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CARE Programme Grants Totaling $3.6 Billion Have Been Paid

CARE Programme Grants Totaling $3.6 Billion Have Been Paid

Grants totaling $3.6 billion dollars have been transferred to persons applying for assistance under the government’s COVID-19 Allocation of Resources for Employees (CARE) Programme. This was disclosed during Sunday’s national COVID-19 response digital press conference, held at the office of the Prime Minister. Robian Williams has that report: Dr. Nigel Clarke gave an update on...

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PAC Reviews Auditor General’s CMU Report

PAC Reviews Auditor General’s CMU Report

The Caribbean Maritime University, (CMU) is once again under the microscope.  The public accounts committee on May 26, reviewed the auditor general’s report on the institution, which unraveled a contentious financial control system and raised several red flags about unsupported multimillion-dollar payments and procurement breaches. Robian Williams has our report.

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Lambert Accuses PNP Of Campaigning Against Him

Lambert Accuses PNP Of Campaigning Against Him

With only days to go until the South East Clarendon by-election, independent candidate Derrick Lambert is crying foul. In an exclusive interview with CVM LIVE, Lambert, a former People’s National Party caretaker in South East Clarendon is accusing the PNP’S Patricia Duncan Sutherland and her supporters of campaigning against him. Previously the Jamaica Labour Party...

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University Hospital Receives Laproscopic Equipment Valued At US$56,000

The University Hospital of the West Indies has received life-saving equipment valued at over fifty-six thousand U.S Dollars, donated by the Guardian Group Foundation with funds raised from the 5k event in 2019. The handing over of the equipment took place at the hospital’s John Homi ICU-B classroom recently. The department of obstetrics and gynecology...

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Health Sector To Receive Major Improvements

In a series of health-related town hall meetings, the Ministry Of Health and Wellness has announced some major improvements within the sector. Projects will include expansion of the Operating Theaters and the Accident and Emergency Department at hospitals, among other things. Health and Wellness Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton recently addressed members of the public in St. Catherine...

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No Business For Craft Market Vendors In Falmouth

No Business For Craft Market Vendors In Falmouth

The Seaboard Craft Market Vendors in Falmouth are expressing their frustration, as they say, they are not getting any business, rent is not affordable and their items are being stolen as a result of inadequate security. They are calling on the port authority of Jamaica and the mayor of Falmouth to address these issues as...

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“Small Brain” Linked To Long-term Anti-Social Behavior

“Small Brain” Linked To Long-term Anti-Social Behavior

Over the years studies have shown that small brains have been linked to long-term anti-social behaviors in humans, and may result in criminal activities. Findings from a respected global medical health study, highlights the development of the brain, as a fundamental aspect, as it characterizes the behaviour of one’s life. Robian Williams ventured in the...

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“We Come Fi Tek It” – Dr. De La Haye 

“We Come Fi Tek It” – Dr. De La Haye 

Dr. Winston De La Haye has been formally introduced as the People’s National Party’s challenger for the St. Catherine East Central Seat, who will be going up against the Jamaica Labour Party’s current Member of Parliament Alando Terrelonge. The big wigs of the party and supporters were out in their numbers at the Cedar Grove...

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Local & Health Ministers Meet Residents Of St. Elizabeth 

Local & Health Ministers Meet Residents Of St. Elizabeth 

In a series of Town Hall meetings across the island, the Local Government and other Government agencies have been working in tandem, to sensitize the public on issues being faced in each parish and in the country. St. Elizabeth was the third parish visited, where drought mitigation and the threat of coronavirus to the island...