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Last updated: 2014-08-20 19:42:59

Health minister to get Victoria Jubilee patient treatment report September
On August 4, Ferguson ordered an immediate investigation into operational procedures of the hospital after patients reported that the nurses were unprofessional when delivering babies...

Teachers' August pay to be made a day late
The Ministry says the salaries will be credited to the teachers' accounts on Friday of this week instead of tomorrow. The education ministry did not explain why the payment will be a day late.

Opposition plans Half-Way Tree protest over JUTC fare increase
Transport Minister Dr. Omar Daives today announced that adult fares will move up from $100 to $120. Students will have to $30 up from $20, while the elderly passengers will be charged $60.

Seven additional Chikungunya cases confirmed
This brings the total number of confirmed cases for Jamaica to 17 - 14 from local transmission, two imported and one still under investigation because of the individual’s travel history.

CRICKET: West Indies recover to beat Bangladesh in opening ODI
West Indies recovered from a shaky start to secure a three-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first match of the One-Day International at the National Stadium in Grenada a short while ago.

Dr Carol Clarke to be appointed interim president of Mico
English lecturer, Dr Carol Clarke, is to be appointed interim president of The Mico University College.

50,000 people sealed off in Liberian slum to contain Ebola spread, riot breaks
Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum today, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak.

FOOTBALL: Barbican, Portmore Strikers face off in Women's Premier League
Defending champions Barbican will play away to Portmore Strikers in Zone A as action resumes in the 2014 Sherwin Williams Women’s Premier League today.

FOOTBALL: Reggae Girlz turn attention to Bermuda
Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz have now turned their attention to Bermuda after scoring a 4-1 victory over Puerto Rico in the opening game of the inaugural Caribbean Women’s Cup in Trinidad and Tobago.

ATHLETICS: Good day for Jamaica's track and field athletes at Youth Olympics
Four Jamaicans, including Jaheel Hyde, have secured qualification to medal rounds on today’s first day of the track and field action at the second Summer Youth Olympics Games in Nanjing, China.

IMF defends policies as Antiguan PM launches scathing attack
A senior official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) defended its policies towards Antigua and Barbuda after the island’s new government launched a scathing attack on the Washington-based financ

Prisoners did 'extremely well in CXC Math', says civil group
Civil lobby group, Stand Up For Jamaica, is reporting what it says are excellent passes from prisoners who sat Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) exams this year.

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