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It’s almost a month since the novel coronavirus pandemic hit Jamaica. With no end in sight, it’s easy to feel a little helpless in this awful time. However, there are still several ways for us all to support each other during this crisis. Here are five things we suggest you can do to help:

1. CHECK UP ON NEIGHBOURS AND FRIENDS      

While the novel coronavirus is no laughing matter, sometimes, you haffi tek serious ting mek joke. From Lovindeer’s “Wild Gilbert” in 1988 to Wayne J’s “Chikunguya Song (One Panadol)” in 2015, Jamaican singers have long used grave current affairs as a muse for their music. COVID-19 is no different.

Whether self-isolating, in quarantine, sheltering in place or simply social distancing, Coronavirus or Covid-19 has many of us stuck at home. Most schools are out and many businesses are operating from home. Bars, clubs and theatres are closed and restrictions on public gatherings have made parties and other social gatherings near impossible.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been stockpiling "must-haves" to protect themselves from the virus. Panicked shoppers across Jamaica cleared supermarket and pharmacy shelves of everything from household cleaning products to toilet paper. To help you buy sensibly amid this panic, here are three things you can probably leave on the shelves:

As hysteria grips the nation and hand sanitizers fly off the shelves at pharmacies across the island, we worry that people forget the limitations of this wonder item. While certain hand sanitizers are efficient at killing many germs, including those that spread the novel coronavirus, here are three things to keep in mind about hand sanitizers.

The novel COVID-19 is terrifying the world. New cases are popping up across the globe and deaths are mounting. Jamaica confirmed its first case March 10th. As the country tries to contain the spread of the virus it is clear that panicking is not useful.

Along with the great food, lovely beaches and beautiful sunsets, Jamaica also has world-class accommodations in nearly every parish. You can find unique aspects of Jamaican culture at these villas, and easily forget your commitments elsewhere. For those who want a getaway that is sure to please, here are some of the most gorgeous villas in Jamaica.

With the latest James Bond tipped for cinemas in April, we thought we’d share a few Jamaican spots featured in the films. 
 

February 14th is right around the corner. While some people plan their day with their loved one, budgeting for posh meals, meaningful gestures and extravagant gifts not everyone will be coupled up on Valentine’s day.

Originally a Roman festival, Valentine’s Day is now a day for lovers, and love interests, to profess their heart and deepest feelings to someone special in their life. Unfortunately, there is also an expectation for Valentines to wow their partner with extortionate gifts.