Giamaica

Chuck: One size does not fit all - Minister says better options to be available for children deemed uncontrollable as of Jan 1

Jamaica Gleaner - 7 ore 44 min fa
Children who are deemed uncontrollable, but who have committed no crime, should no longer face detention in correctional facilities at the whim of a Family Court judge, Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has declared. Chuck has indicated that, with the...
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Don't burn the cannabis cash

Jamaica Gleaner - 7 ore 50 min fa
The head of a local licensed marijuana dealership is calling for the government to put an end ot the practice of destroying marijuana that is confiscated from illegal dealers by law enforcement. At present, the police are bound by law to destroy...
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Legal Scoop | A $600m oversight – Part I - Janet Edwards v Jamaica Beverages Ltd

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 3 min fa
In recent times, we have heard through the media of the impending sale of Jamaica Beverages Limited (JBL) to satisfy a staggering $560-million personal injury award against that company. It is not surprising that the award has necessitated the...
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David Salmon | Unplanned growth: The challenges of urban sprawl in Jamaica – Pt 1

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 11 min fa
Prime Minster Andrew Holness has consistently expressed his interest in the construction of affordable housing solutions for the average Jamaican. His overwhelming support of the Greater Bernard Lodge Development is indicative of this ambitious...
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Unplanned growth: The challenges of urban sprawl in Jamaica – Pt 1

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 11 min fa
Prime Minster Andrew Holness has consistently expressed his interest in the construction of affordable housing solutions for the average Jamaican. His overwhelming support of the Greater Bernard Lodge Development is indicative of this ambitious...
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Lifeguard teaches inner-city youth to swim from crime

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 12 min fa
Lifeguard Everton Brown has always dreamed about forming a swim club for inner-city youths and a decade ago he was well on his way to achieving his dream. But then the West Kingston incursion occurred. The stand-off, which ended with the deaths of...
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Near 5,000 kids targeted for sickle-cell testing

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 13 min fa
The Ministry of Health and Wellness is confirming that 4,838 babies were not screened for sickle-cell disease last year, as public hospitals were faced with the challenge of inadequate supplies to test for the blood disease because of inconsistent...
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Emergency room management

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 15 min fa
The thought of having to go to a hospital, let alone a public one, would have many people opting to stay home as long as possible until their ailment turns into an emergency. In some ways, we face this reality here. There is a plethora of...
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Potiphar’s wife

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 19 min fa
The Book of Genesis reveals the most incredible dramas, some of which just happen to be sexual in nature. Take, for instance, the story of Joseph and Potiphar’s wife (hereafter referred to as Mrs Potiphar). Though old as the Bible, it possesses a...
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Is Yahweh a cult?

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 20 min fa
The Tuesday, November 5 stand-off and confrontation between the police and members of the Qahal Yahweh group in Paradise, St James, has brought to the fore the question of whether the Yahweh denomination is a cult. Some commentators even went as...
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Facing Christmas on a shoestring budget

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 21 min fa
Unto us a boy is born, King of all creation: Cradled in a stall was He, The Lord of every nation, The Lord of every nation. – Unto Us a Child Is Born The Christmas carols on the airwaves are the unwelcome reminder that the festive season is once...
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iQuit living from paycheque to paycheque

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 23 min fa
Christmas is around the corner and it seems the entire nation is preparing for it. Gifts are being bought. Decorations are being hung. Parties are being planned. We are being carried along on the winds of carols and Christmas breeze. This is a...
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