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Stories by Edmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Jamaicans and other Caribbean nationals dubbed the Windrush Generation who have been aggrieved by the actions of the United Kingdom (UK) government should immediately take steps to seek redress, advised Diana Baxter, solicitor in Britain.At the...

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Frustrated and battle-worn but refusing to relent! This depicts the mood of Annie Smith, a resident of Albion Estates in St Thomas, who has been fighting for more than 20 years to reclaim four acres of land that had been originally designated for...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Despite calls for his resignation by the parliamentary Opposition for allegedly mishandling the ongoing health crisis at Cornwall Regional Hospital, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has insisted that the ministry acted responsibly when it was...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Opposition Senator Damion Crawford has raised concerns that large numbers of young black Jamaican males have been detained under the state of public emergency in St James, yet the security forces have only been able to press charges against a small...

Published:Thursday | March 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Describing the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) in Jamaica as a powerful tool to tackle money laundering, United States (US) Department of State officials have raised concerns that the legislation is not achieving its desired or intended results,...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

While inflation remains within the four-to-six per cent band during the last two years, Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning Mark Golding has argued that the impact on the Jamaican people is felt more severely in the food, vegetables, and...

Published:Wednesday | March 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Ripping into the Andrew Holness administration for discarding its much-talked-about target of five per cent gross domestic product growth in four years, Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning Mark Golding said the country was now left to...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Dirk Harrison, who currently holds the position of contractor general, said he could not have been appointed a commissioner on the new single anti-corruption body because of the requirements for such appointments.The new Integrity Act makes it clear...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:10 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Three years after an audit revealed irregularities and weak management practices at the National People's Cooperative Bank (NPCB), which placed the money of its members at risk, the entity is still facing financial troubles.Providing an update on...

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMEdmond Campbell/ Senior Staff Reporter

Angered by the Government's about-turn on its commitment to set aside $700 million in the Budget this year to carry out re-verification of the voters' list, Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has warned that if the country cannot rely on the...

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