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Commissioner Diaz and County Donate Surplus Fire Truck to Guatemala

MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County has donated a fire truck to be used to provide training to Guatemalan firefighters. The foam truck, which came from Miami International Airport’s Aviation Fire Rescue Division and had been declared surplus property by the County due to obsolescence, was loaded onto a cargo ship at PortMiami on June 23 to be transported to Guatemala.

Commissioner Diaz, center, joins a host of officials at PortMiami for the donation of a fire truck to Guatemala.

Opposition Leads Preliminary Suriname Election Vote Count

PARAMARIBO, Suriname – Official results of general elections in the Caribbean community (CARICOM) nation of Suriname were still unknown through the end of last month, but a preliminary count of votes showed the Opposition Progressive Reform Party (VHP) held a majority of seats in the National Assembly.

21 More Recovered from COVID-19

As at Sunday (May 31), twenty-one more Jamaicans have recovered and have been released from insolation, as the number of recoveries in the island increase to 311.

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CB Group Provides Essential Workers With Cooked Meals

The CB Group through its “Recover Together” initiative has donated 950 cooked meals for essential frontline workers within the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA), which administrates public healthcare in Clarendon, Manchester and St. Elizabeth. The first batch of lunches was distributed on Tuesday, June 16 to the healthcare workers in Manchester, followed by distribution in Clarendon on June 17 and in St. Elizabeth on June 19.

Regional Director for the SRHA, Michael Bent (left) accepts the donation of cooked meals for essential frontline workers within the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) from the CB Group Outreach Coordinator, Roxanne Isaacs. The first batch of lunches was distributed on Tuesday, June 16 to the healthcare workers in Manchester, followed by distribution in Clarendon on June 17 and in St. Elizabeth on June 19.

Labour Day Brings Facelift for May Pen Hospital

Mr. Sinclair noted that the paint job is in keeping with the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ compassionate care programme, which, among other things, aims to improve the infrastructure of the public health facilities. Mr. Sinclair thanked Cousins Constructions for providing the equipment and professional painters to complete the job and to Colshar Limited for donating refreshments.

A section of the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon which received a facelift on Labour Day, Monday, May 25. The paint job is courtesy of Matalon Distributors in collaboration with Kaleidoscope Paints Limited, which provided 75 gallons of paint for the painting of the section of the hospital which houses the administration offices and the outpatient departments.
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