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The Bustamante Hospital for Children in Kingston is now only accepting emergency cases because of industrial action by the health records staff. They are demanding increased security arrangements after a health records clerk was injured at the...
There was high drama in Gordon House yesterday before members on the Government side alone passed the 2017-2018 Appropriations Bill or the Budget. The parliamentary opposition triggered a sudden uproar, which was followed by an angry walkout as they...
The Opposition People's National Party (PNP) is rejecting an assertion from Prime Minister Andrew Holness that a proposed law to give the security forces powers to search places, vehicles, or persons within specific areas without a warrant was...
Despite objections by some players in the insurance industry to the Government's imposition of general consumption tax (GCT) on group health insurance, Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw yesterday defended the measure, suggesting...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that he was not interested in any political battles about whether he broke a promise not to take funds from the National Housing Trust (NHT) even as he clarified that the latest drawdown was for debt payments and...
- Man stabbed to death in August Town A dispute between two men, believed to be brothers, in August Town, St Andrew last night has left one dead and the other in hospital under police guard. According to the police, 35-year-old Ryan Murray of Bryce Hill Road also in St Andrew, died from... Read More
- Mariah Carey announces All I Want movie for this Christmas Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You is being turned into a film. Mariah Carey announced the news on Twitter to her 17.6 million followers. She wrote: "My song is becoming a movie! You're the first to hear about this... Read More
- British Woman Missing The police are seeking the help of the public to find a British woman who has been reported missing since Friday. She’s 37-year-old Janina Harris of a Manchester address in England. The police say Harris is of white complexion, slim built, is... Read More
- Police High Command to increase deployment of officers to Westmoreland The Police High Command is reportedly planning to increase its deployment of officers to Westmoreland, following the murder of four men in bath in the parish over the weekend. In the meantime, members of the Police Community Safety and Security... Read More
- CONCACAF opens new office in Jamaica More attention is expected to come Jamaica's way from football lovers across the globe as the island is now the base of CONCACAF's only other office outside its Miami Headquarters. The office located at the Courtleigh Business Centre in New... Read More
- Mother accused of abandoning newborn The mother of a 5-day-old boy baby who was found in a plastic bag on Sergany Drive on Thursday March 16 in Kingston, has been charged with abandonment of a child. She is 29-year-old Monique Markland otherwise called, ‘Sashie’ of Mountain... Read More