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Opposition Leader Stands by Chinese Highway Land Deal

Opposition Leader. Dr. Peter Phillips, says the land acquired from the Urban Development Corporation, UDC, provided to the Chinese as part of the multi-million-US-dollar...

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Fisher Leading CARICOM Election Observer Team to Bahamas

Director of Elections, Orrette Fisher, has been selected to serve as Deputy Chief of Mission for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) electoral observation mission to the...

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HOPE is a First Step Toward Compulsory Youth Service – Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says he supports the recent call by Opposition Spokesman for Education, Ronald Thwaites, for a compulsory youth service. He says the...

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Police Probe Killing of Two Children on Washington Blvd

The Office of the Children’s Advocate is providing legal representation for the fifteen-year-old boy whose sisters were found dead at their home on Washington...

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Road Network Suffers Minimal Damage Following Recent Rains

The National Works Agency, NWA, says there’s been minimal impact to the country’s roads due to rains over the weekend. The rains were the result of a trough...

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Govt Puts CCJ Appellate Jurisdiction on Policy Back Burner

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says the issue of retaining or replacing the UK-based Privy Council as the country’s final appellate court is not a priority of the...

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Health Centers Struggling to Carry CRH’s Load

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, scaled-down operations at the Cornwall Regional Hospital is resulting in additional strain on other regions. Dr. Tufton says...

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Medical Association Stresses Need to Reduce Waiting Times at Health Facilities

President of the Medical Association of Jamaica, Dr. Myrton Smith, says more must be done to address the long wait by patients at public health facilities. Dr. Smith...

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Long Hospital Waiting Times are Costing Lives

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says some Jamaicans die waiting for service in the public health system. Dr. Tufton was making his contribution to sectoral...

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Health Ministry Clear on Source of Problems at CRH

Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says there’s now clarity on the cause of the problems that have affected the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St. James....