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NURSE Marie Clemetson admits knowing from early last year that she would be receiving an award from the pope.
VETERAN parliamentarian Pearnel Charles is predicting an imminent uprising by the Jamaican people, who, according to him, had taken too much for too long and were ready to explode with violent protests.
ANDREW Holness' humble upbringing is responsible in part for how he is treated by some people in the society, veteran parliamentarian Pearnel Charles has suggested.
WORLD leading pharmaceutical firms Pfizer Inc and Allergan PLC last week announced a US$160 billion merger, that has ignited concerns about drug prices and choices around the world.
Tis the season to be jolly! But with it comes an increase in theft and a more aggressive attitude in the sales industry.
THE National College for Educational Leadership (NCEL), in a bid to improve financial management in the country's schools, has initiated a training programme targeting bursars, assistant bursars, clerical assistants and primary-level educators who manage school finances.
CAMPUS administrators are aware that teaching, learning and research can best take place in an atmosphere that is conducive to these activities. They understand that security and safety are therefore critical to these activities. Student residence and areas of recreation are no less critical for the placement of effective security assets.
SCORES of his professional colleagues, family members and friends heaped praise on teacher and outgoing Managing Director of Caribbean Flavours and Fragrances (CFF) Anand James at a function to mark his contribution to the organisation in St Andrew on Saturday, November 21.
ON November 18, in the course of his presentation in the Privy Council/CCJ debate, Senator and attorney-at-law Arthur Williams argued that Jamaica should remove the Queen as Jamaica's Head of State. For Senator Williams, the time for the abolition of the monarchy had "long passed."
THE South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) yesterday said that a pile-up of dead babies at Kingston Public and Victoria Jubilee hospitals was due to delays in the issuing of burial documents triggered by a number of factors.
MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday signed a decree adopting a series of retaliatory economic measures against Turkey over the downing of a Russian warplane on the Syrian border.
MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Moscow on Saturday slapped economic sanctions on Turkey in the latest tit-for-tat move over the downing of a Russian warplane, as Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was "saddened" by the jet incident.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Director of Security at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus Keith Gardner on Friday issued a statement highlighting the “inaccuracies” in an open letter which detailed security concerns at the institution.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica’s emerging bamboo industry has been further boosted with the creation of the first locally manufactured organic bamboo charcoal kiln.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Noel Arscott, yesterday launched work on the US$1.8-million project for the rehabilitation of the access road to the Riverton City disposal site.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The National Health Fund (NHF) has extended its opening hours in order to facilitate longer hours of interface with its customers, beneficiaries and providers.
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – Edward Dunn, otherwise called ‘Fabulous’ and ‘Lucifer’, a man the police describe as a “major player” in the infamous Clansman Gang, is now in police custody.
TRELAWNY, Jamaica – Two men died and three others were injured Friday in a motor vehicle collision on the Salt March main road in Trelawny.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says Jamaicans and World and Olympic sprint champions Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce continue to showcase their dominance on and off the track.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV & AIDS (PANCAP) says the world, including the Caribbean region, is now “very optimistic” about ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030.