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Election 2020: Focus On South East St Andrew

Election 2020: Focus On South East St Andrew

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate for South East St. Andrew, Kari Douglas, was joined by Prime Minister Andrew Holness as she toured the constituency on Tuesday. St. Andrew South East – Douglas is seeking to unseat the People’s National Party (PNP) incumbent Julian Robinson who has served the constituency since the 2011 General Election. He...

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Over 300 Sandy Bay Residents Tested For COVID-19

Over 300 Sandy Bay Residents Tested For COVID-19

300 Sandy Bay Residents Tested For COVID-19 – It has been one week since the Sandy Bay community in Clarendon was put under quarantine after the Health Ministry detected the spread of coronavirus in the community. The Medical Officer of Health at the Clarendon Health Department, Dr. Kimberley Scarlett Campbell says more than three hundred...

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PNP Ready To Contest 2020 General Election

PNP Ready To Contest 2020 General Election

The 63 candidates representing the Peoples’ National Party (PNP) in the General Election were announced over the weekend. Leading up to the declaration, President Dr. Peter Phillips made it known that his party is ready to contest the country’s eighteenth General Election. General Secretary of the PNP, Julian Robinson, says the party will be targeting...

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Special Measures to Protect Voters Amid Pandemic

Special Measures to Protect Voters Amid Pandemic

The eighteenth general election will be held under COVID-19 restrictions outlined by the Electoral Office of Jamaica and the Ministry of Health and Wellness that seek to protect the population (protect voters) while they cast their ballots.New election protocols will see fewer persons at polling stations and an emphasis on physical distancing. In three weeks...

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Testing In Sandy Bay Clarendon Continues

Testing In Sandy Bay Clarendon Continues

The Sandy Bay community in Clarendon is one of two zones now under quarantine as the country sees an increase in COVID-19 cases. When our news team visited the community, residents were waiting in line as Health Workers conduct tests. One resident says despite the inconvenience of the community lockdown, residents should play their part...

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Sandy Bay in Clarendon Becomes Community in Lockdown

Sandy Bay in Clarendon Becomes Community in Lockdown

As the country celebrates Independence Day under COVID-19 restrictions, residents of Sandy Bay in Clarendon woke up to a community lockdown as Covid-19 cases increase in the community. So far two (2) positive cases have been admitted to the May Pen hospital, while thirteen (13) persons are showing symptoms of the virus. Another two cases...

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North East St. Ann: Marsha Smith To Rep. JLP

North East St. Ann: Marsha Smith To Rep. JLP

Labour bells rang out in North East St. Ann as Prime Minister Andrew Holness toured the constituency on Wednesday. Supporters flooded the streets as the Prime Minister appears to get his election campaign underway. The Prime Minister presented Marsha Smith as the JLP candidate for the constituency, which was previously represented by the late Shahine Robinson....

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Bartlett Satisfied With COVID-19 Protocol Compliance 

Bartlett Satisfied With COVID-19 Protocol Compliance 

As Jamaica continues to welcome tourists amid the coronavirus pandemic the Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett says his ministry is committed to ensuring that tourism entities are COVID-19 compliant. Bartlett was speaking at a tour of Westmoreland and Hanover on Tuesday, he says the majority of the locations he visited were exercising the recommended protocols....