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546 new COVID-19 cases, 14 more deaths
Fourteen more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in Jamaica, increasing the tally to 1,791. The Ministry of Health the deaths occurred between August 31 and September 16. Two of the deaths were previously under investigation. The deceased are:... - 2021-09-19 11:07:06
More COVID-19 vaccination sites being established
The number of COVID-19 vaccination sites islandwide is being increased by the Government to ensure more Jamaicans get inoculated. Prime Minister Andrew Holness says efforts are being made to bolster accessibility and convenience for persons... - 2021-09-18 17:58:13
537 new COVID-19 cases, five more deaths
Five more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in Jamaica, increasing the tally to 1,777. The deceased are a 71-year-old female from St Catherine, a 71-year-old man from St Ann, a 74-year-old woman from St Catherine, a 61-year-old man from St Ann and... - 2021-09-18 12:57:39
Ronald Sanders | On the heels of COVID-19, climate change swings a wrecking ball
The public health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has rightly focused the attention and resources of governments around the world on suppressing and containing it. The cause has been made more costly and more prolonged by those who... - 2021-09-18 00:06:58

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Lashaun Rowe has one simple wish for his birthday, which is this Saturday -- a tablet computer. He wants the device so he can watch cartoons with his imaginary friend, Omario. Lashaun turning six is a huge deal for his mother, Shanice Rowe, who...

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14 more COVID-19 deaths
Jamaica has confirmed 14 more COVID-19 deaths, increasing the country's tally to 1,791. According to...

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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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Dr Leslie Meade wins MAJ presidency
Dr Leslie Meade has won the presidency of the Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ). Meade, who served as honorary secretary, defeated neurosurgeon Dr Roger Hunter. Meade, who specialises in obstetrics and gynaecology and public health, won 77% of the
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