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CARPHA says multi-sectoral response is even greater in COVID-19 era
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Monday said that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has emerged as one of the most serious global public health challenges in recent times. “The... - 2020-11-30 16:31:00
1 more COVID-19 death, 54 new cases
Jamaica on Sunday recorded one more COVID-19 death, pushing the tally to 257. The deceased is an 87-year-old female from Westmoreland, whose death was previously under investigation. One other fatality is being probed, pushing that figure to... - 2020-11-30 09:59:38
Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by weary Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too, ready to use that desperation to... - 2020-11-30 09:15:58
6-day old baby dies from COVID-19 in Guyana
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Nov 30, CMC – The Caribbean recorded its youngest ever death from COVID-19, after a six-day old baby died of the virus in Guyana.  Guyana's Ministry of Health said that two deaths were recorded over the... - 2020-11-30 09:06:38

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Leaked Recording: Crawford slams new PNP president, says Hanna is popularity junkie
Claiming to be more popular than Lisa Hanna, People's National Party (PNP) firebrand Damion Crawford has ripped into President Mark Golding and suggested that he will launch a presidential bid in the next five years. The outburst is bound to open... Read more in the Jamaica Gleaner»

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Lockdown fuels spike in sex doll sales
A sex doll company in the US has reported major increases in the sale of its products since the COVID-19 pandemic, and the sales manager said the entity is expecting a large volume of orders for the Christmas season. Sam Pfauth, sales manager...

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Rolling with the punches Businesses need to reinvent their products and services
You dont have to reinvent the wheel but you have to be flexible and reinvent yourself to change with the times or you will be left behind Our new normal since the advent of Covid-19 consists of conducting a lot of our transactions onlineThis means that companies need to adapt so as to meet the needs of their customers What though if they refuse to changeFailure to change equals closed doorsAny business that fails to change will end up losing

Getting to the meat of the matter Are vegetarian consumers being accommodated
Do you enjoy a healthy serving of vegetables with your meal Most of us do but there are others that not only enjoy vegetables as a side dish they make it their main courseIn local restaurants however many of the food items on the menu are skewed towards those who are meat lovers Often the only choices vegetarians have when they go out to eat is a salad ground provisions or to eat from the desert menu itemsWhy should restaurants

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Allegations of physical abuse in series of deleted Tweets from Kyle Butler Twitter account
National men's Under 23 footballer Kyle Butler says he was attacked at a training session at the Mona High School in St Andrew on Monday. Butler, made the allegation in a series of since-deleted tweets, one of which contained images of graphic...
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