Prove sources of wealth or be locked up – Mitchell

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Collaring corrupt criminal actors and untouchables will require the Government to adopt tougher legislation that forces them to prove their sources of wealth or be thrown into prison, says Howard Mitchell, leader of Jamaica’s most powerful…

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‘I just want to hold him’ - Family set to reunite with abducted baby today

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Amid relief and jubilation that her baby is alive and safe, Suzett Whyte is likely to have had a sleepless night on Thursday, eager to cuddle her son, one month after he was abducted from the Victoria Jubilee maternity hospital in Kingston. “…

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Montague vows to price ‘robots’ into submission

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Transport and Mining Minister Robert Montague is hoping to price illegal public transport operators out of the industry or compel them to regularise their operations and assimilate into the formal industry. “This year is the year of the…

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Scamming a dream job for wayward youth – UWI lecturer

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WESTERN BUREAU: University of the West Indies (UWI) Western Jamaica Campus lecturer and clinical psychologist Georgia Rose believes that the mindset driving young people into lottery scamming must be understood in order to effectively tackle the…

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Westmoreland ganja farmers sign $200m deal with Canadians

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Cops to clamp down on Spaldings chaos

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SPALDINGS, Clarendon:
The Manchester police have vowed to crack down on the traffic chaos that has seized the central Jamaica town of Spaldings.

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Cool head Horace saves the day!

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Jamaica Urban Transport Company (JUTC) bus driver Horace Bolton is being commended for his expert driving skills and calm amid yesterday’s harrowing morning ride for commuters en route to the city streets from Stony Hill. Letter writer Allan…

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Spanish investment to top US$1.6b

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WESTERN BUREAU:
When the new Ocean Coral Spring by H10 hotel in Trelawny is completed, the level of Spanish investment in Jamaica over the past decade will surpass US$1.6 billion.

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OCG report clears Tufton of nepotism

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The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) has said that it has found no evidence to indicate that then Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Dr Christopher Tufton was involved in the approval process for the award of industrial lobster fishing licences

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GPS mandatory for PPVs by April 2020

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Transport Minister Robert Montague yesterday announced the roll-out of the Government’s Electronic Fleet Management System, which will make it mandatory for public passenger vehicles (PPV) to be fitted with GPS trackers.

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