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United States Ambassador to Jamaica Donald Tapia has declared that the relationship between Washington and Kingston will remain strong. There has been increased attention on diplomatic relations between the United States and Jamaica amid a...
Dr Christopher Tufton (right), minister of health and wellness; Dr Camille Christian (second right), head of the Cardiology Unit at Kingston Public Hospital; Billy Heaven (left), CEO of the CHASE Fund, and Katherine Cooper Brown, acting CEO of KPH, view the technology on offer at the official opening of the Cardiology Department at KPH on Wednesday. Rudolph Brown/Photographer

More than a week after a war of words and wills between a doctor and a politician at the Bustamante Hospital for Children stoked public outrage and empathy, the Government has announced that it will be expanding its compassionate care programme to...

Nineteen-year-old reggae sensation Koffee yesterday secured a piece of history by becoming the youngest solo act to be nominated in the Reggae category at the Grammys. Koffee copped one of the five coveted spots on the shortlist for her five-track...

The Government has revised its plan to renovate 60 police stations islandwide during fiscal year 2019-20, overhauling the project and tweaking its scope because of the magnitude of the repair job. According to National Security Minister Dr Horace...

Parliament is to debate a resolution setting out salaries for members of the Integrity Commission. A resolution tabled in Parliament on Tuesday indicates that the chairman of the oversight body, Justice Seymour Panton, is to be paid an annual...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday revealed that the Chinese government has indicated an interest in rolling out major investments in the Caymanas Economic Zone. Addressing Parliament last night, Holness said that his working visit to China...

Fending off allegations of a billion-dollar scandal involving bush-clearing contracts in Eastern St Thomas from 2017-2018, the board of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) has denied impropriety, warning the Opposition to put up or...

A chorus of outrage and condemnation erupted five days before Christmas in 2013 after news broke that gunmen had shot and killed a district constable and wounded one of his colleagues, a female corporal, as they attempted to arrest a wanted man in...

Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis divulged a shocker yesterday during a meeting of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) when she revealed that the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) submitted to the education ministry variation costs in...

Acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dr Grace McLean, has admitted to breaches in implementation contracts amounting to $218 million carried out by Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) to build and expand...
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