KINGSTON, Jamaica - Member of Parliament for St Ann, North Western, Dr Dayton Campbell, is urging the National Water Commission (NWC) to provide potable water to several sections of the constituency, which are now without the commodity.
Dr Campbell said that only 24 per cent of the constituency is provided with potable wa ...more »
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two of the island's prominent women's groups have issued a desperate call for authorities to address the increasing abuse against women in the society.
"We are concerned about what is happening in the society," Faith Webster executive director of the Bureau of Women's Affairs said today.
Webster made the comment following reports from the Clarendon Police that the partly decomposed body of a woman, 28-year-old domestic helper Tenisha Hamilton, was found in a tank close to her home on Wednesday.
Hamilton went missing on October 24.
This discovery closely follows the revelation that a burnt body found near Port Royal was that of another pregnant woman, Tandy Lewis.
“There is definitely need for greater collaboration among all sectors of society to tackle this growing problem,” said Dundeen Ferguson president of the Woman’s Inc, who declared that it could not be “business as usual”.
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