PAHO offers COVID-19 vaccine hope for Jamaica

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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging the region not to worry over the safety and effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccine, as it is ensuring that developing countries like Jamaica receive the best inoculation against the novel coronavirus at the same time as rich countries.

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More schools to start face-to-face learning — Williams

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Education Minister Fayval Williams says more schools are being assessed to facilitate face-to-face learning at the end of the ministry’s two-week pilot project, which is now taking place in 17 schools.

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Prison murder irony

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Less than 48 hours after Jamaica was flayed by representatives of several countries over its treatment of people in the penal system, the reverse played out at St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre yesterday.This time it was a warder who was stabbed to death, allegedly by an inmate, in an incident which is still being investigated.

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Trelawny Health Department takes aim at triple threat

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The Trelawny Health Department has initiated a sensitisation and testing campaign against the triple threats of COVID-19, dengue fever and influenza.

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Youth need hope, especially now

Gleaner on November 14th, 2020 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: Youth are one of the most treasured part of our country and, by extension, the economy. We are important because we help in realising the dream for a better Jamaica. Not just for Vision 2030, but beyond. We overcome, we become…

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Antigua, Barbuda not ‘medium risk’

Gleaner on November 14th, 2020 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: Please see a letter sent to Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley from Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne, drawing to her attention the wrongful classification of Antigua and Barbuda by Barbados as a ‘medium risk’…

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Letter of the Day | Do not compromise environment protection over meagre profits

Gleaner on November 14th, 2020 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: “Jamaica, land we love”. So we say but may never really mean. The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) published in their manifesto several sections dedicated to the environment, including a commitment to transforming the management of…

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