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Health Ministry Bolstering Ebola Efforts

The Ministry of Health is intensifying its efforts to prepare the country to handle cases of the deadly Ebola virus. The Health Ministry says come next week, it will...

INDECOM Blasts DPP

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, is reporting the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, to Parliament over its decision to terminate the...

Hylton Urges Private Sector

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, says the country’s significant improvement in the global ease of doing business report, should spur...

Reduce Fiscal Target – Hyman

Economist and member of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Ralston Hyman, is urging the government to seek a reduction in its fiscal surplus target from 7...

Isolation Center Consultation

Member of Parliament for Eastern St. Andrew, Andre Hylton and the Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, will meet with concerned residents regarding the establishment of...

Western Isolation Center

Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson says discussions are underway with the Jamaica Fire Brigade and the Jamaica Defence Force for them to take charge of transporting...

ChikV Hasn’t Peaked!

The chikungunya outbreak sweeping across the Caribbean and Latin America is yet to peak, with projections for many more cases emerging well into the new year....

Stiffer Penalties for Cable Theft – LIME

Telecommunications firm, LIME, is calling for stiffer penalties for persons who steal telephone cables. The call comes after a man, Michael Sewell, pleaded guilty to...

Hughes on PetroCaribe Future

Chief Executive Officer of the Petrocaribe Fund, Dr. Wesley Hughes, says any change in the agreement with Venezuela would have an impact on Jamaica’s balance of...

Jamaica Tops CSEC

Jamaican students have outperformed their regional counterparts in nearly half of the subjects offered by the Caribbean Examination Council, CXC, in the June sitting of...