Vet warns against giving dogs Panadol

VETERINARIAN DR Paul Cadogan has advised against giving Panadol or any medication containing acetaminophen to domestic animals such as cats or dogs, citing the potential for severe liver damage.

ICT/BPO players hail new no GCT regime

WESTERN BUREAU: STAKEHOLDERS IN the information and communication technology/business process outsourcing (ICT/BPO) industry have welcomed the passage of a bill in the Senate to remove general consumption tax (GCT) from goods purchased locally for use in free zones.

'Unconscionable action' Warmington says state fundingof political parties is a bad move

PARLIAMENTARIANS D.K. Duncan and Everald Warmington crossed swords on Tuesday over whether impending legislation to green-light state funding of political parties would protect Jamaica's democracy or further impoverish its people.

NSWMA equipped to clean up Ja - Arscott

WESTERN BUREAU: LOCAL GOVERNMENT Minister Noel Arscott has said, despite the chronic shortfall in resources at the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), the agency is still able to cope...

No NRCA decision yet on Negril breakwaters

THE PUBLIC will have to wait a bit longer for a Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) decision on the installation of breakwaters in Negril, which has been the subject of heated debate in recent months.

Ministry to address cruise-liner complaints

WESTERN BUREAU: OFFICIALS OF the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment have said urgent steps are being taken by the ministry to address the complaints that led to the announcement that the mega cruise liner Carnival Breeze...

Bite of the week

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St James PC says deputy mayor's signature forged in US visa fraud. The St James Parish Council says so far the findings in a US visa-application fraud probe indicate that the deputy mayor's signature was forged on to documents submitted to the US Embassy.

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