Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Vybz Kartel et al may get reduced sentences
Despite losing the appeal to overturn their murder convictions, dancehall entertainer, Vybz Kartel and his three co-accused could see
Doctor warns against using home remedies for Covid 19
As the nation battles Covid-19, People’s National Party member, and former Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye, is
Ports remain closed, Cornpiece still quarantined, gas stations close by 8pm
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that sea and air ports will remain closed to incoming passenger traffic for an additional
Travellers who failed to report to Health ministry and self-quarantine face charges
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government is intensifying door to door searches for persons who came into the island between
Confirmed Covid 19 cases climb to 53
Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton says Jamaica has confirmed 6 additional cases of Covid-19 in the past 48 hours.   This
Taxi group calls for removal of fuel SCT due to Covid 19
The Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services (TODSS) wants the government to remove the Special Consumption Tax (SCT) on
Businesses, individuals impacted by Covid 19 can apply for assistance by April 9
Persons whose employment or business operation was adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, will be able to apply for assistance
Opposition calls for safety net for vulnerable
Opposition spokesman on finance, Mark Golding is calling on the government to implement a comprehensive safety net to protect