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Man dies in petrol tanker explosion

 JamaicaObserver.com: "MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny — A man was burnt to death Thursday night when a petroleum tanker, loaded with 10,000 litres of premium 87 gasoline, burst into flames after overturning along the Falmouth bypass in the vicinity of Martha Brae.
The deceased, who was a passenger in the ill-fated petrol tanker, has been identified as 29-year-old mechanic Leonard Stewart, also called 'Hummer', of Deeside in Trelawny."

PM on visa revocation

Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony for the first time acknowledges publicly that a senior officer has had his US visa revoked. Though the long time rumor was confirmed by the Internal Security Minister earlier this year, the Prime Minister had until now never commented on the issue.

video--Christopher Gayle's return to W.I cricket

Chief Executive Officer of the West Indies Cricket Board, Ernest Hilaire says the stand off between the WICB and premier batsman and Chris Gayle is not been completely resolved.

video--To Some Antiguans, Stanford was Robin Hood

video---Triple homicide

On Monday news of a triple homicide in the Bois Patat community sent shock waves through the country. The gruesome murder involves a fifteen year old who was four months pregnant and her daughter who was 1 yr 6 months old. The fifteen yr old and her toddler were savagely stabbed to death. The victim's boyfriend was also stabbed and is presently at hospital.

Video--Juliet Cuthbert: I almost died

JULIET Cuthbert's good name and athletic exploits for Jamaica spared her possible harm, maybe even death, at the hands of gunmen during a hold-up in downtown Kingston 10 years ago.

Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/When-Juliet-Cuthbert-s-name-saved-her_11001187#ixzz1oo3c5hvn

Parris served

nationnews.com: "LEROY PARRIS HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY SERVED.

The former CLICO executive chairman is due to appear in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court on April 13 to answer a criminal charge for which he has now been issued with a summons by court marshals."

Deadly duel - Police say three wanted men among 6 killed

JamaicaObserver.com: "SIX people, three said to be men wanted for various crimes in the capital city's violence-prone west end, were cut down by the police in an alleged gunfight that lasted for more than an hour yesterday.
"The other three persons, including the lone female, are believed to have been killed during the course of the gun battle," the Police High Command said in a press release."