Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Lessons in hand washing

Young Kai Jackson gets a lesson in hand washing from manager of the Spanish Town branch of VMBS, Sasha-Gay Wright-Wilson, at a newly installed hand washing station on the grounds of Spanish Town Primary School. Wright-Wilson, a past student of the school, was part of a team from Victoria Mutual Foundation which donated the equipment earlier this month.

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 20:50:02 GMT Ecuador volcano ash

A street sweeper truck clears volcanic ash from the runway of Jose Joaquin de Olmedo international airport in Guayaquil, Ecuador, yesterday. An intense volcanic ash fall was registered in various parts of Ecuador due to an eruption of Sangay Volcano, located in the Amazon area of the country. 

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT IDB study finds GOJ COVID CARE programmes wanting

AN Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study designed to gauge the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on Jamaican businesses has found that a large number of businesses were not impressed with the Government's cash support programmes, leading to a call for an assessment of the overall initiative.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 18:27:06 +0000 Sagicor Select Funds Limited (SELECT) – Unaudited Net Asset Value (NAV) September 18, 2020

Sagicor Select Funds Limited (SELECT) has advised that its unaudited Net Asset Value (NAV) as of September 18, 2020 for: • Sagicor Select Funds Limited – Financial (SELECTF) – J$ 0.J$ 0.782• Sagicor Select Funds Limited – Manufacturing & Distribution (SELECTMD) – J$ 0.764 The post Sagicor Select Funds Limited (SELECT) – Unaudited Net Asset Value (NAV) September 18, 2020 appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 18:25:41 +0000 QWI Investments Ltd (QWI) -Unaudited Net Asset Value (NAV) on September 18, 2020

QWI Investments Ltd (QWI) has advised that its unaudited Net Asset Value (NAV) per share as at September 18, 2020 was $1.00. The post QWI Investments Ltd (QWI) -Unaudited Net Asset Value (NAV) on September 18, 2020 appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 18:44:40 +0000 BSE Trading Report Package September 21, 2020

BSE Trading Report September 21, 2020 BSE Share Summary September 21, 2020 The post BSE Trading Report Package September 21, 2020 appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT CMO says businesses may not need to close for deep cleaning

CHIEF Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie has advised that once the infection prevention and control protocols for the workplace are observed, businesses will not need to close their doors to facilitate deep cleaning in the event of suspected exposure to the coronavirus.

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT St Lucia's Opposition party says it is ready for general election

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The main opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has formally opened its election campaign headquarters in the capital, saying it is ready for the general election that is constitutionally due by September 2021 but widely expected to be held before that date.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:00:19 +0000 Salada Foods Jamaica Limited (SALF) – Notice of Resignation and Appointments

Salada Foods Jamaica Limited (SALF) has advised that Mr. Aubyn Hill has resigned as a Director of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company with effect on September 14, 2020. “The Board wish to thank Mr. Hill for his years of service to the Company and wish him every success in […] The post Salada Foods Jamaica Limited (SALF) – Notice of Resignation and Appointments appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:31:09 +0000 Seprod distributing cash and kind

The Jamaica Stock Exchange-listed Seprod Limited will be paying shares a dividend split between cash and shares in Eppley Caribbean Property Fund in October.   The Board of Directors of Seprod decided at a meeting held on September 17 at which an interim dividend on the capital of the Company will be payable on October […]

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:01:29 +0000 Dolphin Cove Limited (DCOVE) – Change of Venue of Annual General Meeting

Dolphin Cove Limited (DCOVE) – Notice of Annual General Meeting Dolphin Cove Limited (DCOVE)  has advised that the venue of the 2020 Annual General Meeting, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday,  September  23, 2020, has been changed to Dolphin Cove, Ocho Rios, St Ann. This was done in an effort to allow for better physical […] The post Dolphin Cove Limited (DCOVE) – Change of Venue of Annual General Meeting appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:00:52 +0000 Salada Foods Jamaica Limited (SALF) – Hearing Against JACRA

