COVID back-pedal 5:00 am
Barely a month after announcing relaxed COVID-19 measures the Jamaican Government was yesterday forced to back-pedal, pushed by rising infections numbering an average 135 new cases per day with a staggering 1,318 new cases already recorded for the month of July...
Mixed reactions to new COVID measures
LUCEA, Hanover — Hanover's entertainment, business and education sectors gave mixed responses to Prime Minister Andrew Holness's announcement of tighter COVID-19 measures which take effect today.
This Day in History — July 27
Today is the 208th day of 2021. There are 157 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS
IN recognition of the just-ended Nurses Week 2021, National Baking Company Limited presented the nursing team at University Hospital of The West Indies (UHWI) and Bustamante Hospital for Children with gift baskets and products to signal its appreciation for the nurses who are part of the...More
THE Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) will be hosting a 'Tourism Webinar' tomorrow, beginning at 10:00 am, to commemorate its 25th anniversary.More
LONGVILLE PARK, Clarendon — The National Water Commission (NWC) has moved to assure residents of this community that it has flushed and sterilised the lines after being forced to dump sewage into a drain in Phase 3 in mid-July. A 33-second video of the waste being dumped into the...More
BANKS, Clarendon — Major infrastructural development such as an entertainment zone and significant improvement in the drainage system are on the cards for the community of Banks when the fifth pilot project under the ministry of local government's rural development initiative...More
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis yesterday decried as criminal the existence of hunger in a world which can produce enough food for all, building on a warning from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that climate change and conflict are the consequences and drivers of poverty and income...More
MISSOURI, United States (AP) — Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the US since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They're now opting to homeschool their children, even as schools plan to resume in-person...More
WASHINGTON, DC United States (AP) — The United States will keep existing COVID-19 travel restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the Delta variant, according to a White House...More
A 74-year-old man, Lewin Williams, is fighting to avoid deportation from Britain on grounds that he is battling cancer and will die if he is forced to go back to Jamaica, where he won't be able to afford life-saving treatment.More