Author Archive: Donique Weston

Opposition calls on gov’t to help drought-affected communities
Opposition Spokesperson for Water, Environment and Climate Change, Dr. Fenton Ferguson is calling on the Prime Minister to release
Twenty-five businesses convicted for breaches of the plastic ban
Since January 2020, some 25 businesses and individuals have been convicted for breaches of the plastic ban.   The 25 convicted are
Five persons detained in connection with gun seizure
Five persons were detained in connection with the seizure of a .38 revolver and several rounds of ammunition in Mountain View yesterday
Two men killed and a third wounded in alleged confrontation with police
The St. James police are reporting that two men were reportedly shot and killed, and a third wounded, in a confrontation with security
Alleged serial rapist held in Manchester
The Manchester police today arrested and charged a man for several counts of rape, robbery and unlawful wounding.   Charged is
First isolated Jamaican patient tests negative for coronavirus
The Health and Wellness Ministry is awaiting the results from two samples sent to the   Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for
Education Ministry says 390 teachers have resigned since last September
Some 390 teachers islandwide have resigned within a 6 month period.   Education Minister, Karl Samuda made the revelation at a
Four persons shot, one fatally in Stony Hill
One person was shot dead and four others wounded, following an early morning shooting in Stony Hill, St. Andrew.   Dead is