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A call is being made for young doctors to receive more in depth training about the importance of patients’ rights and working as a team. Linnette Vassell, advocacy specialist in the Partnership for the Promotion of Patients'...
A mobile testing unit, valued at over $12 million, which has been handed over to the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), will enable health personnel to go into communities to conduct human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) tests. The unit was...
The National Works Agency (NWA) will be implementing traffic changes in Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth, come Monday. The changes are to facilitate the conversion of Main Street in the town into a one-way. As of Monday, Main Street, Santa Cruz,...
WESTERN BUREAU: Patrick Gilchrist, the public cleansing officer at the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) in western Jamaica, says plans are in place to ensure the effective removal of solid waste from the Montego ...
One Government senator has joined the call for the Andrew Holness administration to publicly name the companies that got contracts from the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, that were found to be in breach of government procurement rules.Further,...
- Voicemail new Brand Ambassador for Fire Blade energy drink Popular dancehall group now duo Voicemail has been signed as brand ambassador for Fire Blade energy drink. Voicemail will be employed by the makers of Fire Blade energy drink to promote its products or services within the activity known as branding... Read More
- Jamaican appointed to top White House position Jamaican born Claudia Gordon has been appointed as associate director in the White House Office of Public Engagement in the Obama administration. The Deaf News Today reports that Gordon moves from the Department of Labour where she dealt with... Read More
- 170 pounds of ganja found in Cave district The Black River Police in St Elizabeth seized 170 pounds of ganja at Cave district in the parish yesterday. No arrests were made in relation to the seizure. Reports are that between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm a team of officers conducted an operation in... Read More
- Mike Henry continues push for debate on reparation Mike Henry, Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Clarendon, is continuing his push to have the House of Representatives debate the issue of the British government granting reparation to Jamaica for acts committed during slavery.The MP on Tuesday... Read More
- Murder trial of Vybz Kartel could collapse The spotlight will be on the Home Circuit Court Wednesday amid signs that the murder trial of Adidja Palmer, the dancehall entertainer known as Vybz Kartel, could collapse. Prosecutors are to decide Wednesday morning whether they will continue with... Read More
- Security guard gunned down The community of Millsborough in St. Andrew was Tuesday evening the scene of a deadly drive-by shooting. A security guard was killed while walking to his workplace on Millsborough Avenue. He has been identified as Mark South, an employee of a... Read More