UPDATE: Lasco, Medimpex awarded special damages in Pfizer case, substantial award to be assessed

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Lasco Distributors Limited and Medimpex Jamaica Limited have been awarded special damages in their lawsuit against global drug giant Pfizer.

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Judge slams Dr Ford, sentences him to six months

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A judge yesterday scolded convicted medical doctor Jephthah Ford, saying that he used his perceived influence to become an agent of corruption.”The court is of the view that your perceived influence, or who you believe you are, you used that belief…

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Editors’ Forum | Diet of violence! - Children exposed to daily multiple victimisation

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Though reports indicate that Jamaica’s corporal punishment rating has declined significantly, parents continue to subject children to abuse at home, which, for many, serves as a precursor to the various episodes of violence they experience at school…

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Child killer sentenced to life

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Expressionless was the face of 28-year-old Kayode Garwood, who was convicted of the murder of 11-year-old Tareek Gregory, as he was sentenced to life in prison in the Manchester Circuit Court yesterday.Garwood will have to…

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Diet of violence! - Children exposed to daily multiple victimisation

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Though reports indicate that Jamaica’s corporal punishment rating has declined significantly, parents continue to subject children to abuse at home, which, for many, serves as a precursor to the various episodes of violence they experience at school…

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Judge slams Dr Ford, - sentences him to six months

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A judge yesterday scolded convicted medical doctor Jephthah Ford, saying that he used his perceived influence to become an agent of corruption.”The court is of the view that your perceived influence, or who you believe you are, you used that belief…

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PSOJ presses Gov’t on Cockpit Country boundaries decision

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Declaring that there can be no sustainable economic development without environmental protection, the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has joined the chorus of calls from environmentalists for the Government to advise the country of its…

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Editors’ Forum | End violence against Jamaican children

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End violence against Jamaican childrenAt a Gleaner Editors’ Forum yesterday, stakeholders shared why it was critical that all of Jamaica take on the ‘End the Violence against Jamaican Children’ campaign.Janet Cupidon-Quallo, UNICEF’s child…

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Leaders must help stimulate young people’s minds - Students’ Council president

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President-elect of the National Secondary Schools Students’ Council Antoinette Dennis refuses to believe that Jamaica will lose a generation to out-of-control youth and is urging the country’s leaders to invest in strong mentorship programmes to…

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Body of regulator Wentworth Graham found in Portmore

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A body found at the Fisherman’s Beach in St Catherine has been identified as that of Wentworth Graham, the chief regulatory officer at the Jamaica Stock Exchange.The body was found late Tuesday evening.Graham, 48, went missing from the Spanish Town…

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