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At 50 years old, Arnold Robins* said he is protective almost to the point of paranoia over his three children, because of the trauma he endured at age five when he put a bottle with kerosene oil to his head."I used to love the smell and I was around...
At least 200 children are rushed to the Bustamante Hospital for Children each year with symptoms of poisoning, with household chemicals, mainly bleach, being the leading poison agent.This has caused local health professionals to renew calls for...
Sherika Whitelocke-Ballingsingh, public health inspector and head of the Caribbean Poison Information Network (CARPIN), is urging Jamaicans to end the dangerous practice of mixing household chemicals when cleaning."It is something that is done...
Students at 18 educational institutions will have to pay more for meals tomorrow as the concessionaire for their canteens, Tastee Limited, introduces higher prices.This has sparked concern among some school administrators, who note that the students...
The Loom wheel that once promised Jamaicans thousands of dollars has slowed drastically, and in some cases has stopped spinning completely for a number of investors who have lost thousands of dollars.Last week, several persons who invested in the...
- Public Schools Disrupted As Teachers Fail To Turn Up Public schools have been disrupted as teachers fail to report for duties this morning as part of an islandwide protest over wages. The teachers are upset about the unsettled wage negotiation with the Government and an insistence by the Finance... Read More
- Porn star sues Trump over 'hush' deal A porn star sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday to declare a "hush agreement" over their alleged affair invalid because he never signed it. Los Angeles lawyer Michael Avenatti posted on his Twitter account a copy of what appears to be the suit... Read More
- Michael McLean Facing More Murder Charges Police investigators are preparing to file new murder charges against convicted killer Michael McLean. The new charges, are related to the shooting deaths of two people at a gas station in Morant Bay, St Thomas in September last year while McLean... Read More
- Chile deports hundreds of Haitian nationals Chile has deported nearly 200 Haitians after they were found to be in possession of false statements and documents on entering the South American country. Chile's Investigative Police (IDP) said the Haitians were prevented from entering the country... Read More
- Government scaling back services at Cornwall Regional The government is scaling down operations at the main building at Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay as it seeks to carry out rehabilitative work to fix ventilation issues at the facility. Nurses have been complaining about an increase in... Read More
- Traffic restrictions along Barbican Road starting tomorrow The National Works Agency (NWA) says traffic along Barbican Road will be restricted, starting tomorrow, to facilitate planned works along the roadway. According to Stephen Shaw, manager, communication and customer services at the NWA, three sections... Read More