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Police Officers’ Association Salutes Ellington

The Police Officers’ Association, POA, says it’s ‘noted with concern’ what it describes as the sudden announcement of the retirement of Police...

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JCSC Raises Concerns on Buggery Debate

The Jamaica Civil Society Coalition, JCSC, says it’s deeply concerned about the manner in which the current debate about the repeal or retention of the sections of...

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Health Minister Hints that No-User Fee Policy will Remain

The Government has given the clearest indication yet that it will not be rolling back the no-user fee policy for the health sector. The policy was implemented by the...

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CAL Flights to be Affected Today after Pilots Called in Sick

Regional carrier Caribbean Airlines, CAL, says all international and domestic flights will be affected today, after pilots called in sick. In an internal memorandum to...

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INDECOM Mum on Whether Owen Ellington is Under Investigation

The Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, Terrence Williams, is refusing to confirm or deny whether outgoing Police Commissioner, Owen...

Jamaica’s Trade Deficit Narrows

Jamaica’s trade deficit continued to narrow in the first quarter of 2014. The Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN, says Jamaica imported goods amounting to...

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Aubyn Hill Says Members of JLP Economic Council are Qualfied to Speak on Economic Issues

Mr. Hill says the absence of professional economists from the initial members named does not reflect a disregard for specialized economic knowledge.

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PM Simpson Miller Off to Heads of Government Meeting in Antigua

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is leading Jamaica’s delegation to the 35th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community,...

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Jamaican Fugitive Alleged to be Death Squad Member Arrested in Canada

This report out of Canada comes on the same afternoon of official news that Police Commissioner Owen Ellington is to retire from the force over the Indecom death squad...

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Owen Ellington Retires as Police Commissionner

Police Commissioner, Owen Ellington, is quitting the job as Head of the country’s police force. National Security Minister, Peter Bunting says he has been advised of...