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Trash old cases - Justice minister wants lingering legal disputes thrown out after two years

Justice Minister Mark Golding has served noticed that cases which linger for too long in the courts will be thrown out. A new law is to be put in place to allow for these cases to be trashed after two years.

EBOLA FACTS - Keep Ebola Patients Hydrated

Patients with the Ebola virus need plenty of fluids to keep hydrated, as the high fever severely dehydrates the body. Water, soup, fruit juices, coconut water and tea, especially herbal tea, are very good. Absolutely no alcohol.



Investigators in cop's extortion case fail to attend court

A St James policeman, who is facing extortion charges before the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court, had his case set for mention on Monday, October 27, after the investigators in the case failed to appear in court yesterday.



St Elizabeth banking on Taylor

St Elizabeth Cricket Association captain, Damion Ebanks, said he is looking forward to the return of West Indies fast bowler, Jerome Taylor, as they seek to overcome title holders Melbourne Cricket Club in the semi-finals of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) 50-Overs Tournament.



Financial crunch causes JCF to start licensing regime

A SENIOR legal officer in the Attorney General's Chambers has revealed that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has been registering its own vehicles without going through the established procedure at Tax Administration Jamaica as a result of financing issues.

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Sparks fly at Nyammins and Jammins in Montego Bay

Despite attracting no more than a handful of patrons, dancehall star Mr Vegas, 2014 'Digicel Rising Stars' winner T-Rizzy, and gospel sensation Kevin Downswell all combined to make the rain-drenched Heroes Day staging of the 4-H Nyammins and Jammins Food Festival in Montego Bay a fun-filled affair.



More to lose from the Cockpit Country plunder

In Petre Williams-Raynor's excellent article 'Bauxite price tag put on Cockpit Country', we are told that the boundary "advanced by the Cockpit Country Stakeholders' Group ... would deny access to some 300 million tonnes of bauxite, valued at some US$9 billion".



Holness spurns national events

It seems now customary for the leader of the Opposition, Andrew Holness, to absent himself from national events. He missed the Grand Gala Independence ceremony two years in a row, and on Monday he was again missing in action from the National Honours and Awards ceremony.



DOCTOR'S ADVICE - I don't like oral sex

I am a guy of 18, Doc, and last week I was given oral sex for the very first time. To my astonishment, I did not like it very much! The girl was quite upset by the fact that I asked her to stop. But it was paining me a little. Am I abnormal?



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