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Debate rages as Trump defeat hinges on COVID-19
The results of next Tuesday’s presidential election may be a verdict on Donald Trump’s management of the coronavirus outbreak that hit a one-day record of 86,600 infections on Thursday among a world-leading nine million cases. But despite rising... - 2020-10-30 00:17:35
Savings could help to cushion the economic impact of COVID-19 – Miller
Rose Miller, grants manager at the JN Foundation, is renewing the call for more Jamaicans to get serious about building an emergency fund. Speaking against the background of World Savings Day, observed globally on October 31, she stated that the... - 2020-10-30 00:10:43
Ibrahimović in COVID-19 campaign
MILAN, Italy (AP): In his own inimitable way, AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimović is encouraging people in an online campaign to follow the rules in the battle against the coronavirus. Ibrahimović, 39 years old, contracted the virus last month but... - 2020-10-30 00:09:21
Bahamas announces slight relaxation of COVID-19 rules
NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 29, CMC   The government of The Bahamas has announced a slight relaxation in COVID-19 rules, but warned that Bahamians must get used to cycles that involve tightening and loosening of restrictions because... - 2020-10-29 14:24:21

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Increased poverty looms - World Bank official says pandemic, climate change unleashing economic hardships
Extreme global poverty is projected to rise this year to unprecedented levels and Jamaica will be among the hardest hit countries, as the ongoing fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic, combines with the impact of conflict and climate change... Read more in the Jamaica Gleaner»

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Hitman killed by cops - Man wanted for eight murders cut down by police
An alleged contract killer, Ashado McFarlane, was cut down by police following a shoot-out in the Duncan's Pen area of St Catherine on Monday night. Police said that McFarlane, who also goes by the name Boysie, was wanted in connection with eight...

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Court of Appeal dismisses case by gay rights activist against TVJ, CVM
The Court of Appeal has unanimously dismissed an appeal brought by gay rights advocate Maurice...

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How to enjoy your ‘staycation’!
Many of us had to suddenly change our travel plans this year. Instead of hopping a plane and heading off to a foreign location, hanging out at our many fun spots or just going to endless parties, many Jamaicans have been forced to stay home due to travel restrictions imposed because of the Covid19 pandemic. [...]

Getting rid of that Clutter!
I would like to think that I am an organized person, of course my idea of being organized might not match up to someone else’s idea. No matter the person though it is fair to say that being organized is an easy way of making your surroundings look better. Unfortunately, not everyone has mastered the [...]

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