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Karen Cross Locked out of Headquarter

Karen Cross Locked out of Headquarter

Supporters of the People's National Party, (PNP) came out on Thursday, September 23, at the party's headquarter to air their frustration with the current leadership. PNP Activist Karen Cross who spearheaded the protest says she is in favor of reuniting the party, not to cause further division. Cross however says the party president and some of his colleagues must go.

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National Identification Bill Tabled in Parliament

National Identification Bill Tabled in Parliament

The National Identification Bill, (NIDS) was tabled in the House of Representatives Tuesday, September 21, by Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck. The five-part document outlined various sections that speak to personal identification, identity theft, and fines for breaches.

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Small Amount Hesitant Towards 2nd COVID-19 Shot

Small Amount Hesitant Towards 2nd COVID-19 Shot

Medical expert in the Health Ministry, Dr. Audrey McIntosh, says Jamaicans that the hesitancy among persons who are due for their second COVID-19 shot percentage is minimal. She however notes, the Ministry has provided adequate information for individuals to make informed decisions and highlights the Ministry is working assiduously to get reach more communities across the island.

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Entertainment Stakeholders Must Work Together

Entertainment Stakeholders Must Work Together

Amidst several calls for the reopening of the entertainment sector, one operator of a popular entertainment joint in St. James says he's been using new ways to cater to his customers. He is however urging stakeholders to end the blame game and collectively adhere to the COVID-19 protocols to swiftly return to normality.

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Prior Testing not Required for COVID-19 Vaccine

Prior Testing not Required for COVID-19 Vaccine

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacquiline Bisasor-Mckenzie sought to reassure persons that prior testing before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine is not required. This follows concerns from persons who are hesitant to take the jab. The CMO was speaking at this week's COVID-19 media press briefing on Thursday, September 9.