April 9, 2020

Decision On Schools To Be Made Before Break Ends

Before the Easter school break ends, Jamaicans will know whether schools will be reopened and also whether the school year will be extended. The nation will […]
April 8, 2020

Culture Ministry Adds 78 Million to Coral Gardens Trust Fund

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says her Ministry has contributed a further Seventy-eight Million dollars into the Trust Fund […]
April 8, 2020

Rural Field Hospital A Possibility

With an increase in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in some parishes, the Government is looking at establishing a rural field hospital. Chief Medical Officer, Ministry […]
April 8, 2020

Cabinet Approves Outfitting Of National Arena As Field Hospital

Cabinet has approved the outfitting of the National Arena as a 72-bed field hospital to respond to any surge in local coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Permanent Secretary […]
April 8, 2020
Breaking Jamaican News

Dr. Peter Phillips, Leader of the Opposition, Diagnosed With Cancer

April 8, 2020 | By Hopeton O’Connor Dennie | Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips has been on leave since his March 23 Abdominal surgery. He will […]
April 7, 2020

Creative Industry Stakeholders Urged To Streamline Activities To Access COVID-19 Relief Benefits

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, is encouraging creative industry stakeholders to formalise their businesses in order to benefit from the Government’s […]
April 7, 2020

Reduction In Backlog Of Garbage

The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has reported a reduction in the backlog of garbage collected over the last few weeks. “What we are finding […]
April 7, 2020

Country Has 63 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

Jamaica now has 63 confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, gave this update during a press conference […]
April 6, 2020

Tourism Minister Joins Call For Social Distancing

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has joined the call for social distancing among Jamaicans. During a digital media briefing on April 2, Mr. Bartlett said […]
April 6, 2020

Ministry of Health and Wellness Issues Recommendations for the Wearing of Masks

The Ministry of Health & Wellness wishes to advise persons to exercise caution in how they wear masks in the bid to prevent COVID-19. At the […]
April 6, 2020

Jamaica Has 59 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

There are now fifty-nine (59) confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Jamaica. The new addition is a 43-year-old male from Portland, who is […]
April 4, 2020

55 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jamaica

Jamaica now has fifty-five (55) confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The new additions are: A 74-year-old female from Manchester, who is the contact […]