Flexi-rape fury

TWO WEEKS after labelling a fellow senator an idiot, senior Cabinet Minister A.J. Nicholson has drawn the ire of at least one women's watch group for his flippant 'flexi-rape' comment in the Senate yesterday.

Grange rebukes Falconer

OPPOSITION SPOKESMAN on Information Olivia Grange has chided her ministerial counterpart, Sandrea Falconer, for sounding off that 'Ebola mistakes will be made.

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Jamaicans urged to embark on mission of love

JAMAICANS HAVE been charged to embark on a mission of love, to care for their fellow citizens, including and especially those they deem to be undeserving by virtue of their behaviour, in keeping with the example set by the late World War II veteran,...

Charge murderers for killing foetus too -OCA

THE OFFICE of the Children's Advocate (OCA) is urging legislators to give support to a proposal for murderers of pregnant women to be prosecuted also for the death of the foetus.

Accused in Accountant General's Department fraud case remanded

THE FIVE persons arrested in connection with the suspected multi-million dollar fraud at the Accountant General's Department were remanded in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court until November 4.

Amend Sexual Offences Act to expand child protection - OCA

THE OFFICE of the Children's Advocate (OCA) wants a new section to be included in the Sexual Offences Act to expand the level of protection to children from those who use digital technology and other means to facilitate inappropriate contact with a...

JCC appoints new executive team

THE JAMAICA Chamber of Commerce (JCC) yesterday announced the appointment of Warren Albert McDonald as its new president.The other members of the executive are Oliver Chen, first vice-president; Cathrine Kennedy, second vice-president, and Paul B.

Mixed reactions to Forum Beach removal

THE REMOVAL of residents from the Forum Beach in Portmore, St Catherine, by the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has turned out to be a blessing for one resident.Dhamia, mother of four, who was a resident at the site, said it was always her desire to...

Our Lady of the Angels celebrates United Nations Day

THE GROUNDS of the Our Lady of the Angels Prep School in Kingston were filled with laughter and cheer yesterday as the institution celebrated United Nations Day.

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