Author Archive: Donique Weston

Police say nightly curfew will be strictly enforced
The police say the provisions under the all-island nightly curfew will be strictly and fully enforced.   The curfew comes into
Third COVID-19 patient dies, confirmed cases now up to 44
Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton confirmed Jamaica’s third COVID-19 related death today (April 1).   Dr. Tufton indicated
Bartenders and hairdressers among informal workers that will get assistance from gov’t in light of COVID-19
Bartenders and hairdressers are among the groups of informal workers who will get assistance from the government, in light of the
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