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Loretta Bryan (left) watches as her daughter Sherine Morgan cleans fish for sale in Rocky Point, Clarendon, on March 8, 2019. There has been a dramatic decline in business in the area due to the crippling blow of the new coronavirus.

Fisherfolk in Rocky Point, Clarendon, are reeling from a dramatic decline in business in what is traditionally a high-sales period as many Jamaicans see fish as the protein of choice in the Lenten season. But with the deadly coronavirus which...
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At least two cane farmers in St Thomas have raised concerns about their exclusion from the list of beneficiaries of the $200 million allocated by the Government to assist those who have been negatively affected by the closure of the Golden Grove...
Marlon Gray, head of the Clarendon Barbers, Hairdressers and Nail Tech Association, cutting a client’s hair.

Barbers, hairdressers, cosmetologists and other beauticians are lamenting the heavy hit their operations have taken with the emergence of the deadly coronavirus in the island and the measures introduced by the Government to contain its spread. The...

L P Azar has made an additional donation of fabric, equivalent to 10,000 masks, to the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) Programme.  HOPE interns have been mass-producing masks since last Friday for general distribution in...

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Wellness Dunstan Bryan says the National Arena in St Andrew will be used as a field hospital with 72 beds to respond to any surge in COVID-19 cases. He says the Government will be spending...

A Trelawny businessman was reportedly robbed of over $14 million in Jamaican and United States currencies, his licensed firearm and over 50 rounds of ammunition. According to the police’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the incident...

Five persons, including two teenagers, are in police custody following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition along Mall Road, August Town in St Andrew. The police report that about 8:45 Monday night a team was conducting...

Detectives from the Trelawny Division charged six men for breaching the COVID curfew after they were found at a bar in Falmouth last night. Charged are: * Carlton Clarke, 53, businessman of Hague district, Trelawny, * Glenroy Jones, 53, Florence...

A man is in police custody following a robbery and the seizure of five rounds of ammunition on Pink Lane in Kingston 11 on Monday. According to the Denham Town Police, about 9:35 a.m., a team was conducting patrols in the area when they responded...

A 19-year-old man has been charged in connection with a case of shop breaking and larceny in Spring Hill, Portland. He is Omar McNaught of Olivere Housing Scheme in Buff Bay in the parish. The police report that about 8:00 p.m., on April 02,...
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