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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of Finance Peter Phillips, while addressing a meeting with a number of trade union leaders Thursday morning, indicated that he will be "conducting a review of the announced revenue measures and will shortly announce if any adjustments will be made". A release from the ... Read more

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Paediatric ward at Annotto Bay hospital to reopen next week

Thursday, January 17, 2013 | 3:49 PM    

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ST MARY, Jamaica - The paediatric ward at the Annotto Bay hospiatl in St Mary is to be reopened next week after repairs. 

The ward was badly damaged during the passage of Hurricane Sandy in October last year.

Health Minister Fenton Ferguson today toured the facility as part of his effort to reach out to hospital staff traumatised by last night's killing of registered nurse Shellion Pinnock-Lafayette.

The repair bill for the ward was over $8 million.

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