Justice Adrian Saunders to become next CCJ president - Byron

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Justice Adrian Saunders is to become the next president of the Caribbean Court of Justice. The sitting president Sir Dennis Byron made the announcement Friday. Saunders, who is from St Vincent and the Grenadines has been a…

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Several detained, weapons and ammunition seized in Spanish Town

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The police are reporting the detention of several people and the seizure of two firearms and several rounds of ammunition following a joint operation with members of the army in Spanish Town, St Catherine yesterday.  The police say the…

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Robbing the poor - Unauthorised use of funds by gov’t employees

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The Ministry of Labour and Social Security’s Rehabilitation Programme Policy (RPP) has come under serious scrutiny from Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis, who has reported that staff members at the ministry are benefiting from the funds earmarked…

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‘Focus MOCA’ - Knight

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Opposition Senator K.D. Knight believes that the proposed bill to establish the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) as an independent body has a good objective, but includes clauses that, he believes, dilute the agency’s role….

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Not so, Minister! - JTA president rejects Shaw’s claim of 26 per cent increase to teachers

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A proposal by Finance Minister Audley Shaw, which could see teachers receiving a 26 per cent increase over a four-year period, was staunchly rejected by President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) Georgia Waugh Richards, who says that…

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Phase Two of Caribbean resources conservation programme launched

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Renewed collaboration between the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and The University of the West Indies (UWI) is seen as important for the effective management and good governance of protected areas in the Caribbean region,…

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Falmouth craft traders angry with PAJ

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Western Bureau:Craft vendors operating in the proximity of the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier in Trelawny are hopping mad at the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), which is seeking to prevent them from selling craft items to cruise ship passengers.Barbara…

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Hagley Park Road to be widened - Overhead bridge to go up at Three Miles

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Work has begun to remedy the traffic congestion motorists face during rush hour along Hagley Park Road in St Andrew.That corridor currently accommodates two lanes of traffic, but eventually, will be expanded to four. As a result, National Works…

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And the Winner is ..

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And the winner is …

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FAO head blames cheap food for obesity in the region

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Dr Jose Graziano da Silva, the director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has named conflicts, climate change, and economic slowdown as contributory to the increase of hunger in the Latin America and…

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