Some MPs peeved by JPS anti-theft efforts

Some Members of parliament are reportedly upset with the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) for its aggressive approach to the theft of electricity in their constituencies.

Thieves hurting NWC

Sections of St Ann left without water after robbery at Breadnut Hill facility

Health ministry prepares for Xmas Ebola threat

With the expectation of an increase in travel for the Christmas period, the Mini-stry of Health has implemented protocols to deal with persons who travel from Ebola-affected countries within a 21-day period.

Tired teacher wants to quit classroom

QUESTION: I could identify with your Sunday, November 9 Careers article, 'I walked off my job in frustration'. I'm a teacher who has been in the classroom for more than 15 years. However, I'm now tired and want to quit.

CAUTION!Senators wary of CARICOM entities gobbling up local contracts

SENATOR Robert Montague has cautioned the Government about putting in place a regional procurement system in which the opportunity to secure contracts in other Caribbean countries is not reciprocated to Jamaican entities.

100% hike in some housing ministry fees

There is to be a 100 per cent increase in some fees for sale of properties owned by the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing as the ministry seeks to get additional money in its coffers.

Government senator demands overhaul of land transfer laws

Government Senator Sophia Frazer-Binns has lauded the Portia Simpson Miller-led Cabinet for taking steps to overhaul the system of landownership, even as she argued that more needs to be don

When problems refuse to fly

The management of Fly Jamaica Airline has again been forced to ask its customers to stay on board with the struggling airline as the turbulent times they have been experiencing continue, despite the acquisition of another aircraft, which had been touted as the saviour.

Wannabe docs alert!

Consultant psychiatrist and university professor Wendel Abel is warning that persons who are not properly trained are doing more harm than good when they provide care to persons with mental-health issues.

Don't sensationalise suicides, media urged

Dr Frederick Hicklin, professor of psychiatry at the University of the West Indies, Mona, has urged the local media to stop being sensational when it comes to reporting on suicides.

Seminar to focus on mental health in the workplace

Heath Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson (left) receives a mental-health poster from Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization representative to Jamaica, Dr Noreen Jack, during a World Mental Health Day function held at the University of the...

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