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O-Wrap: Gangster killed… 6 escape Linstead lock-up… 81 JUTC attacks

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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

1. Alleged gangster killed in Old Harbour
An alleged gunman linked to the G-City Gang in Old Harbour, St Catherine was killed during a confrontation with police this morning. Full story

2. J'can woman among 5 charged in connection with death of two US girls
Two women have been charged with the killing of two young girls whose bodies were found on a Colorado farm. Full story

3. PNP's Alexis to formalise Jamaican citizenship
The People's National Party (PNP) today said that Dr Shane Alexis, the party's candidate for the by-election to be held in St Mary South Eastern, will formalise his Jamaican citizenship immediately. Full story

4. 81 JUTC attacks since January
Managing Director of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), Paul Abrahams, has indicated that the authorities now have evidence that the attacks on the company's buses are orchestrated. Full story

5. Six escape Linstead lock-up
The police have listed the names and charges of the six prisoners who escaped from the Linstead Police Lock-up in St Catherine last night. Full story

6. Bail extended for machete-wielding mom
The 44-year-old woman, who was seen beating her daughter with a machete in a video circulating on social media, had her bail extended when she appeared in the St Thomas Parish Court this morning. Full story

7. US Congresswoman says Trump is a 'direct threat' to Caribbean community
A Caribbean American legislator is warning that President Donald Trump is “a direct threat” to the Caribbean American community in the country as his administration moves to implement draconian immigration policies. Full story

8. Tourism ministry to host first Falmouth Heritage Expo
Falmouth's noted Georgian architecture and rich historical heritage will take centre stage on October 18, with the inaugural staging of the Falmouth Heritage Exposition, in Water Square in Trelawny. Full story

9. Mayor says infrastructural works underway in Kingston
Mayor of Kingston, Senator Councillor Delroy Williams, says critical infrastructural works are under way across the municipality to transform and reposition the city to better serve its residents and visitors. Full story

10. MBA programme at Mona gets highest level of accreditation
The MBA programme at the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) at the University of the West Indies, Mona, has been reaccredited by the prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA) for a period of five years. Full story

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