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6 Died From Flu Virus In 2019

Health and Wellness Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, says 6 people died from the flu virus last year. He was providing an update in Parliament yesterday on the impact of...

DPP Moves To Implement Social Media Policy After Her Deputy Stirs Controversy On Twitter With Bizzare Story

Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP Paula Llewelyn, has moved to implement a social media policy at her office. And, as part of her move, she’s reminding...

More than 60 Companies to Face the Court for Violating Single Use Plastic-Ban

Environment Minister, Daryl Vaz, says over sixty companies in Jamaica have so far found themselves in trouble with the law for breaching the country’s plastic ban....

Holness Remains Popular Among Jamaicans Despite 80% Saying In 2019 Poll That Gov’t Is Corrupt

Consulting Chief Insights Officer at Blue Dot polls, Chavanie Clarke, says an earlier measurement of the country’s corruption perception last year found that more...

Grange Calls On J’cans To Help End Gender-based Violence

Gender Minister, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, is calling on all Jamaicans to get involved in the push to end gender-based violence. Minister Grange made the plea as she...

Portland Is ‘Active Ground’ For Earthquake, Listed Among Most Vulnerable To Natural Disasters

Active ground! Mitigation Programmes Officer at the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM, Sheldon Grant, says Portland was the epicentre of...

St. Elizabeth Residents Again Protest At JISCO/Alpart Plant Over Persistent Dust Nuisance

Councillor for the Myersville Division, Layton Smith, is calling on the government and JISCO to address the persistent dust nuisance from the Alpart mud lake in St....

ECJ Clarifies Delay In East Portland By-election Disclosure And Expenditure Reports

Director of Elections, Glasspole Brown, says the East Portland by- election disclosure and expenditure reports have been delayed because the Electoral Commission of...

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, Set for Official Visit to Ja for Talks on Trade & National Security

Nationwide News understands that United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, is to arrive in Kingston Jamaica next week for high level talks with the Government of...

Hampton Alumna Slain by Ex-Boyfriend in Family Home in Nain, St. Elizabeth

A suspect is at this hour in police custody for the killing of 27-year- old Nevia Sinclair. Sinclair, a past student of the Hampton school, was murdered insider her...