Ahead of the much anticipated return to face-to-face learning in September, Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced tighter restrictions to stem the third wave of COVID-19 infections on Monday, July 26.
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Public denounces arrest of man in viral video seen lashing out against Prime Minister Andrew Holness for imposing tighter COVID-19 measures. Shaquille O'Neal Higgins' outburst against the Prime Minister leads the police to an alleged unlawful, outstanding charge.
Tighter COVID-19 Measures Effective August 27 – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has responded to the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases with tighter COVID-19 measures for the next two weeks- starting Tuesday, July 27 to Tuesday, August 10. Positivity rate since the 10th of June has increased. According to the Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, the transmission...
There was widespread disregard for COVID-19 protocols at some entertainment events at the weekend, heightening fears of a third wave of COVID -19 infections. In St. Mary, Mayor of Port Maria Richard Creary says tighter measures are coming for the monitoring of entertainment events across the parish following an event at the Spanish Bridge on Sunday. The past weekend saw Jamaicans...
There’s a growing call for two of the People’s National Party (PNP) Vice Presidents Designate, Ian Hayles and Richard Azan to apologize to Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), MP Rhoda Crawford furore comments they made about her. Both agents in the PNP and JLP are calling for the men to apologize. Utterances made by PNP Vice...
The National Rural Development project has given residents of the Banks community Clarendon some reassurance that their community will see sustainable economic and social developments over the next two (2) years.
A Clarendon police Theo Mclaughlin has stepped in to provide boys from Sandy Bay, in the parish, with a mentorship programme to teach the importance of contributing positively to society.
The 'Weather Protect' insurance policy is now available for farmers and fisherfolk to guarantee financial coverage in the event of extreme weather conditions.
With the Emanicipendence weekend two weeks away, the opposition is raising concerns about the likelihood that the recently announced uptick in COVID-19 cases will worsen.
As Jamaica and Japan move to strengthen their bilateral relations, the Japan Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi met with members of the Jamaican government on Tuesday, July 20.