NO CHARGES - Supreme Court dismisses INDECOM challenge to DPP ruling not to prosecute cops for killing

Gleaner on October 23rd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The Supreme Court has shut down an attempt by the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) to compel the country’s chief prosecutor to file murder and other charges against two cops over a controversial fatal shooting. At the centre of…

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Golding not ruling out Bunting for Senate seat

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People’s National Party (PNP) presidential contender Mark Golding has not ruled out his long-time business partner and former parliamentary colleague Peter Bunting for the Senate, hinting that he could be part of his inner circle should he win the…

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PNP needs to work to regain western seats

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Mark Golding has said that the People’s National Party (PNP) has some work to do to regain the seats it lost in western Jamaica in the September 3 general election. When the dust settled on September 3, all 16 seats in the west went to the Jamaica…

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Golding: I can beat Hanna

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As the November 7 People’s National Party (PNP) presidential election draws closer, prospective candidate Mark Golding is oozing with confidence that he can secure the seat at the helm of the 82-year-old political organisation. Golding, who is…

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Virus outbreak at children’s home

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Staff at the Mustard Seed Community-operated Jerusalem Children’s Village in St Catherine have been placed under home quarantine after 16 employees and 20 residents tested positive for COVID-19. The St Catherine Health Department started…

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‘One member, one vote is a better system’

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People’s National Party (PNP) presidential aspirant Mark Golding wants an overhaul of the party’s constitution as it relates to how its leaders are elected. Apart from potentially making the 82-year-old political party a lot more attractive,…

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Duncan-Price laments shooting death of PNP loyalist

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THE PEOPLE’S National Party’s (PNP’s) Imani Duncan-Price has expressed regret at the death of Anthony Goss, otherwise called ‘Froggy’, one of the party’s loyal supporters and volunteers in the Kingston Central constituency. Superintendent in charge…

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Mixed reactions to COVID cluster in Vineyard Town

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Residents of Vineyard Town in Kingston have reacted with shock to news of a COVID-19 outbreak at the Golden Age Home in the community. On Tuesday, the Minister of Health and Wellness reported that a cluster of cases had been found at the home after…

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COVID tally at The Golden Age Home jumps to 69

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Health and Wellness Minister Christopher Tufton has reported that another 26 COVID cases have been confirmed at The Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town, Kingston. This means there are now 69 cases there.  This comprises 40 residents and 19…

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Kingston teen charged with murder

Gleaner on October 23rd, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

An 18-year-old eastern Kingston resident has been charged with murder.  The police say Jamarley Palmer otherwise called ‘Ziggy’ of Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 2 has also been charged with conspiracy to murder, and illegal…

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