Leaked Recording: Crawford slams new PNP president, says Hanna is popularity junkie

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Claiming to be more popular than Lisa Hanna, People’s National Party (PNP) firebrand Damion Crawford has ripped into President Mark Golding and suggested that he will launch a presidential bid in the next five years. The outburst is bound to open…

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Charles: I’m not emasculated by Holness - Environment minister has no problem splitting oversight with PM

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With the country’s key environmental regulatory body falling outside of his immediate control as minister with responsibility for the environment, Pearnel Charles Jr said he is not perturbed by the arrangement. Charles, who is minister of housing,…

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Golding denied his chairman - NEC snubs Brown Burke; Paulwell, Campbell take high-ranking PNP positions

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The National Executive Council (NEC) of the People’s National Party rejected the newly elected President Mark Golding’s strong plea for Dr Angela Brown Burke to be the party’s chairman, shutting out the sole female candidate from a top-tier…

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Golding under fire - In leaked rant, Crawford slams new PNP president, says Hanna is popularity junkie

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Claiming to be more popular than Lisa Hanna, People’s National Party (PNP) firebrand Damion Crawford has ripped into President Mark Golding and suggested that he will launch a presidential bid in the next five years. The outburst is bound to open…

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Cops on brink of charging suspect in Manchester murder

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester: At least one of the three suspects arrested in relation to the killing of businesswoman Marcia Chin-You is on the verge of being charged, Superintendent Gary Francis, commanding officer of the Manchester police, has…

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Crippled by bullet, disabled hero stands tall - Advocate works for Cornwall residents from wheelchair

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WESTERN BUREAU: Although Andrew East’s life was forever changed after he was shot and crippled 20 years ago, his experience as president of the Cornwall Combined Disabilities Association (CCDA) since 2014 has fuelled his determination to ensure…

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He’s a Jolly good fellow - Jamaican black-rights lobbyist inducted into Order of Canada

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WESTERN BUREAU: One year after a Toronto street was named after him, Jamaica-born Canadian B. Denham Jolly has again created history by being appointed Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours. Created in 1967,…

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COVID curfew can’t cramp watchnight for Adventists

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The New Year’s Eve 10 p.m. coronavirus curfew won’t be a problem for at least one popular denomination in Jamaica: the Seventh-day Adventists. While most watchnight services commence around 9 p.m. and linger into the midnight hours, Adventists…

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Picture emerges of Puerto Bueno site’s rocky past

Gleaner on November 29th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The ecologically sensitive Puerto Bueno Mountains on Jamaica’s north coast, the current focus of an environmental controversy, was the centre of two court disputes among eight parties up to September 2017, when the last case was withdrawn. Claims…

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Spending festival - Audit flags millions in overpayments, questionable hirings, expenditure at JCDC

Gleaner on November 29th, 2020 | File Under Headline News -

The employment of the close associate of a high-ranking government official for a job already being performed, contract payments before work completion and seemingly routine overpayments are among major findings in a leaked 2019 audit report on the…

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