Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | January 11, 2013
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Malaria alert - Authorities rush to prevent outbreak after confirmed case of deadly disease
The health sector is in a frenzy after the revelation that a Jamaican was on the weekend diagnosed with the highly contagious disease, malaria, after a recent visit to a country on the African continent. Health officials...

Witter's Tivoli report for Parliament
The country could finally get details of the public defender's report into the incursion into West Kingston by the security forces in 2010, as Speaker of the House Michael Peart is expected to table the document in Parliament next Tuesday.After missing...

Cabinet issues directive to complete IMF talks
The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) last night indicated that Cabinet has received an update from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) negotiating team and given directions for transmission to the IMF staff in order to bring about a conclusion to...

Salty ritual leaves youth ministry staff wary
Some staff members at the Ministry of Youth and Culture were this week left perplexed at what they deemed 'strange' happenings at the ministry's St Andrew headquarters when salt was used during a religious ritual to 'bless' the office....

Renowned Sculptor Fitz Harrack dies
Close friends and family of renowned sculptor Fitz Harrack are still trying to accept he will never create another masterpiece. Harrack, 67, died early yesterday morning at his home in Liguanea, St Andrew...

After two years, still no word on Baby Ralston
Two years after the mysterious disappearance of her two-year-old baby, Danna Emmanuel still breaks down in tears. The mother is even more distraught because she cannot get closure and she doesn't know if she ever will...

Shahine gets reprieve
Member of parliament for North East St Ann, Shahine Robinson, is seeking an order from the Supreme Court staying the bankruptcy notice served on her last year.Robinson is contending that the notice should be stayed until the appeal...

Mother arrested for killing infant
A St Mary woman was yesterday taken into police custody after allegedly slitting the throat of her infant earlier in the day.The 34-year-old woman of Annotto Bay, St Mary, is reported to be of unsound mind....

PNP promises quicker pace for gov't projects
A 124-PAGE self-assessment of its first-year performance has been published by the governing People's National Party (PNP), which its chairman, Robert Pickersgill, says is another example of the party's commitment to transparency and accountability....

No divide in Cabinet - Bunting
A MEMBER of the Portia Simpson Miller-chaired Cabinet has dismissed as nonsense suggestions that there is division in the ranks of the executive."Absolutely not," Peter Bunting, the national security minister, replied when asked whether it was true that...

Black, white unite behind Seacole-Equiano campaign
Western Bureau: United States civil-rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson, United Kingdom politician Diane Abbott and playwright Kwame Kwei Armah are among the advocates calling for UK Education Secretary Michael Gove...

Scotiabank strong, stable & reliable
SCOTIABANK JAMAICA Limited, with a network of 35 branches across the country, last year, raked in profits amounting to $10.5 billion, making the financial entity one of the island's leading corporate giants...


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