Integrity Commission swoops down on Hanover Municipal Corporation

Gleaner on October 9th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU:
Officials of the Integrity Commission have swooped down on the Hanover Municipal Corporation seizing documents and cellular phones. 

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GUILTY - Uchence Wilson, cronies convicted in telling twist in gang trial

Gleaner on October 9th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The alleged mastermind of the Uchence Wilson Gang exhaled heavily on Thursday as Chief Justice Bryan Sykes found him and several cronies guilty on several major charges. It is a major turn in the course of the case. Up until yesterday, for…

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35,000 yet to collect COVID CARE cash

Gleaner on October 9th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Months after the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service disbursed sums under its CARE programme for people hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, 35,000 Jamaicans are yet to collect the money from banks and remittance companies. This has left…

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INDECOM reports 25% rise in killings by security forces - Susan Bogle probe inconclusive

Gleaner on October 9th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is sounding the alarm over an increase in the number of civilians killed by members of the security forces between January and September this year when compared to the corresponding period in…

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‘We can’t afford to leave these students behind’ - Barracks Road Primary appeals for help

Gleaner on October 9th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Western Bureau: Dozens of students and some school administrators in St James are appealing to stakeholders in the parish to help them to acquire tablets and secure Internet service as they are being left behind as classes progress online. Among…

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News Briefs

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Two more lawyers admitted to Inner Bar Lawyers John Graham and Symone Mayhew were yesterday elevated to the rank of Queen’s counsel (QC) in a ceremony presided over by Chief Justice Bryan Sykes, along with Justice Leighton Pusey and Justice…

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Breast cancer screening tests

Gleaner on October 9th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

Mammogram An X-ray of the breast. For many women, mammograms are the best way to detect breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat, and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms. Having regular mammograms can lower the risk of dying…

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Family alleges foul play in death of Clarendon farmer

Gleaner on October 9th, 2020 | File Under More News -

The family of 63-year-old Clarendon farmer Delroy James is alleging that there is foul play surrounding his death. James’ body was found in the Thomas River in the parish on Wednesday afternoon, that’s a day after he was last seen….

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Stocks Round Up | 80 stocks traded

Gleaner on October 9th, 2020 | File Under Business News -

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index declined on Friday with an advance/decline ratio of 31/32. The JSE Combined Index declined by 639.65 points or 0.17 per cent to close at 368,633.23. The JSE Main Market Index declined by 674.19 points…

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Team Jamaica Bickle seeking to raise US25,000 from virtual 5K run/walk

Gleaner on October 9th, 2020 | File Under More News -

Team Jamaica Bickle will be seeking to raise US$25,000 through a virtual 5K run/walk to assist Caribbean athletes participating in the annual Penn Relays carnival held at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  Team Jamaica has been…

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