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Religious Group Provides Care Packages for the Needy

Religious Group Provides Care Packages for the Needy

Care Packages for the needy – A number of vulnerable groups have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and a number of persons have lost their main source of income. As COVID-19 cases continue to climb, persons require even more assistance – and it’s just one of the reasons some groups are working to...

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KSAMC Discovered Breaches With Building Approval Process

KSAMC Discovered Breaches With Building Approval Process

There is major development taking place across the corporate area – more buildings being constructed creating employment opportunities – thereby contributing to the growth of the nation. However, with these constructions happening, there is a problem – contractors breaching the building approval process. Councilor for the Trafalgar division and Minority Spokesperson on Building and Town planning, Kari Douglas...

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Expansion and Investment at Airport Amid a Pandemic

Expansion and Investment at Airport Amid a Pandemic

With COVID-19 cases soaring on a global level, many countries had closed their borders hoping to control the flow of movement and the spread of the virus. The tourism sector was affected by this sudden disruption resulting in the loss of revenue but a temporary lockdown of airports was not economically feasible and governments moved...

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St. James, Jamaica: Crime Decreasing In St James

St. James, Jamaica: Crime Decreasing In St James

The Parish of St James has seen a reduction in all categories of crime. That is according to the Commanding Officer for the parish, Superintendent Vernon Ellis who says the policing effort by officers has been effective. The announcement was made at the recent Municipal Council meeting where the Commanding Officer for the parish provided an update.

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Classes Resume For Students Amid Covid-19

Classes Resume For Students Amid Covid-19

Children have returned to school in some parts of the world, for example in China and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Central Africa. There, students are suppose to wear masks and are required to follow sanitization processes to ensure that the Covid-19 risk remains low.

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Police Presence Needed After Multiple Robberies

Police Presence Needed After Multiple Robberies

Resident Appeal for Police Presence – There is an atmosphere of fear in the Glendale and Hughenden communities in St. Andrew as robberies have significantly increased in the area. In recent times, robbers have moved to steal motor vehicles from homes and residents are uncertain of what more to do to protect themselves and their...

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OUR Urges Porting Vigilance Of Telecoms Customers

OUR Urges Porting Vigilance Of Telecoms Customers

OUR urges porting vigilance – Reports of customers phones being ported without their permission led to an investigation by the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR). A customer’s complaint to CVM LIVE triggered the action to check whether representatives from telecommunication providers Flow and Digicel were porting numbers without the required permission. At the time, FLOW...