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JAMAICA | Opposition moves motion to suspend George Wright from Parliament

KINGSTON, April 21, 2021 - Following a failed attempt last Tuesday, Leader of Opposition  Business Anthony Hylton tabled a motion in parliament yesterday, to have Westmoreland Central MP George Wright suspended from the House of Representatives  for allegedly assaulting a woman in a widely circulated video.

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JAMAICA | Peter Brady Hailed for Pushing Interests of Small Island States

KINGSTON, April 19, 20212 - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith has paid tribute to the Director-General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), Rear Admiral Peter Brady, for giving Small Island Developing States (SIDS) a voice in the international maritime arena.

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JAMAICA | MP George Wright withdraws from JLP Parliamentary Caucus, To become an independent member until……..

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, April 16, 2021 - JLP leader Andrew Holness, says central Westmoreland Member of parliament and JLP member George Wright, will withdraw from the Government Parliamentary caucus, to become an independent member, in light of unresolved allegations circulating in the public domain which are causing deep concern to many Jamaicans and the Jamaica Labour Party, including its Parliamentarians.

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JAMAICA | In Defense of Horace Chang’s Dialogue with the Diaspora

JAMAICA, April 14, 2021 - “Offensive,” “Disrespectfu,l” and “Shocked,” were among the words used by Gleaner’s New York correspondent Lester Hines, to describe the sentiments expressed by diaspora 'leaders in relation to remarks made by Minister of National Security Dr. Horace Chang during last Thursday’s on-line town hall meeting, hosted by Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks.

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JAMAICA | Opposition loses battle to curb PM powers in new disaster law

KINGSTON, March 27, 2021 - Despite herculean attempts by opposition senators on Friday to delay debate on the Disaster Risk Management (Amendment) Act (DRMA), and to impose parliamentary checks on the prime minister's move to create criminal offences by ministerial order without Parliamentary oversight, the opposition failed when the matter came up for a vote in the Senate.

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JAMAICA | Security Forces on High Alert to Enforce Stringent COVID-19 Measures

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 27, 2021 - The island's security forces have finalised preparations for the enforecment of the islandwide weekend  lock down over the next three weeks, the first of which is to take place this weekend commencing at 12 noon on Saturday, March 27 and ending at 5 a.m. on Monday, March 29.

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