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Jamaica Edges Closer to Single Anti-Corruption Agency

Jamaica’s one step closer to establishing a single anti-corruption agency. The bill which proposes to establish the agency was approved in the Senate today. The...

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‘Respect Due Process & Party Conventions’ – Webber

Former PNP Deputy General Secretary, Maureen Webber, is urging the party’s secretariat not to breach due process and conventions of the party in selecting a...

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‘Leave Me Out of It’ – Crawford Not Interested in SW St Andrew Bid

Former East Rural St. Andrew Member of Parliament, Damion Crawford, says he will not be throwing his hat in the ring in the race to succeed Portia Simpson Miller in...

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Denham Town Tense! – Warring Western Kingston Gangsters Openly Attacking Each Other

Heavily armed gangsters are at war again in Denham Town and Tivoli Gardens in West Kingston. Their gun battles have the security forces struggling to keep them apart and...

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PNP Chairman Summons Executive to Special Meeting

Nationwide News understands that PNP Chairman, Robert Pickersgill, has summoned members of the party’s executive to a special meeting. This as the party’s...

Budget

House Approves $715m in Budgetary Support from Capital Development Fund

The House of Representatives has approved a resolution to withdraw $715-million from the Capital Development Fund, the CDF. Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says the funds...

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Discomfort Within PNP Over Perceived Forcing of Brown-Burke into SW St Andrew

There’s growing opposition and unease in the PNP over the process the party is using to determine a candidate to replace Portia Simpson Miller as Member of...

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Scammers Force Western Union to Close 7 Outlets

Grace Kennedy is closing seven of its Western Union locations in the country because of what it says is an unusually high number of fraudulent transactions. Most of the...

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INDECOM Probe Shooting Death of Former Councilor-Caretaker

The Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) says it’s launched a probe into the police fatal shooting yesterday of a former Councillor Caretaker...

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Security Beefed Up at Spanish Town Hospital after Knife Attacks

Security at the Spanish Town Hospital, in St. Catherine, is being increased following three knife attacks on patients and staff. It’s being reported that a man...