Author Archive: Donique Weston

Eight persons prosecuted in St. James for breaches of COVID-19 regulations
Some eight persons have been prosecuted by the St. James police for breaches of the measures put in place by the government to prevent
More than 71,000 Jamaicans apply for COVID-19 grants
At 2:35 PM today, some 71,182 people had completed applications for grants under the CARE program implemented by the government to
Spanish hotels donate US $200,000 to fight COVID-19
As part of efforts to assist the country in recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, the Spanish hotel sector has pledged a
Local group making medical supplies to aid in COVID-19 fight
As concerns continue to mount about a lack of personal protective gear for frontline workers battling COVID-19, a concerned group of
Ten people charged for breaching nightly curfew
Some ten persons have been charged by the police for breaches of the curfew imposed by the government, to curtail the spread of
Epidemiologist says fear of COVID-19 is limiting the number of tests being done
National Epidemiologist, Dr. Karen Webster-Kerr, has indicated that fears expressed by healthcare workers have affected the number of
Three more persons test positive for COVID-19
Jamaica now has 47 confirmed cases of COVID-19.   The National Influenza Centre today (April 2) advised that of the five pending
Opposition says gov’t should use National Arena to house COVID-19 patients
The Opposition is suggesting that the Government utilizes the National Arena and the Jamaica Conference Centre as field hospitals for