Thailand's former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been formally charged with murder in connection with the deaths of protesters killed during a crackdown on anti-government demos in 2010. Abhisit ...
The number of women having post-abortion counselling has soared by more than 80%. The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) revealed 663 counselling sessions were given to women who terminated a ...
Funding is now in place for the purchase of a state-of-the-art machine to be used in the provision of cancer care. The machine, a linear accelerator (linac), widely regarded as the latest cancer-treatment apparatus, utilises external beam radiation to target ... FULL ARTICLE AT Jamaica Gleaner
LEGISLATION IS to be tabled in Parliament to require public-sector entities to ensure that a minimum portion of the food they purchase are locally produced. Addressing the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke ... FULL ARTICLE AT Jamaica Gleaner
Three students - including 18-year-old André Angus, who was stabbed in November - are in hospital following a fire, said to be deliberately lit, which damaged a room on the male... FULL ARTICLE AT Jamaica Gleaner
Don Wehby, GraceKennedy's group chief executive officer, has highlighted the urgent need for added impetus and drive to the local export sector that has, for some time, remained stationary in an economy desperately in need of a boost.Wehby ... FULL ARTICLE AT Jamaica Gleaner
The jurors trying the murder case of entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused were sent home until Friday morning when they turned up at the Home Circuit Court yesterday. FULL ARTICLE AT Jamaica Gleaner
The attorney for the Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) Group pension scheme yesterday gave evidence that the trust deeds and rules she reviewed did not stipulate that consent should have been obtained in writing for the 1992 and 1995 surplus... FULL ARTICLE AT Jamaica Gleaner
First-time offenders of the Tobacco Control Regulations may escape the original $50,000 fine as members of a parliamentary committee yesterday proposed a reduction to $5,000.The committee agreed on the sharp cut in the fines after Chairman Rudyard... FULL ARTICLE AT Jamaica Gleaner