Author Archive: Clement Reid

First female head of the JDF takes up office in  January
The Jamaica Defence Force JDF will have it’s first woman Chief of Defence Staff. Commodore Antonette Wemyss Gorman is slated to
Number of persons allowed at  worship services increased to 50
The government has amended the order under the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA) to facilitate increased attendance at worship
Government allocates $250M to aid farmers impacted by recent Tropical storms
Government has allocated $250 million to support farmers impacted by the recent passage of Tropical storms Ida and Grace. Agriculture
UIC President offered bail after being arrested for illegal protest
President of the United Independents’ Congress (UIC), Joseph Patterson has been offered bail, with surety, following his arrest
Trial of alleged Clansman Gang members gets underway this morning
The trial of the 33 alleged members of the Spanish Town based Clansman Gang, which includes one woman, began this morning with the
Another 3 Covid-19 deaths recorded with 733 new cases and 721 hospitalized
The country has surpassed 80,000 Covid-19 cases to date. Jamaica recorded 733 new cases of Covid-19 yesterday, bringing the total
JAS joins call for dedicated Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
The Jamaica Agriculture Society, (JAS), has joined a recent call, for a dedicated Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, to oversee the
Early morning shooting in Portmore leaves police Sergeant dead
A police officer was shot and killed in Portmore St. Catherine on Sunday morning. He is Sergeant Averel McCollin who was stationed at
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