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Educators fear students falling behind - COVID-19 puts holidays, exam prep under threat as access challenges linger
School administrators and teachers are growing increasingly concerned over the inability of many students to access lessons remotely as they prepare to resume classes in a few weeks. The disruption to the academic calendar could also mean shortened... - 2020-09-18 00:14:51
Digital technology gives Red Stripe major push amid COVID-19
With the need to adapt quickly to new operational norms brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Jamaican manufacturer Red Stripe says building digital capacity over time has helped the company to pivot faster and craft a crisis-resilient... - 2020-09-18 00:10:58
Audrey Hinchcliffe | Politics, protests, parties, people and COVID-19
What do the 4Ps (politics, protests, parties and people) have in common? Crowds! Coronavirus loves people, it gets it energy from and romps among them at will. No amount of education, moral suasion and even applying the law seem able to deter the... - 2020-09-18 00:07:30
Some UK bars to close early amid rising COVID-19 infections
LONDON (AP) — Britain imposed tougher restrictions Thursday on people and businesses in parts of northeastern England as the nation attempts to stem the spread of COVID-19 before the colder winter months. Health Secretary Matt Hancock told... - 2020-09-17 09:45:11

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Jamaica records 122 new COVID-19 cases
On Tuesday, Jamaica recorded 122 new COVID-19 cases with ages ranging from 11 months to 88 years. This pushes the country's tally to 4,164 cases with 2,858 of them being active. Of the new cases, 66 are male and 56 are female. Meanwhile, 17...

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Europe's weekly COVID-19 cases exceed peak in March - WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) says weekly coronavirus cases in Europe have exceeded the...

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Keeping the Peace! How to solve conflicts in business.
It can start out small. A customer is dissatisfied about some aspect of the service or product that they have received and asks to speak to a manager. The manager outlines the store policy and directs his employee to ensure that the guidelines set are followed by the customer. So what could go wrong? Sadly [...]

Shopping online - watch out for these dangers!
The lure of shopping online has certainly increased with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic! Some consumers were more cautious about shopping inside a store especially if they had underlying health conditions or were elderly. What about those with no credit card? Since some merchants realized that there were persons who wanted to shop online [...]

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