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Jamaica Hiring More Health Workers

Jamaica Hiring More Health Workers

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Wednesday, February 24, 2021) — The Ministry of Health and Wellness is hiring more public health workers as part of the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The move to bolster the healthcare team, comes as additional bed ...

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Guyana Celebrates A Toned-down 51st Republic Anniversary

Guyana Celebrates A Toned-down 51st Republic Anniversary

Michael L. Van Cooten Publisher/Editor GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Wednesday, February 24, 2021) — “Four years after attaining its political independence, our country declared itself as a republic and assumed the title of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana,” President Irfaan Ali, reminded ...

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World Trade Organisation Appoints First Female And African Head

World Trade Organisation Appoints First Female And African Head

GENEVA, Switzerland (Friday, February 19, 2021) — World Trade Organisation (WTO) member-countries made history, on Monday, when the General Council agreed, by consensus, to select Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of Nigeria, as the organization’s seventh Director-General. When she takes office on ...

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Barbados Government Working To Secure Additional Vaccines

Barbados Government Working To Secure Additional Vaccines

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Thursday, February 11, 2021) — The government will continue to go up against large and developed countries, in its quest to secure additional COVID-19 vaccines for the people of Barbados. Chair of the COVID-19 Health Communications Team, Ambassador ...

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Jamaica Implements New Stricter Island-wide Curfew Hours

Jamaica Implements New Stricter Island-wide Curfew Hours

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Thursday, February 11, 2021) — Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, announced tighter curfew hours, which took effect yesterday. Holness, who was addressing the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, said the island-wide curfew will commence at 8:00 p.m. instead of ...

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