Gov’t MPs pass controversial NIDS bill in absence of Opposition members

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Staring at empty Opposition benches, the Andrew Holness-led government members in the House of Representatives on Tuesday evening passed into law, the controversial National Identification System (NIDS) bill.

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OCG asks DPP to probe Lisa Hanna, St Ann councillors over contract awards

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Charges recommended for mother who violently beat 4-y-o

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A recommendation has been put forward by chief executive officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), Rosalee Gage-Grey, that the woman seen violently beating her four-year-old daughter in a viral video be charged. The case has…

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Hard won case! - Ninja Man, son,co-accused found guilty of murder

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Veteran dancehall artiste Desmond ‘Ninja Man’ Ballentyne, who earlier this year was called on by the Ministry of National Security to be a motivational speaker for members of the police force, was yesterday convicted of murder by the Supreme Court….

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Editors’ Forum | Brand Jamaica still strong - Bartlett

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Next week’s staging of a global tourism conference in Jamaica is a resounding validation of the strength of Brand Jamaica, says Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.The ‘Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable…

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Brand Ja still strong - Bartlett

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Next week’s staging of a global tourism conference in Jamaica is a resounding validation of the strength of Brand Jamaica, says Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.The ‘Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable…

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Charges recommended - for mother who - violently beat 4-y-o

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A recommendation has been putforward by chief executive officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), Rosalee Gage-Grey, that the woman seen violently beating her four-year-old daughter in a viral video be charged. The case has…

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Hard won case! - Ninja Man, son and co-accused found guilty of murder

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Veteran dancehall artiste Desmond ‘Ninja Man’ Ballentyne, who earlier this year was called on by the Ministry of National Security to be a motivational speaker for members of the police force, was yesterday convicted of murder by the Supreme Court….

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Legislators to take final look at NIDS bill

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The National Identification Registration Act 2017 will again come under the microscope of lawmakers today in the Lower House when the amended legislation is tabled forconsideration in the House of Representatives.Government legislators in the Upper…

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Chinese hit hard by realities in local sugar industry

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WESTERN BUREAU:George Hong Guo, deputy chief executive officer of Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC), said despite conducting an intense feasibility study on the local sugar sector, his firm was not prepared for the realities that they have had to…

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