Coronavirus fight: Chinese community donates $900,000 in aid to St Ann

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The Jamaica Gangdong Association (JGA), which represents the Chinese community in Jamaica, has come to the assistance of efforts in St Ann to fight against the coronavirus, COVID-19. On Thursday, the group donated food items and other goods valued…

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JN Group helps customers to find a way during COVID-19 outbreak

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Given the uncertainties for Jamaica in the coming months, and the economic hardships some citizens have begun to experience as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Jamaica National Group has structured a comprehensive…

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Jamaican feels ostracised in South Korea over COVID-19

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At least one Jamaican living in South Korea has reported that xenophobia in the South East Asian nation has increased tremendously since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, leaving her and other Jamaicans feeling ostracised…

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Orville Taylor: The coach with a big heart

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Living in the Westchester community in Portmore, St Catherine, Orville Taylor has been the friendly neighbourhood coach for generations, giving free football training to the children on a weekly basis. Out of his love for the sport and children,…

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Several clinics in St Mary closed

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The North East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) has closed several Type One health centres in St Mary “in order to mitigate the spread and manage our resources in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak”. The authority said that the…

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NHF gets medical relief from Food For The Poor

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The National Health Fund (NHF) has received critical medical supplies from Food For The Poor (FFP) in response to the coronavirus in Jamaica. The donation, which was handed over on Monday at the NHF Pharmaceutical Division on Marcus Garvey Drive in…

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We have to grow through this pandemic – Chong

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The Honey Bun Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Honey Bun Limited, hosted a virtual summit on Thursday, featuring business leaders and industry experts sharing tips on and insights into how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and persons in the…

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Remain vigilant in the fight against dengue – Huntley Jones

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Medical entomologist and national programme manager, vector control, in the Ministry of Health and Wellness Sherine Huntley Jones is encouraging householders to remain vigilant in the fight against dengue, even as the country continues to deal with…

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Making virtual work work

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With the increase in cases of COVID-19 locally, many organisations are looking for solutions to maintain their day-to-day operational activities while adhering to mandates for social distancing as set out by the Government. Virtual work is a…

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Event planners count losses from public-gathering restrictions

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Event planners’ fates now hang in the balance as the Government continues to impose restrictions on public gatherings to contain and limit the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19. On March 23, Prime Minister Andrew Holness…

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