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Four additional COVID-19 fatalities, 130 new cases
Jamaica on Thursday recorded four more COVID-19 deaths, pushing the tally to 838. The deceased are a 58-year-old man from Manchester, a 74-year-old woman from St Catherine, a 33-year-old woman from St James whose death was formerly under... - 2021-05-14 10:34:01
Petition with 350,000 signatures wants Tokyo Games cancelled
TOKYO (AP) — An online petition with more than 350,000 signatures calling for the Tokyo Games to be cancelled was submitted Friday to local organisers, the International Olympic Committee, and others. The Olympics are scheduled to open in... - 2021-05-14 10:08:16
14 new COVID-19 deaths, 98 additional cases
Jamaica has recorded 14 more COVID-19 fatalities, pushing the tally to 834. Those who died on Wednesday are: * A 72-year-old man from St Thomas whose death was under investigation * A 73-year-old male from St Thomas whose death was under... - 2021-05-13 11:18:02
PAHO donates oxygen equipment to member states to fight COVID-19
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has donated more than 7,000 pulse oximeters and nearly 2,000 oxygen concentrators to aid member countries' response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Director, Dr Carissa Etienne, says the items... - 2021-05-13 09:44:19

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It was AJ!
Though retiring from politics, long-time People's National Party Senator AJ Nicholson is back in the spotlight having been named by Kamina Johnson Smith as the one who sent her emails which she found to be threatening and harassing. During Friday'... Read more in the Jamaica Gleaner»

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Five more COVID deaths, 83 new cases
Five more Jamaicans have died as a result of COVID-19, pushing the tally to 843. The deceased include two men from Kingston and St Andrew aged 81 and 77, a 55-year-old woman from St Catherine, and two men from Manchester aged 65, and 85. One...

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Five more COVID-19 deaths
Five more people have died from COVID-19 in Jamaica. Two are from Manchester, two from Kingston...

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Novak Djokovic on Sunday won his sixth straight Australian Open title and his 11th Grand Slam to join a pantheon of greats in the sport of tennis. Only Roger Federer with 17, Rafael Nadal 14, Pete Sampras 14 and Roy Emerson 12m have more than the Serbian, who now has as many titles as Bjorn [...]

The spectre of Steffi Graf loomed over the Australian Open final between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber on Saturday. If Serena won she would have joined Graf on 22 Grand Slam titles the most ever by a woman in the Open era. Had Kerber won, she would have been the first German woman since Graf [...]

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Hanover teen missing
A teenager from Hanover is missing. She is 14 year-old Moleca Beckford. The police say she was last seen in Esher District in the parish capital, Lucea on Thursday. She was wearing a yellow blouse, white knickers and...
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