Police still awaiting COVID-19 test results, a month later

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POLICE officers who were placed in quarantine close to a month ago, because of possible exposure to COVID-19, are still in the dark about their test results although they are being asked to report for regular duties.

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Portland businesses suffering

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BUSINESS owners and operators in Port Antonio, Portland, are outraged over what they said is a spate of robberies that have plagued their once quiet town since the nightly curfews were imposed to restrict movements in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Boy, 9, rescues two-year-old brother from house fire

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — For nine-year-old Zoevaughn Reid the safety of his brother, aged two, took primacy as he, his mother and sister, now four, hurriedly escaped fire at their house in Hatfield near here, last Tuesday afternoon.It was Zoevaughn who had first raised the alarm which led to family members fleeing the house. This was after he smelled smoke shortly before 2:00 pm.

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The Thalidomide drug victim who just loves her Jamaican people

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Faith Russell, a Jamaican-born victim of the 1960s “wonder drug” Thalidomide, has been without legs since birth, but that has not interfered with her loyalty to her country and, especially, Jamaicans with disabilities.

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Sunday Brew — September 20, 2020

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Bunting should lead PNPNOW that the dust has settled, the Opposition People’s National Party should stop its masquerading and elect Peter Bunting as its president.

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PNP will bounce back — Wykeham McNeill

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — Dr Wykeham McNiell, a vice-president of the People’s National Party (PNP), which is now licking its wounds following a landslide defeat at the hands of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in the September 3 General Election, is expressing confidence that his party will rebound stronger and better.The JLP secured 49 seats while the PNP won the remaining 14 seats in the 63 constituencies.

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Horne in the race

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Senator Norman Washington Horne has confirmed that he is interested in becoming president of the People’s National Party (PNP),…that is if the organisation’s delegates so desire.

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Norman anxious to get the job ‘Dunn’

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SOON after the deal of reproduction was done, the names Norman and Alexander emerged as firm possibilities for that special June day when birth would become reality.

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The assassination of Maurice Bishop — excerpt 1 of 4

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(Today we begin to serialise four excerpts from the book, the Assassination of Maurice Bishop, which chronicles the killing of the former prime minister of Grenada who died in a bloody uprising in the Caribbean island in 1983.) 

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Photo: SPEAR FISHING AT HELLSHIRE BEACH

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A rare sighting, as young Omar McPherson goes spear fishing last week at Hellshire Beach in St Catherine. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)

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