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BBC:- American country music legend Kenny Rogers has died aged 81. A family representative said he “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes”. Rogers topped pop and country charts during the 1970s and 1980s, and won three Grammy awards. Known for his husky voice and ballads including The Gambler, Lucille and Coward Of The County, […]

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(JAMAICA STAR) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that Jamaica’s air and seaports will be closed to incoming passenger traffic, effective 11:59 pm Saturday, March 21, 2020, for a period of 14 days. According to the Prime Minister, outgoing passengers and cargo will still be allowed, as outgoing passengers will be accommodated while flights ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced three more confirmed cases of COVID-19. This pushes the total number of cases in Jamaica to 19. The new cases include a 38-year-old male US citizen with a history of travel from Boston who arrived March 14, a 30-year-old female with a history of travel from ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Tullow Oil Plc has fully written off its oil exploration licence for the Walton-Morant Basin offshore Jamaica, on which it has taken a US$36-million hit. The write-off relates to what the company indicated in its most recent earnings report was the relinquishment of the Walton-Morant licence due to “expiry or planned exit”, ...

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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — As he recalled his grandfather’s tales of coffins lining the churches in Mason Hall during the 1918 Spanish Influenza, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday said Government will use a heavy hand if it needs to intervene in large gatherings. He made the comment yesterday in response to a question on religious ...

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(FOX NEWS) — Kenny Rogers, a longtime star of country music, died Friday night, according to a statement posted by his family. He was 81. Known for such hits as “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “Islands in the Stream,” and “Lucille,” Rogers died peacefully at home of natural causes at 10:25 p.m., the statement said. In all, ...

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) — After being on suspension for 18 years, fifty-nine-year-old police constable Newton Bentley was on Thursday freed by the Court of Appeal of perverting the course of justice. The acquittal came three months before Bentley is due to retire from the police force. In 2002, Bentley was charged with carnal abuse but was ...

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Press Release:- The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus is expected to put a serious strain on the economy and health care systems in Saint Lucia. Saint Lucian workers face the likelihood of working reduced hours or even layoffs as companies seek to contain financial losses resulting from the global pandemic. The National Insurance Corporation (NIC) must […]

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