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Last updated: 2014-07-22 19:38:00

St James cop implicated in release of prisoner freed of corruption
Constable Kirton Green, who was charged with corruptly soliciting money, was on trial with Constables Raymond Johnson and Alicia Hutchinson.

Court reserves ruling in case brought against senator's dissmissal
Williams is contending that Holnessí use of the letter to axe him from the Upper House last year was a breach of his constitutional rights.

UPDATE: Correctional officers back on the job
The officers went on go slow yesterday to register their frustration with the protracted salary dispute with the government.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Accommodation now settled for Jamaicans
Chef de Mission, Major Desmon Brown additional rooms are being provided by the University of Glasgow.

Mason, Williams advance in World Junior Champs sprint hurdles
Jamaica's athletes registered a good start in the opening session of the World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon as both sprint hurdlers, Tyler Mason and Marvin Williams won their heats.

Former JFJ director says sex-ed report flawed
The report, which was released by the JFJ last Friday, conceded that there were weaknesses in the oversight and vetting of the sex education programme.

Jamaican Joneil Smith out of World Junior Champs
This means Jamaica will only have one competitor in the women's 100 metres preliminary - GC Foster College's Kedesha Dallas.

Holness said a way had to be made for his supporters, Williams claims
According to an affidavit filed by Williams, Holness made the comment after he informed him that he would not resign from the Senate because he had deliberately stayed out of the leadership race.

Unions urge protesting correctional officers to return to work
Since yesterday, the officers have been protesting to press the government to settle outstanding salary issues.

Correctional officers on strike
The public sector workers and their unions are upset that despite a promise that they will be paid outstanding salaries, the government is yet to provide details.

Commonwealth Games: Parchment, gymnast withdraw
Sprint hurdler Hansle Parchment and Jamaica's representative in gymnastics at the Commonwealth Games Toni-Ann Williams have both withdrawn from the competition

FOOTBALL: Drogba considering Chelsea return
The Ivory Coast international, a free agent after leaving Galatasaray, left Stamford Bridge in 2012 after scoring the winning penalty in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich.

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