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A teacher was mauled by pitbulls in Coopers Hill, St Andrew on Thursday. The Gleaner revisits and interview it conducted in 2018 with Pamela Lawson, executive director of the Jamaica Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Watch full video at:
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JCF gets United Way award for 10th year -
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
In closing his presentation said to Comrades "we know that elections are approaching and that is why we must work, we must organise and we must get ready to win"
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
: "Every mother that pull back groceries before she reaches the cashier know that life has been harder today than it was three years ago for the people of Jamaica, " says as he made reference to hardships being faced by some Jamaicans.
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Family life: A PNP government will pass laws that will provide paternity leave.
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: As continues his address to supporters, the seats to the back of the National Arena empty as the clock ticks to the scheduled 3:00 pm end.
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On Crime: It cannot be States of Public Emergency alone. We need a comprehensive crime plan. He called for Prime Minister to convene a national stakeholder consultation on tackling crime.
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
on contract employment: Workers who operate like full-time employees should be given the same benefits. A PNP government will introduce laws that will provide better protections for contract workers.
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
on NHT: All contributors to the National Housing Trust must get a benefit. The PNP will work to utilise government lands to revitalise inner-city communities.
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
on Squatting: To amend laws to provide a pathway to landownership for the country’s more than 700,000 squatters. Amend laws to make it easier for Jamaicans to get land titles.
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
: "We want children to stop travelling hundreds of miles every day because of the failings of our education system, " says as he addresses Party supporters at the 81st annual conference. He went on to address health care and job creation.
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Bunting says 'push back' from some comrades scrapped plans to address PNP conference -
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
PNP president called for Jamaicans to be given better opportunities in education, health care, employment and wealth creation.
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
spoke out against corruption and called for those who breach the law to be held accountable.
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PNP president this afternoon criticised the Andrew Holness-led administration’s handling of the country’s affairs. According to him, Jamaicans are not benefitting from the government’s “prosperity” agenda.
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
said he has listened to concerns raised during the presidential campaign and he’s ready to move forward together with all members of the party.
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: supporters unable to get a space inside the National Arena, watch the screen outside as they await 's speech. Mr Phillips was introduced by , councillor for the Papine Division in Eastern St Andrew. (📷: )
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Replying to @DrPeterPhillips
“The past few weeks has shown that the party’s democracy is alive and strong. I will be president for all the party and not for some.” -
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: President shares the stage with , member of parliament for South East St Ann. (📷: Ian Allen)
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Replying to @PeterBuntingMP
“That is not on the table now at all, we have had the contest and the delegates have spoken. We accept that and now we move forward under the leadership of Dr Peter Phillips to the next general election."
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