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Health Ministry Failing ‘Badly’ to Address Basic Health Sector Problems – Dawes

President of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association, Alfred Dawes, says the Health Ministry is failing badly in its attempts to address the basic problems that have...

Othneil Lawerence to Represent NW St. Ann in Next General Election

Former MP, Othneil Lawerence has won a selection process to retain the right to represent the Jamaica Labour Party in North West St. Ann in the next General Election. In...

Permanent Secretary in Health Ministry Is Being Misleading – Dawes

President of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association, Alfred Dawes, is accusing Permanent Secretary in the Health Ministry, Dr. Kevin Harvey, of misrepresenting the...

PNP Councillor, Ian Bell, Arrested, Charged, Released on $20,000 Bail

Councillor for the Beecher Town Division in South East St. Ann, the PNP’s Ian Bell is to face the court on May 18 after he was arrested and charged yesterday by...

St. Catherine Police Yet to Establish Motive for Triple Murder in Central Village

Acting head of the St. Catherine South Police, Superintendent Terrence Sancko says investigators are yet to establish a motive for last Saturday’s triple murder in...

Muschett High School Mourns Death of 17-year-old Deshawn Taylor; Body Found in Bushes

The Muschett High School family in Trelawny is in mourning this afternoon, following the death of 17 year old student, Deshawn Taylor. Deshawn’s body was found in...

IMF Team Arrives in Jamaica for 8th Review

An IMF team is currently in the island to conduct the eighth review of Jamaica’s performance under the four year Extended Fund Facility, EFF. The team began its work...

Police Give Gov’t 1-day To Indicate When Police Wage Negotiation Will Start

The Police Federation is giving the government until the end of business today, to indicate when it will begin wage negotiations. In a statement to the media, the...

Politics Behind $145-million Increase of JIS Budget – Grange

Opposition Spokesperson on Information, Olivia Babsy Grange, is suggesting that politics may be behind the government’s decision to increase the budgetary...

NEPA Air Quality Report Set for Release Tomorrow

The results of the air quality monitoring and associated tests conducted during the recent fire at the Riverton City Dump will be released tomorrow. That’s...