C-TOC Destroys Fake Products

The Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime (C-TOC) Division of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) on Friday morning said it continues to reap success in efforts to remove counterfeits goods from the nation’s streets. More than six million CDs and DVDs, some 33,000 pairs of imitation brand footwear, 25,000 pieces of fake …

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Gas prices increase – $1.96, including Diesel – $2.99

The ex-refinery prices of all petroleum products supplied by Petrojam Limited will increase this week. Reports from yesterday indicates $1.96 will be added to each litre of gasoline. A litre of E10 87 gasoline will sell for $92.56 per litre and a litre of E10 90 will sell for $94.21. …

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Female Cop Ambushed In Dunkirk Battling For Life

A female cop is now in hospital battling for life after she was attacked by gunmen along Bray Street in the east Kingston community of McIntyre Villa, also known as Dunkirk.  The  54-year-old Corporal had to undergo emergency surgery after she was attacked and shot several times by the men who …

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Jamaica in 10th spot – World Press Freedom Index

For the second year in a row, Jamaica has made the top 10 of the World Press Freedom Index. Of the 180 countries listed in the Index that has been published annually by Reporters Without Borders since 2002, Jamaica is this year rated at number 10 behind leader, Finland, which …

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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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Kaliese Spencer signs endorsement deal with Puma

Olympian and Commonwealth Games 400 meters hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer has signed an endorsement deal with sportswear giant’s Puma. Spencer who is a four time Diamond League winner with a personal best of 52.79 seconds in the 400 meters hurdles, joins the global sport brand’s growing female portfolio that includes …

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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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