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JFJ Pushes for Legal Definition of Domestic Violence

Human rights advocacy group, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is calling for domestic violence to be defined in law. Advocacy Manager at JFJ, Rodje Malcolm, says the lack of...

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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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‘No Need for Emergency Standby Draw Down at This Time’ – IMF Rep

The IMF’s Resident Representative to Jamaica, Dr. Constant Lonkeng Ngouana, says he doesn’t believe the government needs to draw down from the Standby...

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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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Parliament Prepares for Simpson-Miller’s Swansong

The House of Representatives is to next week pay tribute to former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. Mrs. Simpson Miller will resign as the Member of Parliament 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...

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Govt Senator Chides Bartlett for Suggesting Media Reduce Prominence of Crime Reports

Government Senator, Charles Sinclair, is criticizing Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, for suggesting that the media should not give prominence to crime stories....

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Wheatley Reviewing Jamaica Energy Council Membership

Energy Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says he’s reviewing the membership of the Jamaica Energy Council, JEC. The 23-member Council is to help implement the...

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Editors Rubbish Bartlett’s Call to Remove Crime from Front Pages

‘Absolute Rubbish!’ is how the Associate Editor at the Gleaner newspaper, Arthur Hall, is describing Tourism Minister, Ed Bartlett’s suggestions for...