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Monday, October 23, 2017

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

1. Deadly shooting at stoplight in St James
Two men are dead and another three are nursing gunshot wounds following last night's shooting at a stoplight on the Flankers main road in St James. Full story

2. China providing Jamaica with coaches for 7 sporting disciplines
China will be providing Jamaica with coaches for the sporting disciplines of swimming, synchronised swimming, badminton, gymnastics, volleyball, football and basketball, according to Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange. Full story

3. Ganja growers association wants answers from Health Ministry
The Ganja Growers and Producers Association of Jamaica (GGPAJ) is calling for a response from the Ministry of Health in light of reports that a private company has been registered to undertake the training of doctors and pharmacists to prescribe medicinal ganja in Jamaica. Full story

4 . Gayle denies exposing himself to masseuse
Star West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle has denied exposing his genitals to a massage therapist, claiming an Australian media group set out to "destroy" him in a defamation action Monday. Full story

5. I am being intimidated by police, Mario Deane's mother tells IACHR panel
Mother of Mario Deane, Mercia Frazer, during a presentation today at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Montevideo, Uruguay, described the Jamaican police as manipulative. Full story

6. JLP condemns violent attack in St Mary SE — Chang
General Secretary of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Dr Horace Chang, says that his party openly condemns whoever is responsible for the recent violent attacks in St Mary South East. Full story

7. Rifle cleaner, 9mm magazine found in Denham Town ZOSO
The Joint Command of the Zones of Special Operations (ZOSO) Communications Unit has reported that rifle cleaner, along with a 9mm magazine was found in Denham Town. Full story

8. SVL appoints three new directors
An agreement seems to have been brokered between Mayberry Investments Limited and Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) following the appointment of three directors to SVL's Board earlier today. Full story

9. Brathwaite helps Windies consolidate lead
Kraigg Brathwaite's unbeaten half-century solidified the West Indies' advantage over Zimbabwe on the third morning of the first Test at Queens Sports Club on Monday. Full story

10. Antigua tourism minister arrested in UK; Cabinet appointment revoked
Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne has advised the Governor General, Sir Rodney Williams to immediately revoke the Cabinet appointment of Tourism and Investment Minister, Asot Michael pending the outcome of his arrest this morning. Full story




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