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  • Freemasons make donations to Jamaica Cancer Society
    English Freemasons last Friday donated just over $2 million to the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS), ahead of yesterday's installation of a new district grand master of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.
  • Annotto Bay Hospital welcomes new medical staff
    The Annotto Bay Hospital in St Mary welcomed its 2019/20 class of medical interns and senior house officers on July 8.The newest additions to the hospital's medical team will spend at least one year in rotations shadowing experienced doctors across a wide range of specialties, including: accident & emergency, obstetrics/maternity, medicine, paediatric, and surgery.
  • 'I want to be the first person with a disability to serve as a Cabinet minister'
    Eighth in a series giving a snapshot of the lives and thoughts of people you see on the streets daily. Sunday Observer reporter Sharlene Hendricks speaks with Alister McLean who was born blind and now serves as media monitoring officer in the Office of the Prime Minister.  
  • Kenya's president for Jamaica State visit
    President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya will pay a three-day State visit to Jamaica as the country celebrates its 57th anniversary of political independence from Britain next month.
  • Sunday Brew — July 21, 2019
    Resorting to the gun after losing his jobI met a young man recently whose desperation to advance his life in a positive, progressive way, led him down the wrong path, to the point where he resorted to the use of the gun, illegally.
  • Businessman held hostage?
    POPULAR businessman Richard Bowen is said to be held hostage by persons unknown, and his family is worried.Bowen, managing director of Laribo Marketing Ltd, which, among other things, sells school memorabilia, was last seen in early June, one family member has said.On Friday, Bowen's sister, Dr Margaret Bowen, who said she was contacting the Jamaica […]
  • Icons of Annotto Bay geared for big weekend
    Charity group Icons of Annotto Bay launched its upcoming annual celebrations last week with a church service at the Annotto Bay Baptist Church in St Mary.The group held another church service at the Annotto Bay Seventh-day Adventist Church in the town, and will next week hold a football and awards ceremony at the refurbished Westmoreland […]
  • Felix remembered as consummate civil servant
    A prelude of music set the tone for a grand send-off of late diplomat Elinor Marguerite Felix at the St Andrew Parish Church on Saturday, where family, friends and dignitaries gathered in thanksgiving for her life.The former diplomat past on July 7 after a long fight with cancer. Felix was 70 years old.
  • MP: Robins Bay among Central St Mary villages to get attention
    The people of Central St Mary have been told to hold their collective breaths after Member of Parliament for the area, Dr Morais Guy, vowed to address poor road and water conditions in some areas, particularly one identified for tourism-related investment. The contituency on a whole, Dr Guy stated, has been without consistent water supply […]
  • One-time ganja use may alter teen's brain
    MANY research reports have revealed that the most harmful effects of ganja on users are to be found among teenagers.

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