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Court to rule on Tesha Miller’s suit against Government on December 3

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Tesha Miller, reputed leader of the Spanish Town, St Catherine-based Clansman Gang, will on December 3 know whether the Supreme Court supports his claim against the State, which he has accused of assault, false imprisonment and malicious…

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Reid’s driver paid $720,000 in four months - DPP expected to rule on education ministry probe today

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The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) has admitted to making payments totaling more than $700,000 over a four-month period on invoices in the name of Devon McQueen, the former driver to sacked Education Minister Ruel Reid. According to the CMU,…

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Where’s the cash? - Delay in CAP grant payments triggers anxiety as ministry fails to deliver on commitment

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Eight months since being formally advised via email from Campion College that her child was awarded a monetary grant through the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information’s Career Advancement Programme (CAP), a disgruntled parent yesterday said…

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Pro-abortion activists turn up heat on Church

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Pro-abortion campaigners came out swinging at the Church yesterday as Parliament’s Human Resources and Social Development Committee continued hearing arguments on a motion by West Rural St Andrew Member of Parliament Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn calling…

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Crowning glory - 12-y-o impresses teachers, peers with Bluetooth-enabled hat for school project

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At first glance, it looks like a plain cardboard hat, but a closer look will reveal a circular piece of metal that can be found on most speakers. This was 12-year-old Shadarie Lodge’s take on Crazy Hat Day for the recently concluded school year….

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Cop accused of killing wife remanded

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Corporal Kirk Lawrence, who has been charged with the murder of his wife, Janet Hardie-Lawrence, was remanded when he appeared in the St Mary Parish Court recently. Lawrence, who is represented by attorney-at-law Oswest Senior-Smith, is to return…

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Business Access sold, to continue regular operations

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Business Access Television (BATV) has been sold to Dawgen Global, the company revealed in a news release yesterday. The five-year-old business-centred cable network, the brainchild of Jamaican businessmen Leighton Davis and Garth Walker, will…

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Al Powell back as head of AIC

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Seven years after he was fired as executive director of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) over questions about his qualifications, Dr Al Powell is back in the employ of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries…

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DPP says four criminal laws possibly breached in Ruel Reid-CMU corruption case

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Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has found that four criminal laws may have been breached by “key players” in the Ruel Reid-Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) corruption case. The opinion has been sent…

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BOJ sells US$20 million to forex market

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The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) today offered US$20 million to authorised dealers and large cambios. The central bank says the move is intended to address temporary demand and supply imbalances in the foreign exchange market. Last week, BOJ sold US$30…

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