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Western Bureau:Calvin G. Brown, the outspoken former chairman of the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA), says lack of adequate funding and poor maintenance are to blame for the problems now plaguing Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay,St...

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) expressed concern yesterday about a spike in the number of police fatal shootings reported since the start of the year.In 58 days, at least 31 people have been shot dead by the security forces,...

The Andrew Holness administration has so far been receiving positive feedback from stakeholder groups for its performance in wake of its one-year anniversary since being voted into office.The chief executive officer of the Jamaica Environment Trust...

Makeshift steps lead to the renowned Bath Fountain in Bath, St Thomas, where hot water springs from rocks.People from all over the world visit the area to access what is referred to as the 'healing water' of the spring.Some residents of Bath offer...

The multimillion-dollar rehabilitation work undertaken by the National Works Agency (NWA) in Fern Gully, St Ann, ending in 2014, where a section of the roadway in the tourist attraction was concreted, seems to be paying dividends.After three years,...

In recent times, many of the 1,600 residents of Castleton, St Mary, have joined together to plan and launch projects that will, hopefully, regenerate their picturesque but woefully underdeveloped community.Locals are looking forward to the opening...

While not diminishing the frustration faced by members of the police force as they deal with emerging incidents of 'fake news', Professor Anthony Harriott, crime researcher and director of the Institute of Criminal Justice at the University of the...

Western Bureau:Some people desirous of owning their own home should get the opportunity to do so soon as possible because according to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, the National Housing Trust (NHT) plans to construct 24 new housing schemes across...

Educators and other individuals among the congre-gation at the Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Kingston Parish Church, were strongly urged by Education Minister Ruel Reid yesterday to ensure that Christian principles continue to spread throughout...

Residents of Bay Farm Villas and neighbouring communities will soon be able to breathe easier, literally, following the recent official groundbreaking ceremony for construction of a new sewage conveyance system and pumping house to serve Olympic...
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