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Stories by Christopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | March 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says the physical appearance of medical facilities must play a role in the care and wellness of patients, and, as a consequence, he wants the maintenance of facilities such as the Cornwall...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The three policemen, who are charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of Kamoza Clarke - a mentally challenged Trelawny resident - had their bail extended until June 1 when they appeared in the Trelawny Circuit Court...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Dr Ken-Garfield Douglas, the regional director of the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA), has dismissed concerns that the boiler and chimney at the problem-plagued Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) could spread contaminants to...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Pastor Glen Samuels, president of the West Jamaica Conference (WJC) of Seventh-day Adventists, wants the ongoing state of public emergency in St James to be extended to the neighbouring parish of Westmoreland.According to the pastor,...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Several ministers of religion, who were in attendance for the media launch of the Supernatural Encounter religious campaign's inaugural staging in Jamaica, have declared that, contrary to some beliefs, the Church is playing an active...

Published:Saturday | February 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Davon Crump, the president and chief executive officer of the Montego Bay based business process outsourcing (BPO) outfit, Global Outsourcing Solutions, says over 50 per cent of high school graduates do not have the skills necessary...

Published:Saturday | February 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Marline Stephenson-Dalley, the community awareness coordinator of the Tourism Product Development Company Limited, is warning teenagers and high school students to be mindful of the information they share and exchange over the...

Published:Saturday | January 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:High Court Justice Vivienne Harris yesterday issued subpoenas for the medical records of Marvin Orr and Adrian Morgan, the inmates charged in connection with the 2014 death of Mario Deane, who died from injuries sustained while in...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Despite having to put some of its own programmes on hold,the Montego Bay-based West Jamaica Conference (WJC) of Seventh-day Adventists will continue to house several dislocated departments from the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH)...

Published:Saturday | January 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Gregory Roberts and Mario Morrison, the two men charged with the 2017 murder of 15-year-old Green Pond High School student Shineka Gray, are booked to return to the St James Circuit Court on January 25.The men were given the new court...

Published:Thursday | January 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:While several expansion and restoration projects at the Savanna-la-mar Hospital in Westmoreland are still incomplete, patients and visitors will now find it easier to access and navigate the facility's compound.Dr Ken-Garfield Douglas...

Published:Wednesday | January 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Workmen carrying out repairs to Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay have cleared mould from three more floors as work to restore the Type A facility to full operational strength continues.Dr Ken-Garfield Douglas, the...

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