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OCG Chided for Delinquent Reporting to Parliament

Contractor General, Dirk Harrison, is being sharply criticized for failing to submit reports to Parliament for his office for two years. The failure of the Contractor...

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‘Poverty is NO Excuse for Crime!’ – PM Holness

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says poverty and economic hardship are not excuses for crime. He was speaking at the reopening of the Alpart Alumina refinery in St....

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Minerals Policy Almost Ready for Cabinet Submission

Work on a national minerals policy is almost complete. Transport and Mining Minister, Mike Henry, says a submission is to be made to cabinet afterward. Mr. Henry says...

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Goat Thief Pleads Guilty

A man pleaded guilty to stealing two Anglo Nubian Goats valued at 55-thousand dollars when he appeared in the St. Catherine parish court yesterday. He’s...

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Woman Arrested following Assault on Schoolboy

The police say they’ve taken a woman into custody following an incident at a school in Port Royal where a 10-year-old boy was assaulted on Tuesday. The Kingston...

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Two Women Arrested after Police Seize High Powered Rifle

Two women are to be interrogated by Police investigators following the seizure of a high powered rifle and ammunition in East Kingston. The weapon was seized Tuesday...

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Official Funeral for Lady Cooke

Lady Ivy Cooke, the widow of the late former Governor-General the Sir Howard Cooke, will be accorded an official funeral by the Government. Her funeral service will be...

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JFJ Questions Constitutionality of National ID System

Despite recent assurances from technocrats in the Office of the Prime Minister, questions are still being raised about the constitutionality of the proposed National...

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PNP Accuses NERHA of Political Victimization

The Opposition, Peoples National Party, is accusing the Board of the North East Regional Health Authority, NERHA, of political victimization. Opposition Spokesman for...

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PNP Mourns Passing of Stalwart, Carlyle Dunkley

The People’s National Party is expressing sadness at the passing of former government Minister and trade unionist, Carlyle Dunkley. Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter...