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Senator Floyd Morris.

Testy exchanges characterised a debate on a resolution to establish a bicameral sessional select committee of women in Jamaica’s legislature on Friday after one opposition lawmaker questioned the constitutionality of the move. The resolution had to...
Wildman

The defence team representing Anthony Armstrong is contemplating challenging the decision by the Office of Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) to transfer the fraud case against him to the Home Circuit Court. Hugh Wildman, who is leading the...
Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon-Harrison.

Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon-Harrison has indicated that the police have not yet approached her office for witness statements or with requests for interviews since it tabled the report flagging the Child Protection and Family Services Agency’...

Attempts by opposition lawmakers to amend a bill extending the period of reprieve to recalcitrant motorists who have unpaid tickets were met with objection from their government counterparts who voted against the proposal. The Senate yesterday...

Anthony Hugh had scheduled a beach trip for this weekend to allow bonding time for his daughters, one of whom is visiting from overseas. However, those plans were painfully uprooted on Thursday after 12-year-old Liah Hugh perished in a house fire...

Andrew Morrison, acting principal of Newell High, has blasted a male teacher’s actions as “unacceptable” after footage emerged of the educator verbally assaulting, chasing, and threatening a pupil at the St Elizabeth-based school. “Something like...

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes on Thursday stated that the evidence given by a former member of the Clansman-One Don Gang about the 2017 murder of a supermarket employee in Chancery Street, St Andrew, if accepted as true, demonstrates the existence of a...

WESTERN BUREAU: Everald Warmington has rebuked former Prime Minister Bruce Golding for suggesting that the Government has not been blameless in the Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) saga as it issues licences to investment houses, indicating to...

Once the Jamaica Teaching Council Act comes into effect, registered teachers will be required to apply for a licence to teach within a 12-month period. But the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) has questioned whether the suggested de facto...

With a window of opportunity for delinquent motorists to settle unpaid traffic tickets with the courts set to close next Tuesday, the parliamentary Opposition is suggesting that the period of amnesty be extended to April 30. Legislation to allow...
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