Confirmed: Man killed, Police injured in Norwood shooting





An unidentified man was shot dead and a police officer injured during a shooting incident in Norwood, St. James. Information surrounding the incident is unknown. The condition of the officer is also unclear.



  
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Ebola claims life of fourth doctor in Sierra Leone

A fourth Sierra Leonean doctor has died after contracting the deadly Ebola virus. Doctor Olive Buck tested positive for Ebola on Tuesday(September 9) and was admitted to the Connaught Hospital in central Freetown, she later died on Sunday (September 14). A Dutch charity repatriated two doctors suspected of having been contaminated with the disease. The doctors have been placed in quarantine at a hospital in the western city of Leiden where they are undergoing tests to confirm whether or not they have the disease. The Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa has killed more than 2,400 people since it erupted earlier this year, according to the World Health Organization.
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At least 113 Chikungunya virus related deaths – PAHO

At least 113 Chikungunya virus related deaths – PAHO
At least 113 persons have died in the Americas, after becoming infected with the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus, the Pan-American Health Organisation reported. The figure which was released by PAHO in its latest report, includes figures as of September 12th. 55 deaths linked to the virus were recorded in Martinique, 49 in Guadeloupe, 6 in the Dominican Republic and 3 St. Maaarten, where the virus was first discovered in the Americas. Health officials stated that even though victims were affected with the Chikungunya virus, it may not have been the main source of death.
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CARPHA Director: Chikungunya virus symptoms could last for years

CARPHA Director: Chikungunya virus symptoms could last for years
Dr. James Hospedales the Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), says three years from now a number of victims of the Chikungunya virus are likely to be occasionally subjected to its effects. Dr. Hospedales who was speaking in an interview with Kaieteur News, stated that while there are various symptoms from the virus including, high fever, headache, rash, and pain, the most pronounced symptoms are likely to remain over a period of time, is that of joint pains. Chikungunya is a viral disease carried by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito with similarities to Dengue. Symptoms such as high fever, muscle pain, headache and nausea appear between 4-7 days after being bitten. No vaccine or treatment exists for the disease.
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Cop, Wrecker Driver on Corruption Charges offered bail

26-year-old Alwin Clarke a Police Constable attached to the St. Ann Division, and 43 year-old wrecker driver, Rayon Henry o/c “Chris” of an Ocho Rios address, were yesterday granted bail when they appeared in the St. Anns Bay RM Court for breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act. The two men were arrested on Monday by MOCA, following a ruling by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP). Clarke and Henry appeared in court today and were both granted bail in the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.) with surety and are to report to the St. Anns Bay and Ocho Rios Police, respectively each Monday between 6am and 6 pm. They were ordered to surrender their travel documents and a Stop Orders were issued. They will next appear in Court on December 04, 2014. A copy of the full allegations against the dup can be viewed at the link below.
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G2K St. Mary calls on MP Morais Guy to address tribalism claims

The St. Mary Chapter of Generation 2000 (G2K), the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party, in a press release expressed grave concern at the allegations of tribalism levelled against Member of Parliament for Central St. Mary Dr. Morais Guy by PNP Councillor for the Port Maria Division, Mrs. Tricia Harris-Smiley and has called upon the Member of Parliament to immediately address the concerns. Speaking in a television interview, last Thursday, September 11, Mrs. Smiley-Harris, indicated that her pending removal from the position of Councillor by the PNP was due in part to Dr. Guy’s displeasure with her providing support for supporters of the Jamaica Labour Party. The Chapter called upon Dr. Guy to immediately address the allegations and to provide proof to the people of St. Mary that resources of the state have not been distributed in a partisan manner. A copy of the full press release
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Double murder in Irish Pen

An unidentified man and a woman were shot and killed by unknown assailants in a section of Irish Pen, Spanish Town, St. Catherine this morning. According to the Police, residents reported hearing several explosions in the area, at 2 am, and summoned the lawmen. During a search Police found the man and woman dead. A motive for the double murder is unknown.
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Russia's defence minister says forces are to be boosted in Crimea

Russia's Defence Minister says the country needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis. Russia annexed Crimea in March of this year.
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Judge adjourns Pistorius trial for today without verdict

