Tag: ECJ

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 23, 2016

MoBay Mayhem – Thugs Wreaking Murderous Havoc In St James; 2016 Murder Count Approaching 200. St James, especially the parish capital, Montego Bay, is now gripped by fear and anxiety as gun-toting thugs continue to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Builders Of Five-Star

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 16, 2016

Beware – Blair Warns Pastors To Rethink Actions; Miller’s Flock Was Prepared To Listen To Him Preach From Behind Bars. Religious leaders, who, for decades, have worked with the police to facilitate the peaceful surrender of criminal suspects, have been warned

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 14, 2016

US Report Blasts Ja’s ‘Dysfunctional’ Justice System – Government Agrees With Findings. A second major United States government report in two months has highlighted weaknesses in Jamaica’s judicial system that “obstruct access to justice for victims of crime and their families

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 13, 2016

Big Spenders – ECJ Publishes Election Returns, Reports Delinquent Candidates To DPP. The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) has submitted the names of 41 delinquent candidates who contested the February 25 general election to Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn for

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 15, 2016

Burchell Whiteman Disappointed With High-Stakes, Stressful GSAT…Reflects On 17 Years Of The Exam. The educator who led the Ministry of Education when the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) was first administered in 1999 says that he is disappointed that it has

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 9, 2016

ECJ Takes On Low Votes – Electoral Commission To Utilise New Strategies To Reduce Apathy Among Electors. Allowing voting from places such as hospitals and nursing homes is among the options the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) will be weighing as

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 1, 2016

No Fraud In Election – ECJ Head Gives Fisher 9 Out Of 10 For Performance. Amid lingering questions about the conduct of the country’s 17th general election, Orrette Fisher, the man in charge of the electoral machinery, has received a huge

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Election Turnout by Percentage: 1962-2016

Some facts on Jamaica’s voting trends: The highest percentage of electorate turnout was in 1980, 86.1% The largest number of votes cast was in 2011, when 876,310 voters turned out to the polls In that year, the electorate had grown

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FYI – Your Employer MUST Give You Time To Vote

Tomorrow is election day, and up to 1,824,410 Jamaicans have the right to head to their respective polling stations to vote. Many of them are working people, and provision is made by law to allow workers time off from their jobs

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 23, 2016

Holness Rebuts Matalon On Tax Proposal. Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Andrew Holness, has questioned Joseph M. Matalon’s opposition to the party’s plan to exempt workers earning $1.5 million or less from personal income tax… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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