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Sickle Cell Now Covered Under NHF

People with Sickle Cell are now able to get subsidies for their medicines from the National Health Fund. That’s according to the Chief Executive Officer of NHF,...

Banking on Literacy Test Mastery

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites, says the government is banking on the results from this year’s Grade Four Literacy Test, to achieve its target of 100 percent...

Water Shortage Unprecedented – Pickersgill

The Government is this afternoon warning that the dire water shortage facing Jamaica and several regional countries is unprecedented and cause for grave concern! Water...

St. Andrew Bush Fire Under Control

The fire which broke out in the hills of rural St. Andrew yesterday evening has been brought under control. However, firefighters are still handling isolated pockets of...

St. Andrew Bush Fire Still Raging

A bush fire which broke out yesterday evening, is still raging in the Content Gap community in the hills of East Rural St. Andrew. The Chairman of the Jamaica Coffee...

Tackle Illegal Arms Trade

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Michael Peart, is calling on the Caribbean to be heard in the fight against illegal arms trafficking. He describes small arms as...

Doctors Offered 7%

The Jamaica Medical Doctors Association, JMDA, says progress has been in its negotiations with the ministry of finance earlier today. However JMDA President, Dr. Alfred...

Taxi Operators Protest; Transport Authority Holds Firm

Taxi operators converged in Half Way Tree, St. Andrew today to protest what they say is the unreasonable restrictions being placed on the number of passengers they can...

Cheaper Electricity Still On Track – ESET

Chairman for the Electricity Sector Enterprise Team, ESET, Dr. Vincent Lawrence, says things are on schedule to provide new cheaper generating capacity to the national...

Teachers Reject 7% Offer

President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, Doran Dixon, has written to the Minister with responsibility for the Public Service — Horace Dalley —...