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Published:Saturday | November 4, 2023 | 12:05 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: HEALTH MINISTER Dr Christopher Tufton has revealed plans to conduct an audit of the government’s Enhanced Healthcare Delivery Product, which was launched in 2019 to help reduce wait-times at public health facilities, out of concern...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2023 | 12:11 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: SHANTEL GOULBOURNE, the mother of the 14-year-old B.B. Coke High School student who was savagely beaten into unconsciousness by an older student on September 28, is flatly rejecting the sympathies of the accused attacker’s...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2023 | 12:07 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: THE HANOVER-based Esher Primary School and the Westmoreland-based Unity Primary School are to soon benefit from the creation of computer smart-rooms at those institutions, courtesy of the Digicel Jamaica Foundation. Representatives...

Published:Tuesday | July 11, 2023 | 12:14 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: JAVAN GARWOOD, the man accused of being involved in the January 2021 shooting death of his stepmother, Andrea Lowe-Garwood, is expected to face the Trelawny Circuit Court for the resumption of his trial following yesterday’s...

Published:Saturday | June 3, 2023 | 12:10 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: DR. ANTHONY Taylor, chairman of the St James Festival Queen committee which is planning the June 25 parish event, says that despite the lower-than-usual number of participants for the parish-level staging, work will still be done to...

Published:Monday | March 20, 2023 | 12:12 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

Julian Clarke, the St. James-based woman, who transitioned her life from a foster child, who use to endure much bullying, to a confident entrepreneur with a thriving skincare product business, is now rebranding her business as she seeks to further...

Published:Thursday | June 16, 2022 | 12:07 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: AUDLEY DEIDRICK, president and chief executive officer of the Airports Authority of Jamaica, says that the aviation system’s infrastructure must be up to date with the rapid growth in electronic commerce in order to maintain and...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:07 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: Cleon Miller says he took his father Audley Miller to the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1 after he fell ill and stayed there with him until about 3 o’clock Thursday morning. About an hour...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2021 | 12:06 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: Although the health authorities have prioritised the ongoing fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the level of dengue fever spread in St James has not let up over the past month, with the parish’s Aedes index for mosquito...

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2021 | 12:11 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: With several state agencies now under the microscope amid allegations of sexual abuse at a private children’s home, Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison is calling for more rigorous background checks on prospective staff. In...

Published:Saturday | January 4, 2020 | 12:26 AMChristopher Thomas/Gleaner Writer -

WESTERN BUREAU: While administrators of Maldon Primary School in St James prepare for a period of mourning following the sudden death of principal Audrey Bernard-Kilbourne, they are determined to protect the legacy of educational excellence she...

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