Author Archive: Donique Weston

Jamaican cruise workers plead with government to bring them home
Jamaicans stuck at sea on a Royal Caribbean vessel are pleading with the government to make some arrangements to bring them home.
Police Commissioner says public is complying with guidelines to combat COVID-19
Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, says members of the public have been complying with the measures implemented by
UHWI appeals for blood donations
The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) is urging all individuals who are healthy and well to donate blood.   It says
CXC to revise exam schedules and format
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has revised its examination strategy for the May/June 2020 sitting, due to the impact of the
CSEC, CAPE and PEP examinations likely to be pushed back
In light of COVID-19, there is a possibility that the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and the Caribbean Secondary
SLB to suspend loan payments for 3 months in light of COVID-19
The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) will waive late fees for three months, as part of measures to assist persons affected by the
Finance Minister says Jamaica in for a massive economic shock; promises $100,000 grant for small businesses
Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke says Jamaica is in for a massive negative economic shock, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   He
Government will not close Jamaica’s borders as yet
Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says there is life after COVID-19; so much has to be considered before closing