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JAMAICA | PNP wants gov't to review and replace ineffective COVID-19 measures

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 7, 2021 -  The Shadow Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Morais Guy, MP, is today sharing the nation's collective shock and concern at the skyrocketing number of positive Covid-19 cases in Jamaica and calls for a national approach to the burgeoning crisis.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA working with US Gov't to stem crime, says Ambassador Marks.

WASHINGTON DC, March 5, 2021 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks kicked off her town hall style, online meeting with the diaspora on Thursday March 4th 2021, by assuring Jamaicans that the government is working aggressively to implement all aspects of the Plan Secure Jamaica initiative, aimed at dealing with the crime problem facing the country.

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  • Countries Jamaica

Cuba develops new Sovereign 01 A vaccine candidate, an added bonus to fight Covid-19

Havana, Mar 5 - Cuba is not waiting on the beneficience of US President Joe Biden to ease the crushing  economic sanctions to determine whether it will be able to access Covid-19 vaccines. Its Development of four vaccine candidates against Covid-19 in a short time is a feat of Cuba's biotechnology, but reaching a fifth is an added bonus to the Cuban population.

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  • Countries Cuba
  • Published in Health

Over 168 million children miss nearly a year of schooling, UNICEF says

(United Nations News) New York, March 3, 2021 - More than 168 million schoolchildren globally missed out on learning in class, as schools in some 14 countries remained largely shut for almost an entire year due to coronavirus-related lockdowns, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Wednesday. 

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  • Countries Caribbean

JAMAICA | As COVID-19 cases spike, Holness announces new measures

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 1, 2021 -   As Jamaica's COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced new and stricter measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act, effective today until the next three weeks.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

CUBA'S COVID-19 Vaccine, Soberana 02 could be ready by late April

HAVANA, Cuba, February 27,  --  Forced by punishing economic sanctions from the United States to come up with its own vaccine against the COVID-19 virus, Cuba could be one of the first nations to immunize its entire population, when it becomes available in late April.

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  • Countries Cuba
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Tourism Industry Needs Vaccination Roll Out Plan

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA: February 25, 2021 - The Shadow Minister of Tourism, Senator Janice Allen says the failure on the part of Government to provide a clear timetable for a roll out of a national vaccination programme is causing heightened concern among hoteliers and other tourism interests. 

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism
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