PATH payouts at Paymaster

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Beneficiaries under the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) who pick up their payments at large post offices in urban centres will be paid cash in May at Paymaster locations. This was announced by permanent secretary in the…

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Barbados to end 24-hour lockdown

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday announced a phased reopening of government and business operations, ending a mandatory 24-hour lockdown imposed on April 3 amid the global coronavirus pandemic. In a 7 p.m. national address, Mottley also…

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#JamaicaTogether Promo – Toni-Ann Singh

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We have been through many struggles. I am begging you to stay home. I know you are feeling down but after the battle, the victory will be sweet. We are not giving up. There is no giving in. Stay home and stay safe. – Toni-Ann Singh, Miss World 2019

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Teen stretches hand across sea to hospitals

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Though miles away from home, 16-year-old Jaiden Weir-Jackson is extending her charity to Jamaicans as the Government seeks to flatten the COVID-19 curve. In the coming weeks, reusable cloth face masks that are fitted with charcoal filters will be…

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Sandals has eyes on Jewels

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Sandals Resorts International is reportedly seeking to add Playa’s Jewel Dunn’s River and Jewel Runaway Bay to its hotel portfolio. News of the interest comes months after Playa, which currently operates Hyatt Ziva and Zilara, Jewel Grand Montego…

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Contract negotiation for National Arena COVID field hospital near completion

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The government is now concluding negotiations with a contractor to outfit the National Arena in Kingston as a COVID-19 field hospital.  At a digital press conference on Wednesday, Permanent Secretary in the Health Ministry Dunstan Bryan…

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Five healthcare workers among Jamaica’s 396 positive cases

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The Health Ministry is reporting that five healthcare workers are among the 396 confirmed coronavirus cases in Jamaica. At a virtual press conference on Wednesday, Permanent Secretary in the Health Ministry Dunstan Bryan reported that all five are…

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Fifteen new COVID cases push tally to 396

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The Health Ministry has reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus in Jamaica pushing the tally to 396. In the past 48 hours, there have been 32 confirmed cases. Fifteen of these are linked to the Alorica call centre and one to the Centerfield Media…

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Balloons soar with memories on Jodian Fearon’s birthday

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Holness revs economy - Rolls out works ­project from Dunrobin to Mandela

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DETERMINED TO resuscitate an ailing economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has reaffirmed his intention to roll out a long-touted works scheme to boost business confidence and sop up sagging labour. Addressing the House…

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