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JAMAICA | Sugar Holdings defend demolition of Innswood residents' homes

ST. CATHERINE, JAMAICA, Monday, 15 February 2021- Managing Director of the SCJ Holdings Limited Joseph Shoucair is refuting claims made in the media that the state-owned company has, without due process, “ordered the demolition of homes of 15 families at Innswood Estates in St Catherine.”

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JAMAICA | Dr. Alfred Dawes gives 'thums up' to Covid-19 vaccines

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, February 12, 2021 - Fears that vaccines now being manufactured for the coronavirus Covid-19 can’t be safe because they are being developed too quickly, have been dispelled by leading Caribbean surgeon, Dr. Alfred Dawes.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | With record COVID-19 cases, Holness tightens curfew hours

KINGSTON, February 9, 2021 – In light of the record increase in the number of persons testing positive for the  SARS Cov2 virus in Jamaica over the past few days, prime minister Andrew Holness has announced that starting Wednesday  February 10, the islandwide curfew will begin at 8:00 pm nightly and end at 5:00 am.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA to get first doses of COVID-19 vaccine in two weeks

KINGSTON, February 2, 2021 - Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton informed the House of Representatives on Tuesday that Jamaica is set to receive its first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in another two weeks instead of what was initially projected in April.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Swift action needed to protect homeless says Daley

KINGSTON, January 26, 2021 - The Opposition People’s National Party is again calling for the government to bring all necessary resources to bear for a swift investigation into the spate of seemingly coordinated attacks on six homeless men—four of whom have died—in the Corporate Area.

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  • Countries Jamaica

JAMAICA | Opposition legislator Anthony Hylton condemns US blockade against Cuba

Kingston, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican parliamentarian Anthony Hylton on Friday condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, a position that his country maintains today in the face of this unilateral policy that has been rejected by the international community.

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  • Countries Cuba
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