Salada Foods Jamaica Limited (SALF) has advised that, further to the Company’s filing of an urgent application against the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) in the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica, the hearing of the Company’s application commenced on the adjourned date of Thursday, September 10, 2020 and continued on Wednesday, September 16, […] The post Salada Foods Jamaica Limited (SALF) – Hearing Against JACRA appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Community groups vying for US$50,000 enviro grants

SMALL grants of up to US$50,000 ($7.2 million) are to be awarded within weeks to community-based organisations and non-governmental organisations, under the latest call for environmental concepts issued by the GEF (Global Environment Facility) Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT This Day in History - September 21

Today is the 265th day of 2020. There are 101 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT2004: Floodwaters recede and rescue workers reach homes buried in mud, but Tropical Storm Jeanne kills more than 700 Haitians and left a quarter-million homeless.OTHER EVENTS1327: Edward II of England is murdered at Berkely Castle, eight months after he was forced to abdicate by his queen and her lover.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:00:00 -0400 Trinidad loses 'faithful servant'

Port Of Spain – The ruling People’s National Movement Sunday described the island’s former high commissioner to Jamaica, Fitzgerald Jeffrey as a “good and faithful servant,” who provided “selfless” service...

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:08:09 +0000 Another quiet week for IC TOP 10

For a second consecutive week, there were no changes in the companies on the IC TOP 10 listings, with the markets going sideways and little or no significant price moving news. The Jamaica Stock Exchange market activity was negatively affected by funds diverted away from the as investors moved money into the successful Barita Investments […]

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:57:32 +0000 Stanley Motta Limited (SML) – Postponement of Annual General Meeting and New Date

Stanley Motta Limited (SML) – Notice of Annual General Meeting on October 23, 2020 The post Stanley Motta Limited (SML) – Postponement of Annual General Meeting and New Date appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Business groups welcome revisions to COVID-19 control protocols

THE business community is welcoming news from the Ministry of Health and Wellness that once they consistently observe the protocols in their daily operations, they are not mandated to close their doors if employees become exposed to the virus.In recent weeks, buisnesses have been increasingly reporting that they are closing for a day or two for sanitisation and deep cleaning.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:59:14 +0000 Eppley Caribbean Property Fund Limited SCC (CPFV) -Net Asset Value September 18, 2020

Eppley Caribbean Property Fund Limited SCC (CPFV) has advised that its Net Asset Value (NAV) as at September 18, 2020, is BBD$0.69. The post Eppley Caribbean Property Fund Limited SCC (CPFV) -Net Asset Value September 18, 2020 appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 08:00:00 -0400 Police on high alert in Jamaica

Kingston – Jamaica police have gone on high alert following what law enforcement authorities have termed “coordinated” attacks against police officers and their families. The Jamaica Constabulary Force...

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT Little Bay Primary and Infant begins classes with satellite Internet service

Grade six students at Little Bay Primary and Infant School in Westmoreland were able last week to begin preparation for the Primary Exit Profile (PEP), thanks to satellite Internet service provided by ReadyTV.Little Bay is one of 101 rural schools expected to access the service in time for the official start of classes on October 5.

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT KIDS TO STAY HOME

WHEN the new school year formally begins in October, in excess of 400 students could be missing from the formal registers, their parents opting instead to homeschool them.

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT 'The 'Duncan' gave me currency'

His children were no stranger to his political life, accompanying him on the hustings from their early years and seeing him revered by many. But the story of just how much of a legend former politician Dr Donald Keith (D K) Duncan was, is one his daughter Patricia Duncan Sutherland tells eloquently.

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT 'No right to jury trials'

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Noting that it could be years before another jury trial is held, given the risks associated with the novel coronavirus pandemic, Chief Justice Bryan Sykes is imploring attorneys to embrace bench trials instead, as a means of keeping the wheels of the justice system turning.

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Mon, 21, Sep, 2020 07:01:00 GMT UN marks 75th anniversary today

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Born out of World War II's devastation to save succeeding generations from the scourge of conflict, the United Nations officially marks its 75th anniversary today at an inflection point in history, navigating a polarised world as it faces a pandemic, regional conflicts, a shrinking economy, and growing inequality.

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