Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | November 16, 2012
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Medical Council denounces recent attacks on its members
THE MEDICAL Council of Jamaica (MCJ) has condemned the recent deadly attacks on three of its members and expressed solidarity with their grieving families....

Ferguson lauds the work of nurse anaesthetists
OCHO RIOS, St Ann: HEALTH MINISTER Dr Fenton Ferguson last Saturday hailed the work of nurse anaesthetists, describing their role in the health sector as critical in preserving lives. Addressing the 35th annual scientific...

Paperboy JA, DHL donate toys and books to Glenhope Nursery
SMILES LIT up their tiny faces as the children of Glenhope Nursery clutched their newly acquired toys and books. This moment was made possible as printing company Paperboy JA and DHL Jamaica teamed up to source and deliver the toys...

Bunting commits to repairing police stations in Portland
PORT ANTONIO, Portland: NATIONAL SECURITY Minister Peter Bunting on Wednesday committed to repairing three police stations in Portland which suffered damage during the passage of Hurricane Sandy last month....

13 lauded as unsung heroes
SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine: CAROL BLAKE was a picture of joy as she accepted her award from Custos of Kingston Steadman Fuller.Blake, past president, Royale Place Estate Citizens' Association...

'We own parts of the Carib Sea'
JAMAICA'S AMBASSADOR to the United States Stephen Vasciannie has said the Caribbean Sea is, in effect, owned by the neighbouring states that encircle the semi-enclosed sea of the Caribbean.Vasciannie, who delivered the keynote lecture...

St Patrick's Foundation grateful for support from St Luke's Catholic Church
PARISHIONERS AND Friends of St Luke's Catholic Church in McLean, Virginia, have contributed over US$2 million to the Jamaica-based St Patrick's Foundation over the last 21 years....

Make education a priority
DOHA, Qatar:OUTLINING DISMAL statistics of the status of education in the world, chairperson of Qatar Foundation Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser is calling for cooperation and coordination from major stakeholders...

Two held in postal worker's murder
TWO PERSONS have been arrested in connection with the murders of the deputy chief of security at the Jamaica Postal Service Barrington Davis and his friend Patricia Lurmot-Barnswell. Acting head of the Criminal Investigation Branch Senior Superintendent...

Heart health to be the focus at annual lecture
CARDIOVASCULAR CONCERNS will top the agenda of the 39th Annual Dr Ena Thomas Memorial Lecture and Symposium on Sunday.According to a release from the organisers, these disorders are the basis of widespread non-communicable diseases as the country enters...

Police beef up numbers for Christmas
DEPUTY COMMISSIONER of Police, Glenmore Hinds has said an additional 500 police personnel plus just over 200 graduates from the police academy will be patrolling the streets across Jamaica for this holiday season.....

Courts donates mattresses, school shoes to ODPEM
Courts Jamaica on Wednesday November 14 made a symbolic handover to the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), sealing its commitment to donate mattresses for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

COK Sodality celebrates 45 years
Joining the Webster Memorial United Church family under the theme 'Serve the Lord with Gladness,' volunteers and staff of COK Sodality Co-operative Credit Union were in a joyous mood on Sunday, November 4, when they gathered with family and friends for a time of prayerful thanksgiving to mark the credit union's 45th anniversary.


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