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Cabinet Approves Proposal to allow Some Nurses to Write Prescriptions

Cabinet has approved a proposal to amend the Pharmacy Act to allow Nurse Practitioners to be able to write some prescriptions for patients. Health Minister, Dr....

National Heroes Soon to have Records Expunged

Several of the country’s national heroes will soon have their criminal records expunged. This, as the House of Representatives yesterday passed the National Heroes...

Ombudsman Invites Chang & Warmington to Meeting

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown has invited JLP General Secretary, Dr. Horace Chang and Member of Parliament for Southwest St. Catherine, Everald Warmington...

Young Jamaica Defiant Amid Calls for Apology to Shane Alexis

The youth arm of the governing Jamaica Labour Party, Young Jamaica, says it’ll not be apologising to the PNP’s candidate for South East St. Mary by-election,...

Shaw Deflects Opposition Criticism of Govt’s Reform Agenda

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, is hitting back at the Opposition People’s National Party for reportedly labelling as a failure, the government’s...

Building Bill Stumbles at First Hurdle

The much anticipated Building Bill failed to get off the ground in the House of Representatives yesterday. This after the house failed to agree on whether the...

Vandals Deface New Marcus Garvey Bust

The new Marcus Garvey bust at the University of the West Indies Mona campus has been defaced. Someone threw paint and grass all over the bust sometime late yesterday and...

IMF Disappointed with Jamaica’s Economic Performance

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, says it’s disappointed with Jamaica’s recent economic performance. IMF Mission Chief to Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan,...

PNP Patriots Questions Dunn’s Military Record

The young professional caucus of the People’s National Party, the Patriots, is calling on the JLP’s candidate for South East St. Mary, Dr. Norman Dunn to release...

Warmington Draws Political Ire following “Tribal” Comments

Southwest St. Catherine Member of Parliament, the JLP’s Everald Warmington, is again the centre of controversy, with comments reportedly made at a JLP meeting in...