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Is The Jamaican Justice System Where It Should Be?

Is The Jamaican Justice System Where It Should Be?

The conversation around an unfair Jamaican Justice system has been going on for years. There are also other concerns within the justice system which require immediate attention. Wednesday’s CVM Live Panel Discussion explored these concerns, one of which speaks to greater access to legal services.

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“Tesha Miller Is No Don”

“Tesha Miller Is No Don”

Relatives and friends of Tesha Miller are deeply saddened by the guilty verdict handed down by a seven (7) member jury in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, December 3. They argue that Miller is no don and he was not given a fair trial. His attorney Bert Samuels, says they will be appealing the conviction. Friends of Miller...

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PM Holness Promises Housing Assistance To Rasta City Residents 

PM Holness Promises Housing Assistance To Rasta City Residents 

On Saturday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness toured sections of Tivoli Gardens in West Kingston to assess the needs of residents, particularly those of the elderly and shut-ins. The Prime Minister also visited sites for achievable housing solutions to be constructed in an area of Tivoli Gardens and Denham Town, known as Rasta City. -ALADDEN LOVE

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New Bridge At Bowden Hill Won’t Be Completed Until Next Year

New Bridge At Bowden Hill Won’t Be Completed Until Next Year

CVM Live  understands that the new bridge at Bowden Hill , St.Andrew will not be completed until next year, due to the 60,000 persons to experience water disruptions in areas such as Jacks hill , Stony hill and parts of Lawrence Tavern throughout the Christmas season. The decision was made at a meeting in the community on...

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Port Royal To Get A Major Boost In 2020

Port Royal To Get A Major Boost In 2020

Creating a safe and secure Port Royal with a vibrant local economy is big on the agenda for 2020. The Port Royal 2020 sustainable development project, a government of Jamaica Initiative, comprises the input of several government agencies. Mandated by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) will be spearheading the project. -ALADDEN LOVE 

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Distress Over The Delay Of A New Bridge At Bowden Hill

Distress Over The Delay Of A New Bridge At Bowden Hill

Residents of several communities, connected by the main bridge in Bowden Hill, St. Andrew remain on edge. Work started some months ago to replace the bridge which collapsed in February, however it has stalled. The Mayor of Kingston and St.Andrew recently announced the reason for the delay, but residents are tired of what they call the...

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Mixed Reactions To The Enhanced Mitigation Works Programme

Mixed Reactions To The Enhanced Mitigation Works Programme

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced that the government will be spending approximately $1.3 billion on the National Mitigation, Sanitation, Drain-cleaning and Beautification Programme to be executed over the next several weeks, leading into the Christmas season and beyond. Under the programme, $15 million will be allocated to each constituency to target critical drains, road...

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DR.CHANG: CURRENT PRACTICES OF SOCIAL INTERVENTION NOT WORKING

DR.CHANG: CURRENT PRACTICES OF SOCIAL INTERVENTION NOT WORKING

A few days ago, while speaking at a Violence Prevention and Peace Building Symposium in Montego Bay, the Minister of National Security, Dr.Horace Chang, boldly stated that civil society such as the Churches, The Peace Management Initiative (PMI ) and The Citizen Security and Justice Programme ( CSJP ) have done a number of good things, but have failed to effect...