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O-Wrap: NWC, NWA to collaborate... Realtors urged to support anti-money laundering efforts... PNP wants earthquake campaign boosted

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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

1. NWC, NWA must collaborate on infrastructure development — Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government has decided that the National Works Agency (NWA) and the National Water Commission (NWC) must collaborate during infrastructure development to ensure a seamless process.

2. Clarendon cop detailed killings by 'special squad', INDECOM official testifies

The murder trial of Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown this morning heard shocking details of how the “special squad” he was a part of carried out their alleged extra-judicial killings and how they would bring guns from the May Pen Police Station and plant them on their victims.

3. Monstrous Hurricane Michael hits Florida as Category 4 storm

Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida coast on Wednesday as the most powerful storm to hit the southern US state in more than a century as officials warned it could wreak "unimaginable devastation."

4. JPs urged to refrain from verifying documents of persons they do not know

Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck, has reiterated his appeal for Justices of the Peace (JPs) to refrain from verifying the documents of persons they do not know.

5. Gov't to tighten warrant system for traffic violators

Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck, says the Government will be tightening the system for the issuing of arrest warrants for traffic violations.

6. Union warns that Labour Ministry's delay could create industrial unrest at JISCO Alpart

The Union of Clerical Administrative and Supervisory Employees (UCASE) is warning that the Labour Ministry's delay in resolving issues at Chinese company Jiquan Iron and Steel (JISCO) Alpart could create industrial unrest at the bauxite and alumina facility.

7. Shaw urges real estate practitioners to support anti-money laundering efforts 

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has urged stakeholders in the real estate industry to continue their drive to support the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) legislation and enforcement initiatives of the Government.

8. PNP urges Gov't to step up earthquake awareness campaign

People's National Party (PNP) spokesperson on environment Sophia Frazer Binns is urging the Government to step up the public campaign on earthquake preparedness in light of recent tremors reported across the island.

9. CARICOM ready to provide assistance to earthquake ravaged Haiti

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it stands ready to provide assistance to Haiti, one of its 15-member countries that hit by a number of earthquakes resulting in the deaths of 17 people and injury to more than 300 others.

10. Bolt to get start in trial game for soccer club in Australia

Usain Bolt says his performance in a trial game on Friday could determine his future with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia's A-League and his quest to play professional football.