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Central Manchester, according to Member of Parliament Peter Bunting, is on the way to becoming the knowledge centre of Jamaica and the best place in the mid-island for health care."We have a challengingenvironment, while we undergo the economic...

East Rural St Andrew Member of Parliament Damion Crawford wants elected personnel to be given powers to decide on the implementation of projects in their constituencies."There is a democratic capture happening where the elected has very little say...

WESTERN BUREAU:The case against two inmates accused of beating Marvin Orr, one of the suspects in the death of Mario Deane while in police custody, last August, took a new twist on Thursday when the complainant expressed a desire not to continue the...

Fifty-nine-year-old Clarendon farmer, Arnold Gabbidon, has been extradited to the US where he's expected to stand trial for the 1994 attempted murder of his common-law wife and other offences. A police statement said the man was extradited...

The Police are advising members of the public that there will be traffic changes this evening in the vicinity of the National Stadium. Jamaica's Reggae Boyz will take on their Central American rivals in the first leg of their 2018 FIFA World...

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites, has indicated that starting this month 20 schools will be removed from the shift system over the school year. Thwaites made the disclosure yesterday at a back to school press conference. Among the schools are...

Security in Ocho Rios has been boosted with the official handing over of a closed circuit television (CCTV) system to the Ocho Rios police by the Ministries of Tourism and Entertainment and National Security. The system, valued at $107 million,...

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is expected to use a press conference called for this morning to press the health ministry to release the full details of an audit into health facilities. The audit highlighted inadequate systems and infrastructure...

The health minister, Dr Fenton Ferguson says his ministry has started the implementation of a pharmacy management information system which should help to better track pharmaceutical inventory. He says the new system will help to address shortage of...

The police in Westmoreland have seized more than 122 pounds of ganja and arrested four people. The seizure was made by police attached to the Area One Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division and the Negril Operational Support Team in Nampriel...
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