OCG gets state-of-the-art equipment to probe corruption

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Forensic recovery of evidence data centre devices that can extract data from computers and smartphones, along with other critical pieces of equipment to aid in the fight against corruption, were yesterday handed over to the Office of the Contractor…

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Brady’s close call - Avoids eviction for outstanding rent

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Disbarred attorney Harold Brady narrowly avoided eviction from his rented home in the upscale St Andrew community of Cherry Gardens yesterday minutes before bailiffs were set to move in with two court orders.A team, under the supervision of Oswald…

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Persons with disabilities hold tremendous potential - Shahine Robinson

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While the Jamaican society has been showing an increased appreciation for persons with disabilities, there remains a sizeable segment of the citizenry that is unaware of the tremendous potential of the disabled to the society, Minister of Labour and…

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Court challenges police’s statement in arrest of irate mother - Education ministry probing case

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The Court Management Services has challenged a claim from the police that the instructions to arrest the mother of a seven-year old boy who was allegedly assaulted by older boys last week in Trelawny came from a nearby court.The Court Management…

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Ragamuffins must run, Chuck tells 241 new JPs - Largest cohort ever commissioned at one sitting

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Riddled as it is with corruption, Jamaica is teetering on the point of no return, with criminals calling the shots and law and order at risk of becoming a thing of the past, Delroy Chuck, minister of justice, lamented on Wednesday as he made an…

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Don’t allow criminals to destroy your street lights - McKenzie

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WESTERN BUREAU:Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie is urging residents of Westmoreland to protect their street lights, especially the new energy-saving lights, from criminals who would seek to destroy them to create a cover of darkness to…

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Cops kill three in Salt Spring, residents angry

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Western Bureau:Residents in the volatile Salt Spring community in St James are now seething as they are hotly disputing the police’s version of an incident in which three men were killed in an alleged confrontation with the lawmen early yesterday…

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MoBay mayor embarks on drive to lure investors

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WESTERN BUREAU:Mayor of Montego Bay Councillor Homer Davis is on a drive to lure potential investors to the tourism capital.”We at the St James Municipal Corporation stand ready to play a leading role in facilitating investments in the Second City…

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Don’t ‘bank’ on ganja! - Lawmaker says J’cans might be clinging to false hopes

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The viability of Jamaica’s legal ganja and hemp industry has been called into question, with Government lawmaker Marisa Dalrymple Philibert suggesting that Jamaicans might beclinging to false hope as there are financial barriers that could exclude…

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WEED WAR! - Health minister to referee as ganja group challenges role of De La Haye

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Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is now investigating concerns by the Ganja Growers and Producers Association Jamaica over the involvement of Chief Medical Officer Dr Winston De La Haye in workshops geared at providing training in the use of…

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