Public sector could be ’sick’ if they are unhappy with Monday’s talks

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The Jamaica Confederations of Trade Unions (JCTU) has urged the Andrew Holness-led Cabinet to consider all public-sector workers, not just the police, at Monday’s meeting. This, as government employees are growing increasingly restive with wage…

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Short-term justice - Days of long, drawn-out cases numbered, says chief justice

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The nation’s outgoing chief justice yesterday delivered a parting shot to prosecutors and defence attorneys, warning that the days of the long, drawn-out trials with “excessive, irrelevant, and unnecessary cross-examinations” must become a thing of…

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Funeral for Boyne on January 14

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The funeral for well-known journalist and deputy chief executive officer of the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Ian Boyne will be held on Sunday, January 14, at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston, beginning at 10 a.m.Members of the…

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Survivors of New Year’s Day fire laugh through pain

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It is a memory that to this day brings shock and trauma. However, the residents of Slipdock Road in east Kingston who were victims of a massive fire on New Year’s Day still managed to laugh and be cheerful as they expressed themselves during a…

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Be warned! - Billions of tech devices at risk as Spectre and Meltdown unfold

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Even as technology companies race to fix a massive vulnerability unearthed this week in a wide array of technology products, consumers and the public at large are being warned to be vigilant when handling these devices, especially those using Intel…

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Hopelessness fuelling crime - St James custos

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WESTERN BUREAU:Ewen Corrodus, the custos rotulorum of St James, believes that the current wave of crime affecting Jamaica is being fuelled by a sense of hopelessness stemming from the belief that nobody is listening to the cries of the nation’s…

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Incorporate physical activity into teaching, urges minister

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Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid has called on teachers to incorporate physical activity and play into teaching at all levels of the primary and secondary school systems in order to enhance students’ learning.Speaking…

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Sector groups and Government mull crime problem

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The leading sector groups in the country have engaged the Andrew Holness-led administration with a view to lending support in the fight against the burgeoning crime problem in Jamaica.At least two heads of private sector bodies in Jamaica told The…

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J’can poet among awardees for Caribbean excellence

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Jamaican poet, writer, and scholar Kei Miller is among four laureates who have been announced for the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence. The other laureates are William Andrew Boyle from Guyana, in the field of entrepreneurship;…

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Job losses as NCB suits up for digital disruptors

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