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Health Minister Horace Dalley is calling for a review of the gaps that could hinder Jamaica from meeting its HIV-AIDS targets.In a World AIDS Day message delivered by Dr Denise Chevannes, executive director of the National Family Planning Board,...
Trinidad and Tobago author, academic and imam from the Nation of Islam, David Muhammad, says it is highly unlikely that Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean will face an attack from persons loyal to Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).According...
THERE WAS no State-sanctioned burial of any babies on the weekend, even though the necessary paperwork was in place to facilitate such an endeavour, Health Minister Horace Dalley has revealed.Dalley told The Gleaner last night that media reports to...
IT WAS with a look of shock that Dr Barbara Gloudon received a Special Lifetime Achievement Award, for her unparalleled service to journalism, during the 2015 Press Association of Jamaica Awards Ceremony on Saturday night.The veteran journalist, who...
THE VAST increase in bush fires, attributed to the protracted drought which led to a strain on its resources, has prompted the Jamaica Fire Brigade to partner with a number of state agencies to come up with a practical, sustainable solution to the...
- Nigerian female students die in Kano school dormitory fire At least seven female students have died after a fire at a boarding school hostel near the northern Nigerian city of Kano started last night. Most of the deaths resulted from a stampede as hundreds of students rushed to escape the blaze through two... Read More
- West Kingston Enquiry Adjourn Early The West Kingston Commission of Enquiry came to a premature end this morning at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston. This was after attorneys discovered discrepancies in the number of scenes visited by the police investigators after... Read More
- I-Octane signs endorsement deal with shoe company Recording Artiste I-Octane has signed a deal with Italian shoe company, Golden Eagle. The deal sees the entertainer becoming a brand ambassador for the footwear brand. The signing, which took place recently at the Sunset Beach in Montego Bay, was a... Read More
- Woman dies after 'terror drill' at Kenya's Strathmore University One woman has died and at least 31 others have been hospitalised after a security exercise at a university in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Staff member Esther Kidemba died from severe head injuries. Panic spread after security officials fired... Read More
- Police investigate fatal shootings in Downtown Kingston Four persons were shot, two fatally, during two incidents in downtown Kingston late Sunday. According to the police, about 9:20PM, Danjay Robinson, and an 18 year old man were on Fleet Street when a car drove up. The occupants of the vehicle shot... Read More
- 7 more Kenyan athletes banned for doping Two-time cross-country world champion Emily Chebet was among seven Kenyan athletes banned for doping recently, another indication that the country has a serious problem of cheating among its famed distance runners. A World Anti-Doping Agency panel... Read More