Walker’s fire not preventable - Gov’t ‘takes no comfort’ in report findings, says Green

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The long-awaited report on the fire that destroyed the Walker’s Place of Safety in St Andrew, killing two female wards of the state, has highlighted that the incident was not preventable, says Floyd Green, the state minister with…

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Walker’s fire not preventable

Gleaner on March 30th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The long-awaited report on the fire that destroyed the Walker’s Place of Safety in St Andrew, killing two female wards of the state, has highlighted that the incident was not preventable, says Floyd Green, the state minister with…

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Authorities to target mothers who solicit young daughters for monetary gain

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For the upcoming fiscal year, mothers who sexually solicit young daughters to men for monetary gain will become targets for the Ministry of Justice and other local entities engaged in the fight against human trafficking. Carol Palmer,…

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NRSC cautions road users for Easter weekend

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Pointing to current figures which shows that 72 persons have died on the nation’s roads so far, the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is appealing to road users to be extremely careful on the roads over the long holiday weekend which begins…

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Jamaica’s blue economy gets US$4.8M boost

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The Government and World Bank on Wednesday signed a US$4.875 million grant to help vulnerable fishing and fish farming communities in Jamaica to adopt climate-resilient practices. An estimated 50,000 people are engaged in fishing…

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Police: Be fully Informed before issuing voice notes

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A voice note circulating, informing persons that criminals have been posing as police personnel and robbing citizens in the Ziadie Gardens community in Kingston, might have in fact been referencing a legitimate operation.  The voice note,…

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Green Island High School trio offered bail

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  Western Bureau:   The three Green Island High School students, who were arrested and charged following an incident in which they allegedly attacked and beat a bus conductor, will spend the Easter holiday with their families after…

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Of sick saints and fasting wisely

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The Bible touches a lot on wisdom and the importance of understanding, and it is for this same reason that many church leaders, especially those who are experienced in the medical field, warn against those Christians who perpetually fast despite…

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The religious rite of fasting

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Biblically, fasting is the abstinence from food, drink, sleep, and sex to focus on a period of spiritual growth.The importance of the practice is religiously reiterated in the Church, especially during this Lenten period, when Jesus is believed to…

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Mother needs help to relocate after son’s death

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Newport, Manchester:Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of…

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