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Archives for February 3, 2020

WHO outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer

4 February 2020 – GENEVA / WASHINGTON, DC—The World Health Organization (WHO) today spells out the need to step up cancer services in low and middle-income countries. WHO warns that, if current trends continue, the world will see a 60% increase in cancer cases over the next two decades. The greatest increase (an estimated 81%) […]

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The Latest: Scientists say virus may have come from bats

From Newsmax BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China (all times local): 7 p.m. Chinese scientists say they have more evidence that the new virus that recently emerged in China likely originated in bats. In two papers published Monday in the journal Nature, scientists report that genome sequences […]

Leaked recording shows Iran knew it downed jetliner

By Brian Freeman  From Newsmax Tehran knew immediately that a Ukrainian plane had been shot down, according to a leaked recording of a discussion between an Iranian air traffic controller and an Iranian pilot, BuzzFeed News reported Monday. The head of the Iranian team probing the incident, in which all 176 people on board the civilian aircraft were killed when […]

Rush Limbaugh says he has advanced lung cancer

By Greg Richter From Newsmax Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh announced Monday he has advanced lung cancer and will miss the next two days of his nationally syndicated program as he undergoes treatment. Limbaugh, 69, told his audience about the diagnosis as he ended his three-hour program. He said he had recently experienced shortness of […]

The Editor speaks: Lessons to be learned

I was pleasantly surprised that the government and the opposition are in agreement that we need a “massive” earthquake education campaign to be put in place for everybody living here. In the Legislative Assembly last week, following the earthquake last Tuesday, Premier Alden McLaughlin said there were some things that occurred after the event to […]

Jamaica effects coronavirus travel ban on 19 Chinese tourists

From BUZZ Jamaican authorities Saturday morning (Feb 1) sent back 19 Chinese nationals who arrived on the island on Friday for vacation. The Chinese were the first to be sanctioned under the travel ban that Jamaica has placed on travel to and from China, as the outbreak of the coronavirus spread across the world. According […]

Jamaica: Local Government Ministry to strengthen earthquake preparedness

From JIS Story Highlights The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development will be ramping up earthquake preparedness activities across the island in collaboration with various stakeholders. Portfolio Minister, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, made the disclosure at the official handover of a home for an indigent resident in Stettin, South Trelawny, on January 29. The move […]

Jamaica: Waterhouse top Don Bosco to win FCCCC Group A

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Waterhouse of Jamaica defeated Haiti’s Don Bosco 3-0 to claim top spot in Group A of the 2020 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship on Sunday night at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Kingston, Jamaica. With the result, Waterhouse (4 points) and Cibao FC (2 points) of the Dominican Republic have advanced to the […]

Concacaf: U.S., Costa Rica vie for top spot in Group A

HOUSTON, Texas – The United States and Costa Rica will each be vying for a first-place finish in Group A when they meet in the group stage finale of the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship on Monday at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas. The reigning FIFA Women’s World Cup champions have enjoyed a strong tournament […]