Weekly Round-up: Cops kill colleague?..St Elizabeth 'drug dealer' dead...PM on leave

Sunday, July 26, 2015

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — A week after the killing of Constable Crystal Thomas, another police officer was gunned down in the volatile West Kingston area on Tuesday. Police reports are that the constable was killed by thugs; however, residents are contending that he was killed by his colleagues.


Meanwhile, an alleged ‘drug dealer’ was reportedly found slumped over the steering wheel of his car with a single gunshot wound to the head in Junction, St Elizabeth, on Wednesday. The following day, residents mounted a roadblock claiming that the well-known fisherman was murdered by the police.


Amidst the chaos in the island, Jamaicans had something to smile about this week following the historic victory of the Reggae Boyz over the United States in their CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final match on Wednesday. The Boyz are going for gold Sunday when they face North America giants, Mexico.


Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps the week for you.

See stories below:

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Another cop murdered

83-y-o left with $120 as cousin 'drains' millions from account

21 children in custody after police raid dance

PM on vacation; Pickersgill in charge

Bill Clinton Helping Jamaica

18 schools to be closed

Public health sector lost 200 nurses last year — NAJ

Health centre closes as gunmen run amok in West Kingston 

Death of St Elizabeth 'drug dealer' sparks multiple roadblocks

Woman reportedly kills another after finding her at home with spouse

17-y-o sexually assaulted on camera now in CDA care

PNP conflict intensifies

CONCACAF Gold Cup: Reggae Boyz in historic 2-1 win over US, book final

CPL: T&T Red Steel beat Jamaica Tallawahs by 27 runs


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