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Daraine Luton, Senior Staff Reporter The Government will have to dig deep into its purse to come up with the money to stage a by-election for the new mayor of Portmore. "We have not done a detailed budget but based on historical patterns it is going
While receiving support from his colleague, National Security Minister Peter Bunting on the issue, the justice minister's position was resisted by Government senator Lambert Brown, who warned that the committee should tread carefully on the matter.
OF the Senate Floyd Morris and newcomer Lambert Brown are boasting perfect attendance records in the Upper House. Gordon House records indicate that the two men have not missed a single sitting of the Senate between April 4 and November 1...Fellow
In making his contribution to the debate on a report on campaign-finance reform in the Senate yesterday, Brown said there was no evidence that money had been the determining factor in the result of any election since Universal Adult Suffrage in 1944.
Defamation bill to protect media from lawsuits where material was from reputable foreign source Livern Barrett, Sunday Gleaner Writer Despite criticisms from a fellow government senator, Justice Minister Mark Golding on Friday defended the inclusion
Debating a motion he introduced in the Senate on Friday, Tufton argued that the IMF negotiations should have taken into consideration what he described as "unpredictable and unfortunate circumstances". Noting that Jamaica's geographic location made
Mark Golding has parted company with two of his colleagues who argued against the move to divest the power to grant waivers. The Senate yesterday approved a Harmonisation of Charities Act, which removes the discretionary power for the granting of
Opposition Senator Kavan Gayle has urged Labour Minister Derrick Kellier to quickly take such legislation to Parliament to help protect the rights of workers. Gayle, who opened the debate on a motion in the Senate on Friday, noted that the legal
Contributing to the debate on the Debt Management Bill in the Senate yesterday, Brown said that if the private sector had been more diligent, the economy would have recorded higher rates of growth. "The role of the private sector becomes critical in
Failure to implement, execute is symptom of disease Published: Sunday November 25, 2012 Robert Wynter, Contributor Were St Paul of Tarsus alive today and giving advice to Jamaicans at this point in our history, I suggest he would have modified his