Wombs for rent - Scores of Jamaican women advertising to be surrogates in booming multimillion-dollar business

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Surrogacy has become a big moneymaking business all across the world, raking in millions for some countries, and Jamaica is not to be left out. Hundreds of Jamaican women are now tapping into the ‘rent a womb industry’, advertising their…

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Surrogacy tourism is now a thing

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The United States, Canada, Ukraine and Russia head the list of countries across the world tapping into the growing surrogacy industry, with surrogacy tourism now becoming widescale. Even as the practice grows, laws and cost vary from country to…

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Wombs for hire - Scores of Jamaican women advertising to be surrogates in booming multimillion-dollar business

Gleaner on July 21st, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Surrogacy has become a big moneymaking business all across the world, raking in millions for some countries, and Jamaica is not to be left out. Hundreds of Jamaican women are now tapping into the ‘rent a womb industry’, advertising their…

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Compassionate and dedicated - Nurse of the Year hailed for her commitment to the profession

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“A vision without action is a daydream,” declared nurses’ manager at the Spanish Town Hospital Keisha Riley-Harrow, who, yesterday, achieved a major milestone in her career after copping the coveted LASCO/NAJ Nurse of the Year award. Riley-Harrow…

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We need your womb … Fertility clinic looking for good surrogates

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The Hugh Wynter Fertility Management Unit at The University Hospital of the West Indies is inviting women who consider themselves suitable to be surrogates to come in for an appointment. The unit is the only facility in Jamaica that uses assisted…

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Child services to do survey, clean-up of children on the streets

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Chief executive officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) Rosalee Gage-Grey disclosed that her agency was about to embark on a survey to identify the number of children living and working on the streets in order to rectify…

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Murder capital - Senate backs St Andrew South SOE extension to counter rising crime in police division

Gleaner on July 20th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

A total of 402 murders and 441 shooting incidents were recorded in the last 30 months across the communities that fall within the St Andrew South Police Division, government Senator Kamina Johnson Smith has revealed. Johnson Smith, the leader of…

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Phillips’ worth - Opposition leader and family declare $185m in assets, income for 2018

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The Gleaner has obtained documents giving, for the first time this year, a peek into the financial affairs of Opposition Leader Dr Phillips and his family. While the declarations of the prime minister and leader of the opposition by law should be…

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Caregivers turn blind eye to child abuse out of fear for own lives - Majority remain silent because of lack of confidence in justice system, says JFJ

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Eight out of every 10 Jamaican children have been exposed to some physical or psychological violence, according to the Junior Youth Minister, Alando Terrelonge. Another 64 per cent have been bullied, and almost 80 per cent have witnessed violence…

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‘Our children are hurting in this country’ - Boys’ home director calls for special facility to nurture young ones not fit for foster care

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Patrick Newman, director at the Mount Olivet Boys’ Home in Walderston, Manchester, says Jamaica needs some special facilities for children who are not candidates for foster care in order to nurture them in a loving environment. Newman made the call…

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