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Man imprisoned without trial for over 20 years freed

Friday, July, 10 2020    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica—  One week after being granted bail, Abraham Lawrence, the mentally ill man who was imprisoned for over 20 years, this morning walked out of the St Elizabeth parish court a free man. Read More

Driver, cyclist hospitalised after Manchester crash

Friday, July, 10 2020    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Two people have been hospitalised after a car collided with a bicycle along Manchester Road, near Avondale on the outskirts of Mandeville this morning. Read More

St Ann Municipal Corporation defends $47-m contract with cleaning company

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 5 2020    

THE St Ann Municipal Corporation has defended its $46.8-million sanitisation contract with a National Contracts Commission (NCC)-approved company for the resort town of Ocho Rios and other areas, to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read More

FOOD...is still the call by St Mary residents on lockdown

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 11 2020    

FINANCIALLY devastated and hungry, residents locked down in some St Mary South Eastern communities are calling for food. Read More


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