WESTERN BUREAU:The two women who 'owned' Roger Clarke's heart made a pact not to cry at his funeral, and they didn't.
If Goldilocks were a distance runner, she would have loved the conditions: not too hot, not too cold, but just right.
Patients at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) who are now being given 2017 appointments for surgery could consider themselves lucky, as indications are that by November, new patients will be given 2018 appointment dates.
WESTERN BUREAU:Some wanteD the funeral to reflect the jocular nature of the man, so they turned up at his funeral at the St George's Anglican Church dressed in his People's National Party's (PNP) traditional orange or other bright colours.
Dr Andrei Cooke, the acting chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), has rejected claims that its bungling has caused a delay in the construction of the much- needed cardiac centre at the Bustamante Hospital for Children.
Nearly a decade after some members of the Seventh-day Adventist faith were wooed to contribute their hard-earned cash into a burial scheme to be administered by the church, they are no closer to any word on how or when they will get back their money.
Fake veterinarians are doing more harm than good to the animals they treat, while biting into the livelihood of registered professionals and putting the health of the general public at risk.
WESTERN BUREAU:The uphill battle to prevent the registering of trademarks bearing the name 'Jamaica' in other countries came into sharp focus last week, when a notice was served on Jamaica's first official almond farmers, stopping them from using the now-patented words 'Jamaican Almond' on any product.
Untrained persons operating illegally as veterinarians are charging high prices for their services and dipping into the possible income of the 100 trained vets licensed to operate in Jamaica.