Golding opposes exemption for public registries under Data Protection Act

Observer on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Opposition Member of Parliament Mark Golding says public registries should not be exempt from mandatory requirement, under the Data Protection Act, to register as data controllers.

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240,000 traffic tickets cleared

Observer on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

The Ministry of National Security is reporting that a total of 240,000 traffic tickets have been cleared, following software modification to the island’s traffic ticket management system.

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Senate updated on post-Dorian situation in The Bahamas

Observer on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Senator Kamina Johnson Smith has commended the work being done by the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Disaster Assistance and Recovery Team in the rehabilitation efforts in The Bahamas after the passage of Hurricane Dorian.

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Prominent Greek-born hotelier freed of revenue breaches

Observer on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Prominent businessman and hotelier Dimitris Kosvogiannis was yesterday freed by the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court of a charge of breaching the country’s Revenue Act.Prosecutors had sought an adjournment, but the judge responded positively to a submission by defence attorneys Peter Champagnie and Christopher Townsend that no evidence existed to support the charge.

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Kids ‘N Play - Lavish Luxury Kids Spa

Observer on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Back-to-school remains the focus of Under The Dryer (UTD) with Lavish Luxury Kids spa that caters to girls between the ages of two and 16.The establishment, which opened on April 22, 2019, is located at 22 Kensington Crescent, New Kingston.

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Letter of the Day | Fix mixed messages on GCT, Dr Clarke

Gleaner on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: In his recent Budget presentation, Dr Nigel Clarke announced with much fanfare that businesses doing less than $10 million in sales annually would no longer be required to make GCT returns. The reason cited for the deregistration…

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EMT responder a credit to Fitz-Henley clan

Gleaner on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am writing in celebration of the life and work of my late son, Ajahmek Fitz-Henley, the acting supervisor of the Turks…

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Pedestrian crossing death traps

Gleaner on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: In an article published in The Gleaner on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, titled ‘A public embarrassment – NWA boss blames pedestrian crossing foul-up on contractor’, E. G. Hunter describes the matter of a Jersey barrier running…

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Growing up with The Gleaner

Gleaner on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: I wish to congratulate The Gleaner on attaining your 185th year of publication (1834-2019). The deCordova brothers could never have imagined that the little weekly paper that they started in the year of Emancipation would be what…

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The Gleaner is the nation’s newspaper

Gleaner on September 14th, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: Happy 185th anniversary to the nation’s newspaper. The Gleaner is a respected household name. This is an organisation that has taken leaps and bounds, grown into a giant, standing tall, stoutly and distinguished along the…

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