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Police, INDECOM probe disappearance of taxi operator last seen with cop

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A “high priority” probe is now under way into the disappearance of a Portland man whose female companion has reportedly told investigators that he was last seen two weeks ago in the company of a police constable.Jeffrey Campbell, a 26-year-old taxi…

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Living on past glory - PM says Jamaica must invest in its infrastructure

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Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that the country is living on past glory and that it was important to invest in the country’s infrastructure - including a new Parliament building - to show that as a people, we are serious about…

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Destigmatise mental health in Jamaica - Tufton

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Destigmatising mental health is a sure way of showing the humane side of the Jamaican society, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton said in his comments to mark World Mental Health Day, celebrated each year on October 10.”A big part of the process…

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Norman Manley International now being run by Mexican company

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Grupo Aeroportuario del PacÌfico S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP), an airport operator headquartered in Guadalajara, Mexico, that operates 12 airports in that country yesterday signed a concession agreement giving it operational control of the Norman Manley…

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‘Chucky’ Brown Trial | Accused named mastermind behind ‘special’ police squad, says INDECOM

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Assistant commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Hamish Campbell is expected to face a second day of cross-examination following yesterday’s revelation that a high-ranking Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) officer…

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Ja must tap into potential of diaspora - Charles Jr

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State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Pearnel Charles Jr says Jamaica should find strategic ways of leveraging the untapped potential of its diaspora.He told the country’s diplomats gathered in Kingston for the 2018 Executive…

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We will hold UK government to Windrush promises, says Ramocan

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Jamaican High Commissioner to London George Ramocan says he will be holding Theresa May’s United Kingdom (UK) government to promises it made to thoroughly investigate wrongs committed by the State against persons of Jamaican heritage who have been…

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CDF head raise concerns about project implementing agencies

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Kedesha Campbell, who heads the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Implementing Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister, on Tuesday, raised concerns about the practice of some implementing agencies of seeking agency fees without including costs in…

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Wanted men held in operation by security forces

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A joint police-military operation that was carried out in sections of Westmoreland yesterday led to the apprehension of several wanted men.The operation started shortly after 5 a.m., with officers from the Jamaica Defence Force, the Counter-…

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‘Stand your ground’ - Shaw urges real estate practitioners to support anti-money laundering efforts

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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw has urged stakeholders in the real estate industry to continue their drive to support the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) legislation and enforcement initiatives of the Government….

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