O-Wrap: More ZOSOs coming... Man killed, limbs removed... Users welcome Canada ganja legalisation

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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

1. More ZOSOs to be established — Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says zones of special operations (ZOSOs) are to be rolled out in an additional 20 communities across the island.

2. St James man found dead with limbs missing

Police in St James are probing the death of an elderly man whose body was found at his home yesterday with the limbs missing.

3. UWI denies attempted rape of St Augustine student

The St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) says initial investigations indicate that there was no evidence of an attempted rape of a female student on Tuesday even as the Students Guild said it was planning a public meeting for later this week.

4. Police fatally shoot Clarendon man

The police yesterday fatally shot a man during an alleged confrontation with the cops in his community of Reckford district, Clarendon.

5. 24-y-o man shot dead in Central Village

Twenty-four-year-old Onaje Morrison, a customer service representative of Union Estate in St Catherine was shot dead on Bob Lane, Central Village in the parish yesterday, the police have reported.

6. Man shot, chopped to death in Trelawny

The Trelawny police are reporting the murder of a 63-year-old man who was shot and chopped to death by an unknown assailant following an altercation Bunkers Hill in the parish yesterday afternoon.

7. C'bean health ministers discussing new system in face of climate change

Caribbean health ministers are expected to approve a plan on health system reliance in the face of climate change at a two day meeting which ends here on Wednesday.

8. Spillage at Ewarton Works effluent holding pond

Residents in and around the areas of Byndloss, Vanity Fair, Charlemont Foot Bridge, as well as the Rio Cobre near to the Ewarton Works bauxite plant in St Catherine are being advised to desist from using water from waterways in the area “for the time being”.

9. Recreational cannabis users welcome Canada legalisation

Thousands of Canadian cannabis enthusiasts — overwhelmingly men — lined up outside pot shops before the crack of dawn for a chance to legally purchase the drug for the first time.

10. 'Being able to play football is not enough', Juventus captain urges players to study

Italy and Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini urged players to think more about their careers after football on Wednesday as he helped launch an education campaign led by global players' union FIFPro.

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