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St Elizabeth couple found guilty of human trafficking

A St. Elizabeth couple have been convicted on human trafficking charges in the Home Circuit Court yesterday. The couple had been charged in relation to the trafficking and rape of a Haitian teenage girl. A jury found Rohan Ebanks guilty of rape, trafficking in persons, and facilitating trafficking. While his …

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Prisoner stabbed to death while in St Elizabeth lock-up

A investigation has been opened following the stabbing death of a male prisoner, who died while in lock-up at the Black River Police Station on Tuesday. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) are now investigating the death of the male prisoner, who was reportedly found unresponsive in his cell …

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18-years-old with 3 kids gets help

St Elizabeth, resident Shakera McKenzie and her family, who are struggling to live, have been receiving an outpour of support locally and from different parts of the world. According to the Star, readers have been contacting the family and our offices in Canada, United States and the United Kingdom to assist …

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PNP supporters block roads in St Elizabeth North Eastern in protest

St Elizabeth police were kept busy early Monday clearing unmanned roadblocks – apparently connected to divisions within the ranks of the People’s National Party (PNP) – in St Elizabeth North Eastern. Police reported that as early as 3:00am residents begun encountering blocked roads in communities in the Balaclava, Siloah and …

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Home-made gun seized in St Elizabeth

The Malvern police are reporting the seizure of a homemade firearm in Retirement district in Malvern, St Elizabeth, last Tuesday. Reports are that about 8 a.m. a team of officers conducted an operation in which an abandoned premises was searched. A multicoloured bag containing the firearm was found in bushes. …

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St Elizabeth man burned to death in car accident

One man was burnt to death and three others injured during a two vehicle collision in Font Hill, St Elizabeth on Monday night. Police report that the vehicles, a Toyota Success and a Toyota Caldina, collided. Two of the passengers in the Toyota Success were pulled to safety but the …

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JPS: Kingston & St Andrew, St Catherine, Clarendon, St Elizabeth affected by outages

The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) has assured the public that its work crews are making every effort to restore power supply to a number of areas that are without electricity due to the adverse weather conditions associated with Hurricane Joaquin. The system, which continues to bludgeon the north-west Caribbean basin, …

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