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An opposition senator, citing official documents, has revealed that close to 11,000 persons have been detained by the security forces since the first state of public emergency was imposed in St James in January.Additionally, according to Donna Scott...

Up to press time yesterday, Lydia James*, the nurse who was infected with HIV while working at a hospital in central Jamaica over a decade ago, stated that she was yet to receive any compensation.However, the guarantee coming from Dixon and...

Push Start Foundation, a United States-based entity headed by Clarendon native Beverly Nichols, is providing US$1 million for a major expansion and upgrade of the Chapelton Community Hospital in Clarendon.The work will include a new minor operating...

Jamaican authorities are cracking down on the practice of one parent abducting a child and moving away with him or her as an act of spite against the other parent.Problems and solutions surrounding the matter have been items of discussion since...

The six-year-old architecture firm Atelier Vidal is no stranger to success, having copped the 2014 Governor General Award for Resort Design. However, while drafting what may become Jamaica's next Parliament building is no picnic, coming out on top...

President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Howard Mitchell, says that the bureaucratic process at the Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) is counter-productive and is calling for greater support from the Government...

Jamaica is no longer listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) among the countries where the transmission of the Zika virus remains active.The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) yesterday announced that the WHO has removed its Zika virus...

When the health ministry moved its offices from the Oceana Building in downtown Kingston five years ago, it also left behind $175 million in unpaid rent owed to the state-owned Urban Development Corporation (UDC).According to figures compiled by the...

Authorities at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) are now reviewing the findings of a multimillion-dollar simulation exercise of an aircraft crashing into the Kingston Harbour, which was conducted yesterday.The exercise, the first of its...

Girls sitting in the laps of boys while riding public transport to and from school is not a new phenomenon, but Glen Bromfield, chief executive officer of the Medallion Hall Hotel, who is also a transport operator, has expressed concern that a stop...
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