Heartbreak again … Unhappy landing for ship workers, other Jamaicans

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It was not the landing the Jamaicans who arrived at Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport on Wednesday evening would want again. The 43 Jamaican ship workers of the Marella Discovery 2 were among the 115 people aboard the TUI charter flight that touched down amid the Kingston breeze and evening sunset.

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St Mary COVID crackdown - Health teams go house to house tracing virus as quarantine hits Dover, Annotto Bay, Enfield

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Days after The Gleaner reported a clarion call from Port Maria Mayor Richard Creary for the quarantine of St Mary communities owing to growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19 in the parish, the Government responded with the lockdown of three…

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St Mary COVID crackdown - Health teams go house to house tracing virusas quarantine hits Dover, Annotto Bay, Enfield

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Days after The Gleaner reported a clarion call from Port Maria Mayor Richard Creary for the quarantine of St Mary communities owing to growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19 in the parish, the Government responded with the lockdown of three…

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COVID burnout! - Health workers burdened as they fight stubborn virus

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Edmond Campbell/Senior Parliamentary Reporter Conceding that healthcare workers in the public sector are burnt out as they combat COVID-19, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says the Government is taking steps to boost its…

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Too close for comfort - St Mary families in cramped homes have eyes on virus

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Sandra Ferguson resides with her children and grandchildren in a concrete dwelling that is sectioned into four living quarters in the Fort George Road area of Annotto Bay. With 10 of them sharing kitchen and bathroom facilities, Ferguson said…

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#JamaicaTogether | Mother pulled back from the brink after thieves shatter hope

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Latoya Rose used the last $3,000 she had to invest in 26 baby chicks and feed with the hope of turning a profit after they matured. Last Friday, as the Spaldings resident went to her coop to feed the chickens, they were all gone. “When I don’t see…

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BGLC ‘vindicated’ in lottery permit process – Evans

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An application earlier this year by Mahoe Gaming Enterprises Limited (MGEL) has not benefited from any preferential treatment by the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC). That was the finding of ex-commissioner of the Integrity…

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Hickling dies

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Professor Frederick Hickling, one of Jamaica’s most respected psychiatrists and pioneer of cultural therapy, has died. He was 74. “I have no more words,” tweeted his daughter Dr Deborah Hickling yesterday evening, announcing his death. “Love you…

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Fear, grief grip west Kingston after children murdered

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Tears flowed yesterday down the face of Donaree Anderson, cousin of 15-year-old Nyron Taylor, one of two children shot dead in west Kingston hours apart on Wednesday. Eight-year-old Toya Brown was the other child killed just days into the month…

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#JamaicaTogether Promo – Michael Howard

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We continue to witness with pride the resilience of our Jamaican people each day as they continue to work hard to maintain a sense of normality and keep their homes and families together despite the challenges of COVID-19. Let us continue to stand…

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