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Failure to keep up-to-date with technology, coupled with poor maintenance of Jamaica's health facilities, were among the main contributing factors to the problems being faced in the country's health sector, noted Dr Christopher Tufton.Speaking at...

WESTERN BUREAU:Elaine Foster-Allen, former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, wants teachers to utilise the latest available resources to educate their students, while opening their own minds to new teaching and learning techniques."...

WESTERN BUREAU:Jonnella Spence Bucknor, the wife of slain police constable Rohan Bucknor, was at home on Sunday night waiting on her husband. They had planned to watch television talent show 'Rising Stars' together.Bucknor had called from the barber...

Bromley Armstrong, a Jamaican who blazed a path as a trade unionist and civil-rights leader in Ontario, Canada, is dead.In 1948, shortly after arriving in Canada from Jamaica, Armstrong wanted to be a welder, so he enrolled in a welding course at...

The Opposition continues to knock the Government over its handling of crime, with the latest crusader, Phillip Paulwell, member of parliament for East Kingston and Port Royal, lamenting the flare-up of violence in the Corporate Area."They are...

Until the issue of responsible dog ownership and population control is given legislative priority, tragedies such as the mauling to death of senior citizen Whittingham Cole by free-roaming dogs is a risk to which most Jamaicans will remain exposed,...

Attorney Tom Tavares-Finson has raised concerns about revelations in an article carried in The Sunday Gleaner yesterday, which focused on the plight of a juror in entertainer Vybz Kartel's 2014 murder trial, who has since been placed on the witness...

For Omar Davis, a young man with little education, life in Bucks Common, May Pen, Clarendon, is like living in a prison without the bars."Is right here in Bucks Common me born and grow, man. Me never go a jail yet, but being here is like a jail me...

'Worthless', 'dunce' and 'cruff' are just some of the negatives that have been hurled at 15-year-old Bucks Common resident Andre Clarke.But rather than allowing it to rattle him and trigger a reaction, the vocal Central High third-former says his...

With 168 murders last year and at least 86 so far this year, the south central Jamaican parish of Clarendon isn't exactly an oasis of peace.But according to Kevin Gibbs, a long time resident of Bucks Common, May Pen, his community is as safe as it...
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