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Commenting on the social networking site Facebook, Angela Brown-Burke, who is also the Mayor of Kingston said the NHT board does not care about public service.
This afternoon, Finance Minister, Dr Peter Phillips, tabled the first supplementary Budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year in Parliament.
The president of the Nurses Association of Jamaica, Janet Farr, says measures will be put in place to ensure the safety of workers dealing with mentally ill patients at the Kingston Public Hospital.
The Ministry of Education has taken steps to halt the screening of students in public schools who sit the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination.
The People's National Party says it will reject any attempt to sully the reputation of the retained scandal-hit National Housing Trust board, which has been outfitted with four new members.
- Apec summit: China and Japan in ice-breaker talks The leaders of China and Japan have met for formal talks after more than two years of severe tension over a territorial dispute. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe met on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (... Read More
- Holness now included on disaster management council JUSTICE Minister Mark Golding on Friday agreed to the inclusion of Andrew Holness on the National Disaster Risk Management Council (NDRMC) after Opposition senators voiced concern about the make-up of the council in the Upper House. The Opposition... Read More
- Richie Stephens reaping success from latest project Richie Stephens continues to benefit internationally from the success of his latest project 'Everybody Dance,' which had its world premiere on WorldStarHipHop.com earlier this month. The singer will headline the inaugural One Caribbean... Read More
- Bomb rocks ATM in NE Nigeria, several dead A bomb concealed in a black plastic bag killed several people at a cash point in north Nigeria's Bauchi state this morning. Multiple residents of the targeted town said that the bomber approached people who were in the line outside a First Bank... Read More
- Youth, Health ministries collaborate to provide assistance for wards-of- the-state The Ministry of Youth and Culture has joined with the Ministry of Health to provide medical assistance for wards of the state with disabilities. Minister of Youth and Culture, Lisa Hanna says that children in state care particularly those with... Read More
- 18-y-o fatally shot, friend injured in May Pen An 18-year old male is dead while another young man is nursing injuries following a shooting incident in the Rose Hall district of May Pen, Clarendon last night. Reports are that the two were among friends when a masked gunman approached and opened... Read More