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Thieves make off with ‘millions’ from Bashco store in Kingston – cops 

Criminals reportedly stole a large sum of money from a Bashco store in downtown Kingston late Tuesday.

‘We have the money’: Shaggy addresses delayed ‘Busta’ Hospital benefit 

Jamaican entertainer Orville “Shaggy” Burrell was a picture of emotions as he sought to explain the delay in the Bustamante Hospital for Children receiving the benefits from his Shaggy and Friends Concert which was held nearly two years ago to aid the institution.

$1 billion more for dengue fight – Tufton 

The Cabinet has approved $1 billion in additional funding as the Government intensifies its fight against dengue which has been affecting most of the country since 2018.

Tesha Miller’s accessory to murder trial set to begin on Wednesday 

The highly-anticipated trial of Tesha Miller, the reputed leader of one faction of the notorious Spanish Town-based Klansman gang, is set to get under way on Wednesday in the Home Circuit in downtown Kingston.

Douglas apologises for hospital clash, knocks PNP for ‘curious’ probe

People’s National Party (PNP) Councillor Kari Douglas yesterday apologised for her role in a confrontation with a doctor at Bustamante Hospital for Children on Sunday morning.

Gov’t strengthening mental health services for persons behind bars 

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is partnering with the Ministry of National Security on a range of interventions aimed at strengthening support for persons behind bars who suffer from mental illnesses.