We are just a call away - Patterson

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Former People’s National Party (PNP) President P.J. Patterson yesterday told supporters attending the public session of the party’s 79th annual conference that although retired and in the political pavilion with his immediate successor, Portia…

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Chief Justice announces two more sentence reduction days

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Chief Justice Zaila McCalla has announced two more sentence reduction days. The first will be on October 19 in Kingston. The second will be in Spanish Town, St Catherine on October 20. Sentence reduction day is among the measures being implemented…

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Fixed dates for by-elections - Phillips wants to set deadline for local polls

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President of the People’s National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips, is vowing that a future Government led by his party would change the present law to fix the date, within a specific time, for the holding of by-elections to fill vacancies in…

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PNP urges Gov’t to increase NIS pensions

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President of the People’s National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips, is urging Prime Minister Andrew Holness to “have some compassion” on the pensioners of Jamaica, noting that the last time they got an increase was in January 2013.Sending a message…

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Phillips: Ja first - PNP leader wants local expertise to play key role in redevelopment projects

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It is not clear whether it was intended to copy the phraseology ‘America first’ used by United States President Donald Trump, but Dr Peter Phillips yesterday coined the Jamaican equivalent, declaring that it should be “Jamaica first” when it comes…

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We are just a call away - - Patterso•

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Former People’s National Party (PNP) President P.J. Patterson yesterday told supporters attending the public session of the party’s 79th annual conference that although retired and in the political pavilion with his immediate successor, Portia…

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‘Sugar Shane’: I’m the right doctor

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Dr Shane Alexis, the People’s National Party (PNP) candidate in St Mary South East, told hundreds of delegates and supporters attending the public session of the 79th annual conference of the party yesterday that he was the right doctor for the…

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‘Comradery’ underlines 79th conference

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In making no secret of their intention to reclaim the reins of governance, solidarity shone brightest yesterday at the National Arena in Kingston as thousands of euphoric Comrades banded together for an incident-free final day of the People’s…

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PNP to create legal path for squatters to own land

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The People’s National Party (PNP) says if it forms the next administration, it will create a legal path for the nearly 700,000 squatters to become homeowners.President of the PNP, Dr Peter Phillips, in his address to the party’s 79th annual…

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Death squad trial delayed for constable ‘Chucky’ Brown as new witness is located

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Prosecutors today indicated that they have located a new witness who is to give evidence in the so-called death squad trial of Police Constable Collis ‘Chucky’ Brown. Prosecuting attorney, Caroline Hay confirmed, too, that additional…

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