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Wednesday, September 14

Jamaican politicians furious over demand for `light-skinned’ people

Stabroek News - Guyana: "(Jamaica Gleaner) As anger boils in Jamaica over reports of colour prejudice in the job market, a livid labour and social security minister, Pearnel Charles, has likened the skin-tone discrimination to apartheid South Africa and has vowed to drag bigoted employers before the courts.

At the same time, Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller has chimed in, suggesting Jamaicans boycott businesses that appear to hire only light-skinned personnel.

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