Woman, man turned away from police station during curfew hours

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The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is insisting that there are no restrictions on the hours citizens may turn up at police stations to file complaints. In the past week, there have been at least two incidents where the victims of crimes…

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CHEATING DEATH - Guard disembarked vehicle minutes before four killed in highway collision

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Kymani Steele is still in shock as he remembers disembarking the Toyota Fielder death car around 15 minutes before a fiery collision along the Queen’s Highway in St Ann killed four members of a family on Sunday morning. Steele, a security guard,…

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Outrage over mining reversal - Environmentalists demand reasons for Dry Harbour decision

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WESTERN BUREAU: The Holness administration has overturned a decision by a state watchdog not to allow mining and quarrying at the Dry Harbour Mountain in Discovery Bay, St Ann, despite compelling arguments in an environmental impact assessment (…

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Face-to-face rained out - Schools to get update by Tuesday

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On again, off again. Monday morning’s resumption of face-to-face classes for 17 schools has been washed out by an islandwide flash flood warning, dousing flickering hopes for normality since the coronavirus shuttered institutions in March. The…

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More landslides lick Gordon Town road - Father hanging on to hope as home in jeopardy

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A family in the Jacks Hill-Gordon Town main road region of the rain-ravaged St Andrew East Rural constituency hurriedly evacuated their home following a massive landslide on Sunday that threatened their abode and livelihoods. Clifton Whyte said on…

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‘FRIGHTENING’ - Police Federation condemns cop killers at illegal Clarendon party

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HARWOOD, Clarendon: The Police Federation has described Saturday night’s killing of Constable Kirkland Plummer in the central Jamaica district of Harwood as “a stark reminder of lawlessness in the society”. Communications director at the federation…

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Mum’s the word - Crawford, Gordon not confirming interest in St Andrew East Central seat with Phillips in retirement lounge

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At least two of the people said to be eyeing an eventual push to replace Dr Peter Phillips as member of parliament (MP) for the St Andrew East Central constituency once the incumbent steps down are mum on their aspirations. Party insiders have…

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NEWS BRIEFS

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Hanna scored majority of SESA delegate votes, says councillor Councillor for the Beecher Town division in St Ann South East, Ian Bell, is insisting that the vast majority of delegates from the constituency voted for Member of Parliament Lisa…

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NWA working to clear 24 roads

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The National Work Agency (NWA) says an assessment has shown that roadways in St Andrew, St Thomas, and Clarendon are most affected following rainfall associated with tropical storm Eta over the weekend. Teams from the NWA are currently…

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Flooded Nine Miles residents block roads to demand fix

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

The police are now seeking to quell the tempers of angry residents of Nine Miles in Bull Bay, St Andrew. The people have blocked the roadway to draw the attention of their Member of Parliament Juliet Holness to what they say is a major…

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