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BERLIN — The World Health Organization says it is ending a trial into whether anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine helps patients hospitalised with COVID-19. WHO said Saturday it has “accepted the recommendation” from the...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that effective today, it has implemented water supply lock-offs for areas served by the Seaview Treatment Plant in St Andrew.  The NWC is noting that these regulations have become necessary due...

The St Catherine South Police have charged a suspect with the 2018 murders of a man and a woman in Zambia, Central Village, St Catherine. His identity is being withheld at this time as investigations continue into other crimes. It is reported that...

Fifty residents of St Catherine are being trained as community health aides in keeping with the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ strategic framework to prepare the population to live with the coronavirus (COVID-19). The aides, who...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not President Donald Trump’s style, and he aimed...

The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is advising National Insurance Scheme (NIS) pensioners that as of Monday, July 6 they will be able to encash all pension vouchers with payable dates in this month. The provision is available at post...

TOKYO (AP) — Heavy rain in southern Japan triggered flooding and mudslides on Saturday, leaving more than a dozen people presumed dead, about 10 missing and dozens stranded on rooftops waiting to be rescued, officials said. More than 75,000...

The Jamaica Customs Agency has revamped the arrangements for persons importing personal shipments valued up to US$5,000 to involve the mandatory use of the entity’s Express Clearance Process facility. The agency’s chief information...

LLEIDA, Spain (AP) — In the 20 years since he left his native Senegal, Biram Fall has never slept in the streets. This week, when he ran out of savings after failing to find work in northern Spain’s peach orchards, he still refused to...
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