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Manchester stakeholders welcome tighter restrictions to combat COVID

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer staff reporter kaseyw@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — With cases of COVID-19 showing alarming increases here, key stakeholders have welcomed the tighter curfew measures and more restrictions on gatherings announced by Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton, yesterday. Read More

CLARIFICATION

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

We reference the Clovis Toon published by the Jamaica Observer on Monday, January 25, 2021 and wish to acknowledge that the recent find of guns and ammunitions did not take place ... Read More

Prisons step up monitoring after 21 new cases of COVID-19 detected at GP

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

MORE than three months after the Department of Correctional Service (DCS) was faced with 61 cases of COVID-19 in the island's prisons, another outbreak has been reported at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in Kingston. Read More

Sandals MoBay stages housing expo for staff

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

SANDALS Montego Bay last Thursday staged a special 'Owning Your Own Home Expo' which provided team members with information on how to access housing units as well as build on land they already own. Read More

G2K launches branch in Clarendon

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

GENERATION 2000 (G2K), the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), recently launched a branch in Clarendon, bringing to 14 the number of G2K chapters islandwide. Read More

Carnival cancels more cruises amid jumbled vaccine roll-out

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

FLORIDA, United States (AP) — Carnival Cruise Line is cancelling and delaying more US trips, with new cases of COVID-19 averaging about 170,000 per day in the country amid a jumbled roll-out of vaccines. Read More

Reset in 2021: Jamaicans urged to think positive this year

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

COMMUNICATION specialist Dania Beckford is advising Jamaicans to make big strategies and not to make them too finite, as they set their goals for 2021. Read More

We love you, Gurney

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

Stanford Cocking, public relations officer at Jamaica Cancer Society, greets Andrea Beckford Wray, following the viewing of the body of her father Gurney Becford, at Romans Funeral home on Dunrobin Aveneue in St Andrew, yesterday. Read More

Agriculture ministry develops national yam strategy

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

THE Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has established a National Yam Oversight Committee, which will be responsible for charting the future of yam production islandwide through the development of a national yam strategy. Read More

Gustazos among the ways to donate to Sigma Run

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

THE Sagicor Foundation charity race event, the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run, has once again partnered with popular e-commerce platform Gustazos , allowing people who wish to donate to the race to contribute between $250 and $5,000 on the website at... Read More

Salem Primary and Junior High hailed as model school in observing COVID-19 protocols

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

THE Salem Primary and Junior High School in Beeston Spring, Westmoreland, has been hailed by the parish's health department as a model institution in observing the coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols. Read More

This Day in History — January 26

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

Today is the 26th day of 2021. There are 339 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

Trump's sway over GOP tested

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — The impeachment case against Donald Trump is heading toward a historic Senate trial, but Republican senators are easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly riot at the US... Read More

Midwest storm expected to bring more than foot of snow

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

NEBRASKA, United States (AP) — A major winter storm was yesterday expected to blanket a large swath of the middle of the country with snow and disrupt travel, as more than a foot of snow was anticipated in some areas. Read More

Guyana officially registers protest over seizure of boats by Venezuela

Tuesday, January, 26 2021    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hugh Todd yesterday issued a protest note, firmly condemning the illegal detention of the captains and crews of two Guyanese registered fishing vessels, and calling for their immediate... Read More



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