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Weekly Round-up: Gangster instructing JP… Consumer confidence rises... Girlz defeat Cuba 9-0

Sunday, October 14, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, on Saturday disclosed that the nation's noble justice of the peace vocation has been hit by a disturbing allegation of a gangster taking up post at the offices of an unnamed JP and issuing instructions for that JP to follow.

The worrying situation was mentioned during a training session in St James, where the minister also urged JPs to become role models.

In other news, pollster Don Anderson reported that Jamaica's consumer confidence hit a 17-year high over the last three months at 172.6 index points, compared to 159.1 index points over the period April to June 2018.

In sport, the Reggae Girlz on Thursday night advanced to the semi-finals of the CONCACAF women's World Cup, after defeating Cuba 9-0, eliminating Costa Rica on goal difference, who were also on three points.

The Girlz now have the daunting task of facing the top-ranked US women's national team on Sunday.

Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week for you.

See story links below:

Chuck discloses worrying allegation as justice of the peace under investigation

Gov't to tighten warrant system for traffic violators

Cuthbert Flynn urges Parliament to legalise abortion

Jamaica's Consumer confidence hits 17-year high

PM expects more flights, better services at privatised NMIA

Govt to pay full exam fees for secondary-level PATH students

Teenager charged with grandfather's murder

Three St James cops accused of blackmailing men caught in 'compromising position'

16-y-o boy dies in accidental shooting

10 alleged gangsters arrested in Newlands, Portmore

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in Peter Abraham's death, sentenced to 7 years

Grange pledges $5m towards Luton Shelton's ALS expenses

Reggae Girlz blow away Cuba 9-0

Usain Bolt scores 2 goals in first A-League trial start

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