Author Archive: Myesha Broadie

5 persons shot and killed in separate incidents yesterday
At least 5 people were shot and killed in separate incidents in St. James, St. Catherine and Kingston, yesterday (May 25). Dead are
Met Service predicts above-normal Hurricane Season
The Met Service is predicting that for the seventh consecutive year, the Atlantic Hurricane Season will be above-normal. This follows a
BOJ Governor confident Jamaica’s economy not headed for a recession
Bank of Jamaica Governor, Richard Byles has expressed confidence that Jamaica’s economy is not headed for a recession. Speaking
Some $370M to be spent to patch roads across the island
Some 370 million dollars will be spent to patch roads across the island, this financial year. Minister of Local Government and Rural
Around 11,000 undocumented Jamaicans to access their birth certificates this year
The government is to launch Project Birthright, which will provide free birth certificates for undocumented Jamaicans. It’s
Prime Minister says mask mandate will be re-instituted
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that the mask mandate will be re–instated in short order. He gave the indication at
Jamaica records 366 new Covid-19 cases; positivity rate increases to 37.9 per cent
Jamaica’s Covid positivity rate has increased to 37.9 per cent, as 366 more people have tested positive for the virus. Of the new
JTA President says Education Ministry’s mandatory mask wearing policy is in line with the association’s position
Jamaica Teachers‘ Association, JTA President, Winston Smith says the directive from the Education Ministry for the mandatory
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