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Governor-General Suspends Use Of Insignia

Governor-General Suspends Use Of Insignia

Governor-General Suspends Use Of Insignia The governor-general of Jamaica, Sir Patrick Allen has suspended his use of the insignia of the order of St.Michael and St. George in light of recent backlash for what is described as racist depictions.  But Attorney-At-Law, Clyde Williams says much more needs to be done to correct the issue. More in this report...

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Countries Must Prepare To Fight Pandemic For The Next Two Years

Countries Must Prepare To Fight Pandemic For The Next Two Years

Countries Must Prepare To Fight Pandemic For The Next Two Years. The Pan America Health Organization (PAHO) says there is a possibility that COVID-19 outbreaks may continue for another two years. PAHO says effective leadership, good data, and strong health systems will be the key to ensuring effective response. Christeen Forbes has more in this...

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Windsor Park Residents Need Dumping And Security

Windsor Park Residents Need Dumping And Security

Accountability Needed: Windsor Park Residents Needs Dumping And Security An area in the Windsor Park community in St.Catherine is being used as a dumping site by persons from surrounding communities as persons travel from neighboring parishes to leave their junk in the area. When CVM LIVE visited the community residents explained the situation is overbearing...

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Over 20 Years Since Cromarty Grove Roads Have Been Fixed

Over 20 Years Since Cromarty Grove Roads Have Been Fixed

Over 20 Years Since Cromarty Grove Roads Have Been Fixed Cromarty grove residents in St. Catherine say the poor road conditions in the community is creating a significant inconvenience in their daily lives. Recent rains have caused the road to further deteriorate and heighten residents’ frustrations. That story with CVM LIVE reporter, Christeen Forbes 

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Strict Measures Taken By Seprod To Maintain Health And Safety

Strict Measures Taken By Seprod To Maintain Health And Safety

Workplace protocols are among the many things that changed as a result of Covid-19. Although food manufacturer Seprod Limited remained open throughout the crisis, operations are changing drastically. No mask, no entry. All employees and visitors must fill in a questionnaire. Only five persons should be in the bathroom or changing room at any one...

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EPOC Confident In Jamaica’s Economic Recovery

EPOC Confident In Jamaica’s Economic Recovery

EPOC Confident In Jamaica’s Economic Recovery The Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) is expressing confidence that Jamaica will be able to bounce back from far-reaching effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. EPOC says the island has achieved macroeconomic stability over the past seven years, which now creates a foundation to execute the recovery. EPOC believes the...

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Reopening Protocols Fuel Concerns: Will It Affect Productivity?

Reopening Protocols Fuel Concerns: Will It Affect Productivity?

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce ( JCC), Jamaica Manufacturers and Exports Association (JMEA), and the Private Sector of Jamaica (PSOJ) in a joint statement expressed their concern that many companies do not have the required resources to follow government guidelines. The organizations are advising members to ensure that the workplace is properly equipped to protect their employees before opting...