Opposition senator raises questions about clause in ganja law
OPPOSITION SENATOR Tom Tavares-Finson is questioning whether the justice minister will have to be summoned each time a person claiming to be a Rastafarian is stopped by the police for possession of ganja.

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    January 9, 2015

    Two new commanding officers, including St Mary's first female police chief, have been assigned to the Area Two division, following a radical reshuffle of several high-ranking members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force.
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    January 9, 2015

    Chairman of the Clarendon Crime Prevention Committee William Shagoury is cognisant that bringing the crime figures down in the parish is "not an easy fix".
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    January 9, 2015

    Detectives attached to the St Thomas police have rearrested a pastor accused of sexual offences after questioning a councillor ...
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    January 8, 2015

    Montego Bay United failed to put back pressure on Arnett Gardens for the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) leadership, after they had to settle for a 0-0 draw with red-hot Rivoli United at the Prison Oval yesterday.
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    January 7, 2015

    The St Thomas police have released the People's National Party (PNP) councillor who was taken into custody today for questioning.
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    January 7, 2015

    A witness of today's shootings at the offices of weekly satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo said one of the attackers told onlookers, "You can tell the media that it's al-Qaida in Yemen."
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    January 7, 2015

    The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) today outlined a number of strategies to be used this year to build on the 16 per cent decline in murders and other serious crimes last year.
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    January 7, 2015

    The March Pen Roach community in Spanish Town St Catherine is now tense following a double murder there last night.
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    January 7, 2015

    Justice Lloyd Hibbert says if accused persons know in advance what sentence they will get if they plead guilty to an offence, then matters will be shortened.
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    January 7, 2015

    KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Press Association of Jamaica PAJ says that it regards the killing of staff at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo as an attack on democracy and freedom of the press, which must be of concern to all who support...
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    January 7, 2015

    Defending Champions Montego Bay United and Rivoli United will clash in today's feature game in the Red Stripe Premier League at the Spanish Town Prison Oval.
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    January 7, 2015

    Head of the St Thomas Police, Superintendent Charmaine Shand, has confirmed that the councillor is being interviewed in the presence of his attorney in relation to allegations of attempting ...
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    January 7, 2015

    ST ANDREW, Jamaica -- Police are keeping watch on Barbican Road and Russell Heights, St Andrew where some residents have threatened to stage a protest following the fatal shooting of a man on Tuesday.
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    January 7, 2015

    ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The body of an unidentified woman was found in bushes in the vicinity of Charlton Meadows in St Catherin by residents Tuesday morning.
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    January 7, 2015

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — French Ambassador to Jamaica Jean-Michel Despax has condemned today’s gun attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, describing it as “barbaric”.
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    January 7, 2015

    ST CATHERINE, Jamaica -- A man said to be the brother of reputed Spanish Town gangster and area leader Tesha Miller was one of two people gunned down by criminals in March Pen Road, St Catherine Tuesday.
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    January 7, 2015

    Clarendon has recorded its first murder for 2015 following the gun slaying of 46-year-old labourer, Clive Johnson also called Demus, of a Woodside, Clarendon address.
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    January 7, 2015

    Hundreds of residents of Hanover joined ranks with the local police on New Year's Day, on a six-mile march from Pell River to Green ...
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