Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | December 28, 2012
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Major arrests loom ... as cops close in on 'crime bosses'
Several persons described by Jamaican law-enforcement officials as "entrenched crime bosses" who have amassed millions of dollars in wealth through their criminal lifestyle are now on a priority list of targets for the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Task Force...

Drunk-driver net comes up empty
The Police Traffic Division redoubled its effort to net drunk drivers leaving some of the more popular shows in the festive season. So far, however, it has returned empty-handed with no offenders....

Improve nutrition for brighter future
AS JAMAICA celebrates its 50th year of Independence, it remains a well-established fact that young children in poor communities are at risk from under-nutrition and malnutrition due to lack of resources, neglect...

Firecracker crackdown
The Kingston Central police are warning vendors and shoppers in downtown Kingston that they will be prosecuted if found in possession of explosive devices, including firecrackers....

Fewer road fatalities - Road Safety Council
For the first time since October 2008 when it launched its 'Save 300 Lives' campaign, the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is on target to do exactly that.Between January 1 and December 27, there were 252 road fatalities....

We will collect your garbage ... soon - NSWMA
Residents in the Kingston Metropolitan Region and sections of Portmore in St Catherine can expect the backlog of garbage in their communities to be cleared within the coming days.According to a release from the Metropolitan Parks and Markets (MPM) Waste...

Cops' murder trial put off until Jan 2
Supreme Court judge Horace Marsh has put off the trial of the three policemen charged with double murder for continuation on January 2.The case, which was adjourned on December 19 for continuation yesterday...

Nothing merry on Duke Street
THERE WAS no ham, no 'niceness' and no roof over their heads this season. The 10 families on Duke Street who were displaced in August when they were evicted and their homes destroyed, spent Christmas Day under the tents...

Transforming Jamaica's leadership
AS WE reflect on our first 50 years as a nation, there are differing viewpoints on our national-performance scorecard. What cannot be disputed is that Jamaica has done extremely well in areas such as athletics and the performing arts...


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