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30,000 tourism workers to be vaccinated in Jamaica

Jamaica's tourism industry workers would be vaccinated this week.

United way of Jamaica raises funds for the vulnerable

The UMJ launched St.Vincent and Grenadine-Disaster Fund

Jamaica extends travel limitations to 6 South American countries

As the COVID-19 surge is increasing day by in different parts of the world, the Jamaican Government has increased limitations on travellers from overseas to now include those from 6 South American countries – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay including Peru.

India no longer to assist in vaccine requirements of the Caribbean

Indian government break step leads to a big problem for the Caribbean countries, which got more than 400,000 vaccines as a gift from the government and people of India. 

More than 26k Jamaicans received 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Wellness of Jamaica, Dunstan Bryan, informed that a total of 26,512 Jamaicans, including Prime Minister Andrew Holness, and Opposition Leader, Mark Golding, have, so far, received their first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine.

Jamaican PM pays tribute to veteran racehorse trainer Wayne DaCosta

Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness paid Condolences to the family and friends of veteran racehorse trainer Wayne DaCosta.

PM Holness joins in virtual meet with UN Secretary-General Guterres and Canada’s PM Trudeau

Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness participated in a virtual meeting with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres and the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, on Tuesday, 24 March 2021. 

Jamaica: PM Holness with wife takes 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness and his wife, Juliet Holness, received the first dose of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine on Monday, 22 March 2021, at the Good Samaritan Inn, Downtown Kingston.

PM Holness announces changes to curfew hours

Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness, on March 21, 2021, announced revisions to the curfew hours, as part of measures, to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Jamaica ranked 37th in World Happiness Index 2021

Jamaica ranked 37th in the World Happiness Index 2021, and it is also the happiest nation in the Caribbean with score of 6.309.

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On Sunday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the government had made a second payment to the World Health Organization (WHO) COVAX initiative to gain access to about 11 million coronavirus vaccines.

“The valley of Dry Bones,” writes DLP

Watching that video of the Prime Minister of Barbados destroying the image and waving the magic flag to solve our water problems, one could only remind Barbadians of the BLP "Covenant Of Hope".

Trinidad and Tobago sends cleaning supplies to Barbados to clear ashfall

Barbados is experiencing a heavy ashfall due to the massive volcanic eruption at La Soufriere volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Over third of target population inoculated in St Kitts and Nevis, says PM Harris

Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, during a vaccination session at Sylvia Garnette Health Centre in Tabernacle said that more than a third portion of the target population has been vaccinated against COVID-19.