Holness hits back at critics - defends position on chief justice appointment

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has hit back at critics regarding his decision to appoint the country’s new chief justice in an acting role, declaring that he was from a different age and his way of thinking may not always coincide with those who hold…

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Phillips said he cautioned PM about temporary appointment of chief justice

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Retarding the process of the judiciary and compromising the fundamental principle of Jamaica’s Constitution are implications that Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Philips said are possible in light of Prime Minister Andrew Holness’s decision to…

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Caribbean integration too slow, too weak - High-ranking EU diplomat cautions region against segmented trade market

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The region’s attempt at integrating into a single market is taking too long and the progress is moving too slowly, Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development Stefano Manservisi has…

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Reputed gang leader shot as he was leaving gym

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The security forces have stepped up patrols in sections of Rose Town and surrounding areas in the south western section of the Corporate Area since a reported ambush attempted on reputed major gang leader Uriel James, better known as ‘Rooksie’…

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Buy Jamaican for the right reason - JMA exec

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Richard Coe director and treasurer of the Jamaica Manufacturers Association (JMA) has charged Jamaican consumers to take the time to check out the quality of local products so they can make an informed…

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Ravaged farmers to get assistance - Farmlands left idle may be reclaimed by Government

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Ravaged by back-to-back flood rains that have, seemingly, threatened to destroy their livelihood, farmers in Portland are to receive much-needed assistance through the Ministry of Agriculture.The approximately 260 small farmers throughout the parish…

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Our students are not ready for work - Crump

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WESTERN BUREAU:Davon Crump, the president and chief executive officer of the Montego Bay based business process outsourcing (BPO) outfit, Global Outsourcing Solutions, says over 50 per cent of high school graduates do not have the skills necessary…

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You’ll be judged by what you post - Stephenson-Dalley

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WESTERN BUREAU:Marline Stephenson-Dalley, the community awareness coordinator of the Tourism Product Development Company Limited, is warning teenagers and high school students to be mindful of the information they share and exchange over the…

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Julian Robinson to participate in EU programme

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General Secretary of the People’s National Party Julian Robinson will leave the island today to participate in a European Union Visitors Programme, where he will be meeting with officials of the EU in Brussels and will attend a plenary session of…

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Phillips refuses to recant INDECOM claim

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It appears that Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips will not be recanting statements he made earlier this week that the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) disarms police in the streets despite strong denial from the oversight…

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