Tag: Independent Commission of Investigations

6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 12, 2016

Tivoli Jackpot – High-Powered Lawyers At West Kgn Enquiry Cost Taxpayers $150m, JDF Bill Alone $71m. Jamaican taxpayers had to fork out almost J$150 million to cover fees for the high-powered lawyers used by all but one state agencies that participated

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 3, 2016

Death Hangs Over Persons in Custody. The Independent Commissions of Investigations (INDECOM) has once again put on the front burner the “unacceptable” violent deaths of persons in state custody, arguing that despite comprehensive policy change, many in lock-ups are losing

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 18, 2016

Inside Call Centres: ‘No More Jobs For Life’ – JAMPRO President Comfortable With Attrition Rates Among Call Centre Employees. Concerns about a high turnover rate and low wages in business processing outsourcing (BPO) call centres are being dispelled by officials of

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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 – April 12, 2016

JDF Warning – INDECOM Search Warrant Too Risky, Solicitor General Tells Court. The nation’s solicitor general, Nicole Foster-Pusey, is warning that granting the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) a warrant to search the army’s Up Park Camp headquarters could shake international

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 22, 2016

No Shortage Of H1N1 Medication – De La Haye. A suggestion that Suzanna Roye, the 50-year-old doctor who reportedly died from complications related to the H1N1 virus, succumbed as a result of a lack of availability of the medication used to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 21, 2016

Dalley Defends Delay Pregnancy Advice. Health Minister Horace Dalley on Tuesday defended the Government’s decision to advise women to consider putting off pregnancy for at least the next six to 12 months in order to reduce the risk of Zika virus

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 18, 2015

Dead Stay On Voters’ List – RGD, EOJ Admit Non-Registration Of Deaths Impacting Proper Record Keeping. The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) has revealed that it does not have records of the deaths of a number of Jamaicans, particularly those from lower

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 10, 2015

JLP MP Edmund Bartlett Warns That Unseating Holness Now Would Spell Doom For Opposition Party. With only a day to go before the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) continues with its parliamentary caucus, a veteran politician who supported Audley Shaw’s 2013 campaign

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