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O-Wrap: Chang injured in crash... JUTC probes bus fire... 13-y-o girl missing

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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

1. Security minister injured in motor vehicle mishap

Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang avoided serious injuries when the vehicle he was travelling in overturned near the intersection of Shortwood and Grants Pen roads in St Andrew this morning.

2. Holness visits Seaga in Miami hospital

Prime Minister Andrew Holness departed the island this morning to visit former Prime Minister Edward Seaga who was hospitalised last Thursday in Miami, Florida, where he is being treated for an undisclosed ailment.

3. Our buses are safe, says JUTC after fire

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is seeking to allay fears concerning the safety of their buses following an incident last night where one of its units was destroyed by fire.

4. Two St James men charged for lottery scamming

The police are reporting that members of the Lottery Scam Task Force carried out special operations in Norwood, St James which resulted in the arrest and charge of two men yesterday.

5. Human resource practitioners support addition of 'Wellness' to Ministry of Health portfolio

The Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ) has lauded Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton for the inclusion of “Wellness” to the health portfolio.

6. Tiler shot dead in Chancery Street drive by

A man was shot dead and two others left nursing gunshot wounds after they were pounced on by armed men along Chancery Street, Kingston 19, yesterday.

7. Missing Bull Bay man found dead

Forty-nine-year-old Owen Chung of Taylor Land, Nine Miles, Bull Bay in St Andrew who went missing on Friday, May 10, was found dead in his community yesterday, the police have reported.

8. CARICOM denounces new US moves on Cuba

The 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping has denounced moves by the United States to strengthen the decades old trade and economic embargo against Cuba.

9. 13-y-o Dainia Ellis of Dunrobin Avenue reported missing

Thirteen-year-old Dainia Ellis of Dunrobin Avenue, Kingston 10 has been reported missing since Tuesday, May 14.

10. Sprint superstar Bolt jumps into Paris scooter mania

His ambition for a career as a footballer may not have worked out but retired sprint superstar Usain Bolt announced Wednesday an unlikely new outlet for his energies — the Paris scooter market.


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