Peace at last - But parents worry about teens detained under state of emergency

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WESTERN BUREAU:While most residents of St James are now seeing real peace for the first time in quite a while as a result of the ongoing state of public emergency in the parish, others are not enjoying the tranquility, as they are worried about the…

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Pay back every cent! - Former PAJ executives ordered to return millions

Gleaner on January 24th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

A directive in 2016 by the Auditor General’s Department that the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) should take action to recover the retirement benefits paid to former executives of the Port Authority of Jamaica is to be carried out by the public body…

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Peace at last - - But parents worry about teens detained under state of emergency

Gleaner on January 24th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU:While most residents of St James are now seeing real peace for the first time in quite a while as a result of the ongoing state of public emergency in the parish, others are not enjoying the tranquillity, as they are worried about the…

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Pay back every cent! - Former PAJ executives ordered to return millions

Gleaner on January 24th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

A directive in 2016 by the Auditor General’s Department that the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) should take action to recover the retirement benefits paid to former executives of the Port Authority of Jamaica is to be carried out by the public body…

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PNP calls for special major investigation task force

Gleaner on January 24th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The impact crime is having on the country dominated the weekend retreat of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP), as it crafted a “policy framework to guide the next PNP government” to create a Jamaica for all.Dr Peter Phillips, the party’s…

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Help our children - Usain urges all Jamaica to bolt into action to help vulnerable youth have a brighter future

Gleaner on January 24th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The Government alone cannot shoulder the responsibility of lessening the plight of the nation’s most vulnerable children. Members of the private sector and the public must also act if these youngsters are to see a brighter future, many-time World…

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I am not into devil worship, says Montague as he apologises for obeah man comment

Gleaner on January 24th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Minister of National Security Robert Montague yesterday apologised for the “(my) uncle is a obeahman” comment, which became the subject of public discussion, triggering concerns that he was handling the serious security portfolio in a flippant…

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Protect the innocent under state of emergency, Phillips urges

Gleaner on January 24th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has called for a civilian oversight body to be put in place to address reports of human-rights abuses of individuals detained under the state of public emergency currently under way in St James.Speaking at a press…

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Get-rich-quick people to explain wealth - nat’l security minister

Gleaner on January 24th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Persons who have acquired wealth overnight may soon have to explain to the authorities how they received this good fortune.This is because the Government is taking steps to amend the Proceeds of Crime Act to have persons explain sudden wealth….

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Rules and regulations under The Emergency Powers Act

Gleaner on January 24th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

With crime escalating at an alarming rate across the country, and the parish of St James recording 335 murders last year, the Government declared a state of public emergency in the tourism capital last week. Yesterday, The Emergency Powers Act was…

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