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Thursday, April 25, 2019

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

1. New Bond film to begin shooting Sunday

After months of speculation it has been confirmed that the 25th installment of the James Bond spy series will be shot in Portland and Kingston.

2. Missing St Andrew teacher found dead

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has expressed shock at the news that lecturer at the St Joseph's Teachers' College, Samuel Martin, has been found dead.

3. No ban on parrotfish, says Shaw

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Audley Shaw, says there is no ban in place on parrotfish.

4. NWC adjusts pump operations to cope with drought

The National Water Commission (NWC) has adjusted its operating hours as an interim measure to cope with what it says are worsening drought conditions that have impacted its systems across the island, leaving residents with low inflow daily or no water at all.

5. Grange announces new requirements to access sports funding

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says the ministry has adopted a new approach to direct investments in sport.

6. Female security guard stabbed to death in Tivoli

A female security guard was last night stabbed to death while working on McKenzie Drive in Tivoli Gardens, according to the Denham Town police.

7. Windalco workers ordered to resume duties

The Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) has ordered workers at the West Indies Alumina Company (WINDALCO) in Ewarton, St Catherine to resume duties immediately following a two-day protest over non-payment of retroactive salaries.

8. Alleged gunman shot dead while fleeing scene of shooting

A man was yesterday shot dead by the police while reportedly attempting to flee the scene of a shooting on Elgin Street in Kingston.

9. Body of missing Manchester teen recovered at Alligator Pond

The search for a teen, who disappeared after he went swimming at a river in Manchester, came to an end yesterday when his body was discovered on the Alligator Pond beachfront in the parish.

10. KSAMC moving to structure street food vendors

Commercial Services Committee Chairman at the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC), Duane Smith, has announced that the Corporation will be moving to address the widespread unregulated food vending practices that are taking root across the city.


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