Sun | Feb 19, 2017

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Despite a significant improvement in the treatment of persons with mental illnesses in Jamaica over the past 50 years, a task force established by Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has concluded that there is much more that is needed to be done...

The Mental Health and Homelessness Task Force established by Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has recommended the construction of a new facility to house the hundreds of persons who have been discharged from the Bellevue Hospital but who remain...

Persons held in Jamaica's prisons who have been deemed 'unfit to plead' could be moved into a more fitting environment if the Government accepts the recommendations of the Mental Health and Homelessness Task Force, established by Minister of Health...

As the debate intensifies over the possible rate increases which could face Jamaicans as more and more customers leave the Jamaica Public Service Company's (JPS) grid, there are calls for a collaborative approach to the issue.Manager of the Grid...

Q Doc, I am only 17, and I do not know much about boys, or about sex. I have a boyfriend who I met a month ago. We just kiss and cuddle.What I need to know is this. Is what he tells me true? He says that if a guy of his age - 17 - doesn't get sex,...

"Please don't let them hurt your children We need love and shelter from the storm Please don't let them hurt your children Won't you keep us safe and warm."- Baby Sharon It is the norm to see videos and images popping up on social media of children...

Mandeville, ManchesterThe tragic deaths of our girls and young women have seemingly become a staple item in the media for the past few months.It is with heavy hearts that women, particularly mothers, sit and watch how ruthlessly their fellow sisters...

Police investigators from the St Andrew South Police Division are now at a garage on Elma Crescent in Maverley, Kingston 20, where a mechanic was crushed by a motor car he was reportedly working on. Reports are that the mechanic, whose name has not...

Up to a short while ago detectives from the St Ann Police Division were processing a scene along the Priory Main Road where the skeletal remains of a human was found...

More than US$1 billion have been invested in new and refurbished hotels in Jamaica in the last decade. That’s according to Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett, who says this has contributed to a significant increase in hotel rooms over the past 20...
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