Alleged cop killer cut down in major security operation

Gleaner on June 12th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The key target in this morning’s deadly police operation has now been shot and killed. The police say 39-year-old Damion Hamilton, a deportee, was shot dead in a major security operation in Cooreville Gardens, St Andrew this afternoon. A…

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My heart is pained… PM saddened by deadly attack on cops

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he is deeply saddened by the early morning attack on a group of policemen in Horizon Park near Spanish Town, St Catherine in which two cops were killed and two others injured. The injured cops including…

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We will not step back, warns police commissioner after deadly attack

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Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson has warned that the Jamaica Constabulary Force will be unrelenting in pursuing the criminals who attacked a team of cops in Horizon Park, St Catherine this morning. Two of the cops were killed…

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TOURIST TEST - Travellers to be swabbed for COVID-19

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WESTERN BUREAU: Days after coming under pressure from medical professionals about COVID-19 protocols for visitors, the Government said yesterday that all arriving tourists will be tested for the new coronavirus as of June 15. Officials confirmed…

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Farm theft conspiracy - Health inspectors linked to stealing ring; senior cop admits under-reporting driven by police inaction

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Jamaican public-health inspectors have been accused of being complicit in facilitating the sale of carcasses of stolen animals, a senior agriculture official has said. The surprise disclosure by Peter Thompson, CEO of the Rural Agricultural…

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TOURIST tEST - Travellers to be swabbed for COVID-19

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WESTERN BUREAU: Days after coming under pressure from medical professionals about COVID-19 protocols for visitors, the Government said yesterday that all arriving tourists will be tested for the new coronavirus as of June 15. Officials confirmed…

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Two PNP councillors booted from St James MC

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WESTERN BUREAU: Tempers flared during yesterday’s monthly meeting of the St James Municipal Corporation (StJMC) after the Jamaica Labour Party-led (JLP) majority voted to boot two People’s National Party (PNP) councillors who have missed the last…

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Manager charged in $35m NCB fraud

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An operations manager of the National Commercial Bank (NCB) has been arrested and charged with larceny as a servant after investigations by the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime (C-TOC) Branch yesterday uncovered fraud involving $35 million….

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‘I never hold a gun to your head’ - St Ann Municipal Corp faces legal threat if $46m bill not paid

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The St Ann Municipal Corporation could face legal action if it does not quickly turn over payment to Rahim’s Cleaning and Trucking Limited, the company hired to undertake controversial $46-million COVID-19 sanitisation at eight locations in Ocho…

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CMO warns against COVID mask complacency

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The country’s most senior medical officer on Thursday warned Jamaicans to avoid complacency on observing COVID-19 protocols as officials have become worried about an apparent fall-off in the number of people wearing face masks. Already, Jamaican…

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