6 Things You Need To Know Today

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  1. FLA goes hunting for uncertified firearm holders
  2. EOJ blasted for errors in Realignment of Boundaries report
  3. #ZOSO: Holness praises security forces’ conduct
  4. #ZOSO: Holness maintains Mt Salem ZOSO legal
  5. Charter operators lose big form closed airspace
  6. #ZOSO: PM’s full statement on Mt Salem intervention

1. FLA goes hunting for uncertified firearm holders

The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) is working with the police in a house-to-house search for licensed firearm holders who have failed to present their guns for inspection, renewal and certification. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

2. EOJ blasted for errors in Realignment of Boundaries report

Members of the Human Resource and Social Committee of Parliament yesterday unanimously rejected the Realignment of Boundaries report from the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (EOJ) on the grounds of inaccurate, contradictory and confusing information, and directed that the EOJ return to Gordon House on the morning of September 26 to provide the necessary clarification. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

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3. #ZOSO: Holness praises security forces’ conduct

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said that the security forces have demonstrated that they do not have to abuse the rights of citizens in order to carry out an effective job in the first zone of special operations (ZOSO) in Mount Salem, St James. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

4. #ZOSO: Holness maintains Mt Salem ZOSO is legal

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared that the Zone of Special Operations in Mount Salem, St James is legal. There have been concerns that the community does not meet the criteria set out in the law especially after the police revised the murder figures. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

5. Charter operators lose big from closed airspace

At least two of the largest European charter operators plying Jamaica, Spain’s Evelop and Portugal’s Orbest, are questioning the viability of flying their planes here next season. Both carriers are seasonal, operating into the Sangster International Airport from June to September. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

6. #ZOSO: PM’s full statement on Mt Salem intervention

Prime Minister Andrew Holness this afternoon presented to Parliament, a report in the Zone of Special Operation he declared in Mount Salem, St James just over a week ago. Holnesss in his presentation urged that the zone be regarded as the start in a process to bring stability and order to the community.  See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

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