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St James man in Police custody for death of daughter

The St. James man who’s being sought in relation to the death of his daughter is now in Police Custody. Roosevelt Thomas otherwise called ‘Pimmy’ of Flanker District was reportedly accompanied to the Freeport Police Station by a Pastor yesterday evening. Head of the Area 1 Police ACP Winchroy Badoo, …

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Supporting plastic and styrofoam import ban – NRCA-NEPA

The Natural Resources Conservation Authority/National Environment and Planning Agency (NRCA/NEPA) is supporting Senator Matthew Samuda who is seeking a ban on importation of some plastic bags and Styrofoam containers. Government Senator, Matthew Samuda, plans to table a Private Member’s Motion in the Senate for the ban. The joint-agencies made the …

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Cops probing alleged illegal ‘military gun salute’

The St Catherine North Police are probing what appeared to have been an emphatic illegal gun salute at the wake that was held last Friday for a deceased member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF). An investigation has been launched into the circumstances that resulted in well over 100 spent …

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Mystery Closure on Cuddy’z

Employees stumped by sudden lockdown of New Kingston eatery Courtney Walsh’s restaurant, Cuddy’z Ultimate Sports Bar, appears to have hit hard times. The popular hang-out spot has been closed for more than a week. Chrissy Lee Walsh, manager of the restaurant confirmed that the popular hang-out has been shuttered, but …

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WARMINGTON TO TOUR PORTLAND TODAY IN RAIN AFFECTED AREAS

Newly appointed State Minister for Works Everald Warmington, will be touring Portland today (Tues) to examine the damage caused by torrential rains over the weekend. He will be accompanied by Chief Executive Officer of the National Works Agency, EG Hunter. Cleanup activities have been ongoing in the parish since the …

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Murder victim’s property bought by phone repairman

A telephone repair technician has testified that he paid the man accused of killing a Chinese national $35,000 for two BlackBerry cellphones and a laptop, items prosecutors claim were taken from the Upper St Andrew home of the victim. Silburn McCarty was giving evidence in the murder trial of Garfield …

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PM Andrew Holness pledges support for man with facial tumour

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has pledged support for Jermaine Barrett, the 26-year-old man who has been suffering with a facial tumour for close to two years. Holness announced his intent to assist the stricken Barrett on Facebook on Sunday. “I have pledged my own support to Jermaine who is in …

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