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Jamaica Gleaner

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
No room for guns, bullets in South East St Mary race, says Chang - JLP adamant shooting of two men not politically motivated
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) General Secretary Dr Horace Chang is decrying a recent gun attack on two persons in Top Bay, Annotto Bay, a community in South East St Mary.In a statement yesterday, Chang said that based on information from the police,.....

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Editors' Forum | Gov't right on HPV - Jamaica AIDS Support backs vaccination programme
While agreeing with claims that the Ministry of Health failed to implement strategies that would properly sensitise the public about the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine, representatives of Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) say that they...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Editors' Forum | JASL backs 'magic pill' - 2018 introduction of HIV preventative drug possible
Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) has endorsed the HIV prevention pill, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), being considered for introduction to Jamaica by the Ministry of Health.The Sunday Gleaner first reported that the Government was considering...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Judges, lawyers urged to become more innovative
A prominent jurist is challenging Jamaican judges and lawyers to become more innovative in their practice."Innovation doesn't come naturally to judges and lawyers, and that is partly because of the training and the habits of thought that are...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Alliances to the rescue! - Venezuela will survive because of relationships, says official
Serious economic pressure has befallen Venezuela, but that country's charge d'affaires at its embassy in St Andrew, Luisa Gutierrez, says that through alliances with other nations, conditions are gradually improving.Gutierrez was speaking with The...

Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Star

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
I was fired for having HIV - Woman struggling to care for son after being dismissed
Three months into her pregnancy with her first and only child in 2004, Paulette Grant* discovered that she had contracted HIV.Afraid that she would face discrimination, Grant never told her superiors at the government agency, where she had been...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Gunmen go on rampage in St James
Crime scene investigators in St James were kept busy within 24 hours between Saturday and yesterday as gunmen went on a rampage throughout the parish leaving seven dead and others injured.Some of those killed have since been identified as 39-year-....

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Naja gets reason to smile - Youngster receives special leg braces to help her walk
Ten-year-old Naja Lewis had good reason to smile while at the Rehab Plus as she received an ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) special leg braces to assist her to walk earlier this month.Naja suffers from...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 01:33:32 -0500
Police seize illegal guns and ammunition
The St Thomas police have taken a man in custody in relation to the seizure of a quantity of ammunition in the parish last Thursday.Information reaching our news desk is that the lawmen recovered one hundred 5.56 rounds.THE STAR understands that the....

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Mother burns four-year-old son with hot fork
A woman who is charged with cruelty to a child after she used a hot fork to burn her four-year-old son across his back was sent for psychiatric evaluation when she appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday.It is alleged that on......

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