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Feds vow major aid for Hurricane Ian victims amid rescues
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — With the death toll from Hurricane Ian rising and hundreds of thousands of people without power in Florida and the Carolinas, United States officials vowed Sunday to unleash a massive amount of federal disaster aid as... - 2022-10-02 18:39:23
US Coast Guard repatriates 120 migrants to Cuba amid Hurricane Ian
MIAMI, CMC – The United States Coast Guard said the crew of its cutter Reliance repatriated 120 Cuban migrants to their homeland on Friday following several interdictions off Florida's coast during Hurricane Ian. The US Coast Guard said a... - 2022-10-02 11:04:40
Florida deaths rise to 47 amid struggle to recover from Hurricane Ian
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers evacuated stunned survivors on a large barrier island cut off by Hurricane Ian and Florida's death toll climbed sharply, as hundreds of thousands of people were still sweltering without power days after... - 2022-10-02 10:23:25
Hurricane Ian lashes South Carolina as Florida surveys devastation
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A revived Hurricane Ian made landfall on coastal South Carolina on Friday, threatening the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding after the deadly storm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and trapped... - 2022-09-30 14:13:38

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Even as she welcomes housing developments that have changed the landscape of Kingston and St Andrew in recent years, former Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) Director General, Dr Barbara Carby, believes the country is... Read more in the Jamaica Gleaner»

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Judge frees St Catherine nurse of gun charges
A St Catherine nurse was freed from gun charges on Thursday after the court accepted she had no knowledge that a firearm was in a bag with clothes she was carrying for a relative. The judge upheld the submissions by the defence lawyers for Sidonie...

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Jamaica could face stronger hurricanes for this and subsequent seasons, says expert
Jamaica could face hurricanes which are stronger and more frequent than what the country has...

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We Are the Zoomers
If someone had mentioned the word “Zoom” to me in 2019, I would have looked at them blankly, wondering what it was. When explained to me, I would have said vaguely, “Oh, that’s interesting,” and moved on. In 2019, we were meeting in cafés, holding retreats, signing up for various forums in hotels, caught up […]

Living Online with Humans and Birds: NAOC 2020
In this COVID-19 life (yes, we’re “living with COVID,” aren’t we?) I, for one, am mostly living online. Whether it’s writing blog posts, posting on social media, or attending Zoom meetings, I spend a lot of time in front of a screen. It is actually quite tiring, sometimes. But I am staying home. This is […]

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Mozein Sutherland takes 'Digicel Rising Stars' title
Mozein Sutherland, a 17-year-old attacking midfielder on the Camperdown High School football team, is the winner of Season 18 of 'Digicel Rising Stars'. The announcement was made a short while ago by host Terri-Karelle Reid. The producer's pick,...
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