Saturday, 19 December 2020

CHAT ’BOUT: Alfred Dawes on fighting COVID-19 spread; JAAA’s Garth Gayle on reviving track-and-field; Tyrone Wilson on bringing back Reggae Sunsplash, and more

“It will increase economic activity, and it will bring back many jobs. I believe we have struck the right balance to increase but at the same time not encourage risky activities that would increase [virus] spread.” – PM Andrew Holness on the new COVID-19 curfew times to take effect over the holiday season 
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“One simple measure that would go a long way in saving the hospitality sector is the mandatory quarantine period. Test and re-test travellers to make sure that they do not have the virus, rather than sentencing them to quarantine needlessly. That will allow resources to be focused on other measures rather than policing them.” – Noted medic Dr. Alfred Dawes in a recent newspaper column 
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“We have a lot to do to begin the work put forward in our manifesto. We have a lot to do as we have the pandemic, and we need to get the sport b back on track… on behalf of track-and-field in Jamaica.” – Newly installed JAAA president Garth Gayle 
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“The difficulties did not take away from the quality of the show, and we’re very happy with the comeback.” – Reggae Sunsplash showrunner Tyrone Wilson 
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“Jamaica can boast that its electoral processes are above reproach and that there has always been a smooth and seamless transfer of power after the results of elections are declared. There has never been the spectacle of government refusing to demit office after losing an election. Jamaica is clearly a world leader in this respect.” – Integrity Commission Chairman, Justice Seymour Panton, in his message to mark International Anti-Corruption Day 2020
























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