Chesterfield residents celebrate new bridge

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“Promise made, promise kept.” That was the sentiment echoed by residents of Chesterfield in St. Mary yesterday, as Prime Minister Andrew Holness officially opened a new bridge to the community. The need for a bridge had featured prominently in the hotly- contested by-election for South East St. Mary in 2017. […]

Killer Dogs taken from owner

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The police are reporting that the dogs believed to have attacked a primary school teacher in Cooper’s Hill, St Andrew on Thursday have been taken from their owner. The constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) said the dogs were removed yesterday with the assistance of the Jamaica Society for the Prevention […]

SOE not indefinite says Chang

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National Security Minister, Dr Horace Chang, says the State of Public Emergency (SOE) in St James will not be indefinite. “The primary purpose of the SOE is to reduce [crime and violence, particularly murders]. The SOE is, however, not something you can maintain forever in a community and, in fact, the […]

Bunting betrayed! PNP unity is a farce

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Since the September 7 elections, which narrowly returned the incumbent Phillips, in public, the PNP appears to be healing, but sources say privately it’s another matter. At a press conference at the party’s Old Hope Road headquarters last week, General Secretary Julian Robinson said the party was taking real steps […]