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Last updated: 2014-10-31 17:57:06

NSWMA moves to combat illegal dumping
The NSWMA says the major challenge is that residents continue to create dump sites even after they have been cleared by crews from the Metropolitan Parks and Markets

Senior cop convicted for breaching INDECOM Act
Deputy Superintendent of Police Albert Diah was charged in November last year with failure to comply with a lawful requirement of the Commission; and, obstructing the Commission in the exercise...

Clarendon man sentenced to 75 years in prison
A Clarendon man was this afternoon given 75 years in prison in the Manchester Circuit Court for several charges brought against him.

Nicholson angers senators with flexi-rape comment
Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, said there could be no light side to such serious matter. ďIt's unworthy, and that you are defending it is sad,Ē she said.

DPP challenges INDECOM to seek judicial review on Kentucky Kid matter
The three policemen and two civilians charged in relation to the death of Kentucky Kid whose real name was Robert Kill, were freed earlier this month.

Atlanta diaspora disappointed in Arnaldo phone scandal
Members of the Jamaican diaspora in Atlanta in the United States have expressed disappointment at the high phone bill racked up by the junior foreign affairs minister, Arnando Brown.

PNPYO calls for more responsible use of Gov't phones
The PNPYO says while it is necessary to use government paid phones to conduct official business, the high telephone charges may be interpreted as wasteful especially as the country negotiates ...

Stabbing incident leaves St Elizabeth vendor dead
According to alleged eyewitnesses, the man, who was a vendor in the market, had an argument with another man over a cellular phone.

MOH aiming to train 1,000 healthcare workers in Ebola response
The acting director of the ministry's emergency response, Dr Sonia Copeland, says the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will be assisting with infrastructural work on isolation areas.

Power affects water supply from Rio Cobre system
The affected areas are Kent Village; sections of Spanish Town; sections of Portmore; communities along Spanish Town Road, Washington Boulevard and Molynes Road; and sections of downtown Kingston.

Burkina Faso's President resigns after protests
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has announced his resignation, following violent protests at his attempt to extend his 27-year rule.

CRICKET: Parties in ongoing WI dispute to meet in T&T today
Hans King, press secretary to St Vincentís Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, says in a statement that the meeting was agreed upon through the facilitation of Gonsalves, Cameron and Dwayne Bravo ...

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