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Published:Friday | February 28, 2020 | 12:25 AMNickoy Wilson/Staff Reporter

The results of the latest RJRGLEANER Group-commissioned Don Anderson Poll, which shows Jamaica split on the effectiveness of states of public emergency (SOEs), did not surprise security expert Robert Finzi-Smith, who says that the issue of crime...

Published:Saturday | February 22, 2020 | 12:19 AMNickoy Wilson/Staff Reporter

The hours-long police raid on premises at Eastwood Avenue, St Andrew, yesterday was carried out in relation to an alleged breach of the Telecommunications Act by Caricel, according to acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey. However,...

Published:Friday | February 21, 2020 | 12:07 AMNickoy Wilson/Staff Reporter

Zaila McCalla, former chief justice of Jamaica, has been appointed as a selected commissioner to the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ), the country’s election oversight body. Her appointment comes after the December 31, 2019, resignation of...

Published:Wednesday | February 19, 2020 | 12:36 AMNickoy Wilson/Staff Reporter

Rodje Malcolm, executive director of human-rights group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), has welcomed yesterday’s ruling by the Constitutional Court describing it as “an important one for accountability in Jamaica”. A three-member panel of judges...

Published:Wednesday | February 19, 2020 | 12:24 AMNickoy Wilson/Staff Reporter

The family of late businessman Keith Clarke is hopeful that justice will be served following yesterday’s ruling by the Constitutional Court deeming “null, void and invalid” the immunity certificates issued to the three soldiers accused of his 2010...

Published:Tuesday | February 18, 2020 | 12:24 AMNickoy Wilson/Staff Reporter

At least one political analyst believes that the appointment of government senator Matthew Samuda as minister without portfolio in the Ministry of National Security will help ease the burden on portfolio chief Dr Horace Chang, as the Jamaica Labour...

Published:Saturday | February 23, 2019 | 12:21 AMNickoy Wilson/Staff Reporter

The Mona Law Society at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, has come under fire from at least one senior member of the law fraternity for the posting of photographs of some female law students in skimpy clothing on its Instagram social...

Published:Friday | February 22, 2019 | 12:39 AMNickoy Wilson/Staff Reporter

Administrators at the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica have agitated for the Government to hike its subvention by 136 per cent to almost $5 billion to cover the salaries of faculty. UTech is now awaiting the results of a staff-verification...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 12:13 AMNickoy Wilson/Staff Reporter

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is projecting a 1.5 to 2.5 per cent growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) for the January to March quarter of the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The positive outlook has been spurred by the performance of the...

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