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Dr. Locksley Munroe.

Doctors eye strike vote

Consultant Physician Staff Association (CPSA) President Dr. Locksley Munroe said yesterday his organization will call a strike vote as early as “the end of next week”. The CPSA held a demonstration at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) last week, warning that if its demands weren’t met, the physicians would take

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Frederick McAlpine.

McAlpine accuses govt of excessive travel

Pineridege MP Frederick McAlpine yesterday lambasted the government over what he deemed excessive traveling. “People are wondering why it seems to be [an] austerity budget for the citizens, but the government seems to be traveling with such large entourages, sleeping, eating and many other things at the

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Brensil Rolle.

Rolle confirms Cargill settlement

Minister of Public Service and National Insurance Brensil Rolle yesterday confirmed that the government has reached a settlement with former National Insurance Board (NIB) Director Algernon Cargill over his termination from the board back in 2013. Though he wouldn’t say how much Cargill was paid, Rolle insisted

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Long Island MP Adrian Gibson speaks in the House of Assembly yesterday. Torrell Glinton

Gibson: Fiscal Responsibility Bill needs more teeth

Long Island MP Adrian Gibson yesterday recommended that the government amend the Fiscal Responsibility Bill to force the minister of finance to appear before a joint committee of parliamentarians and senators when spending beyond the prescribed limits within the legislation. Debate on the bill began in the House

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Police officers escort Christina Green-Taylor (center) into court yesterday. Ahvia J. Campbell

Former Island Luck employee charged with stealing $165K

A former supervisor at Island Luck has been accused of stealing from the company. Christina Green-Taylor, 32, was charged with six counts of stealing by reason of employment at her arraignment before Senior Magistrate Derence Rolle-Davis. Prosecutors allege that Green-Taylor stole $165,829 from the Collins Avenue location

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