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) government should immediately take steps to seek redress, advised Diana Baxter, solicitor in Britain.At the…

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Seek justice! - Windrush Generation urged to contest deportation

Gleaner on April 18th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

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

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Miguel DÌaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

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Cuba on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice-President Miguel Mario DÌaz-Canel Bermudez as sole candidate to succeed Ra?l Castro as president of Cuba, the centrepiece of an effort to ensure that the country’s single-party system outlasts the…

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NWC regulating water in sections of Portland due to water shortage

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The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that it is to regulate water supplied to sections of Portland because of a significant fall in inflows to its Grants Level system in the parish. The NWC says the water supply schedule is to alleviate…

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Update: Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, selected as next president of Cuba

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HAVANA (AP) — Cuba today selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as the sole candidate to succeed Raul Castro as president of Cuba, the centerpiece of an effort to ensure that the country’s single…

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Supreme Court gets two new courtrooms

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The planned expansion of the Supreme Court building in downtown Kingston moved into another phase this morning with the official hand over of two additional courtrooms at the facility. Two new elevators were also commissioned into service. In…

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Security guard pleads guilty to attempted murder of ex-lover

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Fifty-two-year-old Kingston security guard Enos Smith yesterday pleaded guilty to the 2011 attempted murder of his ex-girlfriend in the Home Circuit Court and is to be sentenced on June 8. The police had reported that on Saturday, September 10,…

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NWA warns about falling boulders in Bog Walk Gorge

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The National Works Agency (NWA) has issued a statement advising motorists to exercise extreme caution while traversing the Bog Walk Gorge in St Catherine due to falling boulders. The NWA says a team is now being mobilised to remove a boulder which…

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Businessman Mark Nooks freed of illegal possession of firearm and assault charges

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Forty-two-year-old businessman Mark Nooks has been freed of illegal possession of firearm and assault charges in the Gun Court after it was revealed in court that the complainant was attempting to extort him. The prosecution dropped its case…

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Antigua and Barbuda PM apologises to Rastafarians

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CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the prohibition of cannabis less than 100 years ago was not prompted by altruistic motives or concern for the health or well-being of users, but to…

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