Ministry blasts traffic ticket system as unreliable - Justice ministry levels scathing criticisms at police traffic structure

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The Justice ministry has delivered a scathing indictment of the system used by the police to record traffic tickets issued to motorists, revealing publicly that there are “deficits in the accuracy and adequacy” of information sent to the courts,…

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Sued for SOE arrest - St James man seeks redress from Gov’t over breaches of constitutional rights

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A St James resident has taken legal action against the Government, seeking compensation for damages resulting from what he describes as false imprisonment and breaches of his constitutional rights while detained under the state of public emergency (…

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Ministry blasts traffic ticket system as unreliable - Justice ministry levels scathing criticism at police traffic structure

Gleaner on January 17th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The Justice ministry has delivered a scathing indictment of the system used by the police to record traffic tickets issued to motorists, revealing publicly that there are “deficits in the accuracy and adequacy” of information sent to the courts,…

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Sadness mixed with hope - Walker’s Place of Safety - one year later

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The review of safety and security procedures at children’s homes islandwide is now all but complete, and a report will be sent to the prime minister before the end of the month, state minister with responsibility for youth Floyd Green has revealed….

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May stays, but still beset by Brexit

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LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament yesterday to remain in office but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union (EU)…

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End-of-month timeline for $17m MoBay welcome sign

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The controversial $17 million ‘Welcome to Montego Bay’ sign is expected to be completed by the end of January, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.The sign generated widespread criticism as persons were of the opinion that it was too…

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St Catherine man pleads guilty to bigamy

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A St Catherine man, who served his wife a forged divorce certificate before marrying another woman, has pleaded guilty to bigamy.Andray Dorma initially pleaded not guilty before the Home Circuit Court on Monday but reversed his decision on Wednesday…

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One computer ‘a big start’ for Essex Hall Primary - Principal overjoyed at receiving D&G Foundation grant

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Maxine Lewis, principal of the Essex Hall Primary School in St Andrew, reached out in desperation to the Desnoes and Geddes (D&G) Foundation for assistance to purchase a desktop computer for the institution but admitted that she wasn’t very hopeful…

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Time to take coffee beyond the cup - Bartlett

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Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is challenging Jamaicans to explore the potential of coffee-infused speciality items and by-products with a view to tapping into the growing multibillion-dollar consumer interest in health and wealth wellness.”Our…

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Western Jamaica bleeding again - Eight murders in 15 days

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WESTERN BUREAU:As was the case last year when the Government was forced to declare a state of public emergency (SOE) in St James and beef up security across the other western parishes, killers are again on the loose in the region, with eight murders…

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