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O-Wrap: 2nd ZOSO in Denham Town… Ganja degree in US… 7 suspected scammers charged

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:

1. Denham Town declared second ZOSO

Prime Minister Andrew Holness this morning declared that the second zone of special operations (ZOSO) will be in Denham Town, Kingston.Full story here

2. Denham Town residents welcome ZOSO

Denham Town residents this morning welcomed the declaration of the area as a Zone of Special Operation. Full story here

3. 325-pound woman charged for murder after sitting on 9-y-o girl

A 325-pound Florida woman is charged with killing her nine-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Full story here

4. Third person convicted in AGD fraud case

A third person has been convicted in the fraud scheme perpetrated against the Accountant General's Department (AGD) in 2015, referred to as the “dead claims” matter. Full story here

5. Media asked to delay entering Denham Town ZOSO

Hours after Prime Minister Andrew Holness declared a section of Denham Town in Kingston the second zone of special operation (ZOSO), the joint security force is asking the media to delay entering the community until certain procedures are dealt with. Full story here

6. Rasta musician refuses to stand in Gordon House

Rastafarian musician Yasus Afari was this afternoon threatened with being thrown out of Gordon House for refusing to stand during the opening proceedings as is customary during sittings of the Houses of Parliament. Full story here

7. Seven charged with lottery scamming

The Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) is reporting that seven people who were two weeks ago arrested during an operation in sections of St James and Westmoreland, have been charged for lottery scamming. Full story here

8. US university offering marijuana degree

A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree — in marijuana. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its medical plant chemistry program this semester, with about a dozen students in the first class, the Detroit Free Press reported. Full story here

9. J'can security advisor inducted in US Army College Hall-of-Fame

Jamaica's National Security Advisor Major General Antony Anderson was inducted to the US Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) International Hall of Fame (IHOF) last week. Full story here

10. Zimbabwe 'A' v Windies end in draw

Zimbabwe 'A' drew with West Indies on the final day of their three-day, tour match on Tuesday at the Bulawayo Athletic Club in the host country. Full story here

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