UDC to provide documents on land transfer to auditor general

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The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has admitted that some of its annual reports are outstanding and has blamed the delay on “unresolved property and financial transactions, which have led to major impairments of its balance sheet”. The…

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Hanna shuns party dispute in public

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Contender for the presidency of the People’s National Party (PNP), Lisa Hanna, has asserted that healing and rebuilding the political organisation’s internal structures must be done outside of the public’s eyes. “For too long, the PNP, in many…

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Golding targets party unity if elected president

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Mark Golding, People’s National Party (PNP) presidential aspirant, has indicated that his first order of business if he is elected as president is to unify the party regardless of the views held previously by Comrades. His comments came yesterday…

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Revamp current system of funding constituencies – Hanna

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People’s National Party (PNP) presidential candidate Lisa Hanna has said that if she should become prime minister of Jamaica, she will be seeking to make changes to how constituencies are funded. “Those constituencies that are larger should get…

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COVID forces closure of court in Hanover

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Western Bureau: Hanover, which was the last parish to record a case of the coronavirus in Jamaica, took a direct hit yesterday as the family court in the parish had to be closed because of positive COVID-19 cases at the facility. A press release…

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Int’l agency to fund programme for workers’ transition into formal sector

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The Ministries of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) and Agriculture and Fisheries will soon launch a programme targeted at workers operating informally in household services, agriculture and fisheries to aid their transition to the formal…

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Rae Town, Cornwall Courts under two-week COVID curfew

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The Office of the Prime Minister has announced special curfews for Rae Town, Kingston and Cornwall Courts, St James amid an increase in COVID cases in the communities. The curfews take effect Friday at 6 p.m., Friday, October 23 and will run until…

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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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