Author Archive: Donique Weston

Pearnel Charles Jr sworn in as MP for South East Clarendon
Pearnel Charles Jr has been sworn in as the newest Member of Parliament in Gordon House.   Charles Jr was successful in the recent
Gov’t tracing passengers who were on flight from Miami with second coronavirus patient
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has begun tracing passengers who were aboard a flight from Miami to Montego Bay, with the second
JTA says final component of PEP should be cancelled in light of COVID-19
The Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) wants the Grade six performance task component of the Primary Exit Profile, PEP, examination to
PM Holness orders schools closed for 14 days
  In light of COVID-19, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that all schools will be closed for 14 days, starting tomorrow
Police capture man who escaped coronavirus quarantine facility
  The man who escaped from a coronavirus quarantine centre in Kingston last evening has been captured.   Kemar Bailey was
Close to 2 million people could be impacted if Covid-19 reaches Jamaica
Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton has indicated that an estimated 1.7 million citizens could be impacted by the coronavirus,
$48 M allocated in 2020/21 budget for Coral Gardens victims
Some $48 million has been allocated in the budget for the compensation of victims of the 1963 Coral Gardens atrocities.   Culture
Police searching for boys seen playing with gun in viral video
The police have launched an investigation into a viral video being circulated on social media platforms, where four boys are seen