‘It saddens me’ - Holness says JLP embarrassed by Reid’s arrest, insists no interference to come from party

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday stressed that the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) would not interfere with the ongoing investigation and court case involving former Minister of Education Ruel Reid, even as he fired shots at the People’s National…

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Chuck: Banks among worst providers of customer service - Justice minister tells new JPs to demand businesses treat public better

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Banks operating in Jamaica are providing some of the worst service to customers, according to Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck. Chuck, who was speaking during the commissioning ceremony for 56 justices of the peace (JPs) for St Andrew, held at…

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Reid family a no-show at church

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They were released from lock-up on bail last week, but there were no signs yesterday of former Education Minister Ruel Reid; his wife, Sharen; or their daughter, Sharelle, seeking blessings at the Mona Heights Chapel in St Andrew, where the family…

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‘Bomb a go drop - Accused Brown’s Town councillor heightens expectations in CMU-Ruel Reid scandal; denies charges against her

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Kim Brown Lawrence, the councillor for the Brown’s Town division in St Ann, charged alongside former Education Minister Ruel Reid and Fritz Pinnock, president of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), has broken her silence on the matter. Brown…

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St James pastor applauds stance against Montego Bay Pride

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WESTERN BUREAU: With the Supreme Court expected to hear gay-rights group Montego Bay Pride’s discrimination lawsuit against the St James Municipal Corporation today, one St James pastor has staunchly declared that Jamaicans must uphold the country’…

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Older J’cans not taking their pills - Study raises concerns as forgetfulness, cost cited among reasons elderly fail to take medications that could save lives

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Forgetfulness, cost, and the belief that they can survive without it are said to be some of the reasons why the elderly in Jamaica might not be taking their medication as they should. With more than 50 per cent of Jamaica’s elderly either living…

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St Mary has new $277m Lotto winner

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Up to last night, no one had come forward with the $277-million winning Lotto ticket since the numbers were read out Saturday night, but for whoever it is, senior portfolio adviser at Proven Wealth Limited Jason McPherson says financial discipline…

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Holness urges PNP: Leave Integrity Commission out of politics

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After weeks of remaining silent as the Integrity Commission took body blows from the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP), Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday came out swinging in its defence. Holness, who was addressing a Jamaica Labour…

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MID appealing for help into murder case of St Ann attorney

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Detectives assigned to the Major Investigations Division (MID) are asking anyone with information or witnesses in the murder of attorney-at-law Sashakay Fairclough to come forward. Fairclough was killed in her community of Brook Green, St Ann on…

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Five-week-old infant abducted in St Andrew, probe launched

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The Half Way Tree Police Station are urgently seeking the public’s assistance in locating five-week-old Nyyear Frank of Hopewell district, St Andrew who was stolen from his mother on Sunday afternoon. The police report that about 5:00 p….

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