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JAMAICA| Jamaica assumes Chair of OAS Permanent Council; Marks says fight against COVID-19 is priority

WASHINGTON DC, October 2, 2020 –  Jamaica this week was elevated to the  Chair of the Organization of American States’ (OAS) Permanent Council in Washington DC, following a virtual handing over ceremony which saw Jamaica’s Permanent representative to the Organization of American States H.E Ambassador Audrey Marks assuming leadership of the Organization for the next three months.

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JAMAICA | Opposition spokesman on Social Security wants greater national support for senior citizens

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 30, 2020 - Opposition Spokesman on Labour and Social Security, Senator Dr. Floyd Morris is calling for greater national support for senior citizens amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Senator Morris: “We are living in a time where senior citizens are experiencing profound difficulties due to the pandemic. Our senior citizens are living in fear and we need to establish a national response to give them some reassurance and support.”

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JAMAICA | Three more COVID deaths, 155 new cases In Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica September 21, 2020 - Three additional COVID-19 related deaths in addition to 155 new cases have been recorded in Jamaica over the last 24 hours.  This brings the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 70 and the number of confirmed cases at 5,143.

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JAMAICA | Population at risk as Coronavirus now out of control says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 17, 2020: People’s National Party’s (PNP) Spokesman on Health and Wellness Dr Morais Guy, says the government has not only lost control of the fight against the coronavirus, but it has also abandoned the testing protocols, leaving the nation to battle the alarming increases in positive cases on its own.

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