Kingston Western Police probing shooting death of 16-year-old girl at her home last night
Kingston Western Police probing shooting death of 16-year-old girl at her home last night

The Kingston Western police are probing the shooting death of a 16-year-old girl at her home on Albion Avenue, Kingston 5 last night.

Dead is Bianca Thompson.

Director of Elections says early voting exercise for general public could be considered by legislators for future elections
Director of Elections says early voting exercise for general public could be considered by legislators for future elections

Special services personnel such as election day workers, soldiers and police officers are allowed to vote ahead of election day to ensure that they are available for duty during the general polls.

However, during last Thursday's special early voting exercise ahead of the Local Government Elections,

Electors without new voters’ identification cards can still vote in tomorrow’s Local Government polls
Electors without new voters’ identification cards can still vote in tomorrow’s Local Government polls

Director of Elections, Glasspole Brown explains that although the process would be less tedious with the identification cards, no elector will be denied the right to vote in the elections.

INDECOM renews call for motorists, especially taxi operators to comply with the instructions of on-duty police officers
INDECOM renews call for motorists, especially taxi operators to comply with the instructions of on-duty police officers

The renewed call, follows reports of officers being mowed down by drivers while issuing orders relating to their traffic enforcement duties.

In the latest incident in Half-Way-Tree, St. Andrew on Friday, a taxi operator was allegedly shot and wounded by a police officer after reportedly refusing to

No significant number of beds added to UHWI’s stock since its inception in 1948 -Medical Chief of Staff, Carl Bruce
No significant number of beds added to UHWI’s stock since its inception in 1948 -Medical Chief of Staff, Carl Bruce

He explains that when the UHWI was established, just over 200 beds were provided.

Dr. Bruce says some 75 years later, that number increased to 583 but decreased to 512, after beds were removed to make way for a dialysis unit and an intensive care unit.

Montague: historic AA flight to Ian Fleming International Airport is good for St. Mary
Montague: historic AA flight to Ian Fleming International Airport is good for St. Mary

The atmosphere at the Ian Fleming International Airport in Boscobel St. Mary was one of jubilation and national pride, with the historic arrival of American Airlines inaugural flight.

EOJ cautions employers against not allowing workers time off to vote
EOJ cautions employers against not allowing workers time off to vote

The Electoral Office of Jamaica has been informed that several employers have indicated to their staff that they will not be allowed time-off on election day, or will only be allowed two hours off.

The EOJ is cautioning employers within the public and private sectors that employees have the right to

Indecom probing shooting incident involving cop and taxi driver
Indecom probing shooting incident involving cop and taxi driver

The Independent Commission of Investigations (Indecom) says the probe into this morning's shooting incident involving a cop and a taxi operator in Half-Way-Tree, St. Andrew will be two-fold.

BOJ apologizes for error concerning impact JUTC fare cut would have on inflation; Opposition says Finance Minister also responsible
BOJ apologizes for error concerning impact JUTC fare cut would have on inflation; Opposition says Finance Minister also responsible

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has apologized for the error made in relation to the impact the Jamaica Urban Transit Company's (JUTC) fare cut would have on inflation.

This after Opposition Spokesman on Finance Julian Robinson criticized Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke for what he says were attempts to

St James man facing rape and other charges in relation to incident involving 7-year-old girl
St James man facing rape and other charges in relation to incident involving 7-year-old girl

A 69-year-old St James man is facing rape and other charges in relation to an incident involving a 7-year-old girl.

Paul Anderson, otherwise called ‘Roger’, a cargo handler of love lane, Montego Bay was charged following an incident on December 1 last year.

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Kingston Western Police probing shooting death of 16-year-old girl at her home last night
Director of Elections says early voting exercise for general public could be considered by legislators for future elections
Electors without new voters’ identification cards can still vote in tomorrow’s Local Government polls
INDECOM renews call for motorists, especially taxi operators to comply with the instructions of on-duty police officers
No significant number of beds added to UHWI’s stock since its inception in 1948 -Medical Chief of Staff, Carl Bruce
Montague: historic AA flight to Ian Fleming International Airport is good for St. Mary
EOJ cautions employers against not allowing workers time off to vote
Indecom probing shooting incident involving cop and taxi driver
BOJ apologizes for error concerning impact JUTC fare cut would have on inflation; Opposition says  Finance Minister also responsible
St James man facing rape and other charges in relation to incident involving 7-year-old girl
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Sunday, February 25, 2024 Fiona Daniels News No comments
The Kingston Western police are probing the shooting death of a 16-year-old girl at her home on Albion Avenue, Kingston 5 last night. Dead is Bianca Thompson.
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Special services personnel such as election day workers, soldiers and police officers are allowed to vote ahead of election day to ensure that they are available for duty during the general polls. However, during last Thursday's special early voting exercise ahead of the Local Government Elections, some members of the public expressed a desire to also have early voting opportunities.
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