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Hilean Mitchell, assistant secretary of the Morant Bay Fisher Folk Association and fish vendor.

Fish vendors at the Morant Bay Fishing Village in St Thomas are bemoaning what they call a drastic decrease in sales since news of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) reached the shores of the country. The vendors said the...
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte.

Hello mi neighbour! With our backs against the wall in the face of danger … hmmm … what do we do? Out of desperation, a babe will cry and a parent will run to its rescue. The troubled will weep and a relative or friend will hug and comfort him/her...
Philanthropist Otis James, of the James and Friends Education Programme.

As the island continues the fight against the deadly novel coronavirus infection, stakeholders in the May Pen, Clarendon, community have gone into the ring with the Government. Last week, William Shagoury, custos of Clarendon and chief executive...

The National Water Commission (NWC) says it has suspended operations at its Petersville Well facility in Westmoreland, until Friday, April 3, 2020. The NWC says the action has become necessary in order to carry out further system assessment, after...

The Sickle Cell Unit at the Caribbean Institute for Health Research, located at the University of the West Indies, Mona, is urging people living with sickle cell disease to exercise extra caution amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   The...

Sleuths assigned to the Savanna-la-Mar Criminal Investigations Branch are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two suspects in the murder of 22-year-old Owayne Gardener committed in the parish on Saturday, March 7. The suspects are...

The St Catherine South Police are reporting that DNA tests have conclusively linked a man accused of being a serial rapist to another case. Twenty-eight-year-old Chaddane Harris of Bridgeport in Portmore, St Catherine has since been charged with...

The police are reporting that one of the two Persons of Interest in the shooting death of a minor and the injuring of two others in the Flanker, St James has surrendered. According to the police, Martino Kellier, otherwise called ‘Tino...

LIKE MANY Jamaicans, Millicent Powell*, a resident of Eight Miles in Bull Bay, St Andrew, is already feeling the economic crunch brought on by the ongoing restrictions on movement and social gatherings, due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic....

STARTING A full-service digital media agency was nowhere near Alex Morrissey’s mind when he obtained his industrial design degree from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida. Now, seven years in as a young entrepreneur, the founder and...
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