A High Alert has been activated for 12-year-old Franz Parkes of White Hall district, St Elizabeth who has been missing since Saturday, February 20.

He is of brown complexion, slim build and about 152 centimetres (5 feet) tall.

According to the police Franz was last seen in Trainline, Gregory Park in St Catherine about 6:30 pm dressed in a grey and red pants only.

He has not been heard from since.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Franz Parkes is being asked to contact the Caymanas police at 876-988-1719, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.


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Forex: J$152.14 to one US dollar

Monday, February 22, 2021

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Monday, February 22 ended trading at J$152.14 up by nine cents according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily exchange trading summary.

Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at $121.22 down from $121.47 while the British pound sterling ended trading at $213.09 down from $213.52.


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NWC warns of fraudsters on social media

Monday, February 22, 2021

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) is warning that fraudsters are posing as the organisation on social media and have been encouraging customers to make payments to them via credit card under false pretence.

NWC stated that the fake pages are on Instagram.

It is urging customers to desist from engaging with these fraudulent pages and to communicate with the NWC via its official social media pages:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NWCjam

Twitter: http://twitter.com/NWCjam

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/nwcjam

The NWC may also be contacted through web chat via its website: http://www.nwcjamaica.com.

In addition, customers can call the 888-CALL-NWC number (888-225-5692) to speak with a representatives or access the automated self-serve option which provides disruption notices, bill balances and automated bank payments.

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