Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Tourism Ministry projecting earnings loss due to Covid 19
The tourism ministry is projecting a reduction in earnings due to the impact of the coronavirus on visitor markets and travel
CARPHA raises Covid 19 risk level to VERY HIGH
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has raised its Coronavirus (Covid-19) alert to very high, following reports of imported
Technology aimed at more efficient court system to be implemented
New technology to be implemented by the justice ministry in the island’s courts, will see cases being completed faster.  
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.