In dark on plastic ban - Lead agency says legislation still being drafted; questions on penalties ‘premature’

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Una-May Gordon, director of the climate change division in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, has dismissed as “premature” questions about the range of penalties/sanctions for persons or institutions that run afoul of the pending ban…

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Career Corner: Managing your job and back to school

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Businessman held allegedly with over $10M in counterfeit goods charged

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The police have charged the St Andrew businessman who was held allegedly with over $10 million worth of fake goods. He is 67-year-old Murli Babani of a Cherry Gardens address. Babani is charged with unauthorised use of trademark, possession of…

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Parliament votes to extend Denham Town ZOSO until January

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The Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO) in place in the west Kingston community of Denham Town has been extended for another three months.

 

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Vaz hits back at plastic, Styrofoam ban critics

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Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz is hitting back at critics who say that the Government’s bans on plastic shopping bags and straws and Styrofoam are a knee-jerk reaction. Among the…

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Businessman allegedly held with over $10M in counterfeit goods charged

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The police have charged the St Andrew businessman who was allegedly held with over $10 million worth of fake goods. He is 67-year-old Murli Babani of a Cherry Gardens address. Babani is charged with unauthorised use of trademark, possession of…

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House of Representatives pays tribute to Easton Douglas

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has described late Cabinet minister Easton Douglas as a patriot and an example of a dignified politician. Holness was among several parliamentarians who paid tribute to Douglas during today’s sitting of the House…

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A FAMILY OF COPS … Five brothers and sisters in the force

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NEPA probing raw sewage in Seaview Gardens, St Andrew

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The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) says it is investigating a report of damage to the main sewerage network traversing Seaview Gardens in St Andrew. NEPA says the damaged system has resulted in the release of untreated sewage…

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St James council says it’s ready for impact of bad weather

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The St James Municipal Corporation says it is prepared to deal with any eventualities should the parish be impacted by a tropical cyclone during the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. The season, which officially began on June 1 and will end November…

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