O-Wrap: Quallo appointed top cop… Schoolgirl killed in squabble… Cumberland High teachers scared

Monday, April 10, 2017

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In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE’s top 10 stories for today.
1. George Quallo appointed Commissioner of Police
Minister of National Security, Robert Montague today announced the appointment of George Fitzroy Quallo as Commissioner of Police for the Jamaica Constabulary Force, with effect from April 18, 2017. Full story here
2. Cumberland High School teachers withdraw services after student vandalises principal's car
Teachers at the Cumberland High School are withholding their services after a female third form student this morning threw a stone through the back windscreen of the principal's car. Full story here
3. High school student killed during argument between bus driver, motorist
A 16-year-old student of Muschette High School was killed on Friday after a motorist fired in anger at a bus on which she was a passenger. Full story here
4. Traffic changes downtown Kingston for 145th anniversary launch
Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is this morning advised that there will be traffic changes in downtown Kingston tomorrow, Tuesday, April 11, to facilitate events surrounding the 145th anniversary of Kingston being capital of Jamaica. Full story here
5. Bolt imposter attempts to solicit money on Facebook
Sprint legend Usain Bolt last night took to his social media account to caution fans not to fall victim to a ploy using his name and image to solicit money on Facebook. Full story here
6. Suspect in St Andrew Prep shooting incident charged
The police are reporting that the man who turned himself in after a shooting incident at the St Andrew Preparatory School on Wednesday has now been charged with two counts of assault. Full story here
7. United Airlines passenger dragged off overbooked flight
United Airlines found itself in the middle of a social media storm on Monday, after the US carrier forcefully removed a passenger from a flight due to overbooking. Full story here
8. Carib Cement implements temporary solutions amid cement shortage
Caribbean Cement Company (Carib Cement) today disclosed that it has implemented temporary solutions in a bid to ease a shortage of cement on the local market. Full story here
9. Calabar athlete slashed in robbery attempt
Calabar High School middle distance runner, Javon-Taye Williams, was attacked and his hand slashed with a knife during an attempted cellphone robbery last week Friday. Full story here
10. ONLINE POLL RESULTS: No corned beef eating after March 20 ban
Seventy-three per cent of the 1,692 respondents to a recent OBSERVER ONLINE poll said they stopped eating corned beef after the Government imposed a ban on imports of the product from Brazil on March 20. Full story here

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