Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Local Government ministry reports 2 Covid related deaths at its facilities
The Local Government ministry is reporting that an elderly man, from the St. Elizabeth infirmary died this morning, from complications
NWA working to clear blocked Bog Walk Gorge by tonight
The National Works Agency says it has concentrated its efforts on clearing and cleaning the roadway through the gorge in St. Catherine
Rain and flood damage to cost government over $2 b
Damage to the country’s road network arising from weekend rains is likely to cost over $2 b.   The preliminary estimate was
Tributes come in for former minister, PNP stalwart D K Duncan who died today
Tributes continue to come in for former government minister, Dr. Donald Keith “D.K” Duncan, who died at the University
PM Holness concerned about decline in voter turn out in election
Prime Minister Andrew Holness, also expressed concerns about the  decline in voter  participation in the recent general election.
Dr. Phillips calls for public education on civic duties
Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips is urging the government to embark on a public education campaign, to address the decline in the
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