Sun | Nov 18, 2018

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At least 200 children are rushed to the Bustamante Hospital for Children each year with symptoms of poisoning, with household chemicals, mainly bleach, being the leading poison agent.This has caused local health professionals to renew calls for...

Sherika Whitelocke-Ballingsingh, public health inspector and head of the Caribbean Poison Information Network (CARPIN), is urging Jamaicans to end the dangerous practice of mixing household chemicals when cleaning."It is something that is done...

At 50 years old, Arnold Robins* said he is protective almost to the point of paranoia over his three children, because of the trauma he endured at age five when he put a bottle with kerosene oil to his head."I used to love the smell and I was around...

WESTERN BUREAU:Ian Dear, chairman of the Tourism Product Development Company, has promised that the new 'Welcome to Montego Bay' sign now under construction will depict the evolution of the island's tourism capital, and reflect the 'Bay's'...

The Latest national statistics reveal that motorcyclists account for almost 25 per cent of road fatalities since the start of the year, with Westmoreland once again heading the list with 20 deaths.Kenute Hare, director of the Road Safety Unit in the...

Petrojam said that it has now received the US$370,000 that was owed by Aegean Marine Petroleum for products delivered on November 4.Agean has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States.The Opposition had raised questions that amid the...

There was overwhelming gratitude for the generosity of the Straight Caribbean Spine Foundation (SCSF) after eight children who suffered from scoliosis benefited extensively from corrective surgeries at the Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC).Dr...

Kameika Robinson, the 17-year-old student from The Queen's School, has dominated the regional rankings for Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) History Unit 1 examinations for the 2017-2018 academic year.From a cohort of hundreds of...

Three youth groups across the island will receive funding for the renovation of three basic schools under the Volunteer Project Competition.The 2018 staging of the competition, part of activities to mark Youth Month, was officially launched on...

Personal information about people from North America was at the centre of testimony given during the Tommy Lee Sparta lottery scam trial in the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston yesterday.Detective Corporal Campbell told prosecuting attorney Sophia...
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