Two more COVID-19 deaths in Jamaica
Posted: Monday, August 3, 2020
Two more COVID-19 deaths in Jamaica; 11 new confirmed cases
One of the deceased is a 64-year-old male from Clarendon, and the other is a 73-year-old female from St Thomas.
TTUTA wants all primary schools closed immediately
The Ministry of Education is being asked to provide teachers and students with computer devices and connectivity to enable preparation for the exam online.
SEA distress as another school closes over Covid
A primary school in Princes Town was closed at the weekend after it was confirmed that a staff member came into contact with a Covid-19 positive case.
Spike in COVID cases: Another school closed, 14 cops under self-quarantine
USC offers virtual classes only in September
All the courses for this semester will be offered remotely via online and Zoom, a release on Friday from USC's co-ordinator, integrated marketing, and communication, Josh Rudder, said.
Irfaan Ali declared and sworn in as Guyana President
The presidential candidate for the main opposition People's Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, was on Sunday declared president elect of Guyana. In addition, following the declaration by Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh, Dr Ali was sworn in as the new President of Guyana.
Kamla congratulates newly sworn-in Guyanese president
In a press release issued today, Persad-Bissesar stated even though Guyana's Election faced many significant challenges, democracy and liberty prevailed in the end.
Prayer is needed but change is paramount
Weekes reflected on the events of July 27, 1990 when members of the Jamaat-Al-Muslimeen, led by Yasin Abu Bakr, stormed the Red House during a sitting of Parliament, and Trinidad and Tobago Television.
President: T&T not yet healed from 1990 coup attempt
La Horquetta residents want action: Fed up of flooding
Some residents were bursting holes on the sides and front of their homes in an attempt to get the water to run off quicker. Others were removing soaked and damaged clothes, furniture and appliances from their living rooms, kitchens and bedrooms.
Policeman: I'm not lying, evacuation happened in Greenvale
But in a release on Sunday afternoon, the HDC urged the public not to panic. It said, "We understand the nervousness you may experience once there is heavy rainfall but we wish to advise that the mitigation systems which have been installed in your community are functioning as they should.
PNM distances party from man wearing red in video
The PNM has distanced itself from a video circulating of a man in a red PNM jersey in an alleged altercation with some people in a vehicle. And, Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has said there's been no report to police on that and he's waiting to see if there is.
Young to take legal action after newspaper article
Young just a day earlier addressed the matter of his recusals by providing a personal explanation. He maintained that his family has not personally or financially benefitted from the award of Government contracts during his tenure as a minister under the current administration. But at a media conference on Sunday to provide further clarification, Young indicated that he would be pursuing his legal options. He has advised his father, Richard Young, to pursue legal action against the paper and the reporter as he is also mentioned in the article.
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