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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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Dominica establishes diplomatic relations with Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan and the Commonwealth of Dominica have signed a joint communiqué on establishing diplomatic relations.

T&T to be under State of emergency amid COVID pandemic

During the media conference held on 15 May 2021, the Prime Minister of T&T - Dr Keith Rowley, announced a state of emergency with a curfew in place from 9 PM to 5 AM from today mid-night.

PM Briceno wishes teachers, a ‘Happy Teachers Day’

The Prime Minister of Belize - Johnny Briceno, wishes teachers on the eve of - Happy teachers day with a heartfelt message via social media.

FCB president – Higinio Velez dies of COVID-19

The President of the Cuban Baseball Federation,-FCB - Higinio Velez, dies after complications due to the COVID-19 mutant. He was also the manager when Cuba won Olympic gold in 2004.

Report: Jamaica sees hike in flight booking from US travellers

According to recently published data from - online travel agency cheap oair, Jamaica island is among the seven places that have seen a hike of more than 100 per cent in flight bookings from US travellers in the month of April 2021, compared to the month of January 2021.