Author Archive: Patrice Walters

PM Holness: Government putting measures in place to deal with Coronavirus
As the coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to spread to more countries, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government has been putting
Coronavirus reaches Caribbean; CARICOM leaders plan response
Caricom leaders and health officials have come together to strategize the response of the region to the novel coronavirus in the wake
IDT West now open in Montego Bay
Workers and employers no longer have to travel to Kingston to have matters heard before the industrial disputes tribunal.   This
Opposition calls for National Agriculture Plan
The Opposition is calling for a national agricultural plan to ensure the sector’s resilience to climate change.   Spokesman
Police Youth Club Council calls for end to attacks on teachers
The National Police Youth Club Council (NPYCC) has expressed concern over the growing attacks on the nation’s educators.  
Edu Min sends trauma team to Rhodes Hall High following murder of bus driver
A trauma management team from the Ministry of Education’s Region 4 office will visit the Rhodes Hall high school in Hanover next
Mandeville hospital patient among persons isolated and quarantined
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jacqueline Bisasor McKenzie has confirmed that a patient has been isolated at the Mandeville regional
Jamaica restricts travel from 4 more countries amid Covid 19 spread
Four more countries are to be added to Jamaica’s travel restriction list, in an effort to prevent the entry of the corona virus.