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Daily Archives: July 22, 2021

FIRST TIME JAMAICAN OLYMPIAN TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID 19

Reports are that Jamaica’s first-time Olympian Carey McLeod is set to miss the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after a positive COVID-19 test The Long and...

HYDEL HIGH FIRE ESTIMATED AT $50 MILLION

The loss from this morning’s fire at the Hydel High Group of Schools in St. Catherine is estimated to be 50 million dollars. Sections of...

SECOND ODI BETWEEN WINDIES AND AUSTRALIA POSTPONED DUE TO COVID CASE

The second One Day International between the West Indies and Australia at the Kensington Oval in Barbados was postponed moments before the first ball...

CHILDREN’S ADVOCATE SAYS JAMAICANS SHOULD BE MORE ACTIVE IN PROTECTING CHILDREN

Children‘s Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison has called on Jamaicans to be more active participants in the process of protecting the nation‘s most vulnerable, especially children. She noted that while legislation...

MAJOR WEBSITES GO OFFLINE GLOBALLY

Many popular websites fell offline on Thursday in a widespread global outage of service. Visitors attempting to reach some sites received DNS errors, meaning their...

US IMPOSE SANCTIONS ON CUBAN OFFICIALS

The US government has imposed sanctions on Cuban officials who they claim committed human rights abuses during a crackdown on protests earlier in July. The...

SECTIONS OF HYDEL GROUP OF SCHOOLS DESTROYED BY FIRE

  Sections of the Hydel Group of Schools in St. Catherine, were destroyed by fire this morning (Thurs). Reports from the Jamaica Fire Brigade are that...

OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY DIRECTOR SACKED FOR HOLOCAUST JOKE

  The show director of the Olympics opening ceremony has been dismissed, one day before the event is due to be held. Footage of Kentaro Kobayashi...

4 MORE COVID-19 DEATHS, 138 NEW POSITIVE CASES

  The country has recorded 4 more Covid-19 deaths, pushing that tally to 1,167. The Ministry of Health is also reporting 138 new positive cases, pushing...

CABINET SUBCOMMITTEE TO REVIEW COVID-19 SITUATION

  Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says that the COVID-19 Subcommittee of Cabinet will meet over the weekend to review the coronavirus situation in the country. The...
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