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JAMAICA | PNP wants update on all corruption investigations says Phillips

Kingston, Jamaica. October 10, 2019. The Leader of the Opposition, Dr Peter Phillips says comments by Dr. Horace Chang, in his capacity as the Minister in charge of the government, regarding the Opposition’s call for status reports on the corruption, investigations is laced with mischief and is a fundamental misunderstanding of the role of Government in democratic societies.
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JAMAICA | Private Bar questions need for changes to Bail Act

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 3, 2019 - The suggestion by National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang that constitutional changes may be necessary to strengthen the Bail Act to allow for prolonged detention of accused persons without charge, is not going down well with members of the legal profession.

JAMAICA | Ja' Government could have done more for the fishermen says ACLU

KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 20, 2019 - Steven Watt, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorney for the four Jamaican fishermen who are suing the US Coast Guard for inhumane treatment, says the Ministry was aware of the fishermen’s detention and could have done significantly more to notify family members that the men were in custody.

JAMAICA | Nat Security & Foreign Affairs Ministers failed in their duty to the Fishermen says Hanna

KINGSTON, Jamaica. June 19, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Lisa Hanna, M.P., says the Government of Jamaica must provide the country with a detailed explanation of its role to facilitate the actions of the United States Government which led to the incarceration of five Jamaican fishermen in Haitian waters before being taken to the United States.

JAMAICA | Chang to hold talks with US Embassy over Fishermen Affair

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, June 19, 2019 - As the developments unfold in the case of the five Jamaican fishermen who were detained, mistreated and jailed by the United States Coast Guard in 2017 on suspicion of drug smuggling, National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang is to meet with US Embassy officials next week, to get more information.
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