Black River Hospital reopens Pediatric ward

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The Paediatric Unit at the Black River Hospital in St Elizabeth has been refurbished, with a lounge for mothers added, which will enable the facility to be certified as a baby-friendly institution. The project was carried out through a donation of $4 million from the Sagicor Foundation and included adding […]

EOJ commences payment to election day workers

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) has commenced payments for Election Day Workers who served in the recent local government elections. According to a news release from the EOJ, the disbursements began this morning and are being carried out at EOJ constituency offices islandwide as well as […]

Woman stabbed trying to cool dispute

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ST ANN, Jamaica — A 33-year-old woman was stabbed to death in St Ann last night, while allegedly trying to quell an argument between two teenagers in Nine Miles, St Ann. Reports from the police are that Loretta Nelson, who is a farmer, was stabbed at about 7:10 pm Sunday […]

Tourism is Jamaica`s oil says PM

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“Tourism is God’s gift to Jamaica. It’s our oil,” Prime Minister Andrew Holness told billionaire chairman of world leading cruise company, Carnival Corporation, Micky Arison, at their meeting in Miami, Florida, on Thursday. Holness was in the United States for a series of meetings with cruise bosses including Arison, the […]