FID signals asset take-back - FID targets assets after five convicted in $400m fraud trial at Manchester Municipal Corp

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THE WAY is now clear for the Government to begin the legal process of seeking to take possession of properties and other assets valued at more than $220 million that have been traced to former Manchester Parish Council official Sanja Elliott. The…

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FID signals asset take-back - FID targets assets after five convicted in $400m fraud trial at Manchester Municipal Corp

Gleaner on May 16th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

THE WAY is now clear for the Government to begin the legal process of seeking to take possession of properties and other assets valued at more than $220 million that have been traced to former Manchester Parish Council official Sanja Elliott. The…

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Churches ready for service but Webster Memorial urges caution

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AS CHURCHES make preparations for almost back-to-normal services following the easing of government restrictions on public gatherings, set to take effect today, one pastor is urging caution, declaring that his congregation will not be heading back…

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DPP hails ruling in historic fraud case

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THE DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has hailed the verdict in the Manchester Municipal Corporation (MMC) multimillion-dollar fraud case as a victory for public interest and accountability. Senior parish judge Ann-Marie…

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GraceKennedy shows appreciation to front-line workers in New York & New Jersey

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IN A heart-warming act of corporate goodwill, GraceKennedy Foods USA yesterday donated hundreds of bottles of coconut water to front-line health workers at three hospitals in New York and New Jersey. The donations were made against the backdrop of…

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Exam decision expected on Monday - Cabinet to give verdict on CSEC/CAPE sittings

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THE GOVERNMENT is to announce the final decision on the sitting of the 2020 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) by next Monday. In a virtual meeting held by the Overseas…

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Tighter restrictions for travellers when borders reopen

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AS JAMAICA makes preparatory steps to reopen the tourism sector and, by extension, the country’s borders, more stringent measures are proposed to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Audley Deidrick, president of the Airports Authority of…

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Jamaica now has 511 COVID-19 cases

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JAMAICA HAS recorded two more COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 511. In the meantime, three more patients have recovered and have been released from isolation, bringing the total…

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‘I have graced many stages’ - J’can surmounts challenges to achieve career goals

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MAXINE REYES grew up in the community of Marley Hill in South Manchester with her great-grandmother. She has fond memories of climbing mango trees and walking to school barefooted but this little girl never imagined that she would one day serve in…

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RJRGLEANER implements cuts owing to impact of COVID-19

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THE RJRGLEANER Communications Group says that as a result of the significant negative impact of the economic circumstances caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), it has become necessary to implement a range of measures internally to…

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