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House Speaker Marissa Dalrymple Philibert today blocked attempts by the Opposition to move a motion for the suspension of Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament George Wright. Wright has been listed as a person of interest in an...

The Government is imposing more weekend lockdowns as it seeks to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Speaking in Parliament this afternoon, Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced another three weekends of tightened curfews. However, the hours will be...

The climax of the Government's four-day immunisation blitz was hit by supply shortages as several sites spanning across Jamaica ran short on inventory as thousands of Jamaicans swarmed centres on Tuesday.  Persons were being turned away...

The University of the West Indies, Mona has extended the deadline to apply for undergraduate and graduate programmes. Persons now have until May 19. The university says it understands the many hurdles prospective students and their families have...

Miami, FL: Concacaf has announced that the Final of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup – the 16th edition of the region’s flagship men’s international competition, has been awarded to Las Vegas and Allegiant Stadium, the destination...

The Health Ministry is reporting that several COVID-19 vaccination blitz sites have reached their capacity arising from high demand. The affected locations are: * The National Arena in St Andrew * Manchester High School * Sandals Inn (Kent...

Six additional COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in Jamaica, increasing the tally to 682. Those who died on Monday are: * A 66-year-old man from Manchester. * An 88-year-old female from St Elizabeth. * A 79-year-old woman from St Elizabeth...

Well-known medical doctor Alfred Dawes is strongly condemning claims that he against COVID-19 vaccination.  

State Minister in the Ministry of Education and Youth Robert ‘Nesta’ Morgan says amendments are to be made to The Child Care and Protection Act to deal generally with abuses at daycare centres.  

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian city of Pune is running out of ventilators as gasping coronavirus patients crowd its hospitals. Social media is full of people searching for beds, while relatives throng pharmacies looking for antiviral medicines...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the...

Director of Family Health Services at the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Dr Melody Ennis, is assuring the public that the COVID-19 vaccine does not impair or impede the body’s immune system to fight other illnesses. Speaking in an interview...

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has announced vaccination blitz sites for today. The locations are: Kingston & St Andrew - National Arena, St Joseph Hospital, Good Samaritan Inn and Mona Ageing and Wellness Centre. St Thomas...

A St Andrew man has been detained by the police in connection with the shooting death of his 35-year-old son. Ruel Knight was pronounced dead at hospital today after he was shot by his father at the meat and food distribution businessplace...

Spokesperson on Health and Wellness, Dr Morais Guy, says the Opposition rejects any attempt by the Government to use expired AstraZeneca vaccines. It is calling for Portfolio Minister Dr Christopher Tufton not to pursue any plan to...
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