Workers at the Portland Parish Court in Bryan's Bay halted operations on Tuesday, July 20, to protest what they describe as years of working under humid conditions.
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Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton says COVID-19 antigen test kits must be approved by the World Health Organization (W.H.O) and validated by the National Public Health Lab.
While more than 58,000 have received their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine, a concerning 93 % of Jamaicans are yet to be vaccinated.
The rafting at Blue Lagoon, Portland is being overrun by outsiders. Raft operators say their livelihood is being threatened by illegal raftsmen. Raftsmen of the Blue Lagoon alliance in Portland say outsiders are tapping into their waters, thereby snatching their sales. According to the President of the Alliance, Collin Beckford, these individuals are not certified by the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCO).
Amid the fight against COVID-19, Non-communicable Diseases (NCDS) have not been forgotten; particularly, hypertension. The Ministry of Health and Wellness and the Caribbean Institute for health research on Tuesday launched a knowledge, attitude, and practice study around salt consumption in Jamaica, funded by the National Health Fund (NHF). The study will help to strengthen the implementation of strategies...
As an integral part of the development of the economy, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says many roads in rural Jamaica are being studied and rehabilitation works are being scheduled. One of the latest roads to be upgraded is the Gaul Road in Gayle St. Mary. Meanwhile, Massive Infrastructural/ Ture Work to restore a bridge in the area...
Informal Settlers in Scarlett Hall, Falmouth Trelawny say after many years of occupying these lands without any disturbances, their lives are now being made a living hell.
Speaking at the opening of the newly constructed Mount Salem Police Station in St. James, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has warned citizens the lack of covid compliance.
Scores of Cubans residing in Jamaica demonstrated outside the Cuban Embassy in St. Andrew on July 13 in solidarity with protesters in Cuba.
Diagnosed with stage 5 chronic Kidney disease and a myriad of other health issues including diabetes which have made it difficult for her to help sustain herself and her family, the Lawrence Tavern Primary School Builder's Club which is headed by the Kiwanis Club Of Stony Hill, St. Andrew, has embarked on a project geared towards easing some of her burdens.