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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) says that since the start of the year 25 companies have been convicted of breaches of the plastic packaging ban. According to a release from NEPA, the 25 represents the companies that pled guilty before parish courts. The agency said, however, that a total of ...

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) – The police are probing the shooting of a cop, allegedly by a soldier, in a reported love triangle in Greater Portmore, St Catherine last night. The shooting was confirmed by Senior Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, the head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit. She was not immediately able to give details. ...

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(JAMAICA STAR) – While a St Catherine mother was finishing up her shift at a bar where she works, a trusted neighbour and friend, who she had earlier given dinner, allegedly used the opportunity to sneak into her house and molest her sleeping six-year-old child. According to the mother, she had left her daughter in ...

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Jamaica Observer:– TEN minutes after Shontoll McCarthy’s relatives were awakened by loud explosions in their community, her five-year-old son’s frantic banging on their front door marked the beginning of a nightmare that is still unfolding. When they opened the door, the child, who was wearing a blood-soaked, blue merino, related: “Dem shot up mi mother and […]

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Press Release:- A group of students from Jamaica are in Saint Lucia on a study tour of the city of Castries. The contingent of 44 students and two lecturers are from the Caribbean School of Architecture in Jamaica. The visit to St. Lucia is part of the requirement towards completion of their Bachelor’s degree. The […]

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Seventeen deportees from the United Kingdom have arrived in Jamaica and are being processed by the police, local media reports say. UK officials said the deportees include criminals with a combined sentence of 75 years and one life sentence for offences like rape, armed robbery and possession of illegal drugs. They returned to Jamaica  Tuesday […]

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – A team from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will arrive in the island on tomorrow to train local staff on how to test for the coronavirus. Chief Medical Officer Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie made the announcement at a press conference at the Ministry of Health and Wellness in New Kingston yesterday where ...

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BBC News:- A Home Office flight deporting convicted offenders to Jamaica has left the UK, despite a last-minute legal challenge. It is not known how many people were on board or where the plane took off from. The court order on Monday stopped the government deporting some of those due to leave, amid concerns they […]

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Jamaica Gleaner:- The head of a United Kingdom (UK) pressure group is urging the Andrew Holness administration to deny landing rights to a charter flight from Britain with 50 Jamaicans to be deported to the island next Tuesday, after one of the detainees attempted to end his life. The man, said to be about 22, is […]

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Jamaica Observer:– The British Home Office seems set to ignore pleas to delay the deportation of several Jamaicans this week, as it maintains that all of those to be sent here are convicted criminals. In the meantime, Jamaica’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) Seth George Ramocan says, to his knowledge, none of the people […]

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