Judge and jury? - Edna Manley principal frustrates PAAC as members seek insight into procedures after sexual harrassment reports

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Attorney-at-law and member of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) of Parliament Leslie Campbell yesterday referred to Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts Principal Dr Nicholeen DeGrasse Johnson as the “…

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PSOJ urges Holness to bring home concrete CSME results

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Results coming out of dialogue on the issue of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) at the 40th CARICOM Heads of Government meeting now under way in St Lucia will be critical to national and regional economic development, says Howard…

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CMU wading in cesspool, says Phillips - Second Ruel Reid helper linked to contracts

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Parliament’s Public Adminis-tration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) yesterday heard that a second household helper assigned to former Education Minister Ruel Reid was the recipient of contracts from the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU),…

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Poor conditions demotivating cops at Guanaboa Vale station

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A member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force is expressing concern over the health and safety of his colleagues and himself due to what he termed the haphazard refurbishment of the Guanaboa Vale Police Station in St Catherine. Speaking with The…

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‘We have endured too much’ - Compensation issues, deadline concerns among bumps in road for legacy projects

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While the National Works Agency (NWA) is maintaining that work on four legacy road projects in the Corporate Area will be completed by the end of summer, business operators and motorists affected by the rehabilitation exercise are anxious to see…

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NDM co-founder Brascoe Lee dies

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Brascoe Lee, the man who co-founded the National Democratic Movement (NDM) with Bobby Marsh in 1995, died yesterday after a short illness. Lee, a former state minister in the Ministry of Agriculture and four-term member of parliament for South…

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Prosecution insists alleged gang members have case to answer

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The prosecution yesterday began responding to no-case submissions made by defence attorneys, telling the court that reputed gang leader Uchence Wilson and his 21 alleged gang members have a case to answer. Since Monday, defence attorneys have been…

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News Briefs

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PEP percentage scores to be released Karl Samuda, the minister with responsibility for education, has said the ministry would be publishing the percentage scores for each student who sat the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations. “We will be…

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Man hospitalised following collision in St Thomas

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The driver of a Iwatec motor truck remains hospitalised with broken bones following a two-vehicle collision last night along the Pamphret main road in St Thomas. It is reported that about 9 o’ clock he was travelling in a westerly direction…

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Alleged rogue cop to be transferred from JDF headquarters

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Arrangements are being made for alleged rogue cop Corporal Ramone Scott to be transferred from Up Park Camp, the headquarters of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), to a police lock up. 

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