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Jamaica: It is ‘Cruz’, not ‘Prekeh’, say Cops – Much-feared gangster still on the run

By Adrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor From Jamaica Gleaner Residents of Cambridge and Retrieve in St James are begging the security forces not to leave their community until wanted man Delano ‘Prekeh’ Wilmot is caught as they fear his wrath…

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Caribbean youth want improved decision making – Mitchell

From Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell says Caribbean youth want to see improved decision-making from their leaders. This, he argues, will boost their interest in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). “I think we have to have more…

Five murders a day – outrage from civil-society leaders as 100 killed in first 20 days of New Year, with 12 killed in 24 hours

By Livern Barrett From Jamaica Gleaner Civil-society leaders reacted with alarm and disgust after it was revealed yesterday that Jamaica recorded 100 murders 20 days into the new year. The latest statistics compiled by the police revealed, too, that a…

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Jamaica: Gas pumps ordered closed at 17 service stations

From Jamaica Observer But source of fuel contamination still not known THE authorities last night ordered pumps at 17 service stations to be closed as a result in the wake of reports of bad fuel being sold by at least…

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Retreating of the Queen’s Guard: End of an era as palace sentries fall back in face of mounting fears of new ‘lone wolf’ terrorist attack

By Abul Taher And Mark Nicol From Sunday Mail UK Security bosses have withdrawn Royal Guards from posts outside palaces amid fears of a ‘lone wolf’ terror attack Elite soldiers of the Queen’s Guard no longer allowed on sentry duty…

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Jamaica to begin construction of first licensed casino soon

From Caribbean360 Celebration Jamaica Development Limited is looking at starting construction as early as summer once government gives approval. KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday March 14, 2014, CMC – Construction of the first licensed casino on the island is scheduled to begin…