Author Archive: Donique Weston

Gas prices to increase tomorrow
Motorists will see an increase in the price of gas at the pumps tomorrow (February 13).   The latest billing prices released by
Health Minister says no risk to Vineyard Town residents from quarantine facility
Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Christopher Tufton, has assured residents of vineyard town in St. Andrew, that there is no health
Two candidates nominated for South East Clarendon by-election
The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) says it will now advance preparations for the South East Clarendon by-election.   Two
Police report increase in marijuana smuggling by boat
There has been an increase in the smuggling of marijuana out of the country, by boat.   Acting Operations Officer of the Marine
NWA says $800 million is needed to fix major roadways in Trelawny
The National Works Agency (NWA) has indicated that some $800 million is needed to fix major roadways in Trelawny.   This comes,
Nurses association says gov’t has allayed fears over coronavirus preparedness
The Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) says the association is confident that the government will provide a sufficient supply of
Parliament votes to extend SOEs until May
Parliament has by a majority vote of 44, moved to extend the States of Public Emergency (SOEs) now in effect in 6 parishes.   The
Western parishes report structural damage to buildings following 7.7 magnitude quake
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has reported that at least one school in western Jamaica had to be