Rats! Harry Watch Health Centre closed

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — chief public health inspector in Manchester, Charmaine Palmer-Cross has confirmed that the Harry Watch Health Centre was closed due to rodent infestation and because of its aged and unsafe structure. Read More

Maroon Christmas
ACCOMPONG, St Elizabeth — The annual Maroon celebrations here took place on January 6, marking the 280th year since the signing of a peace treaty with the British.... Read More

Goodbye 'chi chi'
BALACLAVA, St Elizabeth — For many, including health workers and patients, the best aspect of the renovated Balaclava Health Centre is that it now has a concrete slab roof.... Read More

British envoy hails Maroons
ACCOMPONG, St Elizabeth — British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad said his attendance at the celebration in Accompong earlier this month indicates continued respect for the relationship and agreement between the Maroons and the British, following the signing of a peace...... Read More

PHOTO: New year babies

Monday, January, 15 2018    

Mothers Judene Green (second left) and Tamar Scott (second right) with their babies born at Black River Hospital on New Year's Day. Also in photo are registered nurse-midwife at the hospital Enafica Earle (left), Kirk Distributors representative Glenton Barhan, and representative from the... Read More

PHOTO: On the drive!

Monday, January, 15 2018    

After a lean spell with the West Indies team in recent months, former Holmwood Technical High School cricket captain and batting star Jermaine Blackwood returned to form with a bang late last week. Blackwood, a 26-year-old native of eastern Westmoreland, had polished, attacking knocks of 81 and... Read More

Western Sport Diary

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

FRIDAY, January 12ISSA boys' basketballMuschett High vs St James High — U16 Muschett 2:30 pmMuschett High vs Spot Valley High —U19 Muschett 4:00 pm SATURDAY, January 13 Read More

Mandeville Hospital gets assistance to reduce infant mortality

Monday, January, 1 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — For many years Mandeville Regional Hospital was unable to adequately care for newborn babies with breathing problems because of resource constraints, including the absence of a ventilator in the Neonatal Unit. Read More

JAH JAH provides for Bryce Primary

Monday, January, 1 2018    

CHRISTIANA, Manchester — The Jamaicans Abroad Helping Jamaicans at Home (JAH JAH) Foundation recently made a donation of classroom furniture and other items to the Bryce Primary School in North East Manchester. Read More

Optimists look to 2018

Monday, January, 1 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the Optimist Club of Mandeville are busy with plans for the new year. Read More

Manchester Parish Library turns 80

Monday, January, 1 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A church service on Sunday, January 21, is among a year of activities planned to mark the founding of Manchester Parish Library. Read More

More gifts for Mandeville Hospital

Monday, January, 1 2018    

Mandeville , Manchester — The Carnegie Foundation for Cancer Research recently donated a Braun Stimuplex HNS 12 nerve stimulator, a LifePak 10 defibrillator, and an ambulance stretcher to Mandeville Regional Hospital. Read More

Athletic gift for Aberdeen High

Monday, January, 1 2018    

The Aberdeen High School got some needed track and field spikes on November 17, courtesy of former student and board member Anthony Foster. Read More

Gratitude in Manchester health care

Monday, January, 1 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Acknowledging that it is no easy feat to handle the intricacies of health care, administrators of Mandeville Regional Hospital recently recognised different categories of staff who take on the task on a daily basis. Read More

Alpart expands

Monday, January, 1 2018    

Nain, St Elizabeth— Environmental protection and the return of mined lands to people will be among the priorities for government as expansion and redevelopment of the JISCO Alpart alumina plant takes place over the next few years, says Mining Minister Mike... Read More


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