O-Wrap: Farewell to Dorraine... Two murdered in Westmorland... Cops name 17 persons of interest

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O-Wrap: Farewell to Dorraine... Two murdered in Westmorland... Cops name 17 persons of interest

Monday, April 15, 2019

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

1. Family, friends bid farewell to Dorraine

Family, friends and colleagues of beloved veteran broadcaster Dorraine Samuels turned out in droves to celebrate her life this morning.

2. CAL launches first non-stop flight to Barbados from Jamaica

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) today officially began their non-stop service from Kingston, Jamaica to Barbados.

3. Two killed, one injured in Westmoreland shootings

Three people were shot, two fatally, in two separate incidents in Savanna-La-Mar, Westmoreland yesterday, the police reported.

4. St Andrew South police list 17 persons of interest

Detectives assigned to the Hunts Bay Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) in the St Andrew South Division have listed 17 individuals as persons of interest.

5. Minor quake felt in St James, Westmoreland

The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies reported that a minor earthquake was felt across two western parishes this morning.

6. New chief parliamentary counsel appointed

Attorney-at-law Judith Grant has been appointed Chief Parliamentary Counsel in the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel (OPC), at the Ministry of Justice. An attorney-at-law for more than 22 years, Grant assumed official duties on March 1.

7. Exotic, dangerous bird kills owner in Florida

A large, flightless and highly dangerous bird called a cassowary killed its owner in Florida, news reports said.

8. Trump says Boeing should overhaul 737 Max planes

US President Donald Trump lambasted the Boeing 737 Max plane on Monday, saying it should be improved with unspecified new features and given a new name.

9. New Parliament building to reflect 'Out of Many, One People'

Described as the most significant structure to be built in the history of Jamaica, the new Houses of Parliament building will occupy a place of prominence at National Heroes Park in Kingston.

10. Huge fire engulfs Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

A huge fire swept through the roof of the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday evening, sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky.

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