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Casual murders - Inconvenient pregnancies account for 95% of abortions in Ja, says doctor

Gleaner on January 31st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

A respected medical doctor, citing local and international experts, has estimated that between 6,000 and 22,000 abortions are performed in Jamaica each year and warned lawmakers that those numbers could soar with “attendant consequences…

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Casual murders - Inconvenient pregnancies account for 95% of abortions in Ja, says doccasual murders

Gleaner on January 31st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

A respected medical doctor, citing local and international experts, has estimated that between 6,000 and 22,000 abortions are performed in Jamaica each year and warned lawmakers that those numbers could soar with “attendant consequences…

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My illness was my motivation - Lone female police graduate wants to be a role model

Gleaner on January 31st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Donique Anderson would answer with an emphatic “No!” The 22-year-old was forced to delay her ambition to join the Jamaica Constabulary Force when a rare illness threw a spoke in her wheel…

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PM to appoint auditors in Petrojam probe

Gleaner on January 31st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has sought to backpedal on statements made by Permanent Secretary Sancia Bennett Templer on Tuesday regarding an audit into irregularities at the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam.

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My illness was my motivation

Gleaner on January 31st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Donique Anderson would answer with an emphatic “No!”

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Inconvenient pregnancies account for 95% of abortions in Ja, says doccasual murders

Gleaner on January 31st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

A respected medical doctor, citing local and international experts, has estimated that between 6,000 and 22,000 abortions are performed in Jamaica each year and warned lawmakers that those numbers could soar with “attendant consequences” if they opt to

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Jamaica misses boat to showcase local talent at UNWTO conference

Gleaner on January 31st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

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Reid wants code of conduct for educators in politics

Gleaner on January 31st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid has called for both Cabinet and the parliamentary Opposition to mull over the formulation of a code of conduct for politically active persons who are educators, including monitoring their social media activities.

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‘St James can’t go back’

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If crime begins to spiral out of control in St James after the state of public emergency (SOE) is lifted today, Prime Minister Andrew Holness won’t hesitate to seek Parliament’s approval in reinstating another such measure in the parish.

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Judge to rule on no-case submissions

Gleaner on January 31st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Presiding judge Justice Carol Lawrence-Beswick is today expected to rule on no-case submissions made by attorneys representing the three cops on trial for the 2012 murder of 16-year-old Vanessa Kirkland.

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