Police Feud - Federation boots boss after two days of crossfire

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Arlene McBean, the vocal police corporal who became the first female chairman of the 75-year-old Police Federation, has been sacked from the post, sending ripples throughout the Jamaica Constabulary Force. McBean was removed by the executive of the…

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Ja scores big attracting world tourism leaders

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“Jamaica’s international standing and prestige have risen tremendously, thanks to its efficient and dignified management of the very high level United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) event in Montego Bay,” a founding director of the Caribbean

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Still no word on PEP mock exam results

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Jamaica Teachers’ Association President Dr Garth Anderson believes students and teachers are in a better position to handle the first component of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP), which is scheduled for next month.

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Parliament design finalists confident as public vote opens

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The five finalists in the Houses of Parliament Design Competition are all upbeat heading into the final stages of the contest.

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Residents protesting teen’s death bring chaos to Maxfield Avenue

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Member of Parliament for St Andrew Southern Mark Golding yesterday urged residents protesting Sunday’s fatal shooting of a 16-year-old in the Maxfield community to do so peacefully and to refrain from blocking the major thoroughfare.

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INDECOM investigator defends role in murder probe

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Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) investigator Leton Coleman yesterday rejected assertions by defence attorneys that he did not conduct an open and unbiased probe into the March 20, 2012 fatal shooting of Vanessa Kirkland at Norman Lane

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Defamation suit filed against Emily Shields

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Vaughn Bignall of the St Andrew-based law firm Bignall Law has filed a defamation lawsuit against attorney-at-law and radio talk show host Emily Shields for comments published on her Twitter account on or about December 2, 2018, about his law firm.

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Warmington blasts decision to let Petrojam select forensic auditors

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A junior minister in the Andrew Holness administration yesterday sided with the parliamentary Opposition, suggesting that the management of the scandal-scarred state-owned oil refinery Petrojam should never have been given t

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Parents sit PEP mock test to ease anxiety

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Carol O’Connor-Clarke admitted that she was anxious when she, along with more than 400 parents, sat a mock Primary Exit Profile (PEP) test recently, but the principal of the Half-Way Tree Primary School believes the initiative was necessary.

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