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Peru is running out of oxygen for COVID-19 patients
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Television. Sewing machine. Motorcycle. These are the things Edda Marchan’s children sold to keep their mother breathing. In the far stretch of northern Peru where the family lives, medicinal oxygen to treat the... - 2020-06-05 12:22:54
Staff, residents at St Thomas Infirmary tested for COVID-19
Mayor of Morant Bay, Michael Hue, says the Thomas Municipal Corporation is awaiting the results of COVID-19 testing for staff and residents at the St Thomas Infirmary. Hue says the corporation is doing all it can to keep persons safe. He says the... - 2020-06-05 09:44:27
‘It’s crazy’ - Thompson Herah talks COVID-19, competition and conditioning
Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah says she has been working to maintain her mental and physical conditioning and is now looking forward to the start of competition, following a COVID-19 delayed season. As is the case with most... - 2020-06-05 00:28:56
COVID-19 Tips | Dining considerations
Dining during the COVID-19 pandemic should take into consideration the six-feet physical-distance recommendations by health authorities to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus. The following tips can help you keep safe while serving, buying... - 2020-06-05 00:27:37

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Serial rapist's sentence slashed - Court halves prison time for man who confessed to assaulting eight women
A serial rapist who was ordered to serve 38 years in prison for each of the eight women he victimised over a six-week span has had his sentence slashed in half. Patrick Green, 33, was initially sentenced to a total of 499 years in prison after he... Read more in the Jamaica Gleaner»

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Illness causes woman to walk on hands
For the past 10 years, 67-year-old Paulette Griffiths has, as she put it, become like a toddler all over again. The Warsop, Trelawny, woman, lost her ability to walk upright in 2010 after suffering years of severe back pain and poor blood...

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Riversdale to Bog Walk main road to be closed on Saturday
The National Works Agency (NWA) says a section of the Riversdale to Bog Walk road, in St....

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How to plan for financial emergencies
It can happen suddenly One minute you are in a comfortable job able to pay all your expenses the next minute you are unemployed Others might suddenly get sick and be faced with hefty medical bills Their recovery might also limit their ability to provide for their familiesThe financial impact of the Covid pandemic has had on the economy has certainly brought to the forefront the need to have savings The hurricane season is also upon us which can be

Say it is not true Say it is not possible Say it is incomprehensible We should slowly but methodically dissect what Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff had to say when questioned about Vettel and his Mercedes driver line upI will admit that based on what we know about Lewis Hamilton - his propensity to wage psychological warfare and his bruising encounters with Nico Rosberg which some argued coerced Rosberg into immediate retirement after winning the World Championship - Vettel joining

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Chang condemns killing of Manchester mom in domestic dispute
Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang is condemning the brutal killing of Shanna-Lee Bailey during a domestic dispute in the community of Heartease in Mandeville, Manchester. The mother of her children was found in a pool of blood in...
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The JN Group Pays Tribute to Oliver Clarke
Chief Executive Officer of The Jamaica National Group, the Hon. Earl Jarrett, has paid tribute to Chairman of the JN Group, Hon. Oliver Clarke, who passed away at home, yesterday, May 16. Read more in the Firstlook»

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