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Stronger action needed against 'lying' complainants, says attorney Champagnie
Attorney-at-law Peter Champagnie says there are too many cases of complainants walking free after they have framed persons causing them to languish in custody for years.

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Today's Issue Published: Friday | November 28, 2014
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'Society of sissies'
AS THE Office of the Children's Advocate (OCA) makes recommendations for the Parliament to include provisions in the Offences Against the Person Act to criminalise cyberbullying, one lawmaker is resisting the proposal saying "we have to be careful we don't use laws to develop a society of sissies".

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Limestone could be a big income earner - Tufton
DR CHRISTOPHER Tufton, co-executive director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute, has said the mining of limestone could become a major income earner for Jamaica if the right approach is taken to develop the sector.

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Mobile termination rates versus value products
Jamaicans talked for more than 11 billion minutes on their mobile phones in less than two years after the initial reduction of mobile termination rates, according to analysis by the Fair Trading Commission (FTC).

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St George's stun Jamaica College
St George's College stunned Jamaica College 3-2 in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Walker Cup final at Constant Spring Sports Complex yesterday.

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EDITORIAL - NHT: now that there's a quorum
Now that Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has restored its operating quorum with the appointment of four new directors, the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) should quickly say what are its plans for the Outameni property.....

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Holness clinging to colonial apron strings
Debates are now going on in the Jamaican Parliament concerning the replacement of the British Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).

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Baton passed, youth issues staged
Those lines from The Passing of Arthur by Alfred Tennyson came to mind earlier this week as I mused over two theatre-related events I attended on Sunday evening and a third I had planned for Tuesday morning.

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Something Extra
Jamaicans love to party and SOMETHING EXTRA enjoys bringing the alluring highlights. From Hanover to Kingston, with a glance from the Miss World pageant in England, we have it covered.

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NY reports lower crime rate by ex-offenders
Fewer than 10 per cent of released state inmates are returning to New York prisons for new felonies, according to the latest data from corrections officials.

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