Class-action lawsuit looms over CRH

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Junior doctors at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) have indicated that they will pursue a class-action suit against the Government regarding the unhealthy environment at the western Jamaica hospital.The incensed doctors informed the Jamaica…

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Public defender under fire for wanting to end SOE in St James

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The Police High Command has said that the “greatest area of concern being aired by citizens is the premature ending” of the state of public emergency in St James.Reacting to a recent call by Public Defender Arlene Harrison Henry for the ending of…

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T&T buggery ruling will boost HIV healthcare - Harvey

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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) says the Trinidad and Tobago High Court ruling last Thursday, which declared the buggery law unconstitutional, will bolster healthcare delivery.”HIV/AIDS administrators across the Caribbean have for years been…

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Diamond in the rough - Tivoli Gardens student rising to the top

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His life has been plagued by a number of setbacks, including sitting the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) from a hospital bed last year, recuperating from surgery.Jahnoy St Jacques, 19-year-old resident of Tivoli Gardens, is…

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Seek justice! - Windrush Generation urged to contest deportation

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Jamaicans and other Caribbean nationals dubbed the Windrush Generation who have been aggrieved by the actions of the United Kingdom (UK) govern-ment should immediately take steps to seek redress, advised Diana Baxter, solicitor in Britain.At the…

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McKenzie, Bogle spar - over Yallahs Market lease

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Former People’s National Party Councillor Constantine Bogle, one of several persons who leased the Yallahs Market from the municipal corporation years ago, could be on a collision course with Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie, who is…

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Jamaica’s media on firm footing - former New York Times attorney

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Despite the recent survey by the Latin American Public Opinion Project showing that the majority of Jamaicans do not trust the media, George Freeman, the former New York Times in-house counsel, believes that press freedom in Jamaica is on solid…

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Appeal court expansion to start this week

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It has taken eight years, but the Government is finally moving ahead with plans to expand the Court of Appeal, which has been operating with the same cadre of judges since Independence.Yesterday, Justice Minister Delroy Chuck signed a contract…

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No problem with gays in my Cabinet - Holness

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated to the international community that he would have no objection to gay persons being part of his executive.Holness’ response to journalists in Brussels, Belgium, contradicted a strident position by then…

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No problem - with gays in my Cabinet - Holness

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated to the international community that he would have no objection to gay persons being part of his executive.Holness’ response to journalists in Brussels, Belgium, contradicted a strident position by then…

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