Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Covid telethon going well, millions already pledged
Entertainment minister Olivia Grange has indicated that so far, the fund raising telethon has been going well, with millions of dollars
Opp chastises Govt for not allowing stranded Jcans on ship to come home
Opposition spokesman on national security, Fitz Jackson has chastised the government for not allowing some Jamaicans stranded on cruise
Elderly man murdered, residents allegedly enact jungle justice on his attacker
The St. Catherine south police are investigating an alleged case of jungle justice in Hellshire, following reports that citizens
Finance Ministry working to fix glitches on Covid We Care grants website
The Finance Ministry is encouraging persons who are experiencing challenges with their online application for the care grants to keep
Long lines and crowds as shoppers rush to beat 3:00 p.m. curfew
There were several long lines and crowded supermarkets in some parishes today, as many citizens sought to get a little shopping done
Jamaica now has 69 Covid cases
Jamaica now has 69 confirmed cases of coronavirus.   The 4 new Covid cases are:   A 52 year old male from Manchester who is a
PNP President Dr Peter Phillips has colon cancer
People’s National Party (PNP) President and Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips has been diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer.  
National Arena to be retrofitted for use as field hospital
As part of the country’s covid-19 response plan, Cabinet has given approval for the National Arena in St Andrew to be retrofitted