The Wray & Nephew COVID-19 spirit of no staff cut, no pay chop

Observer on November 15th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

As one of the companies that acknowledged, potentially, an early case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), J Wray & Nephew had to stay above the waters, acting in a spirit of control to ward off the unwelcome evil.

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David Wright — a true tourism success story

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Tourism has been nothing short of a blessing for 45-year-old hotel executive David Wright. It’s “the one industry”, he said, that doesn’t require having a particular skill in order to be successful.

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Stay healthy and drug-free plea

Observer on November 15th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

The National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) is urging Jamaicans to, ‘Take Your Time, It Will Be Fine… Stay Healthy and Drug Free’. That is the theme for Drug Awareness Week which begins today.The NCDA annually observes Drug Awareness Month in November to increase awareness and promote the active involvement of citizens to prevent substance use and misuse and seek help for substance dependence and make healthier lifestyle decisions.

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Employees benefit from attractive J Wray work-from-home incentives

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In strong support of its work-from-home staff, which stands at two-thirds of around 650 people, wines and spirits company J Wray & Nephew has reached out to them in providing the tools that they need to succeed from the comfort of familiar territory.

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Campbell, Brown Burke boost

Observer on November 15th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

Dr Dayton Campbell and Dr Angela Brown Burke are the front-runners to take over the positions of general secretary and chairman, respectively, of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) when its National Executive Committee (NEC) convenes on November 29, the Jamaica Observer has been reliably informed.

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Sunday Brew — November 15, 2020

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Kamala Harris’s missed opportunityThere are clear indications that United States Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris does not have a civil relationship with her father, retired Stanford University Professor Donald… which is sad!

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Soldier killed by his colleagues?

Observer on November 15th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

POPULAR medical practitioner Dr Jephthah Ford is claiming that the bullet which killed 21-year-old Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Private Reneil King came from a weapon belonging to the JDF.

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UWI to confer honorary degrees on 14 Caribbean nationals

Observer on November 15th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

Former St Kitts-Nevis prime minister, Sir Kennedy Simmonds, is among 14 people who will receive honorary degrees from The University of the West Indies (UWI) at its 2020 graduation ceremonies early next year.

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JUTC drivers vex over defective buses

Observer on November 15th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

DRIVERS employed by the State-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) are complaining about being forced to drive defective buses which they say exposes them, passengers and commuters to serious risk and injury.Subsequently, they are making an impassioned plea to JUTC to ensure that defective buses are removed from the daily fleet.

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15 Sagicor ‘Star Savers’ to get learning

Observer on November 15th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

As some students continue to grapple with a lack of resources needed to participate in online learning, Sagicor Bank Jamaica will be installing ‘learning corners’ in the homes of 15 deserving students, to enhance their virtual learning experience.The students, who are being selected from the bank’s Star Savers Club, will receive a desk, computer and Internet connection for one year, courtesy of the financial institution.

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