KPH eye doctor, former beauty queen Sonya Kay Forbes found dead

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The medical staff at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) has been left in shock following the tragic death of 40-year-old Ophthalmologist, Dr Sonya Kay Forbes. Forbes, the 1999 Miss Jamaica World (Middlesex) was found dead at her Cunningham Avenue,…

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Gov’t hurting NHF - Agency unable to access some supplies as parent owes it more than $4b

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Scores of Jamaicans who depend on the National Health Fund (NHF) for benefits could be at risk as the agency faces a cash crisis that has developed because it cannot collect billions of dollars from beneficiaries, including the Ministry of Health.At…

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Careless NWC wasting billions

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Carelessness by the National Water Commission (NWC) is causing the already debt-burdened state entity to spend millions of dollars more on projects it is implementing.Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis raised the alarm about the NWC in a…

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More money, more time for FINSAC commissioners

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The cost to complete the Financial Sector Adjustment Company (FINSAC) report into the collapse of the financial sector in the 1990s continues to spike, with the Government allocating more funds yesterday to pay the commissioners who have again asked…

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BOJ to pull ‘red money’

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It appears that Jamaicans seldom use its lowest three denominations, and as such, the Bank of Jamaica is moving to withdraw them.A proposal to withdraw and demonetise the one cent, 10 cent, and 25 cent coins has been approved by Cabinet.Information…

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Jamaica’s inauguralnatural gas conference won’t be confined to just energy as professionals in other fields required by the new industry will also stand to benefit, according to Camille Taylor, manager of corporate communications, the Petroleum…

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Red Stripe eyes big savings

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Local brewers Red Stripe stand to save approximately 50 per cent in annual energy cost as it moves ahead with incorporating the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a cleaner, cheaper fuel source, says Ricardo Nuncio, managing director.”Having our…

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Major players welcome summit

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What would you like to see achieved at the inaugural gas conference?Camille Taylor - manager,corporate communications, PCJWe are excited to be at the dawn of a new industry that we think is going to bring significant…

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Gov’t to assist J’cans in hurricane-ravaged islands to return home

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Councillors clash over sale of section of East King’s House Road

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The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) has paved the way for the sale of the land that formed the roadway that moved motorists from East King’s House Road to Barbican Road.The KSAMC on Tuesday approved a resolution moved by Winston…

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