Category: MA_National

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JLP Wants Human Rights Commission

Amid the continuing outrage over the death of St. James resident Mario Deane, the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party is proposing the establishment of a ‘Human Rights...

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Hyman Supports King

Economist, Ralston Hyman, says he’s in full agreement with Dr. King. He says the manufacturing sector should not be given any special treatment as this creates...

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Two Foreign Nationals Missing

The Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, of the Constabulary, is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two missing foreign nationals. Twenty-one-year-old...

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Sir Howard Laid to Rest

Jamaica’s fourth Governor General, the late Sir Howard Cooke, was today laid to rest at National Heroes Park, after his state funeral at the Holy Trinity...

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Human Rights Groups Call for Security Cameras in Police Lockup

Both Jamaicans for Justice and human rights activists, Yvonne McCalla Sobers, are appealing to the government to install security cameras in all police lock-up...

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JUSTICE MINISTER Reiterates Call for Decriminalization of Small Amounts of Ganja

The Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding, says Mr. Dean’s death while in the custody of the police highlights the need for Jamaica to decriminalize the smoking...

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Police High Command Denies Constabulary Involvment in Mario Dean’s Death

The Police High Command is this afternoon denying that members of the Constabulary are responsible for the death of 31-year-old Mario Dean, while in their custody. Mr....

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Chang Calls Webley’s Sudden Departure from the JLP ‘Unfortunate’

General Secretary of the opposition Jamaica Labour Party, Dr. Horace Chang, says the sudden resignation of Joan Gordon Webley as a Caretaker-Candidate for the party, is...

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Health Ministry Ramps Up Vector Control Following Local Chikungunya Confirmation

The Health Ministry has been forced to ramp up its vector control programme after confirmation of two locally transmitted cases of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus....

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AUDIO: Ebola Not A Threat To Jamaica: Health Minister

Health Minister, Dr. Ferguson says there’s now surveillance at Points of Entry to the country, as his Ministry monitors the spread of the Ebola virus in West...