41 charities receive US$600,000 grant funding from AFJ

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It is Kelly Magnus’ dream to build a culture of reading in the six inner-city communities in which the Fight for Peace Foundation operates. Now, with the receipt of a grant from the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), she expects that her dream will…

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Vindicated - Supreme Court orders reinstatement of career civil servant who was ‘retired’

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The Supreme Court has ordered the reinstatement of a career public servant who was “retired” as head of the state-run Court Management Services (CMS) by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen after she was given permission to pursue further studies.The…

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Technical consultants to be engaged as Shaw pushes for dormant funds

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Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw has disclosed that the Government is now in the process of engaging technical consultants to assess the feasibility of utilising unclaimed funds held by financial institutions as a financing option for the…

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Technical consultants to be engaged - as Shaw pushes for dormant funds

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Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw has disclosed that the Government is now in the process of engaging technical consultants to assess the feasibility of utilising unclaimed funds held by financial institutions as a financing option for the…

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VINdicated - Supreme Court orders reinstatement of - career civil servant who was ‘retired’

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The Supreme Court has ordered the reinstatement of a career public servant who was “retired” as head of the state-run Court Management Services (CMS) by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen after she was given permission to pursue further studies.The…

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Our mission is to serve every single individual, says new Salvation Army head

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“Save souls, grow saints, and serve suffering humanity” - the motto of the Salvation Army - has been, in a nutshell, the undertaking of Lieutenant Colonel Devon Haughton for almost four decades.Haughton, 58, was recently promoted to the rank of…

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41 charities receive $US600,000 grant funding from AFJ

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It is Kelly Magnus’ dream to build a culture of reading in the six inner-city communities in which the Fight for Peace Foundation operates. Now, with the receipt of a grant from the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), she expects that her dream will…

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Man could be charged for brandishing gun in bank

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It is likely that charges could be laid against a disgruntled licensed firearm holder who brandished his gun inside the National Commercial Bank (NCB) in Half-Way Tree yesterday, allegedly pointing it at security personnel.According to Dahlia…

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Kgn pastor accused of rape requests second paternity test

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The Kingston pastor facing criminal charges for allegedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl and impregnating her has reportedly requested a second paternity test.The request by Kenneth Blake, pastor of the Harvest Temple Apostolic Church, located…

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$5m worth of counterfeit cigarettes seized in Clarendon

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An assortment of counterfeit cigarettes worth approximately $5 million was seized at a house in James Village, Waterlane, in Clarendon, yesterday.Officers from the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime (C-TOC) unit arrested two Jamaicans, a brother…

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