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PM to address nation soon, says Abrahams

PM to address nation soon, says Abrahams


Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is expected to address the country “shortly” following the series of town hall meetings on COVID-19 vaccines and testing, which wrapped up on Wednesday night at Combermere School. Acting Attorney General Wilfred Abr...

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Pfizer vaccine available to the general public from Friday

Pfizer vaccine available to the general public from Friday


The Pfizer vaccine will be available to members of the general public, aged 18 and up, from tomorrow, Friday, August 20. The Immunisation Unit will allow people to walk into the vaccination centres tomorrow, as well as Saturday, August 21, and Sun...

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Kimberley Agard wins race for top NUPW post

Kimberley Agard wins race for top NUPW post


Kimberley Agard is the new president of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). After the votes were tallied on Thursday night at the Dalkeith, St Michael headquarters, Agard finished with 393 votes to 183 for Fabian Jones. Charles Bostic ...

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UPDATE: Fatal accident in St Andrew

UPDATE: Fatal accident in St Andrew


The man who died in a collision at Cleland Hill, St Andrew has been identified as Damien Lynch. The 35 year old of Long Gap, Grazettes, St Michael, was driving a Sanitation Service Authority truck at the time of the accident. Everton Morris, 60...

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Former police officer on bail

Former police officer on bail


A former police officer charged with fraud was allowed to continue on bail when he made an appearance in the District “E” Holetown Magistrates’ Court today. Kevin Bentham, 48, a farmer, of No. 34 Alamander Close, Gall Hill Terrace, St John, was no...

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Large turnout for COVID vaccines at Cave Hill Campus

Large turnout for COVID vaccines at Cave Hill Campus


Hundreds of faculty and students of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, today received their first inoculation of the Pfizer vaccination. When a NATION team visited the campus, a long line was observed for the vaccination, while a...

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Barbados-born US surgeon named Delaware History Maker

Barbados-born US surgeon named Delaware History Maker


Barbados-born United States history-making transplant surgeon Dr Velma Scantlebury has chalked up yet another award. Scantlebury, who is widely recognised as the first female African American surgeon to specialise in transplant surgery in the US i...

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Michael Lashley would answer the call

Michael Lashley would answer the call


Three-time winner in St Philip North, Michael Lashley, is watching the build-up to this weekend’s annual general conference of the Democratic Labour Party carefully, but he isn’t leaning toward incumbent president Verla De Peiza, or her challenger, R...

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Pfizer trial run starts today

Pfizer trial run starts today


The Pfizer vaccine will be rolled out today in a limited way, says chief medical officer Dr Kenneth George. Speaking at the fourth and final COVID-19 town hall meeting on vaccines and testing at Combermere School last night, he said individuals an...

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Agard, Jones ready despite challenges

Agard, Jones ready despite challenges


It is now official; the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) will be getting a new president, when the largest public sector trade union holds its election of executive officers today. Following on from his announcement via a press conference l...