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O-Wrap: OCG urges probe into Hanna… Cockpit Country boundaries announced… Starbucks opens in Ja

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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

1. OCG urges probe into Hanna, St Ann Municipal Council
The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) has recommended that a criminal investigation be launched into the constituency office of South East St Ann Member of Parliament Lisa Hanna and the St Ann Municipal Council. Full story here

2. Holness announces boundaries for Cockpit Country
Prime Minister Andrew Holness today announced in Parliament the areas to be designated as the boundary for the Cockpit Country and the Cockpit Country Protected Area. Full story here

3. Starbucks opens outlet in Jamaica
Starbucks today opened its first store in Jamaica and entered its 76th market globally, marking a historic milestone for the global coffee company's Caribbean operations and its storied history of sourcing the highest quality coffee from the region going back more than four decades. Full story here

4. Sewer main collapses along Washington Blvd
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists travelling westbound along the Washington Boulevard in St Andrew to take care when approaching the traffic signals at the intersection with Duhaney Drive as a section of the right lane has failed. Full story here

5. Ganja worth $8m seized in St Elizabeth
More than 1800 pounds of ganja was seized during an operation by the police in Comma Pen, St Elizabeth yesterday. Full story here

6. G2K expands reach into Massachusetts
Generation 2000 (G2K) the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party has expanded its reach into Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Full story here

7. Robert Mugabe resigns
Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda announced, bringing the curtain down on a 37-year reign.Mugabe was swept from power as his autocratic rule crumbled within days of a military takeover. Full story here

8. Bartlett to welcome cruise ship in Port Antonio
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is to officially welcome the MS Insignia cruise ship at the Ken Wright Pier in Port Antonio, Portland this morning. Full story here

9. Justice minister wants cases tried in timely manner
Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck, says all stakeholders in the justice system have a duty to reflect on their role as they seek to improve both their performance and input in the delivery of justice. Full story here

10. CMC lauds commitment of former chairman to regional media development
The Barbados-based Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) has lauded the “commitment, contribution and diligent work” of its former chairman, J Lester Spaulding, who died at a hospital in Jamaica last weekend. Full story here




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