O-Wrap: Slain 6-y-o at morgue for weeks… New FLA board 'prematurely' announced… Low FIFA ranking blocking Boyz EPL deals

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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

1. Murdered American woman was in St James to collect money, says friend

The 68-year-old American woman, whose body was last week found in Montego Bay, St James with several stab wound, is believed to have been on the island to collect money that was owed to her. Full story here

2. Jamaica ready to assist Dominica after #Maria devastation — Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica stands ready to assist Dominica after Hurricane Maria, as a category 5 storm devastated the island late last night into early this morning. Full story here

3. Hurricane #Maria leaves one dead, two missing in Guadeloupe

At least one person was killed as Hurricane Maria battered Guadeloupe, officials said Tuesday, in the first confirmed casualty from the huge storm sweeping the eastern Caribbean. Full story here

4. New FLA board 'prematurely' announced, appointments not yet made — Montague

Minister of National Security, Robert Montague, says he is yet to appoint a new Board of the Firearms Licensing Authority despite last night's announcement from his ministry. Full story here

5. Ja's low Fifa ranking blocks EPL deals for Boyz

Goalkeeper and Captain of the Reggae Boyz team, Andre Blake, is one of two Jamaicans who were unable to close deals to represent and play for European clubs in the prestigious English Premier League (EPL). Full story here

6. Body of slain 6-y-o in Clarendon morgue close to a month

Nearly one month after the brutal killing of six-year-old Timothy Bassargh in Farm, Clarendon, his body remains in the morgue pending post mortem, relatives say. Full story here

7. Henry is misleading the public on air traffic system says PNP

Opposition Spokesman on Transport Mikael Phillips is accusing the Minister of Transport and Mining Michael Henry of misleading the country on the full resumption of Jamaica's air traffic services for the Norman Manley International Airport and the Sangster International Airport as well as other flights using Jamaican airspace. Full story here

8. Rising Mexico quake toll soars above 100

A devastating quake in Mexico on Tuesday killed more than 100 people, according to official tally, with a preliminary 30 deaths recorded in the capital where rescue efforts were still going on. Full story here

9. Manhunt for masked men who shot Trelawny cop

The Trelawny police have launched a manhunt for two masked men who reportedly shot and injured a police corporal at his house inside a gated community in the parish on Monday. Full story here

10. Bairstow century condemns Windies to World Cup qualifiers

England opener Jonny Bairstow's maiden one-day international century ensured West Indies suffered a seven-wicket defeat at Old Trafford on Tuesday that meant they could no longer gain direct entry into the 2019 World Cup. Full story here

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