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  • Jamaica's general election set for February 25, 2016

    It's official!

    Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has announced that Jamaica's next general election will be held on  Thursday February 25, 2016.

     

    Nomination day has been set for next Tuesday February 9, 2016.

     

    The Prime Minister made the announcement at a PNP mass rally in Half Way Tree, St. Andrew on Sunday evening.

     

    "Are you ready to step up the progress?" asked Simpson Miller before she made the much anticipated announcement to the orange sea of supporters that flocked the streets of Half Way Tree.


    The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) also hosted an area council meeting in Spanish Town, St Catherine on Sunday.

     

    JLP leader Andrew Holness seemed unperturbed by the Prime minister's announcement, stating that his party has been preparing for the election since September 2015.

     

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  • Milk opens up about being Bounty Killer's side chick for seven years

    Popular media personality, Amelia 'Milk' Sewell confessed on national TV that she was Bounty Killer's 'side chick'.

    In an interview on the 'Saudicka Diaram Show' on Saturday night, Sewell said she was one of the many women the artiste had at the time.

    "Yes, I was a side chick when I was with Bounty Killer," she frankly expressed.

    "Me did check fi Bounty still. We were together for like about seven years," she added.

    Sewell also expressed that Bounty Killer made it clear from the get go that he was seeing other people.

    "My major competition at the time was Angel. I mean her and I are friends now but at the time both of us knew about each other. Angel was the wife to me but I think there was somebody ahead of Angel also," she said.

    But though she was only a side chick she said she never lacked attention from Bounty. She added that she always made herself a place of solace for him.

    "Me as a side chick, I made sure that I'm the comfort zone because the situation at home with the wife is always some kind of tumultuous kind of thing, so I always try to keep my atmosphere and my vibe really cool because at the end of the day, if he wants comfort zone, the first person he is gonna think of is me," she said. 

    "I don't get involved in the drama. I'm not going to pick up my phone and call wife and mek she know wah gwaan. I'm not going to cause a scene and I can't cause a scene, being a side chick, being Milk either. I have to keep myself circumspect," she added.

    And though Sewell has moved on from the side chick life, she believes most women become side chicks because it makes life easier.

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  • Jamaican High School girl force boy to do oral in classroom

    The Jamaican classroom seems to be turning into a place where the students are no longer engaging in the relevant activities that should be taking place at school.

    A video was posted online with a young man engaged in oral activities in a corporate high school. The video was four minutes long with shows the young lady putting the boy’s head under her skirt.

     

    The video was later removed from facebook because of angry viewers. it is not clear has to which high school they attended. persons gave their comment on the issue saying that “them school gyal yah nasty eeeh man, wah dat them a put pon facebook” the video had 290 comments on facebook where everybody lashing out.

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  • Jamaica confirms first case of Zika virus

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Health has confirmed one case of the Zika virus in Jamaica.

    The patient, who has now recovered, is a four-year-old child from Portmore, St Catherine.

    In a news release Saturday, the ministry said the child began showing symptoms on January 17 after earlier returning to Jamaica from travel to Texas in the United States.

    The child was investigated at the Bustamante Hospital for Children and samples sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for testing on January 26, 2016. The ministry said it received the positive Zika virus test result from CARPHA late yesterday.

     

     


    The ministry said the case is being investigated to determine the source of infection and the child’s parents and family have been contacted and briefed by a team from the Ministry of Health. No other family member is ill at this time, the news release said.

     

    As part of its investigations, the Ministry of Health has undertaken the necessary community interventions in and around the area where the child lives to determine whether there are other cases and has heightened vector control activities.

    Minister of Health Horace Dalley will provide a full update to the nation at a press briefing to be held on Monday, February 1, 2016.

    In the meantime, the ministry is advising people, particularly pregnant women, to take extra precaution to prevent being bitten by the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes which transmit the Zika virus.

    There is adequate medication available in the public health system at this time to treat the symptoms of Zika virus infection in the event of additional cases being identified, the ministry said.

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