IT REALLY STINKS! - Sewage overflow swamps Old Harbour Fire Station

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Imagine having to turn up to work every day to contend with an irrepressible faecal odour, sleeping with a cesspit under the same roof, and routinely having to run for cover from sewage overflow. That’s the miserable life for almost 30…

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Another Robinson tipped to replace Shahine

Gleaner on June 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: The man who played a key role in Andrew Holness’ internal leadership victory over Audley Shaw, as well as marshalling the machinery in the St Ann North East constituency for the last 20 years, is being tipped to replace Shahine…

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Homes of former sugar workers in battle against filth

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The atmosphere at the Golden Grove Meadows in St Thomas reeked of despair as dejected residents voiced anger at the stench that has overtaken their homes. Several former sugar workers and their families were relocated from the dilapidated Golden…

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‘It’s a jungle out there’ - On returning home alive, under-pressure cops treasure fatherhood

Gleaner on June 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Being a policeman and a father of four sometimes proves tough for Constable Fitzgerald Anderson of Specialised Operations in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). Anderson said that although he is away from home most of the time, he gets…

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‘It is not Terrelonge’s seat!’ - Region Chair Daley moving to paint St Catherine East Central, others orange

Gleaner on June 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

With the People’s National Party (PNP) buttressing the leadership of its national election campaign, it has placed special emphasis on retaking the constituency of St Catherine East Central, with Raymond Pryce leading the ticket. The seat is…

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Missing children reports fall, but exploitation concerns linger

Gleaner on June 22nd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The near 50 per cent fall in reported cases of missing children during the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked concerns that under-reporting might be a factor of the trend. That’s the view of Betty Ann Blaine, founder of child-advocacy group Hear the…

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Police federation wants heroes park monument for slain cops

Gleaner on June 22nd, 2020 | File Under More News -

Chairman of the Police Federation Sergeant Patrae Rowe is calling for a monument in National Heroes Park to honour cops killed in the line of duty as well as those who have given exemplary service.

 

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HOPE recruits to assist with electronic monitoring of returning Jamaicans

Gleaner on June 22nd, 2020 | File Under More News -

Fifty youngsters have been recruited under the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) Programme to assist with the electronic monitoring of Jamaicans returning to the island, who have been self-quarantined at home. This was…

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Stocks Round Up | JSE Combined Index advances

Gleaner on June 22nd, 2020 | File Under Business News -

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced on Monday with an advance/decline ratio of 36/25. The index moved up by 2,657.51 points or 0.71 per cent to close at 376,278.56 The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 3,133.74 points or 0.83…

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HOPE recruits to assist with electronic monitoring of returning Jamaicans - Jamaica Gleaner

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