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Opposition MP Phillip Paulwell believes that the PNP will be hurt because of its resistance to states of emergency.

Former People’s National Party (PNP) chairman Phillip Paulwell believes the Opposition will suffer consequences for its decision not to support the Government’s bid last November to extend states of emergency (SOEs) in seven police divisions...
Patients on oxygen sitting in the undercroft of the University Hospital of the West Indies on August 23, 2021. Nearly five months later and even after the construction of a field hospital, patients have had to be tended to outside because of overcrowded wa

The Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association (JMDA) is pushing for scaled-down operations in hospitals across the island as hundreds of its members fall ill to the coronavirus, a sign that the public-health system may be on the verge of collapse....
Dr Marjorie Fullerton, the suspended principal of Merl Grove High.

A second audit of the embattled Merl Grove High School has highlighted new concerns, including the overpayment of salary to the bursar and a breach of the ministry guidelines on the number of bank accounts held by the institution. The principal is...

Up to the date of the last general election, Prime Minister Andrew Holness and his family had assets worth approximately J$192 million with those held in US dollar continuing along an increasing trend, based on the finally published statutory...

Jamaican authorities are now hammering out a way to deal with John Joel Joseph, a Haitian politician and key suspect in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse last July, who was captured by local law enforcement on Friday evening in the...

Despite the threat that they could lose funding support from the Government, descendants of the Maroons across the island have said they are unwilling to give up their indigenous rights. However, their counterparts in Scotts Hall, St Mary, are...

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) will have to explain, following a court ruling, why it has not awarded a master’s degree to a former student who claims she has paid off outstanding tuition fees. The case also has implications for...

They are tasked with taking care of households and their occupants, but for many Jamaican housekeepers, the homes they serve are increasingly becoming perilous dens of sexual abuse and maltreatment, especially since the onset of the coronavirus...

After spending 22 years in prison in the United States because he was wrongfully extradited in 1991, Richard ‘Storyteller’ Morrison says that since his return home, he has been facing “a whole heap” of injustice. “Right now, I am basically...

Mandeville, Manchester: The fourth wave of COVID-19 has left the Mandeville Regional Hospital and the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) struggling to cope with a sharp surge in the number of patients battling the highly transmissible...
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