Gun-planting cops - INDECOM paints grim picture of JCF

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Hamish Campbell, assistant commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), yesterday declared that the repeated allegations of ‘planted firearms’ was beyond anecdotal as findings contained in the oversight body’s First…

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Government to seek Diaspora funding for Parliament building

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday indicated that he would be turning to the Diaspora to help finance the construction of a new Parliament building at National Heroes Circle in Kingston.Holness, who was addressing the official launch of the…

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Gun-planting cops

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Hamish Campbell, assistant commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), yesterday declared that the repeated allegations of ‘planted firearms’ was beyond anecdotal as findings contained in the oversight body’s First…

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Government to seek Diaspora funding - for Parliament building

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday indicated that he would be turning to the Diaspora to help finance the construction of a new Parliament building at National Heroes Circle in Kingston.Holness, who was addressing the official launch of the…

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Trump to nominate Donald Tapia as ambassador to Jamaica

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United States President Donald Trump has signalled his intention to nominate Arizona businessman Donald Ray Tapia as ambassador to Jamaica.A statement from the White House yesterday said that Tapia, who has served as chairman and chief executive…

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Some schools skeptical about accepting children in state care

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Serious concerns are being raised about the level of discrimination that some school administrators display towards children who are wards of the State.The issue was raised by Audrey Budhi, director of children and family programmes at the Child…

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Gleaner presents South Korean Diplomat with Usain Bolt: Legend

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Gleaner presents South Korean diplomat with ‘Usain Bolt: Legend’

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Sykes chides judges

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Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has described as unacceptable the fact that over the 15-month period, from January last year to March this year, judges at the Supreme Court handed down decisions in 27 per cent of the cases in which they reserved judgement…

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Ministry looking at how mentally ill persons are cared for in prison

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The Ministry of National Security has said that it is working on a policy on how to treat, care, and house mentally ill persons who are incarcerated but who are unfit to plead.State Minister for National Security Rudyard Spencer told his…

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NSWMA clears backlog of audited financial statements

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The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) can finally present almost a decade’s worth of audited financial statements, dating back to the 2007-08 financial year.Desmond McKenzie, local government minister, made the disclosure in his…

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