Booted Police Federation chairman Arleen McBean loses court battle over ousting

Jamaica Gleaner - 4 ore 9 min fa
Booted Jamaica Police Federation chairman corporal Arleen McBean has lost her legal challenge against her ousting. In January, she filed a claim in the Supreme Court against chairman Sheldon Gordon and general secretary Patrae Rowe as...
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Two killed, 18 injured in Hanover crash

Jamaica Gleaner - 4 ore 44 min fa
Two men, are now dead, and eighteen other persons injured, following motor vehicle crash on the Barbican main road in Hanover this morning. Those killed have been identified as Kevaughn Sutherland of High Level Road in Sandy Bay and Everton 'Wanga' Riley, a bus driver, of a Lucea address, both in Hanover. 
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Gas prices to go down by $2.95 Thursday

Jamaica Gleaner - 5 ore 49 min fa
Gas prices are to go down by $2.95 Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $123.16 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $125.99. However, automotive diesel oil will go up by $0.20 ...
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#RememberingSeaga: Current and former Parliamentarians pay tribute to Seaga

Jamaica Gleaner - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 23:12
Parliamentarians and former heads of Government have converged at Gordon House for a special joint sitting of the Houses of Parliament to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Edward Seaga. Prime Minister Andrew Holness heads a list of 21 current...
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Cousins freed of rape, abduction charges

Jamaica Gleaner - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 22:28
Two men, who were facing rape and abduction charges, have been found not guilty by a seven-member jury. The jury reached the verdict yesterday afternoon following two hours and 45 minutes of deliberation.   During the trial which started last...
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Eighth witness encashed over 40 cheques for work never done for Manchester MC

Jamaica Gleaner - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 22:16
The eighth witness in the Manchester Municipal Corporation (MMC) multi-million dollar fraud trial today revealed that she encashed over 40 cheques, some in excess of $400,000, and turned over the monies as she was instructed. The...
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Hanna chides gov't over handling of mistreated, incarcerated fishermen by US Coast Guards

Jamaica Gleaner - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 21:41
Opposition spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Lisa Hanna, is taking the Government to task over its handling of the alleged mistreatment and incarceration of local fishermen by United States Coast Guards. Hanna is...
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NWC derives big benefits under Westmoreland police's public order drive

Jamaica Gleaner - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 19:21
The National Water Commission (NWC) says it has benefited substantially from the Westmoreland police's ‘Sustainable Public Safety and Public Order’ initiative. The NWC said 467 illegal connections in Paul Island, Church Lincoln...
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Man arrested in August Town after Ruger pistol, ammo found

Jamaica Gleaner - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 18:58
The police say a man was arrested yesterday after a Ruger 9mm pistol and seven 9mm rounds of ammunition were seized in Mona Commons, Papine in St Andrew yesterday. Reports are that about 3:00 p.m., a premises was searched by a joint...
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