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UHWI appeals for blood donations
The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) is urging all individuals who are healthy and well to donate blood.   It says
CXC to revise exam schedules and format
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has revised its examination strategy for the May/June 2020 sitting, due to the impact of the
Jamaica Keeping Options Open regarding  International Aid for  COVID 19 response
Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke has indicated that Jamaica is keeping its options open with regards to international aid for the
Efforts being made to assist Jamaican hotel workers stranded in the US
State Minister for Labour and Social Security Zavia Mayne has assured that efforts are being made to assist some Jamaican hotel workers
CSEC, CAPE and PEP examinations likely to be pushed back
In light of COVID-19, there is a possibility that the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and the Caribbean Secondary
SLB to suspend loan payments for 3 months in light of COVID-19
The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) will waive late fees for three months, as part of measures to assist persons affected by the
Finance Minister says Jamaica in for a massive economic shock; promises $100,000 grant for small businesses
Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke says Jamaica is in for a massive negative economic shock, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   He
Number of COVID-19  cases increases to 25.
Jamaica now has 25 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease COVID-19. The Health and Wellness Ministry reports that this follows the