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‘CARICOM Must Deliver’ - We owe it to the people, Holness tells Heads

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who assumed the chairmanship of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on July 1, 2018, yesterday urged his colleague regional Heads of Government to make clear and definitive commitments to establishing the single market….

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Petrojam manager hired without required degree

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Yolande Ramharrack, the human resource manager at the scandal-hit Petrojam, yesterday admitted that the advertisement to which she responded for the position required applicants to have a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree, which she did…

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Reid: Post-Cabinet briefings outdated

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Information Minister Ruel Reid has again hinted that the weekly post-Cabinet media briefings, which have not been held since late last year, couldbe radically overhauled oreven abandoned. He further questioned the relevance of the briefing and…

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Justice Adrian Saunders sworn in as third CCJ president

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Justice Adrian Saunders, the newly installed president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), declared in his first public address that the CCJ, as a final appellate court, was the only logical option for CARICOM territories. He implored member…

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Address transportation for CSME, says Antiguan PM

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WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne believes that the successful integration of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) cannot be accomplished without addressing the current vexing issues concerning transportation…

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Human rights training for armed officers at KingAlarm

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Executive Director of KingAlarm, John Azar, has revealed that within the next 30 days, all armed security personnel at the company will be given refresher training in human rights.Speaking with The Gleaner yesterday, Azar claimed that recent video…

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Public defender says office open to vulnerable groups

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The public defender, Arlene Harrison Henry, is concerned that issues affecting persons in vulnerable groups are not being reported to her office.Harrison Henry expressed concern while addressing a group of civil society representatives during the ‘…

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TVJ wins copyright case - Cable firm ordered to pay for Diamond League breaches

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Local cable company Linscom Network has been ordered to pay Television Jamaica Limited (TVJ) US$14,857.50 for breaches of copyright over its showing of two IAAF Diamond League events in 2014.In a judgement handed down last week, Puisne Judge David…

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JPs call on J’cans to adopt a child

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Jamaicans are being encouraged to open up their hearts and homes by adopting a child from one of the approximately 58 children’s homes spread across the country and not leave it to the State alone to care for the wards.”You see the 105 children here…

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AEROTEL counts losses - Rigorous controls now in place around CUG

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Since having to fork out almost $2 million in telephone bills for a former chairman months after he had demitted office, the management of the state-owned Aeronautical Telecommunications Limited (AEROTEL) has said that rigorous controls are now in…

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