Author Archive: Donique Weston

Health Minister calls for increased vigilance in fight against mosquito-borne diseases
Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says prevention is the best way to fight mosquito-borne diseases.   Over the
UNICEF rep expresses concern over violence against children
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative to Jamaica has expressed concern about the level of violence against
Education Ministry reports improvement in 2019 CSEC and CAPE results
The Education Ministry is reporting that there were improvements recorded for most subjects sat in this year’s Caribbean Advanced
Prime Minister warns schools against charging exorbitant fees
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has put government-owned primary schools on notice to desist from charging fees, which he describes as
Teen who severed child’s penis remanded
The teenager accused of severing the penis of a 6-year-old boy, in White horses, St. Thomas, was remanded when he appeared in the St.
Prime Minister not giving up on NIDS
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government has not given up on implementing a National Identification System (NIDS).   In
Opposition to pursue legal action against Integrity Commission, even if PM publishes his integrity report
The opposition People’s National Party (PNP) has indicated that even if the Prime Minister publishes his own integrity report, 
District Constable charged for sexually assaulting teen girl
Children’s Advocate, Diahann Gordon Harrison, has expressed concern that persons entrusted with the protection of the nation’s