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Opposition Urges Amendment to Whistle Blower Act

Opposition Urges Amendment to Whistle Blower Act

The Senate on Friday voted to amend the Protected Disclosures Act commonly called the Whistle Blower Act. Despite reservations about the usefulness of the legislation in safeguarding employees who speak out against corruption, the opposition agreed to the amendments. Trade Unionist and Opposition Senator Lambert Brown however implored his colleagues on the governing side to do...

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Ending Male VS Male Conflict Could Save More Lives

Ending Male VS Male Conflict Could Save More Lives

Ending Male VS Male Conflict could save more lives than targeting gender violence: More women die in the conflict between men and men than in domestic or intimate partner violence, a high number of women also die in conflict with other women, yet much of the outcry in recent times has been around incidents of...

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Much To Learn From George Floyd Case- Local Attorney

Much To Learn From George Floyd Case- Local Attorney

After less than a day of deliberation, jurors find Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges over George Floyd’s death. The jury returned guilty verdicts of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter after deliberating for under 11 hours. The former police officer was filmed kneeling on Floyd for over nine minutes during his arrest last May....

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Kingston Residents Laud Weekend Lockdowns

Kingston Residents Laud Weekend Lockdowns

Residents Laud Weekend Lockdowns -The third of three successive weekend lockdowns to curb COVID-19 infections have been met with strong support in some quarters.  CVM LIVE spoke to some Kingston residents, Sunday who lauded the Andrew Holness administration’s efforts aimed at protecting Jamaicans. Empty streets, an uncommon sight in these parts especially at the weekend.  During the...

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Opposition Calls for MP Suspension

Opposition Calls for MP Suspension

Assault allegations concerning Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament (MP), George Wright sparked a political wildfire on Tuesday, April 13 during the Sitting of the House of Representatives after opposition members sought to modify a motion to suspend the MP. The first time MP and member of the governing Jamaica Labour Party ( JLP), is allegedly the man...

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20-Million Dollar Drag Line Cleaning in Falmouth

20-Million Dollar Drag Line Cleaning in Falmouth

Residents of Falmouth, Trelawny will soon be able to benefit from the completed cleaning of the town’s main drain.  The dragline which takes water from the town to the sea has been clogged for years by garbage and debris.  Mayor of Falmouth, Collin Gager is urging residents to play their part in maintaining the dragline which is...

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JLP Urges MP To Avail Himself To Police Re Alleged Assault

JLP Urges MP To Avail Himself To Police Re Alleged Assault

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), General Secretary, Dr. Horace Chang on Monday, April 12, issued a statement urging party member and central Westmoreland MP, George Wright to avail himself to the police immediately.  This as the party notes reports of an incident in the public domain that wright is being sought by the police in connection...

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Three Men Detained from DRMA Breaches at Sea

Three Men Detained from DRMA Breaches at Sea

Marine police arrested and charged three men in St Catherine for breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA) on Easter Monday. The men who were caught fishing were not licensed, fishermen.  The police say while there’s been an overall satisfactory level of compliance, they have had to warn and detain more persons during the second lockdown than the...

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