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More than 7,000 Jamaicans have so far applied to COVID assistance benefits from the Government. Applications for the COVID-19 Allocation of Resources for Employees (CARE) programme opened today and will close by June 30. The $10-billion programme...

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday Canadians will need to stay at home and practice physical distancing for months as the first wave of COVID-19 cases in the country won’t end until the summer and Canada...

MOSCOW (AP) — Oil-producing countries including those of the OPEC cartel and Russia are trying to strike a global deal to pump less crude in a bid to limit a crash in prices that, while welcome for consumers, has been straining government...

The International Labour Organization (ILO) says the catastrophic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is causing a loss of 5.7 per cent in working hours in the second quarter of this year, the equivalent to 14 million full-time workers, in Latin...

ROME (AP) — To recover from the coronavirus, as she did, Ada Zanusso recommends courage and faith, the same qualities that have served her well in her nearly 104 years. Italy, along with neighbouring France, has Europe’s largest...

The police are advising that they will continue to fully and strictly enforce the provisions under the Disaster Risk Management Act and supporting laws during the Easter holiday. The breakdown of the hours of the curfew is as follows: * Thursday,...

The National Water Commission is reporting that low storage levels have forced the suspension of operation at its Ewarton Pumping Station in St Catherine. Affected areas are Ewarton, Mt. Rosser, Waterloo, Bennett...

The National Water Commission is reporting that low storage levels have forced the suspension of operation at its Ewarton Pumping Station in St Catherine. Affected areas are Ewarton, Mt. Rosser, Waterloo, Bennett...

The Government has secured a buyer for half of the excess amount of Irish potato produced by small farmers. Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd Green, said the purchase of 400,000 pounds of...

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – A one-week lockdown will take effect Thursday night under an extended State of Emergency announced by Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, as the twin-island federation continues efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19...

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton became the first Premier League club to announce an agreement with players to defer part of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic. Players and coaches at the south-coast team will not be paid...

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton became the first Premier League club to announce an agreement with players to defer part of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic. Players and coaches at the south-coast team will not be paid...

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton became the first Premier League club to announce an agreement with players to defer part of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic. Players and coaches at the south-coast team will not be paid...

NEW YORK (AP) — A staggering 16.8 million Americans have been thrown onto the unemployment rolls in just three weeks, underscoring the terrifying speed with which the coronavirus outbreak has brought world economies to a near standstill....

NEW YORK (AP) — A staggering 16.8 million Americans have been thrown onto the unemployment rolls in just three weeks, underscoring the terrifying speed with which the coronavirus outbreak has brought world economies to a near standstill....

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declined to say whether the government will be providing assistance for the 45 Jamaican ship workers who were denied landing in Kingston last week. The Jamaicans, aboard the Marella Discovery 2, are now heading to Portugal.
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