UK to push Jamaica on LGBT rights

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The British Government will be pushing for changes to the treatment of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community in Jamaica as part of its efforts to promote shared values with regional states.

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UK to push Jamaica on LGBT rights

Observer on September 20th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

The British Government will be pushing for changes to the treatment of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community in Jamaica as part of its efforts to promote shared values with regional states.

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New D-day for baby thief

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Peta-Gay Ffrench, the woman who pleaded guilty to stealing a day-old baby from Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston, on January 9, will have to wait until next month to know her fate.Her sentencing, which was scheduled for 2:00 pm in the Supreme Court yesterday, was postponed until October 3, 2019.The Jamaica Observer was informed that the judge who should’ve handed down Ffrench’s sentence was unavailable.

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New D-day for baby thief

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Peta-Gay Ffrench, the woman who pleaded guilty to stealing a day-old baby from Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston, on January 9, will have to wait until next month to know her fate.Her sentencing, which was scheduled for 2:00 pm in the Supreme Court yesterday, was postponed until October 3, 2019.The Jamaica Observer was informed that the judge who should’ve handed down Ffrench’s sentence was unavailable.

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Brexit no problem for Jamaica, says UK high commissioner

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British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Anwar Ahmad is seeking to allay fears that the decision of the United Kingdom (UK) to leave the European Union (EU) on October 31, a move dubbed Brexit, could hurt Jamaica.

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Brexit no problem for Jamaica, says UK high commissioner

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British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Anwar Ahmad is seeking to allay fears that the decision of the United Kingdom (UK) to leave the European Union (EU) on October 31, a move dubbed Brexit, could hurt Jamaica.

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Long wait for cancer diagnosis

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PEOPLE have to wait a nerve-wracking two to three months, or longer, before learning whether or not they have cancer, as the laboratory at Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) struggles to deal with a backlog of tests.According to consultant general surgeon at the hospital, Dr Hugh Anthony Roberts, the accumulation does not only include specimens for possible cancer patients, but specimens for other pathologies as well.

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Long wait for cancer diagnosis

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PEOPLE have to wait a nerve-wracking two to three months, or longer, before learning whether or not they have cancer, as the laboratory at Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) struggles to deal with a backlog of tests.According to consultant general surgeon at the hospital, Dr Hugh Anthony Roberts, the accumulation does not only include specimens for possible cancer patients, but specimens for other pathologies as well.

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Judge accepts submission to speed up fraud trial

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Parish Judge Ann-Marie Grainger, who is hearing evidence in the Manchester Municipal Corporation multimillion dollar fraud trial, has accepted defence counsel submissions intended to speed up examination of the large volume of documentary evidence to be presented before the court.

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Judge accepts submission to speed up fraud trial

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Parish Judge Ann-Marie Grainger, who is hearing evidence in the Manchester Municipal Corporation multimillion dollar fraud trial, has accepted defence counsel submissions intended to speed up examination of the large volume of documentary evidence to be presented before the court.

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