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Stories by Brian Walker/Staff Reporter

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMBrian Walker/Staff Reporter

Acting Leader of the House Everald Warmington tried to move a motion on Thursday in the Lower House to reverse a decision by former Prime Minister Bruce Golding in 2007 that allows the Opposition to name members to chair oversight committees.The...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMBrian Walker/Staff Reporter

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding, who chaired the commission to review Jamaica's relations within the CARICOM and CARIFORUM frameworks, believes that some of the proposed sanctions for member states will stir up controversy.The recommended...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMBrian Walker/Staff Reporter

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says that discussions are under way for the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) to provide breast cancer patients who are Her2 positive with direct access to a highly effective drug, Herceptin.Tufton...

Published:Tuesday | February 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMBrian Walker/Staff Reporter

The Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) has been acting on recommendations from the auditor general to strengthen its quality-control framework, according to Managing Director Gary Howell. He said the agency has been employing more qualified persons...

Published:Friday | February 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMBrian Walker/Staff Reporter

Complaints by visitors to Jamaica have been trending down over the past five years despite a recent travel advisory issued by the United States Department of State, warning tourists to avoid secluded places or situations, even in resorts.Last month...

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