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JAMAICA | Cabinet Gives Nod For Domestic Violence Act To Be Amended

KINGSTON,  April 21, 2021 - Cabinet has given its approval for amendments to be made to the Domestic Violence Act that will serve to strengthen the law.This is ther word from Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, during a statement to the House of Representatives yesterday.

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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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