According to the Health and Wellness Ministry, five patients have had adverse reactions after taking the COVID-19 vaccine in Jamaica.
Author: Christeen Forbes (Christeen Forbes)
Reid Knight, businessman, and owner of a meat shop remains in custody after he shot and killed his son, Ruel Reid, at their establishment in Papine, Kingston following a dispute. The shocking incident has shattered the family. Our reporter Christeen Forbes visited the Knight family on Wednesday, April 14, at their business place and files this...
More than one hundred thousand Jamaicans received their first dose of the vaccine, others are waiting their turn. But in the midst of the vaccination programme are some Jamaicans who are very hesitant about getting the jab, we spoke to some Jamaicans about why they are hesitant about taking the vaccine.
Caribbean countries are prepping themselves to be the most ideal tourist destinations for foreigners. There is a drive to have as many tourism workers vaccinated to kick start the reopening of the industry. And as the United Kingdom prepares its list of safest countries for its citizens to travel to, countries cannot afford to be left behind.
It is day two of the national vaccination blitz, which the Ministry of Health and Wellness says will be an indication of the readiness and willingness of Jamaicans to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
Stakeholders in Ocho Rios, St. Ann are calling for the town's main drain to be cleaned. Ocho Rios is one of the most popular tourist hubs in Jamaica, but there is a stench coming from the main drain that runs through the town, channeling water to the sea.
The police say they have made a major dent in the guns for drugs trade operating between Jamaica and Haiti.
The family of Constable Jermaine Bennett, the police who was shot and killed by gunmen a week ago says they are still yet to come to terms with the killing of their loved one.
Help is on the way for a homeless woman living in Ocho Rios, St. Ann who identified herself as a deportee is seeking assistance to improve her lot. This after living on the streets for a couple of years. The woman who says the streets became her best option after stepping away from a relationship of abuse, is likely...
The one thousand (1000) target was surpassed at the second vaccination blitz as community leaders mobilized to get more seniors to take their first dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine at the weekend. Going forward the Health Minister says leaders will need to play a crucial role in public education and dispelling conspiracy theories that have left many...