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  1. Hypertension levels soar in west KingstonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Gleaner

    Diabetes Association of Jamaica's medical technician Ulander Titus administers a blood-pressure test Silesha Brown of the Tivoli Gardens community last Friday. Just a few hours into last Friday's commencement of the second annual west Kingston health fair, put on by the West Kingston Power Partners, at the Tivoli Gardens High School, the Diabetes Association of Jamaica was able to detect that many west Kingston residents were suffering from extremely high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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  2. Off The Hill: Cold August nights in BreckenridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Summit Daily News

    ... was an aquatic fabrics engineer (towel boy) at the Grand Timber. I worked one day as a busser at a taco restaurant in Tivoli, New York. I worked a few days at a mini-donut establishment. I helped build a deck in the Highlands with my bud, Cory. I ...

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  3. Police increase presence in Denham Town and Tivoli amid gang flare-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Gleaner

    The Police say last night's shooting which left four hospitalised is a result of ongoing gang violence between persons from Denham Town and Tivoli Gardens. Reports are that around 8 o'clock, persons were standing at a popular hangout spot at the intersection of Wellington Street and Tulip Lane in Denham Town, when assailants opened fire on them.

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  4. Protocols needed for states of emergency - Bert SamuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Gleaner

    Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels is convinced that the human rights abuses suffered by Jamaicans during the 2010 police-military operation in Tivoli Gardens were meted out because of a lack of experience among the security forces in dealing with states of emergency. It is for this reason that Samuels has called for protocols to be established for how the police and military deal with property and life during a state of emergency.

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  5. Stripped - Operational duties pulled from senior cops ripped by Tivoli commission reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Gleaner

    Two high-ranking members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force have been stripped of all operational responsibilities as a result of scathing criticisms from the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry about their conduct during the May 2010 police-military operations in Tivoli Gardens. Deputy Commissioner of Police Clifford Blake revealed yesterday that the two senior officers - who were among five serving members singled out for stinging criticism by the Sir David Simmons-chaired commission - were transferred to other areas of the JCF in the last two months.

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  6. Founder of prison nonprofit that took on Harvard wants to put prison education up for debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | New York Business.com

    ... in New York. WHO HE IS Founder and executive director of the Bard Prison Initiative AGE 37 BORN Manhattan RESIDES Tivoli, N.Y. EDUCATION Bard College, B.A. in American history SEED OF CHANGE In response to the defunding of Pell grants for prisoners ...

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  7. Trio spends summer dancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... into all of them, but could only choose one. After considering her options, she choose the Kaatsbaan Dance Center in Tivoli, N.Y. "This one was probably the most prestigious one I got into," she said. "They only take 40 (students) in each session." ...

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  8. JFJ urges Gov't to respond to Tivoli report with hasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | The Gleaner

    ... Levy. The report, among other things, asks the Government to give an apology and compensation for the actions in Tivoli Gardens in May 2010, which the human rights organisation Amnesty International described as "the large-scale loss of lives and ...

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  9. Dumped in water tank by guardian - Craig Head youth rises above challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Gleaner

    ... That he did, but the challenges continued. Brown 'cotched' in several homes in the inner city - from Rockfort to Tivoli Gardens, Rema, among other communities - in a bid to seek a better life for himself. "I was going to Maths Unlimited and working ...

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  10. 'We want Steve' - Tivoli residents disappointed that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Tivoli residents staging a fiery protest against the killing of 19-year-old Tevin Gordon in the community, were not quieted until they were addressed by SSP Steve McGregor who they want to return as the head of the police division which covers the area. Several residents in the violence-plagued West Kingston Police Division were left angry recently when Senior Superintendent Steve McGregor quashed rumours that he had been sent back to lead the policing efforts in the area.

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  11. Two taken to hospitals after rollover car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | WTEN-TV Albany

    A driver and his passenger were taken to the hospital Friday after a rollover car crash on the Taconic State Parkway. Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett says 17-year-old Parker Levenson of Tivoli, N.Y., was driving his jeep northbound on the Taconic State Parkway when the keep went off the east side of the road and rolled over two times before coming to a stop up right on its tires.

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  12. Cops identify Tivoli gunman in social media videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    POLICE say a man who was last Friday seen in a video on social media running through a section of Tivoli Gardens, West Kingston, with a rifle in hand, had been questioned by law enforcers three days earlier for his alleged involvement in criminal activities in the community. The incident happened during a violent protest by residents upset at the police shooting of a 19-year-old man.

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  13. Tense calm in Tivoli after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer Police and soldiers on patrol in Tivoli Gardens after Tevin Gordon was allegedly killed by lawmen last Friday. Tivoli, a powder keg of gang violence, The Inspectorate of Constabulary has launched a probe into the fatal shooting of a man and the recovery of a firearm in Tivoli Gardens, Kingston yesterday.

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  14. Tension in Tivoli after police killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    TIVOLI Gardens in West Kingston remained on edge last night following the killing of a teenager by the police, which sparked a violent protest by residents who stoned the Denham Town Police Station and a police post in the community while gunmen sprayed the buildings with bullets. Nineteen-year-old Tevin Gordon, otherwise called Scrappo, was shot and killed during an alleged encounter with the police at around 7:30 am on the third floor of Building 12 in an area of the community known as Bumps.

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  15. Tivoli Police station attacked after residents protest shooting death of teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Gleaner

    This after a Tivoli resident, 19-year-old Tevin Gordon was shot dead allegedly by the police in Building 12. Residents of Tivoli Gardens as well as West Kingston Member of Parliament, Desmond McKenzie, have accused the police of acting unlawfully. The residents expressed anger at the shooting death of Gordon, who they claimed was killed in his house in cold blood.

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  16. 'Weh wi a go get?' - Tivoli residents say sums paid out to enquiry lawyers unfairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Residents of Tivoli Gardens in West Kingston have expressed dissatisfaction at the news that $150 million was paid out to lawyers who participated in the recently concluded West Kingston Commission of Enquiry. Among the attorneys who received portions of the $150 million in fees were those representing government entities such as the Jamaica Defence Force, the Jamaica Constabulary Force and the Office of the Public Defender.

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  17. Stop downplaying what cops faced in TivoliRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Your columnist Ian Boyne, in his article 'Tivoli report hits bullseye' , made reference to a Letter of the Day by me published on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Mr Boyne raises important issues that I had alluded to and, among other things, describes me as "fuming" and my needing to "apologise to the commissioners".

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  18. Tivoli troupe marks 25th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    WHAT started as an extra-curricular dance class at the Tivoli High School in 1970 has become a world-renowned ensemble. The Tivoli Dance Troupe has excelled, winning numerous awards, but more so has become a unifying force in the troubled West Kingston community in which it is based.

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  19. Colin Steer | That Tivoli shock-and-awe reportRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2016 | The Gleaner

    It's been nearly two weeks since the Sir David Simmons-led commission of enquiry delivered its report into the events of May 2010 in and around Tivoli Gardens, west Kingston, associated with the attempt by security forces to capture Christopher 'Dudus' Coke on an extradition warrant. Since the submission, the consternation has been palpable.

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  20. Orville Taylor | Tivoli: Truth and actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Tivoli Gardens resident Joan McCarthy talks about her two sons' deaths to reporters as she and scores of other women marched on Gordon House on May 27, 2014 as they tried to deliver a letter to then Prime Minister Portia Simspon Miller in relation to the bloody 2010 security operation. In just over a week, the English opted out of the European Union and, reciprocally, Iceland gave them the cold shoulder, cramping them 2-1 in the Euro 2016 soccer competition.

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