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Published:Sunday | July 14, 2019 | 12:31 AMNickoy Wilson - Gleaner Writer

Widely regarded as an extraordinary leader who has spearheaded the development of a variety of programmes at the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), and now the acting president of the institution, Ibrahim Ajagunna is seeking to reassure current...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 3:28 PMNickoy Wilson - Gleaner Writer

Two men, who were facing rape and abduction charges, have been found not guilty by a seven-member jury. The jury reached the verdict yesterday afternoon following two hours and 45 minutes of deliberation.   During the trial which started last...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:26 AMNickoy Wilson - Gleaner Writer

The court’s decision to deny the application for an extension of time to apply for judicial review has dealt a heavy blow to stakeholders in Discovery Bay, St Ann, who since last year had raised grave concerns about the creation of a dolphinarium...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:28 AMNickoy Wilson - Gleaner Writer

With sufficient provisions in law to safeguard mentally ill inmates from becoming ‘lost’ while behind bars, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has blamed deficiencies in the judicial system for causing age-old cases to fall off...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:44 AMNickoy Wilson - Gleaner Writer

Amid mounting public condemnation for abuse of power and human-rights breaches and a multiagency investigation, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has denied a reggae singer’s allegations that the police trimmed his Rastafarian children and fed...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 1:04 PMNickoy Wilson - Gleaner Writer

ourteen children have been murdered, 83 raped, 49 victims of grievous sexual assault and one has committed suicide since the start of the year. Those murdered include eight-year-old Shanae Skyers from Sterling Castle, St Andrew and 11-year-old Tricia Morris from Pond, Hanover. 

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:27 AMNickoy Wilson - Gleaner Writer

Amid concerns about human-rights infringements during the government-imposed states of public emergency and zones of special operations (ZOSOs), Norman Manley Law School students will this Tuesday host their annual lecture at The University of West...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:19 AMNickoy Wilson - Gleaner Writer

The National Works Agency (NWA) is being sued for $18 million by a St Mary resident who claims that the state-owned entity failed to compensate him for lands acquired for the construction of the Ocho Rios bypass. In documents obtained by The...

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