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Paula Llewellyn

CONFUSION SHROUDS Paula Llewellyn’s status as director of public prosecutions (DPP) with the Government insisting that there is no order in place for her to demit office, while the Opposition contends that the post is vacant arising from yesterday’...
Opposition Leader Mark Golding (centre) speaking at the People’s National Party (PNP) press conference at the PNP headquarters in St Andrew yesterday. The PNP called a press conference to speak on the Constitutional Court ruling in relation to Director o

Opposition Leader Mark Golding says the parliamentary Opposition may ask the court to compel House Speaker Juliet Holness to release the legal opinion of the attorney general (AG) on how reports sent to Parliament are to be tabled. Golding has...
Julian Robinson

THE CONSTITUTIONAL Court handed down a decision yesterday that the extension given to the director of public prosecutions (DPP) last year was unconstitutional. However, the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Government has argued that the court’s...

OPERATIONS HAVE returned to normal at the Horizon Adult Remand Centre in Kingston after correctional officers took a break from their regular duties yesterday to register their dissatisfaction surrounding their compensation review. The correctional...

WESTERN BUREAU: ORAL HEAVEN, chief advocate at the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), has called for greater presence and security in the western capital, Montego Bay, by way of quick-response personnel. Heaven also wants the new...

WHEN THE Norwegian Pearl docked in Ocho Rios, St Ann, on Monday, 32 people among the hundreds of tourists who were part of the Love and Harmony Cruise opted to do charity work at the nearby Boscobel Primary...

KASHARA REID, a resident of New Longsville, Clarendon, is still having trouble piecing together her life, which was disrupted by a fire that ravaged her home. Despite the tragedy having occurred in August of last year, Reid, who currently lives...

A FORMER Jamaican ambassador says the diplomatic corps is likely to be “disturbed” by the dishonouring of two former prime ministers in a controversial post that appeared on the Instagram page of Alando Terrelonge, state minister in the foreign...

Tuesday’s unavailability of a prisoner housed at the Kingston Central police lockup to attend the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court for a criminal matter has led to the revelation of an outbreak of Swine Flu at the Corporate Area jail. The...

Edmond Campbell/Senior Parliamentary Reporter CONSTITUTIONAL EXPERT Dr Lloyd Barnett has described as “unfortunate and sad” the so-called letter saga in which Speaker of the House of Representatives, Juliet Holness, released a missive on March 25...
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