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St. Andrew South Police Continue to Mourn Death of Colleague 

St. Andrew South Police Continue to Mourn Death of Colleague 

Opposition Leader, Mark Golding and a team recently visited the Hunts Bay Police Station to lend support and offer condolences to the colleagues of 36-yr old Constable Donald Carr. He died as a result of injuries sustained in an accident on the north-south highway in St. Ann, in late April. It was revealed that the police transporting Constable Carr to the hospital was...

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Solid Waste Management Crisis in Manchester

Solid Waste Management Crisis in Manchester

Mandeville Mayor Donovan Mitchell is appealing to residents of the parish to exercise better care in disposing of their solid waste. This appeal comes as residents of Patrick Road in the parish argue that their community has become a dumpsite.There is a solid waste management problem on Patrick Road in the Mandeville community of Brumalia. Piles of...

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NWC Employees’ Strike Deemed Unlawful

NWC Employees’ Strike Deemed Unlawful

The two-day strike by the National Water Commission (NWC) workers, is being described in some quarters as unconscionable, as the industrial action severely hampered production. The legitimacy of the strike is now being called into question, as it is being reported it was in effect, an illegal strike based on public sector guidelines regarding essential workers. ...

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Flights Cancelled! Travelers Impacted by Air Strike 

Flights Cancelled! Travelers Impacted by Air Strike 

On the heels of the strike action of the National Water Commission (NWC) workers, there was an effective closure of the air space for the greater part of Thursday, May 12. The air traffic controllers’ actions resulted in the suspension of air traffic services leaving many tourists and Jamaicans departing the island stranded at the Sangster International...

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Opposition Urges Gov’t to Settle Impasse with Air Traffic Controllers 

Opposition Urges Gov’t to Settle Impasse with Air Traffic Controllers 

The Opposition People’s National Party is urging the government to immediately resolve the impasse with the air traffic controllers. Shadow Spokesperson on Transport Mikael Phillips says the government must take full responsibility for the closure of the island’s air space and the massive economic and security fallout which will inevitably occur. More details in this report:

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Prosecution Wraps Up Case in One Don Klansman Trial

Prosecution Wraps Up Case in One Don Klansman Trial

The prosecution in the Klansman Gang Trial has wrapped up its case against the alleged gang leader Andre ‘Blackman’ Bryan and his 32-co-accused. The St. Catherine-based gang is being accused of carrying out a range of murders, conspiracy to murder, arson, and extortion in the parish between 2015 and 2019. At the start of the trial, over...

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Former Gangster Turned Witness Recalled in Klansman Trial

Former Gangster Turned Witness Recalled in Klansman Trial

The former gangster turned crown witness in the Klansman Gang Trial was recalled to the stand on Monday to again identify voices in audio recordings between himself and other alleged members of the gang. The witness previously testified to secretly recording these telephone conversations to help the state in dismantling what he called then, a murderous gang. The...