O-Wrap: Newborn found in KFC... Holness responds to judges... Suspect in murder of elderly St Thomas couple charged

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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

1. Newborn found in Old Harbour KFC
The Old Harbour police are seeking the public's assistance in re-uniting an infant with her family after she was found in a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurant in Old Harbour, St Catherine over the weekend. Full story here

2. Gunmen take bus driver's life in Linstead, St Catherine
A bus driver was shot dead by unknown assailants at the Linstead Transport Centre in St Catherine yesterday. Full story here

3. Comment on the Judiciary taken out of context — Holness
The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Andrew Holness in reaffirming its stance on separation of powers; judicial independence and accountability said that all arms of Government are accountable to the public. Full story here

4. Jamaican jailed on drug charges in Barbados
A 40-year-old Jamaican man was jailed for 12 months after he failed to pay a fine of BS$4,000 (US$2,000) on drug related charges. Full story here

5. Jamaican cleared in Bermuda illegal drug import case
Maurice Martin, a 34-year-old Jamaican who survived a 2010 shooting that killed his friend, has been cleared by a Supreme Court of a plot to import fentanyl into Bermuda. Full story here

6. Major reconstruction project commences on Constant Spring Road
Major rehabilitative works have commenced along Constant Spring Road in St Andrew. Full story here

7. Temporary closure of Social Security Office at Heroes Circle
A major water leak has forced the Ministry of Labour and Social Security to close its Social Security office located at 14 Heroes Circle for the day. Full story here

8. Volcano erupts in Trinidad
At least three homes were evacuated and several cracks have appeared on the road as the Devil's Wood Yard mud volcano in New Grant, south of here, erupted early Tuesday. Full story here

9. Suspect in murder of elderly St Thomas couple charged
The St Thomas police have charged the suspect who was arrested in relation to the double murder of an elderly couple, in Retreat, St Thomas on Tuesday, January 9. Full story here

10. Multi-agency community-based approach to curb open burning culture
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) and its partners have taken to the streets with an anti-open burning public awareness campaign. Full story here

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