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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government will not relent against the criminals.
Saturday, 07 December 2019 16:02

PM Holness Departs for ACP Summit in Nairobi

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness departed the island yesterday afternoon (Friday, December 6) for the 9th African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Summit of Heads of State and Government in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Friday, 06 December 2019 17:43

SSP Lindsay returns to CCU

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Major General Antony Anderson, Commissioner of Police has appointed recently promoted Senior Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay as head of the Jamaica Constabulary
Force's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) and the Communication Officer for the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

Friday, 06 December 2019 17:34

Police probe fatal shooting in Portland

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A probe is underway into the fatal shooting of  a man in White River, Bull Bay, Portland.
Thursday, 05 December 2019 22:47

NEPA investigates fish kill in Kingston

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The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is currently investigating a reported fish kill that occurred in the vicinity of Jamaica Aggregate in Kingston Harbour, extending to the Carib Cement Company Limited area. NEPA said a joint technical team from the Veterinary Services Division and the agency was deployed to investigate the report. Noting that samples were collected to determine the cause and source of the incident, NEPA said it is awaiting the outcome of a laboratory analysis and will provide further updates in the coming days. Meanwhile, the agency is advising the public not to collect the dead fish for consumption or use the water in the area.

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 13:06

Tesha Miller convicted, sentencing set for Jan 9, 2020

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Tesha Miller has been found guilty of the murder of then chairman of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), Douglas Chambers.

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 18:01

Jurors deliberate Tesha Miller case

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Jurors are now deliberating the fate of accused St Catherine man Tesha Miller who is on trial in the Supreme Court.

The Hanover police charged a teenager on Sunday, December 1 with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and wounding with intent.

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 14:09

Flippa Mafia aces diploma behind bars

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From Ace of Spades to acing essays and assignments, incarcerated dancehall deejay Flippa Mafia is in the middle of a long strange journey. The former high roller recently aced his high school diploma behind bars.

 

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 14:06

Rita Marley gets Ghana citizenship

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Rita Marley, wife of reggae icon Bob Marley, is now a citizen of Ghana.

Monday, 02 December 2019 12:32

Triple murder in Waterford last night

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Men posing as robbers killed an elderly woman, her daughter and grandson in Waterford last nigh, snuffing out a whole branch of a family's tree. The Corporate Communication Unit, the information arm of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, confirmed the incident. The dead persons have been identified as Pamela Russell, 74, Shemellia Craig, 48, and Romario Craig, 21. "The triple murder happened at about 9:20 p.m. They were in the living room when men posing as robbers demanded money and valuables, that was not really their intent. The men opened fire, hitting them, Shemellia died while being treated, while Romario Craig and Russell were pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital," a representative of the CCU told Loop reporter Claude Mills.