I have no quarrel with audit of AGD, says Monroe Ellis

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Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis yesterday made it clear that she takes no issue with the anticipated tabling of a report on the operations of her department in Parliament.She was responding to an article published in this newspaper yesterday on the Government’s intention to table the first audit report on the Auditor General’s Department (AGD) in some 10 years.

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Salvation Army asks for sexual misconduct complaints in writing

Observer on June 12th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Senior officials at the local arm of the Salvation Army have asked customers and employees from its Lyndhurst Road branch to…

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Two cops freed of murder charge

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Two policemen who were on trial for murder after they were implicated in the controversial ‘death squad’ probe, are now rejoicing after they were yesterday both found not guilty of killing a man in May Pen, Clarendon, seven years ago.

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Honoured to dig Seaga’s grave

Observer on June 12th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Keane Cunningham has only ever dug two graves.So, when he was contacted by the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation on Sunday to dig the grave in which the body of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga will be interred on June 23, he felt honoured.

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Need to win makes leadership change necessary, say Bunting supporters

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — For St Ann North Western Member of Parliament Dayton Campbell, a simple question goes to the heart of the matter.“How could it be that we have the most corrupt government in the history of this country but by all indications and polls we (People’s National Party) can’t win…?” Campbell asked during the People’s National Party (PNP) Knockpatrick Divisional meeting at May Day High School on Sunday night.

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Special sitting of KSAMC to hail Seaga

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The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) is to convene a special sitting at which councillors will offer tributes to late former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, who died on May 28 at age 89, the Jamaica Information Service ( JIS ) has reported.

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Why can’t I work full time while studying?

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Dear Mr Brown,Thank you for assisting me with my study permit to attend Centennial. I can’t believe there are hundreds of Jamaicans attending this school alone. I think our small island is one of the top countries enrolled.

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Terror worsens

Observer on June 12th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

The fear that has gripped legitimate residents of Caribbean Terrace in recent months, because of their unwanted neighbours, turned into a nightmare last Friday when a family was attacked in their house by an armed man believed to be one of the squatters.

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No percentage scores for PEP

Observer on June 12th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

WHEN the results for the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) are issued next week, the scores will be represented according to a scale and not according to percentages as prevailed with the preceding Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), a move to closely align the profiles with global standards.

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Call made for resignation of Cumberland High board

Observer on June 12th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

JAMAICA Labour Party (JLP) caretaker for St Catherine South Eastern, Robert Miller is insisting that the board of Cumberland High Schoool resign, saying it has damaged the reputation of the institution.

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