Month: December 2016

Jamaica 2016 Year In Review: Health






From the appearance of the Zika virus and the very real threat of microcephaly, to new-born infants dying from infections in two of the nation’s most revered hospitals, 2016 was a year in which Jamaica’s healthcare system frequently held the attention of the nation. The








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell Christmas tourist arrivals hit record high Bias over jobs Church suspends pastor in sex crime probe Marcus Garvey expansion project on schedule Police to trace 119 prank callers Waterfront fireworks set for tomorrow 1. Christmas








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5 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Help You Help Jamaica






As the New Year approaches, most people will be making resolutions about the things they want to accomplish and the life goals they want to realise in the coming months. Jamaicans will definitely be joining in the mix. But are








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6 Things You Need To Know Today






Your news in a nutshell Union readies to battle job cuts Gunman shot after police station attack Bring evidence of illegal sugar sales – Seaga Rats overrun Port Antonio Call for social children’s audit Listen to science on climate change








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Your news in a nutshell Soldier killed in Hanover crash Roadwork sparks fear Did rodents cause soldiers’ mystery illness? Four killed in St James, one in Clarendon Woman found murdered in boyfriend’s home CreditInfo Ja to access utility companies’ database








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Season’s Greetings from diGJamaica













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Your news in a nutshell 3000 pounds of ganja seized Critically ill JDF recruit flown to US for treatment Novelette Grant to act as police commissioner Optimism for new sugar crop year Commish wasn’t pushed Extended surgery hours in force








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#Music: Jamaican Christmas Carols Playlist






Here’s a list of reggae Christmas songs to keep you and your family rocking and skanking over the holiday season. Enjoy!








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#Infographic: Domestic Violence in Jamaica by the Numbers (2016)






Tracking the numbers and cases for domestic violence in Jamaica from 2010-2016.








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Your news in a nutshell PAHO to help assess JDF mystery illness Scotia revises cheque encashment fee Unions concerned about possible new taxes Offer incentives to good credit customers Promoters to show receipts for meat $900m in HAJ losses projected








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