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Weekly Round-up: Possible criminal breaches in CMU saga… Baby snatcher pleads guilty… Appeal against Gayle's payout dismissed

Saturday, July 20, 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn has found possible administrative breaches and conduct which may have contravened four criminal laws in the investigation of allegations of irregularities involving Ruel Reid and Caribbean Maritime University (CMU).

Her disclosure came a day after CMU admitted that it prepared cheques valued at more than $700,000 to one of Reid's former driver.

Meanwhile, the woman charged in relation to the abduction of a baby boy at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston on Thursday pleaded guilty when she appeared in court.

And, an Australian media group on Tuesday lost an appeal against an US$211,000 defamation payout to West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle after claiming he exposed his genitals to a masseuse.

Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week for you.


Four criminal laws possibly breached in Reid, CMU matter — DPP

Public administration records largest increase in employment

Inflation drops by 0.1% for June

KSAMC restricts entertainment events at Hope Gardens to two monthly

House says yes ...

Jackson says SOEs losing effectiveness, demands crime plan

Gov't approves more funds to truck water

Tyres to be removed from Riverton City dump

Drama as warehouse burns

'Baby snatcher had help'

Cops convicted on drug trafficking charges

US Customs agents nab J'can man on felony child sex charges

Manchester police investigating stabbing death of woman

South Africa clip Sunshine Girls 55-52 in frenetic group decider

Sunshine Girls face elimination after loss to England

Jamaica coast to easy 67-36 win over Scotland

Sunshine Girls stop Uganda 61-48

Sunshine Girls beat Zimbabwe, book fifth-place clash with Malawi

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