Court to rule at 2 o’clock on Reid, Pinnock application in bid to quash charges

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Former Education Minister Ruel Reid and Caribbean Maritime University President Fritz Pinnock will find out this afternoon whether the Supreme Court will grant their request to go to the review court to seek to quash criminal charges against them….

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Cruel act! - 65-year-old woman allegedly killed by man 11 years her senior

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The children of 65-year-old Patsy Donaldson-Powell are in shock and have been overcome with grief after finding their mother with her throat slashed allegedly by a 76-year-old farmer who lives with his wife and children in Junction, St Elizabeth,…

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AG: People should know who sex offenders are

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Attorney General Marlene Malahoo-Forte has supported a call by the head of the country’s chief child-protection and welfare organisation for a more transparent sex offenders’ registry. She argues that the restriction on who can access the registry…

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PNP for the poor - Dayton Campbell touts ‘radical’ wealth redistribution ahead of polls

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Romario Scott Gleaner Writer Firebrand politician Dr Dayton Campbell is pleading with supporters to believe that the People’s National Party (PNP) can win in the next general election, even as he courted controversy, pitching the need for a…

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JLP machinery in full rev - Party says it will be out in numbers to ­secure win for Charles Jr

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The political machinery of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is expected to go into overdrive today as the party pulls out all the stops to ensure that Pearnel Charles Jr fills the void in Gordon House left by Rudyard Spencer, who resigned…

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Concern growing over impact of coronavirus on local businesses

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A day after the St Mary Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture raised concerns about the likely adverse impact of the deadly novel coronavirus on local businesses, the parliamentary Opposition has added its voice to those warning that even…

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Clarendon SE by-election | Pearnel Charles Jr wins by more than 6,000 votes

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The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP’s) Pearnel Charles Jnr has won the Clarendon South Eastern by-election by more than 6,000 votes. According to the preliminary results released by the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ), Charles polled 6,845 votes to…

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Stocks round up | 28 advance, 44 decline, 10 trade firm

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index opened the week down on Monday with an advance/decline ratio of 28/44 The JSE Combined Index fell by 3,561.95 points or 0.75 per cent to close at 471,534.15. The JSE Main Market Index lost 3,791.47…

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Clarendon SE By-Election | Officials condemn unauthorised election observers

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Co-chairs of the Election Centre, Director of Elections Glasspole Brown and Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown,  are taking issue with the presence of persons who say they are observing today’s proceedings in the Clarendon South…

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Clarendon SE By-Election | Lambert confident despite lack of fanfare

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Not many politicians can sit in their office on election day and anticipate a resounding victory. Dereck Lambert is such a politician who believes his popularity and 30 years of friendship and liaison with constituents in Clarendon South East give…

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