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Amid concerns about COVID-19 restriction breaches, the Government is moving to close 17 beaches and 19 rivers. These include Alligator Pond Beach, Spanish Bridge River, Noisy River, Little Dunns River, Frenchman’s Cove, Blue Hole River, Ocho...

The Government has introduced new protocols for the entertainment sector amid breaches of the COVID-19 guidelines. In making the announcement in Parliament this afternoon, Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie said the move is aimed at...

WILMINGTON, Delaware (AP) — Joe Biden named California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the...

Questions are being raised about how former Member of Parliament of Eastern Hanover, D K Duncan, along with fellow People’s National Party (PNP) supporters, were able to open the valve to a fire hydrant in the district of Jericho.  

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine, a move that was met with international scepticism and unease because the shots have only been studied in dozens of people. President Vladimir Putin...

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) is reporting that one of the buildings on the property has been closed temporarily for deep cleaning due to a suspected case of coronavirus. OPM permanent secretary Audrey Sewell says the move is out of an...

The Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation has received a cheque valued at just over $1 million from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) to support and offset back-to-school expenses for adolescent parents. This represents the AHF...

BALTIMORE (AP) — A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday morning, killing a woman and trapping other people in the debris. At least seven people were seriously injured, and firefighters were searching for...

Regional Medical Epidemiologist at the Western Regional Health Authority Dr Maung Aung says Jamaicans have a personal responsibility to manage health risks that can lead to cancers. He pointed out that cancers are among the top-five leading cause...

ROME (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil, as Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a vaccine against the virus...

Digicel has closed its downtown Kingston headquarters after a member of staff tested positive for COVID-19. A company official said the building will be sanitised before staff returns tomorrow. In the meantime, the company said ...
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