I meant it! - PM remains steadfast that J’cans should not sleep in an ‘oven’

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Often reminded, and sometimes lambasted by his political opponents for failing to fulfil his election promise to make Jamaicans sleep with their doors and windows open, an emotional Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday refused to back down from…

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No compensation, no more vote! - Tivoli residents issue ultimatum to Government

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Residents of Tivoli Gardens in west Kingston have threatened to stop voting in national elections if the Government fails to compensate them properly for atrocities committed against them in the 2010 incursion.During a protest in front of the…

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King Evil’s son charged with double murder

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU:Kasheen Lewis, the 20-year-old son of slain St James top-flight gangster Omar ‘King Evil’ Lewis, has been charged with the gangland-style murder of two women who were shot and killed in the Catherine Hall community just under three…

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Wounded but not out - Surviving victim in brazen Porus gun attack welcomed home

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

There were cheers and celebrations on Tuesday as a surviving victim of Saturday’s shooting incident, which claimed two lives in Porus, Manchester, returned home from hospital.He was shot multiple times in the brazen attack but is grateful he has…

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Fate of 35 police - cars unknown - Used-car contract fiasco deepens

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Another dizzying round of questions by members of Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) on the contract fiasco regarding the 200 pre-owned police vehicles, which has left two government ministries and two agencies…

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Former PAJ executives say - they are entitled to benefits

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The Supreme Court, on November 30 last year, handed down judgments against Beverley Williamson and Richard Roberts, both former executives of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), who sought a declaration that discretionary retirement benefits under…

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Horrible and inhumane conditions - Persons complain of appalling housing of detainees of state of emergency

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU:The ongoing detention of some of the persons held by the security forces since the declaration of the state of public emergency in St James last Thursday, as well as the conditions under which they are being housed, is creating much…

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We are watching you! - Government says persons trying to undermine security forces are known

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that attemptsby elements to drive a wedge between the Jamaica Consta-bulary Force (JCF) and the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) are being tackled at the highest level.Perpetrators of this scheme, according to the prime…

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Wilkinson to chair state of emergency tribunal

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

With the war against crime and violence being ramped up a notch in recent days with the declaration of a state of public emergency inSt James and the need for further protection afforded citizens under such emergency measures at the forefront of the…

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BOJ cuts daily FX sale surrender requirements

Gleaner on January 25th, 2018 | File Under Business News -

The  Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) said it will reduce by five per cent, the amount that authorised dealers and cambios are required to sell to the central bank from their daily purchases of foreign exchange, effective February 7. That reduction…

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