We value your help - Washington tells Kingston its role in region is appreciated

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Calling Jamaica its closest partner in the region, United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson yesterday pledged continued support by his government to bolster the capacity of Jamaica’s security forces to clamp down on transnational and other…

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Rock solid and confident Nathaniel Stone, bags 2018 Spelling Bee title

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The rock solid confidence that Nathaniel Stone exhibited throughout yesterday’s final of The Gleaner’s Children’s Own 2018 Spelling Bee Competition, was a sure indicator that the 11-year-old meant serious business. So it was no surprise when he…

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Jamaica did not need to take a position on Jerusalem vote - Holness

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica chose not to take a position on the controversial United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s vote late last year on a resolution to condemn the United States decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of…

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PM urged to ‘move with haste’ to confirm Sykes as Chief Justice

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Retired President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Seymour Panton, has urged Prime Minister Andrew Holness to “move with haste” in confirming Justice Bryan Sykes as Chief Justice.Panton, the longest-serving appeal court president, contends that there…

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Editors’ Forum | 7,000 titles awaiting pickup - But HAJ says, pay up and collect

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The Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) has in its possession more than 7,000 titles for housing solutions for which the mortgages have long matured, while others remain locked in its vault awaiting outstanding closing payments of $20,000 or less,…

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Editors’ Forum | 7,000 titles awaiting pickup - But HAJ says, pay up and collect

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The Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) has in its possession more than 7,000 titles for housing solutions for which the mortgages have long matured, while others remain locked in its vault awaiting outstanding closing payments of $20,000 or less,…

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Spotlight on the HAJ

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The senior management of the Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) who attended The Gleaner’s Editors’ Forum yesterday were asked to say one thing that they would like Jamaicans to know about the HAJ.Nakia McMorris, project development analyst”HAJ is a…

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Police Federation demands Anthony Harriott’s immediate resignation over toxic JCF claims

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The leadership of the Jamaica Police Federation (JPF) has demanded the immediate resignation of Professor Anthony Harriott, head of the Police Civilian Oversight Authority (PCOA) for what is being described as “erroneous and disparaging” comments…

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Warmington vows to restore order to Gordon House

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South West St Catherine Member of Parliament Everald Warmington on Tuesday voiced his intention to take steps, starting in the new financial year, to ensure that parliamentarians observe the requisite decorum consistent with House procedures, at all…

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Key recommendations mapping CARICOM review

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Tuesday tabled the Report of the Commission to Review Jamaica’s Relations within the CARICOM and CARIFORUM Frameworks.The 144-page report from the commission, which was led by former prime minister Bruce Golding, is…

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