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COVID-19 BRINGS WOMEN ADDED ISSUES

The pandemic has negatively impacted everyone, but women are particularly hard hit.

 Holywell

Jamaica is not on lockdown, but we might as well be. Daily curfew starts at 7:00 pm, gatherings are limited to 15, visits to family and friends are prohibited, socialising after Church is forbidden, and if you are over seventy, you’d better stay home! … Stay home and do what though, that is, if you’re not working from home, another atrocity for many!

STAYCATION SPOTS

Koffee asked, "Where will we go when the quarantine ting done and everybody touch road?" But with Covid-19  seemingly ubiquitous, going anywhere, let alone for a vacation, might be the last thing on your mind.

HELP YOU IN THIS CRISIS

The COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything most of us have seen in our life. With this unprecedented event has come unmitigated stress. This threat to our health and safety means we must do all we can to reduce our stress levels so our immune systems can keep us well.

THANKS  FOR WEARING YOUR MASKS

Wearing a mask is one of the most effective ways of stopping the spread of COVID-19.

WOMAN TIME…WHEN?

Senator Kamala Harris made history this month when Joe Biden chose her as his running mate.

TIKTOK HAS THE BEST CONTENT

Since YouTube, video has become part of our daily lives. Most of us watch, but only a few actually make them because there were barriers like expensive equipment and competition for viewers’ attention. Not anymore!  TikTok has changed that.

With TikTok, you have 15 seconds to tell the joke. Luckily, Jamaicans don’t need that much time to be funny. Here are four #jamaicancomedy TikToks we’re loving!

1. “Get Back with your ex or dry up the rain”

https://www.tiktok.com/@splashdizzle/video/6838733774050577669

Jamaica’s Supreme Court’s rule in favour of Kensington Primary for trying to bar a child with dreadlocks from attending the school met severe criticism.

The social media giants are walking a thin line lately on content moderation. On one side, they face criticism from those who want hate speech removed and restrictions on the spread of false information on their platforms. On the other, they face charges of censorship.