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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-20 00:10:05 -0700 | political-news

Erica Virtue Senior Gleaner Writer Despite scores of public-education campaigns and female-empowerment programmes, there are still women in Jamaica who believe their men beat them because they love them. Jamaica believe that their men are justified in hitting or beating...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Ewarton :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-20 00:10:04 -0700 | political-news

Daraine Luton, Senior Staff Reporter Even as aluminium giant UC Rusal faces pressure from the Government to restart operations at the Alpart and Kirkvine refineries by January 1, 2015 or lose its special mining leases, Igor Dorofeev, the company's head...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-20 00:10:02 -0700 | political-news

Government's main welfare programme to assist the needy, but it demands a cadre of assessment officers to check the validity of information made by persons seeking to get the benefit, and to conduct periodic verification of beneficiaries...According to director of...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-20 00:10:01 -0700 | political-news

Daraine Luton, Senior Staff Reporter 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...
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Source: The Globe & Mail

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-06-24 04:06:25 -0700 | political-news

The Globe and Mail Video Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is scrummed after another video surfaced on Jan. 21 2014 in which he admitted to have been drinking. The video purportedly shows the mayor ranting about various things while speaking in...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-19 03:13:32 -0700 | political-news

Eric Erron Johnson, 29, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2008 after killing a man by hitting him with a piece of wood and stabbing him, was born to a British citizen and a Jamaican woman out of wedlock. He...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Montego Bay :: Jamaica | updated 2014-05-26 23:20:04 -0700 | political-news

The 45th Annual International Sugar Organization (ISO) Council conference, which will feature delegates from 87 sugar-producing countries, begins today at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa in Montego Bay, St James. The three-day event, which is being held under...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-05-26 23:20:01 -0700 | political-news

OF the House of Representatives, Michael Peart, has retracted a controversial comment he made on Sunday which suggested that jungle justice should have been carried out for the brutal killings of a mother and two sons in Porus, Manchester, on...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-05-27 23:27:06 -0700 | political-news

Daraine Luton, Senior Staff Reporter A bill to regulate timeshare vacation schemes, which Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill said has positive implications for generating new economic opportunities for Jamaicans, has been tabled in the House of Representatives.
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-05-27 23:27:05 -0700 | political-news

Edmond Campbell, Senior Staff Reporter Senior Opposition lawmaker Delroy Chuck says Jamaica needs a reality check as the time has come for the country to separate the "needy from the greedy" and move away from the politics of handout. During...
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Source: New Europe

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-05-30 04:20:59 -0700 | political-news

Jamaica (AP) Lobbyists in Jamaica are urging the government to move quickly to decriminalize pot and establish a local medical marijuana industry. The Cannabis Commercial and Medicinal Research Taskforce organized a three-day conference on marijuana decriminalization with Jamaica's largest...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Half Way Tree :: Jamaica | updated 2014-06-29 08:47:55 -0700 | political-news

We are saying to the Government of Jamaica, through our mass rally and motorcade on Sunday (today) at 5 o'clock, that we would like the buggery law to be retained...Antigua this week, heads of government from across the region will...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-06-29 08:47:49 -0700 | political-news

Public affairs officer of the United States Embassy, Christopher Degnan, and president of the Press Association of Jamaica Jenni Campbell addressing participants at a recent seminar on media relations for public relations practitioners. Colin Hamilton/Freelance Photographer (2) Public and...
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Source: NewKerala

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-06-17 23:08:02 -0700 | political-news

Six Chinese coaches have arrived in Kingston and another four will be here in September on Jamaica government scholarships, reports CMC. The Chinese sprint coaches will be full-time students at the GC Foster College for the month-long programme focusing on...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-05-30 22:23:07 -0700 | political-news

Juliet Hall, discrimination reduction technical officer at the National Family Planning Board, who was speaking at a Church Leaders and Pastors' HIV Conference yesterday, said that persons continue to live in fear as a result of the stigma they experience...
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