NIDS battle - Opposition asks Supreme Court to declare sections of law unconstitutional

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The governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is preparing to vigorously defend the National Identification and Registration Act, better known as the NIDS Act, which is now the subject of a court challenge by the parliamentary Opposition.JLP sources…

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NIDS battle

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The governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is preparing to vigorously defend the National Identification and Registration Act, better known as the NIDS Act, which is now the subject of a court challenge by the parliamentary Opposition.JLP sources…

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Money leaving Jamaica’s shorelines a danger to tourism - Bartlett

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WESTERN BUREAU:Calling “leakage” a major stumbling block to any form of growth, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said that more needs to be done to keep revenues generated from the sector into the pockets of ordinary Jamaicans.The minister, who…

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Constable Davian Martin is LASCO Top Cop - Urges colleague cops to make a difference

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“It is not easy to make a difference, but if you sit down every day and say you alone can’t make [that] difference, then you will continuously be doing the same thing,” says the 2018-2019 LASCO Jamaica Constabulary Force Police Officer of the Year…

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Holness: Move children beyond counting words to understanding

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness described his time at St Joseph’s Infant School in downtown Kingston yesterday as insightful and fun-filled. However, he urged parents to take the time to make sure that children move beyond counting words towards…

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Webber to take charge! - UWI to announce ecologist as new principal for Mona Campus

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The University of the West Indies (UWI) has appointed Professor Dale Webber as the principal for the Mona Campus.  The decision was made during a meeting at the Regional Headquarters of the UWI in St Andrew yesterday. Webber takes the…

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Mocho youth given second chance with free training

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One hundred youth are now grateful for the second chance they have been given to turn their lives around.A programme pioneered by Romaine Morris, councillor for the Mocho division in Clarendon, provided them with free training and Level Two…

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Williams lauds JCSA for sterling work in public sector

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Minister Without portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, Fayval Williams, has hailed the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA) for its continued service to national development while advocating for the rights of workers….

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South Koreans in Jamaica cautiously optimistic of reunification with North

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Koreans working in Jamaica have hailed the recent geopolitical developments between the North and South as a watershed moment that could result in the denuclearisation of the peninsula and, ultimately, reunification.Words such as ’surprising’, ‘…

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Two killed, four injured in Melrose Bypass crash

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Two people have been confirmed dead and doctors are now working to save four others involved in a four-vehicle crash along the Melrose by-pass in Manchester. Head of the Manchester Police Division, Superintendent Wayne Cameron says the crash…

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