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Belize Labour Department launches Online Employment Services System

The Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour & Local Government of Belize held a virtual launching ceremony for the new online Employment Services System (ESS). The Ministry celebrates this achievement as its second electronic system since the start of this year.

‘Universe-Boss’ thanks PM Modi for gifting 50k jabs of vaccines to Jamaica

Jamaican-born and West Indies Cricketer Chris Gayle thanked Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi & the people of India for sending 50,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Jamaica. 

Jamaican cricketer Andre Russell praises PM Modi, Vaccine Maitri initiative

Jamaican cricketer Andre Russell praised India's 'Vaccine Maitri initiative and acknowledged prime minister Narendra Modi for giving 50,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines to Jamaica in a donation to combat the global pandemic. 

Jamaica Govt. committed to tackling human trafficking: Campbell

State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Leslie Campbell, said that the Jamaican Government is committed to clearing the country of the crime of human trafficking.

Former PMs Join call for Jamaicans to take COVID vaccine

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica PJ Patterson and Bruce Golding have joined the appeal for Jamaicans to take the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday at The Good Samaritan’s Inn.

Jamaica to invest six percent of GDP in education

For the upcoming fiscal year, Jamaica will invest $114 billion or approximately six percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in education.

Jamaica begins COVID-19 vaccination drive

Jamaica is launching its mass COVID-19 vaccinations Wednesday, with healthcare workers being the first of more than 3,280 people to get their shots. 

Jamaica receives 50,000 doses of Covishield vaccines from India

The Consignment of 50,000 doses of Covishield- AstraZeneca arrived in Jamaica on 8th March 2021 at the Norman Manley International Airport.

Jamaica has achieved many successes in gender equality: Grange

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia “Babsy” Grange has argued that Jamaica has enjoyed many successes in its mission to achieve gender equality.

Vaccine Maitri : Consignment of vaccines airlifts for Guyana, Jamaica & Nicaragua from India

India airlifted a shipment of Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines for Guyana, Jamaica and Nicaragua.

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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.

Government can’t risk life of citizens by allowing travellers from Haiti: Darren

Darren Henfield - Minister of Foreign Affairs on 14 May 2021, stated, "The government cannot bear to risk the safety of Bahamians or the potential for The Bahamas economy to rebound by allowing travellers from Haiti.

St Lucia records 28 new COVID cases

The Ministry of health and wellness received confirmation of 28 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory on Friday, May 14, 2021, in Saint Lucia island.