At least nine health departments across the island have commenced house to house vaccination in a bid to boost COVID-19 vaccine take-up, in deep rural areas, that are not close to fixed sites. The Health Ministry says teams, including public health nurses and community health aides from Hanover, Manchester, St. Elizabeth, Trelawny, Westmoreland, St. Ann, St. Mary,...
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There is a continued call for vigilance of churchgoers following Sunday, October 17, alleged human sacrifice ritual at the Pathways International Kingdom Restoration Ministries in Albion, St. James. One concerned pastor in St. Andrew is urging churchgoers to be wary of signs of a cult and rely on the word of god.
CVM live sat with one member of the Pathways International Kingdom Restoration Ministries, who, despite allegations of her leader Dr. Kevin O. Smith inveigling his flock into cult-like rituals, remains supportive of him.
The Jamaica's tourism industry benefited from the 2021 World Travel Awards claiming among its prizes that of the 'Caribbean’s leading destination'. Jamaica emerged victorious at the prestigious award ceremony held in Dubai, Tuesday.
The deadly religious cult service on Sunday, October 17, has placed the leader under public scrutiny. He calls himself "His Excellency Dr. Kevin O. Smith, Jamaica's Eminent International Ambassador Israel God King 999".
According to the Head of Operations for the Portland police, Deputy Superintendent Troyville Haughton, most major crimes are on the rise in Portland, and over fifty million dollars worth of ganja has been seized since July. The Parish of Portland has recorded 5 more murders, 10 additional robberies, and one extra case of rape when compared to the period...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness is maintaining that there are no plans to call elections while the country grapples with the COVID-19 crisis. Speaking at a vaccination site in Richmond, St. Mary yesterday, he said his primary focus is to get the country back to normal as soon as possible.
Almost eight months after paying their fines for illegal entry into the country, desperation is growing for two jailed Nicaraguans in police lock-in Westmoreland. Based on advice from an immigration official, the men were expected to be deported last week, but are still here.
Following the a damning report from the Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis, tabled in parliament on Tuesday, October 12, revealed a loss of Government funds amounting to 124 million dollars; the funds were transferred to the Joint Committee for Tertiary Education (JCTE); Chief Inspector in the National Education Inspectorate, Mrs. Maureen Dwyer will assume responsibilities as acting Permanent Secretary. This as Dr. Grace Mclean proceeds on leave effective tomorrow, October 14.
As Jamaica grapples with low vaccine take-up and delayed arrival of Pfizer doses, the Opposition is again calling for the appointment of a vaccination Czar to manage the process. This as they believe there is a need for transparency and a centralized body to oversee the Government's vaccination programme.