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Five health centres to be transformed into smart facilities

Work to transform five health centres across the island into greener, safer and climate-smart institutions under the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Smart Health Care Facilities Project, is slated to get under way in mid-2019. The facil...

Mayor: Transport centre needed in downtown Kingston

Kingston mayor Delroy Williams believes that there is an urgent need for the establishment of a multifunctional transport centre in downtown Kingston. Speaking at the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation's monthly meeting yesterday, Willia...

The disabled deserve equal access to MPs too, says a member of the community

Alister McLean, a member of the disabled community in Jamaica, believes that members of parliament (MPs) must express the same zeal for allowing persons with disabilities easy access to constituency offices, as they do when it is election time. Sp...

$1-billion Christmas gift - MPs get funds to enhance constituencies

Nearly $1 billion has been allocated to all members of parliament (MPs) for enhancement work in their constituencies, but Prime Minister Andrew Holness has sought to assure taxpayers that this will not be the usual 'bollo work' traditionally doled...

I saw it in a dream - Distraught principal feels guilty for not warning parents about accident that claimed three lives

With three more lives lost, two of them children, on the Rose Hall Highway in St James, stakeholders are calling for a rezoning of the accident-prone main road. Principal of the John Rollins Success Primary School, Yvonne Miller Wisdom, and munici...

Five things to do this weekend

Party For A Cause Help raise funds for former Reggae Boy Luton Shelton at Good Fridays #DoItForLuton at The Serengeti at Hope Zoo, tonight. Admission: free before 10 p.m., $1,000 after. Donations taken at the gate. Soca Wuk up at Hard Wine at Mas Cam...

5 Questions with Naomi Cowan

Reggae singer Naomi Cowan refuses to limit herself with just one aspiration. As she pushes the pedal to advance her music career, she totes around other fundamental aspects of her life philanthropy, her faith and making her parents, reggae supe...

St George's, Garvey Maceo set for cagey contest

If their forms this season are anything to go by, today's ISSA Champions Cup match between St George's College and Garvey Maceo High School could head for penalties as both teams have been defensively sound. Garvey Maceo, who were knocked out o...

Caribbean makes significant strides in HIV reduction

Dr Bernadette Theodore-Gandi believes that while the Caribbean has made significant strides in reducing the number of new HIV infections, more has to be done to improve access to treatment, as well as ensure that special attention is paid to vulne...

Wallace wants tougher punishments for health law breaches

Lennox Wallace, chief public health inspector for St James, says stricter punishments are needed for persons who breach the parish's health laws, including illegal waste disposal and unsafe food handling. Wallace said that while the St James Health...