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Telemedicine Programme Coming to Hospitals

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says a telemedicine programme will be implemented in hospitals across the island this fiscal year. Telemedicine allows healthcare...

New East-West Toll Rates

Effective July 2, motorists will pay more to travel along the East West leg of Highway 2000. The class one toll rate on the Vineyards leg will move up to $400. It will...

$80m in Equipment Handed Over to Mandeville Hospital

Equipment valued at $80-million was handed over to the Mandeville Regional Hospital, in Manchester, on Friday. The machines, provided under the Programme for the...

Two Senior Civil Servants Caught in MOCA Dragnet!

Nationwide News understands that two senior civil servants are to be arrested and charged in a Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency, MOCA investigation. The...

Climate Change to Receive $37m Boost

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, says the government is expected to receive $37-million from the Green Climate...

INDECOM Slams Observer Report

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, is firing back at a news item on the front page of the Jamaica Observer this morning. The story headlined Law...

OCG Swoops Down on Manchester & Clarendon PC

Personnel from the Office of the Contractor General, OCG, seized several documents, cash and electronic devices early this morning from the Manchester Parish Council....

1000 Child Abuse Reports per Month

Chief Executive Officer of the Child Development Agency, CDA, Rosalee Gage-Grey, says the number of child abuse reports per month is nearly one thousand. Mrs. Gage-Grey...

Sangster Int’l Getting Tougher on Money Launderers

Sangster International Airport now has a new facility designated to verifying cash leaving the country. Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security,...

Controversy over Seacole Statue

There’s controversy in London, over the erection of a statue honoring Jamaican-born nurse, Mary Seacole. Seacole, who’s also touted as Britain’s most...