altercation for injuries including swelling to the…

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Parliament on ‘Jamaica time’ - House of Representatives sittings started on schedule just once in 2019-20

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Tardiness became a way of life for the Government that directs the legislative agenda in the House of Representatives for the parliamentary year ended 2019-2020. Parliament’s clocks appeared to be running on ‘Jamaica time’ – the facetious reference…

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Protesters refuse Michelle Charles in St Thomas

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There is political unrest in the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) as delegates in St Thomas Eastern have voiced disapproval of the prospective candidate being promoted by the hierarchy to vie in the next general election. Scores of placard-bearing…

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‘Unreasonable and unfair’ - Keith Clarke family welcomes court ruling that trial of soldiers will continue

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The family of late businessman Keith Clarke is hopeful that justice will be served following yesterday’s ruling by the Constitutional Court deeming “null, void and invalid” the immunity certificates issued to the three soldiers accused of his 2010…

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As Holness skips CARICOM meeting, Mottley warns against nationalism

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While Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness has decided to skip the 31st Intersessional Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, citing “pressing national issues” for his absence, the bloc’s chairman, Mia Mottley, has warned against external…

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PNP says sorry - Opposition regrets ‘homophobic’ broadside against Terrelonge

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Following a wave of criticism resulting from “homophobic” political banter uttered by senior People’s National Party generals (PNP), the party has said sorry. At a party meeting at the Cedar Grove Academy in Portmore, St Catherine, on Sunday,…

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