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  • $43 million project to upgrade St Catherine Parish Court to begin soon July 21, 2018
    The Ministry of Justice this week hosted its first quarterly press briefing for this fiscal year at its Constant Spring Road Head offices in St Andrew, with the occasion also serving as a contract-signing ceremony for the refurbishment of the St...
    Jason Cross/Gleaner Writer
  • PM makes official visit to Africa, Chang in charge of Gov't July 21, 2018
    Prime Minister Andrew Holness departed the island yesterday afternoon for historic official visits to Namibia and South Africa, the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has announced.During the prime minister's absence, Dr Horace Chang, minister of...

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  • Utilise channels created to address personal issues, JCF urge cops July 21, 2018
    The Police High Command is urging members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to utilise the programmes established to address personal issues. These include the JCF Chaplaincy Unit, the Medical Services Branch and the Volunteer Pastors’...
  • Man convicted after fourth murder trial gets life sentence July 21, 2018
    The St Andrew man convicted a second time for shooting a woman to death just metres from the August Town Police Station 13 years ago will have to spend more than two decades in prison for the crime. Machel Goulbourne was given the mandatory life in...

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  • Cops urged to get help July 21, 2018
    The Police High Command is urging members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) who may be suffering from stress-related challenges to seek help. In a statement issued a day after a senior superintendent of police was found dead at his home in St...
  • Truck crashes into house, six-year-old girl killed July 21, 2018
    A six-year-old girl yesterday after a truck fell on top the house she was sleeping in.THE STAR gathered that the child and three other persons were asleep at home in Hermitage, St Andrew, when the truck fell on top of the house.One resident, who did...