Court relief - Chuck supports call to increase $1m cap for parish cases to ease pressure on rural J’cans

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WESTERN BUREAU: The call to increase the $1-million cap on claims brought to the parish courts to alleviate problems faced by some litigants in accessing the Kingston-based Supreme Court has won the support of Justice Minister Delroy Chuck. In a…

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J’can named next Bishop of Dover

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London, England: Queen Elizabeth has approved the appointment of the Reverend Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin, the Jamaica-born chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons and Priest in Charge of St Mary-at-Hill, London, as the next Bishop of…

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Hanover cop accused of molesting 15-y-o fingered in ID parade

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A Hanover police constable recently taken into custody for allegedly sexually molesting a 15-year-old girl at the Lucea police headquarters was positively pointed out during an identification parade on Wednesday. The Gleaner was informed that the…

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Tufton: We’re building a brand new CRH

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WESTERN BUREAU: Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton yesterday said that the ongoing $3.5-billion restoration work at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay must be seen as the construction of a brand-new hospital…

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18 students toasted for rising above formidable odds

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Eighteen students from across the island were yesterday recognised by the National Child Month Committee (NCMC) for their performance in last year’s sitting of Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. Honoured under the…

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Former MP Ruddy Lawson remembered as a generous spirit

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Former People’s National Party (PNP) member of parliament (MP) and government minister Rudyard Lawson was yesterday remembered as a great family man and an exceptional politician in a thanksgiving service at the Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church…

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News Briefs

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May Pen robbery suspects released Three held in connection with a daring armed robbery in May Pen, Clarendon, last month have been released after being questioned by detectives. The men, including an alleged gang leader, were released due to…

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Power cuts to affect several St Catherine communities tomorrow

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Some two dozen communities in and around Linstead, St Catherine will be without electricity for several hours tomorrow. The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) say the service disruption is to facilitate construction works for a new substation in…

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Women’s World Cup| Netherlands advance to the semi-finals for the first time

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The Netherlands today advanced to the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup for the first time. The historic achievement was secured thanks to two second-half goals that completed a 2-0 victory over Italy in their quarter-finals game played in…

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Women’s World Cup| Netherlands advances to the semi-final for the first time

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The Netherlands today advanced to the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup for the first time. The historic achievement was secured thanks to two second-half goals that completed a 2-0 victory over Italy in their quarter-finals game played in…

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