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Scotia shutting eight branches 2020-04-07 01:32:09Scotiabank says it will be closing eight branches amid the coronavirus outbreak in Jamaica. The bank says the closures will run from April 15 to Apri

Haunted by rape - Clarendon girl never 2020-04-07 01:31:46COVID-19’s shuttering of schools has offered respite to an emotionally scarred teen who was pulled from classes on February 18 when she was repo

New guidance on wearing masks 2020-04-07 01:31:43Local health officials have tweaked instructions on the wearing of masks indicating that persons who cannot avoid “crowded situations” sho

An uphill task as parents learn to become 2020-04-07 01:31:15With schools closing more than three weeks ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of Jamaican parents are finding it challenging to keep their chi

Run on post offices sparks pension cash crunch 2020-04-07 01:31:04The Ministry of Labour and Social Security said that it is working with Jamaica Post to ease a cash-flow shortage at a number of post offices across J

With every swipe, a cashier sweats on COVID-19 2020-04-07 01:30:15As the number of COVID-19 cases inch up in Jamaica, Michaelann Mills arrives to work with apprehension. Her hair virtually stands on end as she prepar

Children’s advocate: COVID-19 could worsen child neglect, abuse 2020-04-07 01:29:07WESTERN BUREAU: Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison says that unless normality is restored to the education sector and the local economy

Chinese community injects further $8m into COVID-19 fight 2020-04-07 01:28:25Western Bureau: The Chinese business community in Montego Bay, St James, has made another substantial donation of food and healthcare supplies to help

Tech keeps infants engaged amid school closure 2020-04-07 01:14:57WESTERN BUREAU: As the closure of schools rolls into its fourth week, administrators at two early childhood education institutions in western Jamaica

‘People are dying around me every day’ 2020-04-07 01:14:14WHEN TWO young women left Jamaica and migrated to the United States (US), never in their wildest dreams did they envision that one day, they would be

Jericho family on COVID-19 watch 2020-04-06 01:30:51The family of a man who returned to the island recently from New York and passed away at his home in Jericho, Linstead, St Catherine, on Saturday, is

Lowe eyeing coronavirus ganja patent 2020-04-06 01:30:21Jamaican scientist Dr Henry Lowe is awaiting approval of a patent for a cannabis-based drug that could be a winning remedy for the novel coronavirus,

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Whither the divided Organisation of American States? 2020-03-28 09:17:06On 20 March 2020, a reckless and irresponsible General Assembly (GA) was held by the Organization of American States (OAS), putting the health of many

Grenadines Seabirds: Uniting Land, Air, and Sea 2020-03-25 10:11:21Visit the beautiful, uninhabited islands of the Grenadines in the Caribbean. Soar above nesting colonies of seabirds like frigatebirds, boobies, and t

Grenada Airport Closed to Commercial Traffic 2020-03-24 10:03:43MBIA CLOSED TO ALL COMMERCIAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC FROM TONIGHT   GEORGE GRENADA, SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2020, GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICE (GIS):

Prospects for EU agri markets Implications for 2020-03-23 08:52:34This epamonitoring.net article compilation contains 4 articles presented to you on CaribDirect.com over four weeks reviewing the implications for ACP

CORONA: Stimulus won’t work 2020-03-21 18:45:43  As stated in an earlier article on the Corona Virus Pandemic: Corona is the joker in the pack of the present order: albeit a tragic type joker.

Grenada issue another travel advisory 2020-03-20 10:36:57WARNING – AVOID NONESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO: IRAN, SOUTH KOREA, CHINA, EUROPE, INCLUDING THE UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND. ST. GEORGE’S GRENADA,

Guyana: future leader or outcast? 2020-03-20 10:10:26Guyana is in grave danger of being ostracised in the regional, hemispheric and global communities.  As I write, the General Elections, which

St Lucia prohibits Cruise Vessels to dock 2020-03-18 09:08:58In an effort to restrict the likelihood of introduction of COVID-19 into the Saint Lucian population, the Department of Health and Wellness on Februar

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Caribbean 2020-03-17 07:50:22NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to creep closer to The Bahamas as three more countries in the Caribbean reported their fi

CORONA: the economics of fear 2020-03-16 07:12:22The US Stock exchange has dropped into bear market territory. There has been a sustained downturn in the US stock market for the first time since Dona

TED TALK coronavirus is our future 2020-03-15 08:43:01Global health expert Alanna Shaikh talks about the current status of the 2019 nCov coronavirus outbreak and what this can teach us about the epidemics

Travel restrictions imposed on UK by Jamaica 2020-03-15 07:52:32The government of Jamaica has imposed a travel restrictions on travellers from the United Kingdom. Jamaican citizens and certain exempted individuals

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