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NIA: More Jamaicans reporting corruption

Gleaner on May 28th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The anti-corruption lobby group National Integrity Action (NIA) has reported that more than 80 cases of complaints against alleged corruption have come to its offices since the start of the year, which, it notes, is contrary to the popular belief…

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Wealthy persons use adverse possession to get lands, too

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Lawyers discussing the issue of squatting in Jamaica, and citing a Westmoreland property illegally occupied, charged yesterday that affluent persons have used adverse possession to secure titles to land they did not buy.Attorney-at-law Lisa Campbell…

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Deliberately deceitful! - Disciplinary committee disbars Minette Lawrence and issues strong warning to other lawyers

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The Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council has thrown the book at attorney-at-law Minette Lawrence in what is being described in legal circles “as a strong message to members of profession”.The committee found that Lawrence was guilty…

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Victim welcomes Lawrence ruling

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Kaon Northover, the business-man at the centre of the dispute with the now-disbarred attorney Minette Lawrence, has welcomed Saturday’s ruling by the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council.”I am happy and relieved that this case and the…

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Job scam! - Struggling mother of five loses $150,000 in fake employment scheme

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When Tamoy White* saw a newspaper advertisement looking for persons to work overseas, she jumped at the opportunity, selling almost all her possessions to invest in her dream of a brighter future in the United States.She did not know, however, that…

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Job scammers having a field day in Ja

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Commanding Officer at the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigative Branch (C-TOC) Superintendent Anthony McLaughlin says job scams are prevalent in Jamaica.”People just want to go overseas and work, and so they fall prey to these things…

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Tensions rising over Little Bay property

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The dispute over an 867-acres property in Little Bay, Westmoreland, is again heating up, with fears that it could become violent.Lawyers representing the owners of the property are again trying to evict persons who have been living there for years….

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McNeill urges more discussions on Little Bay squatters

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Member of Parliament for Westmoreland Western Dr Wykeham McNeill has urging more discussion over the disputed property in Little Bay in his constituency.”I believe that formal discussions must be held on how we move forward, and I don’t think the…

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McNeill urges more discussions on Little Bay squatters

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Member of Parliament for Westmoreland Western Dr Wykeham McNeill has urging more discussion over the disputed property in Little Bay in his constituency.”I believe that formal discussions must be held on how we move forward, and I don’t think the…

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Regional border security officials head to Jamaica

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Jamaica is to play host to several regional border security officials who will be in the island for the CARICOM Joint Standing Committees of Chiefs of Immigration and Comptrollers of Customs (CICC) meeting, starting tomorrow.The 19th staging of the…

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