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Caribbean children ruled not a special priority by U.S. Supreme Court

Racists signs at Trinidad and Tobago rally

Damage from heavy rainfall in Jamaica expected to cost millions

Trinidad’s National Security Minister rules out state of emergency
Flexi workweek will support family time – labour minister

WESTERN BUREAU: Minister of Labour and Social Security Derrick Kellier has declared that the impending flexible workweek arrangement will help to stabilise family life, the breakdown of which he believes to be the cause… Click here to read full story

India looking to deepen ties with Jamaica, Caribbean

NEW DELHI, India: Jamaica has been targeted by the new administration in India as fertile ground for the deepening of relationships in order to strengthen that nation’s multilateral systems.The move is part of a bid… Click here to read full story

'Unsigned letters like a guillotine over senators' heads'

TWO HIGH COURT judges yesterday raised questions about whether the creation of signed and undated resignation letters for appointment to the Senate places the interest of political parties ahead of the national good.The questions by justices David Batts… Click here to read full story

Bellevue turns homeless shelter

Established more than 150 years ago as the nation’s main facility to treat persons with mental illnesses, the Bellevue Hospital in east Kingston seems to be morphing into a long-care facility for the homeless…. Click here to read full story

Former CCJ employee says Ja should be cautious with court

Dr Leighton Jackson, the dismissed acting registrar of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), is warning Jamaica against rushing into joining the court in its appellate jurisdiction, as he believes the way in which… Click here to read full story

Henry-Wilson chairs committee to review children's homes

CHAIRMAN OF the Child Development Agency (CDA) Advisory Board, Maxine Henry-Wilson, will head a committee set up by Youth Minister Lisa Hanna to review the operations of the six privately run children’s homes in which unauthorised sexual-education… Click here to read full story

This DOES NOT mean war!

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Increased fines coming for tax cheats

Employers who illegally deduct the portion of education tax from their workers salary, which they are liable to pay, could face up to 10 years in prison if Parliament approves amendments to the Education Tax Act, which… Click here to read full story

Sex offenders released without rehab

SEX OFFENDERS have not been provided with specific rehabilitation programmes in the country’s adult penal institutions, a recent performance audit of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has found.The report of the audit, which was conducted by… Click here to read full story

Stopping gangsters – Eighteen charged under new anti-gang legislation

The police are reporting that 18 persons have been arrested and charged under the recently introduced anti-gang legislation, the Criminal Justice (Suppression of Criminal Organisations Act), 2014.The… Click here to read full story

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