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‘It’s crazy’ - Thompson Herah talks COVID-19, competition and conditioning
Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah says she has been working to maintain her mental and physical conditioning and is now looking forward to the start of competition, following a COVID-19 delayed season. As is the case with most... - 2020-06-05 00:28:56
COVID-19 Tips | Dining considerations
Dining during the COVID-19 pandemic should take into consideration the six-feet physical-distance recommendations by health authorities to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus. The following tips can help you keep safe while serving, buying... - 2020-06-05 00:27:37
Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus retracted
Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report, saying independent reviewers were not able to verify information that’s been widely questioned by other... - 2020-06-04 17:25:34
UN agency says coronavirus presents opportunity to fix remittance systems
ROME, CMC – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) says that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is both a challenge and an opportunity to fix the remittance systems in the Caribbean and other places. “With a Euro... - 2020-06-03 11:10:48

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More scrutiny on COVID clean-up
The Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) has called on the Integrity Commission or any other appropriate state body to investigate the $46-million contract awarded to Rahim Cleaning and Trucking Limited to carry out cleaning... Read more in the Jamaica Gleaner»

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Men charged with robbery and illegal possession of firearm in St James
Two men were charged with robbery and illegal possession of firearm by the St James Police in separate incidents last week. One of the two charged is 19-year-old Patrick Williams, otherwise called 'Chris', a waiter of Retirement...

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Authorities no closer to solving issue of mentally ill persons being locked up in correctional facilities
Despite the longstanding issue of mentally ill persons being incarcerated in correctional...

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Novak Djokovic on Sunday won his sixth straight Australian Open title and his 11th Grand Slam to join a pantheon of greats in the sport of tennis. Only Roger Federer with 17, Rafael Nadal 14, Pete Sampras 14 and Roy Emerson 12m have more than the Serbian, who now has as many titles as Bjorn [...]

The spectre of Steffi Graf loomed over the Australian Open final between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber on Saturday. If Serena won she would have joined Graf on 22 Grand Slam titles the most ever by a woman in the Open era. Had Kerber won, she would have been the first German woman since Graf [...]

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Protesters gather in front US Embassy to demand change after George Floyd's death
A small group of protesters today gathered near the US Embassy in St Andrew in solidarity with the family of the unarmed, black American George Floyd who was killed when a Minnesota policeman knelt in his neck nine days ago. While the Jamaicans proteste
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The JN Group Pays Tribute to Oliver Clarke
Chief Executive Officer of The Jamaica National Group, the Hon. Earl Jarrett, has paid tribute to Chairman of the JN Group, Hon. Oliver Clarke, who passed away at home, yesterday, May 16. Read more in the Firstlook»

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