PNP MPs in dead heat

Gleaner on July 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Incumbent People’s National Party (PNP) president Dr Peter Philips is hoping that lightning will not strike thrice in his political life and deny him leadership of the party he has served for years as he begins his defence of his stewardship to…

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‘Mass confusion’

Gleaner on July 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

United States-based attorney Millicent Clarke says many illegal immigrants in the United States, including Jamaicans, are now on the run as the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) teams carry out raids to send home foreigners with final…

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Highway madness! - Gov’t takes on unruly motorists on Mandela

Gleaner on July 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Indisciplined motorists are creating undue hardships for law-abiding drivers on one of the major highways connecting Kingston to other sections of the island, and Prime Minister Andrew Holness has taken the National Works Agency (NWA) to task to…

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Scotia forecasts fall in interest rates, increase in market liquidity as economy improves

Gleaner on July 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

A leading investment brokerage is forecasting that interest rates will decline even further and market liquidity increase as Jamaica’s economic position continues to improve in the months ahead. “We have record growth and low interest rate … ….

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Road work pressure

Gleaner on July 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Work on the major road projects will have to go into overdrive in the capital city as Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday demanded that the works be finished before the start of the new school term in September. Holness toured the Constant…

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JEP to disburse more than $11 million in scholarship awards

Gleaner on July 22nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Thirty students who successfully completed the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) and seven tertiary students will on Friday receive scholarships totalling a little more than $11 million from Jamaica Energy Partners (JEP) and West Kingston Power Partners (…

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Wombs for rent - 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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Surrogacy tourism is now a thing

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

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

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

“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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