O-Wrap: American tries to board flight with gun... $100m drain cleaning begins... Taximan held in $1m cocaine bustTuesday, June 04, 2019
In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:
The police yesterday arrested a 26-year-old American man who reportedly attempted to board a flight at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston with a firearm in his possession.
By the Seas Resorts, which manages several Panama Beach City resorts and restaurants in Florida, United States has been ordered to pay US$38,513 in back wages to 117 Jamaican H-2B workers and US$12,695 in civil fines following mistreatment on the job.
An 18-year-old labourer was shot dead while four others were shot and injured by unknown assailants on Nerissa Way in the parish yesterday.
The National Works Agency (NWA) has initiated a $100-million islandwide drain-cleaning under the Government of Jamaica's pre-hurricane mitigation programme, which will include de-bushing and hauling out rubble from channels.
Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr Wayne Henry, is reporting notable gains under the National Development Plan (NDP) – Vision 2030 Jamaica for the Medium-Term Framework (MTF) period 2015 to 2018.
A supreme ganja, smoked by Rastas and even Bob Marley himself in the 1970s? This pipe dream of every self-respecting ganja aficionado is becoming reality again thanks to the horticultural talents of a scientist in Jamaica.
A taxi driver was shot dead while one of his attackers was shot and injured during a robbery on the Richmond main road in Christiana, Manchester last night.
The police said a high-powered rifle and a pistol along with several rounds of ammunition were seized after a “high-speed car chase” on Christopher Road in Kingston 14 yesterday.
A taxi operator has been charged in connection with the seizure approximately one kilogram of cocaine worth $1.3 million in Olympic Gardens, Kingston 11 on Saturday, June 1, the police have reported.
A naturalised United States citizen, originally from Jamaica, has been sentenced to 10 months imprisonment for visa fraud.