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Jamaica Health Workers Now Training In Covid-19 Antigen Testing.

KINGSTON, Jamaica-October 17th, 2020--The Government has commenced training for health workers in the administration of the antigen test, which is to be utilized to...

Jamaica’s First National Women’s Shelter Ready, Announces Minister Olivia Grange.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--October 16th,2020--“The place is nice and clean and ready, except for one and two things,” said the Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and...

University Hospital Of West Indies In Pool Testing Partnership To Speed...

KINGSTON, Jamaica--October 13th, 2020--The University Hospital of the West Indies (UWHI) in partnership with global healthcare company NovaMed has investigated a new, innovative high-throughput...

Jamaica Puts Emphasis On Mental Health.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--October 12th, 2020--The Ministry of Health and Wellness is prioritizing mental health interventions in order to address issues that have surfaced or might...

Jamaica Updates Covid-19 Pre-testing Requirement.

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – October 9, 2020 – Jamaica has announced revised measures for international travelers visiting the island with arrivals beginning October 10. These new...

Jamaican Corrections Observing Protocols To Limit Spread Of COVID-19 In Prisons–...

KINGSTON, Jamaica--October 8th.2020--Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of National Security, Senator the Hon. Matthew Samuda, says that next week members of the public...

Minister Says Jamaicans Need to Place More Emphasis on Formal Education

KINGSTON, Jamaica--October 8th, 2020--Education, Youth and Information Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams, says Jamaicans need to ascribe greater importance to formal education. Speaking at a ceremony...

Jamaica Moving Towards Virtual Trials And Hearings.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--October 5th, 2020--Minister of Justice, Hon. Delroy Chuck says the Government is working towards introducing virtual hearings and trials in the criminal justice...

Good News For Jamaica Tourism: Virgin Atlantic Up And Running Again.

After a hiatus from Jamaica due to its borders being closed to stem the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) earlier this year, Virgin Atlantic...

Jamaica Gov’t Spending $826 Million On Textbooks, Ebooks And Apps.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--October ist,2020--The Government will be spending $826 million on the acquisition of textbooks for the upcoming academic year, including electronic books  and learning...

Holness Calls For COVID-19 Pandemic Sustainable Global Recovery Plan.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--September 30th,2020--Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is calling for an extraordinary, inclusive and sustainable global management and recovery process for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. He...

Tablets For 20,000 Teachers In Jamaica.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--September 29th, 2020--E-Learning Jamaica Limited (eLJam) has reported that the distribution of more than 20,000 computer tablets to the nation’s teachers under the...

Slave Owner Memorial To Be Removed From English Parish Church After...

(BBC) DORCHESTER, England--A memorial to an 18th Century slaver will be removed from the church wall of an English market town, following a vote...

Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories Taking Over In Jamaica, Says Health Minister.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the spread of conspiracy theories is threatening to undermine the country’s fight against the...

Jamaican Retirees Remain Locked Down: Allowed Out Daily For Exercise And...

KINGSTON, Jamaica--September 24th, 2020--The stay-at-home order for persons 70 years and older remains in place, but they are allowed to leave once per day...

Jamaica Creating ‘Supplies Hub’ For Tourism.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--The Ministry of Tourism is creating a Supplies Hub that will help to position Jamaica as the premier logistics center in the region...

Jamaica Leading Caribbean In Ozone Layer Preservation.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica continues to be a regional leader in complying with provisions aimed at reducing and eventually eliminating ozone-depleting substances under the Montreal Protocol,...

Caribbean Maritime University Now Premier Educational Institution Of Western Hemisphere.

Kingston, Jamaica--The Palisadoes Park-based Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, is looking to cement its position as a...

No, Sir, We Have No Bananas! Amnesty Bins At Jamaica’s Airports...

Kingston, Jamaica--September 16th, 2020--"Amnesty bins have been installed at both international airports, as part of efforts to prevent plant and animal diseases from entering...

Three Domestic Violence Shelters Already In Place In Jamaica, As Government...

It was only after Tanya's partner burned her clothes that she decided to go to the police, and from then on the beatings stopped,...

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