Category: MA_National

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Ebola Action Plan Could Fail – Davidson

Public health specialist and tele-medicine research pioneer, Dr. Winston Davidson, says the Ebola Action Plan will fail if the government does not tailor its response to...

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LGBT Violence in Jamaica?

A leading human rights group says gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are the targets of unchecked violence and discrimination in Jamaica. Human Rights Watch...

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Jamaican Model Cries Foul

A Jamaican woman is accusing a model agency owned by American business magnate, Donald Trump, of breaking US federal immigration laws and cheating her out of more than...

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Byles Calls on Private Sector

The President and CEO of Sagicor, Richard Byles is urging his colleagues in the private sector to support the National Ebola Response Plan. Mr. Byles made the call this...

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Govt Defends Abu Bakr Spend

National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, says the refusal of Caribbean Airlines, CAL, to return Yasin Abu Bakr to Trinidad and Tobago, forced the Jamaican Government...

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Abu Bakr Cost Fall-Out

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, is demanding that the Simpson Miller administration explain its reasons for spending over 4-million dollars to...

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Abu Bakr $4mil Deportation

The Jamaican government has confirmed that it spent 36-thousand US dollars or 4-million Jamaican dollars to deport controversial Muslim leader, Yasin Abu Bakr to...

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OCG Wants Contractor Removed

The Office of the Contractor General, OCG, has recommended a government contractor, Bacchus Engineering Works Limited be removed from the list of registered companies...

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Hospedales Against Ban

The Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency, CARPHA, Dr. James Hospedales, says he does not support the decision of those regional states which have...

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Belize Blocks Cruise Liner

A CARICOM country, Belize, last night turned back a cruise ship carrying a passenger who may’ve come in contact with the dead Ebola victim, Thomas Duncan. The...