Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Four persons on Dec 21 flight from the UK test positive for new covid variant
Four of the 20 covid-19 positive passengers who came into the island on a recent flight from the United Kingdom, have also tested
Dexter Street residents mount road block after teen boy allegedly killed by security forces
Irate residents of Dexter Street in Savannah la Mar, Westmoreland today staged a fiery road block, in protest after a teen boy was
Beenie Man charged for breaching covid protocols
Dance hall artiste Beenie Man, whose given name is Moses Davis, has been charged in relation to hosting a party in contravention of the
Government extends UK travel ban
Government has extended the travel ban on flights coming from the United Kingdom, until Sunday, January 31.   The ban was first
Edu Min approves 129 schools for face to face engagement
One hundred and twenty nine (129) schools have been approved by the education ministry for the resumption of face-to-face teaching and
Police urge citizens to ensure safety of home and children over holidays
The police are advising citizens to invest in safety features, such as sturdy locks and doors, or more advanced home security systems,
Fire Brigade encourages fire safety during holidays
With more persons expected to celebrate the holidays indoors, due to the covid-19 pandemic, the Jamaica Fire Brigade is urging citizens
Sam Sharpe Day declared for December 27
December 27 has been declared Sam Sharpe Day.   The proclamation was made by Governor General, Sir Patrick Allen on Tuesday.