Judge adjourns Pistorius trial for today without verdict
A verdict in the trial of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been delayed after the presiding Judge adjourned today’s session in a Pretoria Court. Earlier Judge Thokozile Masipa cleared Pistorius of murder, after stating that the State did not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he intended to kill his then girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In ending today’s session, the Judge stated that Pistorius was reckless when he fired into a bathroom at his Pretoria home, The athlete now faces a charge of “culpable homicide” (manslaughter).
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JET receives overwhelming response for Int’l Coastal Cleanup Day

JET receives overwhelming response for Int’l Coastal Cleanup Day
The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has received an overwhelming response to International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day Jamaica, to be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014. For the first time in Jamaica, there are over 130 registered cleanup sites islandwide, including 6 river and 11 underwater cleanups. The number of expected participants has also increased to a record breaking 8,000 volunteers. A copy of the full press release can be viewed below.
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Ganja worth over J$1M seized in Portland Bight area

Police seized over 200 pounds of compressed Ganja in mangroves located in the Portland Bight area yesterday. According to the Police, they were conducting patrols at around 3:50 pm, when they allegedly saw men loading packages into a canoe. The Police stated that the men fled the scene, as they approached the canoe. A search was conducted and Ganja worth over J$1 million was allegedly seized.
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Probe launched into fatal shooting of former MoBay gang leader

Probe launched into fatal shooting of former MoBay gang leader
Police have launched a high level probe into the fatal shooting of former reputed leader of the Stone Crusher Gang 31-year-old Eldon Calvert in Salt Spring, St. James. Calvert who was at a dance in Salt Spring on Tuesday evening, was shot to death by unknown assailants. Police have also maintained a strong presence in the Salt Spring area to deter any reprisals.
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More charges laid on lawyer, co-accused in money laundering probe

Police have laid a total of 27 new counts of money laundering against prominent attorney 55-year-old Dawn Satterswaite, and her four co-accused during a court hearing yesterday. 40-year-old Manchester resident Ann-Marie Cleary, 53-year-old Paulette Higgins of Norman Gardens, Kingston, and 50-year-old Janet Ramsay of Bridgeport, Portmore, St. Catherine, and Andre Hamilton a tertiary student are all facing other money laundering charges. They have all been charged accused of hiding funds linked to convicted drug dealer Andrew Hamilton.
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INDECOM: 96 persons killed by Police in 2014

Assistant Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations, Mr. Hamish Campbell, yesterday revealed that since the start of the year, 96 persons have been killed by the Police. Mr. Campbell also revealed that four persons died in police custody, including 31-year-old Construction Worker Mario Deane, who died after being beaten in the Barnett Street Police Lockup. The INDECOM official was speaking yesterday on the topic of Deaths in Police Custody, at the Rotary Club of Downtown Kingston at the Hotel Four Seasons.
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Haiti gets aid shipment to combat Chikungunya outbreak

A large shipment of treatment packets has been delivered to the French speaking Caribbean nation of Haiti, in a bid to aid the country in its battle against the outbreak of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus. The medical kids provided by aid group Direct Relief, include pain reliever, mosquito spray, and oral rehydration. Delivery of the treatment kits which will amount to 6.1 million Defined Daily Doses, was announced by Haitian First Lady Sophia Martelly and Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume during a ceremony in Cite Soleil.
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Jamaica Mad to Raas!

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When did it come to this? Where do we begin to look for answers? Turns out that these are deep rooted psychological problems. And what the good Professor Hickling has concluded, might in fact be right. Jamaicans are mad people.
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Successful Asian Leader says former Jamaican PM – “Ruinous”

Successful Asian Leader says former Jamaican PM – “Ruinous”
"(Jamaican) professionals felt they had no future"
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Controversy in London

The 30th Olympiad is very much underway and of course with big Games come big controversies. I have highlighted just a few of the notables below.
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9.63s - Asafa's Pain

  9.63s was the time that flashed on the clock inside the stadium in London. Less than 10s after the starter fired the gun, the Men’s
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Will Usain's 'Mobot' Pose After Winning the 4x100m Relay At The London 2012 Olympics Cost Him?

Trademarking a Pose, Can you? - Image and Branding The famous Mobot Pose - In honour of Mo Farah One of the biggest issues in the world
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J$3 Million Phone Bill for Government Minister ?

J$3 Million Phone Bill for Government Minister ?
A Cabinet Minister racked up an over JA$3 million cellular phone bill with taxpayers having to pony up the cash soon. The massive bill was
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"24 Things I wished I knew before getting pregnant"

So, I’m browsing the internet minding my own business when I stumbled upon new research which shows that women lose 90% of their eggs at
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