Cop killer cut down - Two policemen dead, two others in serious condition

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THE MAN said to be responsible for the brutal gun attack that left two policemen dead and two others in critical condition in hospital is now dead. The incident occurred during a predawn operation on Friday in Horizon Park, Spanish Town, St…

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Commish thanks public for assistance

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POLICE COMMISSIONER Major General Antony Anderson has heaped praises on the public for giving the police information which resulted in the man responsible for killing two cops being cut down after he again challenged the security forces in another…

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Integrity Commission swoops down on St Ann Municipal Corporation

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A TEAM from Jamaica’s anti-corruption oversight body yesterday conducted a raid at the St Ann Municipal Corporation in St Ann’s Bay. Personnel from the Integrity Commission who carried out the operation seized documents and computers, The Gleaner…

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Holness clarifies travel protocols

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WESTERN BUREAU: PRIME MINISTER Andrew Holness has sought to clarify the protocols relating to the testing of tourists travelling to Jamaica beginning June 15 as the country reopens for tourism. Speaking at a digital press conference yesterday…

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RADA to the rescue

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THE RURAL Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) has already spent close to $70 million to purchase more than 2,400 tonnes of agricultural produce for distribution, as farmers continue to feel the economic pinch from COVID-19. Peter Thompson,…

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Thirteen guns seized in 14 days in St James

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Western Bureau: WITH 13 illegal firearms and more than 200 rounds of assorted ammunition seized in the past week, it appears that the St James police have made a breakthrough in their quest to blunt the rampant lawlessness that has been plaguing…

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Leaders respond to deadly attack on police personnel

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FOLLOWING THE brutal attack against a team of police officers in Horizon Park, Spanish Town, that left two cops dead and two others battling for life in hospital from gunshot wounds, leaders across the country have spoken. Prime Minister Andrew…

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Attorney of ‘booted’ councillors hits back

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WESTERN BUREAU: Sylvan Reid and Gladstone Bent, the two People’s National Party (PNP) councillors who were disqualified by the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)-led St James Municipal Corporation (StJMC) on Thursday, are preparing to mount a legal…

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Allman Town residents earn a living from making fans

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Instead of discarding hundreds of fans consumers had returned, plus those that had been in storage for lengthy periods and could not be sold, Conway Wang of Reggae Breeze, forged a partnership with Xavier Johnston of SmartEco Blockchain Solutions…

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Three new COVID cases push tally to 614, nine more recoveries

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Jamaica has recorded three new coronavirus cases bringing the tally to 614. This comprises two men, ages 22 and 53, and a 31-year-old woman.   Meanwhile, there were nine recoveries today increasing the total to 417. Follow The Gleaner on…

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