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CPFSA Promotes Foster Care Programme

CPFSA Promotes Foster Care Programme

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency, CPFSA has launched a six-week island-wide tour to recruit one hundred and fifty (150) foster care parents. The country currently has over four thousand (4,000) children in state care needing a family especially during the pandemic

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UHWI Reduces Brain Surgery Waiting List with Latest Technology

UHWI Reduces Brain Surgery Waiting List with Latest Technology

The Brain-Lab MRI is a sophisticated machine that targets tumors in the brain, morphs, and removes them. The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) houses this cutting-edge technology and has successfully performed 12 surgeries so far. The Brain-Lab MRI is the only one of its kind in the region and it is for here in Jamaica. In...

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Jamcovid19 App Breach: Data Protection Act Questioned

Jamcovid19 App Breach: Data Protection Act Questioned

Questions continue to arise surrounding the security of the Jamcovid19 database, an app that was a mandatory download for all visitors arriving in Jamaica, as a breach that led to the personal data of thousands of users being exposed.  The app was mandatory for download for all visitors arriving in Jamaica- Travel details like the location of applicants, among...

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Jamaica: Waterhouse Church Denounces Crime

Jamaica: Waterhouse Church Denounces Crime

The recent escalation in a gang war in Waterhouse has served to create much social instability, despite the presence of security forces in an attempt to quell the ongoing violence. The church, which itself witnessed the gruesome display recently, decided to take a stand in the tense community. The Maranatha Ministries took its sermon to the streets of Waterhouse, St...

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Doctors: Blacks Are Three Times More Likely To Die From COVID-19

Doctors: Blacks Are Three Times More Likely To Die From COVID-19

Blacks are three times more likely to die from COVID-19 – Doctors have concluded that people of African descent are three times more likely to die from the Coronavirus, COVID-19 when compared to other ethnicities. The experts have caused a stir within the black community as the virus continues to wreak havoc on the globe. The...

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