Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Labour Minister Shahine Robinson has died
Minister of Labour and Social Security, and Member of Parliament for North East St. Ann, Shahine Robinson has died.   Mrs.
Cornpiece quarantine lifted
The health ministry has lifted the quarantine imposed on Cornpiece settlement in Clarendon.   In a statement, it says the
Opposition calls for shut down of country
One opposition member says shutting down the country is the best way to prevent corona virus infection.   Former Chief Medical
JCF: no island wide lock down
The Jamaica Constabulary Force has sought to dispel fears of an island-wide lock down, after a copy of an internal police memo relating
Govt extends deadlines for transport licences
Motorists can breathe a sigh of relief as the extension of several transport related deadlines, have taken effect.   The
USA will screen deportees for Covid 19
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has sought to assure that the persons scheduled to be deported to Jamaica will be
Health Ministry setting up second Covid testing facility
The ministry of health and wellness will introduce a second facility this Friday, to conduct testing for covid-19.   This as part
Lock down takes St Catherine business community by surprise
Many business operators in Potrmore, St. Catherine, have lamented that while they understand the need for strict measures to curb the