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THE GLEANER MINUTE: 4.2 earthquake…JTA head wants paedophiles beaten…J’can pleads guilty in US

Aug 22nd, 2019 | Category: The Gleaner Minute | 1:57
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AUGUST 22, 2019: A 4.2 earthquake hit sections of the island this morning… The Ministry of Finance signs an agreement with the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) to extend monitoring Jamaica's economic reform… The newly installed president of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), Owen Speid, wants convicted paedophiles to be routinely flogged with the once-feared cat o' nine… Thirty-five-year-old Jamaican and United States resident, Jodian Stephenson faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to arranging sham marriages for non-citizens to receive immigration benefits… IN SPORTS: The Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has revamped the Walker Cup and the Ben Francis Cup this season to make them more attractive.

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