Fall from grace …Deportees, families facing a hellish life

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For the past three years Marlene* has been living like a fugitive. Gripped by fear and instinctively looking over her shoulder at every turn, she is mentally and physically fatigued at the hellish life she and her children are now forced to live….

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‘I am clear’ … PM Holness insists he has no issues with Integrity Commission; prods delinquents to comply

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness is suggesting that the publication of his 2018 statutory declaration of income, assets and liabilities is an indication that he has been given the all-clear by the Integrity Commission. The Integrity Commission is the…

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It must not happen again! … Lawmakers bent on preventing recurrence of gas station disaster

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The deadly fire at the Heaven’s FESCO service station in Mandeville, Manchester, last month has refuelled concerns about the training of gas station staff and the long-awaited Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) that Prime Minister Andrew…

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CMU gag order to be lifted … PM says Gov’t intends to nullify non-disclosure agreements

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The Government is close to lifting the gag order imposed on members of the previous Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Council through a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). The NDAs first came to public attention through a Sunday Gleaner exposé…

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Holding on to hope … Man worried for wife, daughter badly injured in Mandeville gas station explosion

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Mandeville, Manchester : Hope is the only thing keeping Errol Wisdom going these days. His wife and daughter were seriously injured in the major explosion at the Heaven’s FESCO Service Station in Mandeville, Manchester, last month, and he is…

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Lawmakers must not be lawbreakers … Opposition leader, House Speaker adamant parliamentarians must set example

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Opposition leader Dr Peter Phillips and House Speaker Pearnel Charles Sr are both resolute that persons charged with governing the country must ensure that they themselves uphold the law. The senior parliamentarians were responding to a Sunday…

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$25m price tag for Clarendon SE by-election … Charles Jr says no to old-style politics

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Pearnel Charles Jr is anticipating being sworn in to Parliament by his father, House Speaker Pearnel Charles Sr, following what he expects to be a successful outcome for him of tomorrow’s by-election in South East Clarendon, that will cost…

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NEPA appeals for help to catch crocodile killers

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The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is seeking the public’s assistance to locate the men seen in a series of videos and photographs depicting the killing of a crocodile at a fishing beach. NEPA says the incident is being…

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PNP concerned about possible looming economic slowdown

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Opposition Spokesperson on Finance, Mark Golding, is warning that Jamaicans need to brace for a possible contraction of the economy based on recently released growth data and the emerging adverse global effects of the …

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Man charged in relation to double murder at St Ann beach

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Mikey Dillon has been charged by the police in relation to the shooting death of two men at a beach in Mammee Bay, St Ann. Twenty-four-year-old Jameal Ellis, otherwise called ‘Munga’, and 32-year-old Oneil Wynter, otherwise called…

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