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Authorities Assessing Damage following Holiday Flooding in Portland

Authorities are now moving to assess the damage caused by heavy rains in West Portland over the weekend that resulted in landslides and blocked roads. The rains also...

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Two Firearms Off the Streets; Two Men Arrested

Two men are now in custody after the police seized a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in two separate incidents in East Kingston yesterday. In the first...

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Quallo Surprised, Humbled but Ready to Serve

Newly-appointed Commissioner of Police, George Quallo, says he’s surprised he’s been offered the top job. Mr. Quallo — who’s now a Deputy...

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Education Ministry Seeking to Diffuse Tensions at Cumberland High

The Education Ministry is moving to address reports of a violent incident involving a student and the Principal of the Cumberland High School in St. Catherine last...

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8,000 PPVs Prosecuted for Not Removing Illegal Tints

Eight-thousand operators of public passenger vehicles who’ve been prosecuted for failure to remove tints in the last two months. It’s been two months since...

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Children’s Advocate NOT Supporting Reviewin Age of Criminal Responsibility

Children’s Advocate, Diahann Gordon Harrison, says she’s not in support of the suggestion that legislators need to review the age of criminal responsibility....

Court Books

DPP wants Chief Justice to speak with Judge Pusey about Professional Conduct

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewellyn, is suggesting that Chief Justice, Zaila McCalla, should ‘have a word’ with Chief Parish Judge, Judith...

Pension

Police Federation Welcomes Phasing in of 5% Pension Contribution

The Police Federation is welcoming news that the five-percent contribution to be paid by public sector workers under new pension reform legislation will be phased in....

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Two Men Perish in Failed Attempt to Steal Bus

Two men died after a bus they tried to steal plunged over a precipice in St. Ann on Tuesday. Head of the St. Ann Police, Superintendent Gary Francis, says the men stole...

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Reputed Klansman Leader to be deported This Week

Acting Commissioner of Police, Novelette Grant says the reputed leader of the Spanish Town-based Klansman gang, Tesha Miller, is to be deported this week. News emerged...