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THE GLEANER MINUTE: Portland councilor dies... Gov't pays 200k per House sitting... CXC review fees

Oct 20th, 2020 | Category: The Gleaner Minute | 1:53
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OCTOBER 20, 2020: The Portland Municipal Corporation has been plunged into mourning following the death of Irvin Brown, the JLP councilor for the Fellowship Division in eastern Portland ... It has cost the government more than $200,000 for every sitting of the House of Representatives at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Downtown Kingston ... The UDC says it has nothing to hide after the auditor general’s department halted an audit because of problems getting information ... Several CARICOM education ministers are pushing the Caribbean Examinations Council to waive the full US$30 fee per review of 2020 CSEC and CAPE exams results ... IN SPORTS: Talks have reportedly taken place among potential financiers over the creation of a new US$6 billion

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