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WESTERN BUREAU: It was like a major fireworks display along the Rose Hall main road in St. James yesterday morning, as flames lit up the skies from an IGL truck, which developed mechanical problems and burst into flames, resulting in a huge traffic...

Swimming sensation Alia Atkinson and discus standout Fedrick Dacres yesterday walked away with the top awards at the RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston.  Atkinson, who...

Attorney-at-law Gareth Forbes was shot dead at his home in Oakridge off Stillwell Road, Kingston 8 yesterday. The constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit reported that a relative found his body lying in a pool of blood about 10:00 pm. Upon...

The Ministry of Health is advising persons to seek medical attention immediately after experiencing symptoms of dengue fever.Making the call, Chief Medical Officer Dr Jacquiline Bisasor McKenzie says that once individuals are infected with the...

More than 100 homeless persons in and around downtown Kingston were treated by the Rotaract Club of New Kingston last week at the Marie Atkins Shelter.They were able to access dental care, including cleaning, fillings, and extractions by the Jamaica...

Jamaica continues to pay dearly for corruption, with an estimated five per cent of the gross domestic product lost each year to the practice, amounting to millions of dollars. This is a serious indication of the failure of successive administrations...

Addressing criticism that the Church is too silent on important issues affecting the country, president of the Jamaica Baptist Union and pastor of the St Ann's Bay Circuit of Baptist Church the Reverend Karen Kirlew said that the notion is the...

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) says that the country's water and power providers - the National Water Commission (NWC) and the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), respectively - are failing to meet standards for notifying their customers of...

WESTERN BUREAU:Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has revealed that the total number of reported dengue cases in Jamaica last year stood at 996, over 100 more than had previously been reported, and that 79 cases have been recorded to date since...

Fourteen-year-old Central High School grade nine student Areel Foster succumbed to her battle with dengue fever on Wednesday morning at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH). The Clarendon-based school and family members are devastated by the tragedy....
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