O-Wrap: Foetal remains found... 'Livity' Coke surrenders... Fewer hurricanes expected this season

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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

1. May Pen Hospital accepting emergency cases only
The May Pen Hospital in Clarendon said that as of tomorrow it will only be accepting emergency cases, and as such, persons are being encouraged to use other health facilitates within the parish.

2. Foetal remains found in Kingston
A post mortem is to be conducted on the remains of a six-month-old foetus that was found on Maiden Lane in Kingston on Tuesday.

3. Man killed, girlfriend injured in Gregory Park shooting
A man was shot dead and a woman injured after gunmen invaded their home in Gregory Park, St Catherine this morning.

4. Residents in SOEs reminded to adhere to closing times
Residents in St James and the St Catherine North Police Division where two states of public emergency have been imposed are being reminded by the security forces of the revised closing hours for business places.

5. 'Livity' Coke, 'Titi man' surrender to police
Leighton 'Livity' Coke and Christopher 'Titi Man' Coke, who were among five men listed as wanted by the police in connection with the murder of a man in March, are now in the custody of the Kingston Eastern police.

6. Laws with outdated penalties to be revised — Chuck
Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says many of the laws of Jamaica with outdated penalties will be revised and modernised during this fiscal year.

7. Fewer hurricanes forecast for 2018 Atlantic hurricane season
After the most expensive hurricane season on record last year, US officials said Thursday to expect a more normal Atlantic season in 2018 with five to nine hurricanes in total.

8. France vows to tackle noxious seaweed 'disaster' in C'bean
The French government is preparing a plan to deal with a new invasion of stinky seaweed that is covering the beaches of some its islands in the Caribbean, causing health problems for residents and threatening key fishing and tourism industries.

9. Carnival's newest & biggest cruise ship for Ocho Rios October
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that the biggest and newest branded ship for the world's largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation, The Carnival Horizon, will commence calls on Ocho Rios on October 2.

10. C'bean health ministers agree on new 5-year strategic plan
The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) says Caribbean health ministers attending the World Health Assembly here have agreed with each other on an ambitious new strategic plan for the next five years.

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