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Economy Growing

The Jamaican economy grew by 1.8% in the April to June quarter of 2014. This, according to the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN. This is significantly higher...

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Ebola in America

A man visiting the Dallas, Texas from West Africa has been confirmed as the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States. Authorities at the Centers for...

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Fire Ferguson! – Meadows

Co-convenor of the lobby group, Citizens’ Action for Principle and Integrity, CAPI, Dennis Meadows, says Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, should be fired....

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Bustamante Overwhelmed!

With the Chik-V fear gripping the country, many parents are complaining of extremely long waiting hours at the Bustamante Hospital for Children in St. Andrew. Nationwide...

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Another ChikV-related Death

There’s another report of a suspected Chikungunya-related death in Jamaica. Dead is a 7-year-old boy, Xavier Miller. Xavier died today after suffering what his...

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Searching for Cop Killers

The Police are this afternoon renewing their call for three men listed as persons of interest in connection with the murder of Constable James Grant, to turn themselves...

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Extending Christmas Term?

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites, says he’ll consider extending the school term this December, as a result of the impact of the Chikungunya virus. Hundreds of...

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UPDATE: PNP NEC Member Fraud Case

Prominent contractor and fraud accused, the People‚Äôs National Party’s, Donovan Bisasor, was today ordered to return to the Corporate Area Criminal Court on...

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Ninja Man’s Son Released

The son of dancehall entertainer, Ninja Man, was this afternoon released from prison after paying a fine. This, following his conviction for being an operative in the...

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Holness blasts Govt on ChikV

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has taken to social media to air his discontent with the Health Ministry’s response to the Chikungunya virus. Speaking on his...