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Kingston, Jamaica/CMM….. To mark 25years of service to Jamaica’s athletes, Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) made a commitment to donate 25 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to schools in 2019 under its “Defibrillator to Schools” program. The organization was however able to donate 35 units, 10 more than planned through the help of kind sponsors. Thirteen (13) high schools; Annotto Bay, Claude McKay, Foga Road, Glengoffe, Glenmuir, Jose Marti, Holmwood Technical, Holy Childhood, Holy Trinity, Kellits, Ocho Rios, Robert Lightbourne, and William Knibb; The National Stadium and The University of the West Indies (UWI) Sports Department were presented with units for a total of 15 and over 50 persons trained in use of the machine and basic CPR. The presentation took place on Friday November 15, 2019 at the JAMPRO Auditorium in Kingston. Twenty (20) units were presented earlier this year to schools in Western Jamaica. 

Multiple federal judges in the United States last month issued temporary injunctions blocking a public charge rule issued by the administration of President Donald Trump which opposes issuing permanent residence or “green cards” to Caribbean and other immigrants.

Broward County, FL – The Broward County Commission unanimously voted for Vice Mayor Dale V.C. Holness (District 9) to serve as Mayor today at its reorganization meeting. Holness has served for the past year as Vice Mayor.

The United States has revoked the visas of two Jamaican members of Parliament, according to media reports coming out of the Caribbean island.

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