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Religious and cultural beliefs are cited as the main barriers to the majority of Jamaicans cremating their dead, even as cemeteries pile up with bodies and the burial inventory hurtles towards saturation point. Data from the National Environment...
Jamaica has only a quarter of the minimum designated land space it should have for burying the dead, sparking concern among environmental and planning officials that more families should cremate their relatives or find other alternatives to...
The dengue fever and influenza outbreaks have delivered a blow to the Government’s programme administering the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to grade seven girls across Jamaica, resulting in only 400 students of the entire current national...
Wednesday night’s spontaneous celebration by residents of Chesterfield, St Mary, at the bridge that will provide vehicular access to the rural community was a measure of the heightened expectaction, with the structure projected to be completed in...
- Scotia Bank teams brilliant Scotia Bank teams were in brilliant form on Tuesday night by racking up two victories in the Berger Senior League netball competition at the Leila Robinson Courts. Scotia Bank "A" trounced Sagicor life 78-27 while their B team crushed JPS 61-29. In... Read More
- State Department issues warning to US citizens: Cuba-Cholera outbreak The State Department has issued a warning to US citizens in or planning to travel to Cuba about a Cholera outbreak in the island. In a release issued today, the State Department says its warning follows media reports which indicated cases of cholera... Read More
- A woman who fell into a canal yesterday has succumb to her injuries A woman who fell into a canal yesterday has succumb to her injuries. Dead is 56-year-old Claudia Clarke, a domestic helper of Marcus Garvey Drive. Police reports are that about 3:30 p.m., Clarke was walking along Marcus Garvey Drive when she... Read More
- North West to save Kris Jenner's show on Fox International sources have reported that rapper Kanye West just revealed a picture of daughter North West for the finale of Kris Jenner's talk show. This reported as a classic Kardashian move, the show is scheduled to be aired on Friday which is... Read More
- Jamaica Tallawahs needs to buckle up! Assistant coach of the Jamaica Tallawahs, Junior Bennett says the coaching staff is concerned about the team's batting performance in the ongoing Limacol Caribbean Premier League despite securing a place in the semi finals. Jamaica struggled to... Read More
- Joe Whitter is dead Philanthropist, developer and land mogul Joe Whitter is dead. The 81-year-old Montego Bay businessman, credited for developing the Ironshore Estate, died at the Cornwall Regional Hospital at approximately 8:30 last night after two years of battling... Read More