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TOKYO — The number of COVID-19 cases reported in Tokyo reached a daily record 4,058 at the mid-point of the Olympics, according to city hall on Saturday. Critics have long said the Olympics should be cancelled or postponed as tens of...

Scores of persons flocked to the St Jago Park Health Centre in St Catherine on Saturday as the Government kick-started its latest COVID-19 vaccination blitz to ramp up its immunisation drive amid surging infections. Members of the Jamaica...

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has praised Jamaican women sprinters, led by Elaine Thompson-Herah, for sweeping the medals in the 100 metres at the Tokyo Olympic games in Japan on Saturday....

Sprinting icon Usain Bolt is backing Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to win the final of the women's 100m in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The race is scheduled for 7:50 a.m Saturday, Jamaica time.

The space is cramped, and students sit huddled, masks on, staring intently at the whiteboard as Shelly-Ann Watkis-Reid engages them and goes through the process of solving a mathematics problem. “Let me try, miss,” one of the eldest in the group...

The donation of a pick-up truck has ended a three-year wait at the Vere Technical High School in Clarendon. The vehicle, valued at approximately $2.8 million, was donated by a member of the Vere Technical Global Alumni Association. Founding member...

SEVERAL COMMUNITY-based organisations and advocacy groups have raised their voices in opposition to gender-based violence throughout Jamaica. On Thursday, these groups protested at various locations throughout the Corporate Area. The ‘Thursdays in...

SAN DIEGO (AP): United States (US) Vice-President Kamala Harris said Thursday that efforts to address root causes of migration from three Central American countries will not produce immediate results, as she unveiled a broad strategy that expands...

FRESNO, Calif. (AP): Californians who are at least 50 and living in the country without permission are newly eligible for state healthcare coverage under legislation signed by Gov Gavin Newsom Tuesday, part of a record state budget that includes...

As Jamaica reinforces COVID containment measures amid a spike in positive cases, the entertainment sector continues to reel, forcing a number of stakeholders to turn to the diaspora market for a lifeline. Theatre King Oliver Samuels and stand-up...
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