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O-WRAP: J'can charged in deadly love triangle... HIV positive T&T students... Carter appeals

Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 7:00 PM    

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

1. J'can among 5 charged in deadly love triangle in Guyana

A Jamaican man is among five people currently before the court in Guyana on allegations that they were contracted by a woman to murder her husband’s lover. Full story here

2. Gov't signs US$326-m loan agreement with China

The Government today signed a US$326-million loan agreement with the China Ex-IM Bank for work on the new Southern Coastal Highway Improvement Project and the extension of the tolled East-West Highway from May Pen, Clarendon to Williamsfield, Manchester. Full story here


3. J'can charged with sexual assault of minor in US, mulls guilty plea

The Jamaican owner of a martial arts school in the United States is reportedly considering a guilty plea to charges of inappropriate contact with an 11-year-old girl. Full story here

4. British woman held at Sangster airport with ganja, cocaine hidden in cans

A British woman was yesterday arrested and charged at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James after a search of her luggage revealed cans containing cocaine and marijuana. Full story here

5. Five primary school students in T&T test positive for HIV

At least five primary school students have tested positive for the HIV virus and several others have “willingly” engaged in sexual activities Parliamentarians in Trinidad and Tobago have been told. Full story here

6. American fugitive held in St Andrew, to be deported

The United States Embassy is today saluting the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) for their assistance in apprehending an American man who was on the run for more than 15 years. Full story here

7. Jamaica, Venezuela sign Petrojam upgrade agreement

Jamaica and Venezuela last night reached an agreement for the long-awaited upgrade of the Petrojam refinery. Full story here

8. JUTC taking leading role in tint removal

 The Jamaica Urban Transit Company said that it is seeking to fully comply with the Government’s directive to remove specified grades of tint from all public passenger vehicles. Full story here

9. St James man arrested after stashing gun on seeing cops

Police on patrol in Montpellier, St James on Wednesday, arrested a man who they claim attempted to hide an illegal firearm when he spotted them in the community. Full story here

10. Carter files appeal

It was today confirmed that sprinter Nesta Carter has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) as he continues to fight a doping confirmation. Full story here

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