Four of the nine murders in the division have been cleared up, the police informed Old Harbour News. The police are yet to establish a motive for the killing. Investigation continues.
The complainant later made a report to the MOCA West office where an investigation began and an operation planned. Dowding, was later arrested by detectives on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 after he was observed collecting the sum of $12,000.00 from the complainant for the return of a smart phone that was confiscated during the police operation. Dowding was charged on Monday June 19, 2017 for breaching the Corruption Prevention Act. He will return to the Trelawny Parish Court on Wednesday September 20, 2017.
Within five minutes the suspect was held and a hi-point 9mm pistol loaded with six rounds taken from him, the police say. The name of the suspect is being withheld as formal charges are yet to be laid.
“The highlight of the camp is that at the end of the three weeks, each camper will leave as a published ‘author’. On the final day, there will be a public book sale where they will get a chance to sell copies of their books,” said the firm that has published over 50 book titles. Two sets of campers will be accommodated – the first set will start July 3 and the second August 8. The camp will offer an authentic experience as the young authors will be right on site at 44 Lady Musgrave Road, where they will see how their books develop every day. Campers will arrive at 9:00 a.m. and leave at 3:00 p.m. Monday to Friday with an option for aftercare. The cost is $3,500 weekly, plus $500 for registration. Space is limited. The company said the camp will serve as an opportunity for a lot parents faced with the difficult challenge of being at work, while kids are on holiday.
The OUR has asked the NWC to provide its customers with notice prior to its resumption of the late payment fee. The OUR’s investigation into the issue came against the background of complaints received from NWC’s customers that the late payment fee was being applied to their accounts although their bills were settled in full, on or before the due dates. The OUR will continue to monitor the application of the late payment fee and urges customers to report any billing anomalies.
However, following online checks, Old Harbour News discovered Dr Patrice Lawrence-Pryce as a certified functional medicine practioner based in Jamaica, according to her LinkedIn page. The popular medical doctor will certainly add a new service to patients at his private facility - Thomas Medical Centre – and seems confident this innovative approach will gain traction. “This is a well-researched area of medicine where we practice medicine by cause, rather than just treating your symptoms,” he wrote on his social media page. “For example instead of just giving you an antidepressant or some herb for your depression, some antacid or aloe vera for you acid reflux, some Voltaren, prednisone or turmeric for your rheumatoid arthritis and have you take these for life, we get to the root cause and deal with those; and when we do that amazing things happen.” Thomas, who has been offering alternate medicine to patients as part of his practice continued: “We get to the root cause by using well established and new information gathering techniques that take into consideration things that could affect you even before you were born, detailed physical examinations, a vast array of tests for biomarkers, genomic testing, microbiome assessments, nutrition and toxicology tests. “We take you on an individualized healing journey that will free you from a life of being tied to an illness and being dependent on medication.” Functional medicine is not to be confused with herbal phytotherapy.
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Since becoming president of the local governing body in 2013, Lothian has overseen the renaissance of the sport in Jamaica with close to 100 schools and some 40 clubs actively involved in regular competition at present. “With this deal Jamaica can host international tournaments like Germany and other countries,” he added, before informing Old Harbour News that the Table Tennis Premier League, involving 20 clubs from all parishes, will commence in September. The Table Tennis Jamaica President also revealed that the country will host the first Table Tennis Conference of the Caribbean. Sixteen regional members will converge at Hotel Four Seasons on August 24, 2017 to discuss matters relevant to the development of the sport in the region. Other ITTF dignitaries, including president of the Latin America Table Tennis Union Juan Villa, have been confirmed to attend.