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Hanover SDC provides grants to small business operators 8:59 pm

HANOVER, Jamaica — The Hanover office of the Social Development Commission (SDC), through its local economic development support programme, is helping community enterprises impacted by the COVID-19 to rebound. Read More

3,000 health workers trained under compassionate care programme 8:48 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Approximately 3,000 health workers have been trained under the compassionate care programme to date.These include clinical, technical, administrative, skilled and non-skilled staff.... Read More

US adds 55,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours 8:30 pm
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) —The United States recorded 55,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours Wednesday, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed, bringing its total to 3,046,351 recorded infections since the pandemic began.... Read More

Jamaica expected to recover faster from COVID-19 than the 08/09 recession 8:18 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica presented at the United Nations high level political forum on sustainable development this morning, and indicated that the economy is expected to recover within two to four years and employment within one to three years following global economic fallout caused...... Read More

6 new COVID-19 cases

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 8:15 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica has recorded six new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed positives to 751.All are imported cases, who recently came into the island on flights from the United States (five) and Canada (one). Read More

$3.5 billion spent on Cornwall Regional Hospital rehabilitation

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 7:17 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government has expended more than $3.5 billion for rehabilitation of the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St James and the creation of new infrastructure to support service provision to the citizens in that part of the island. Read More

Cabinet approves oversight committee for Child Diversion Programme

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 7:11 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says Cabinet has approved the establishment of a national oversight committee for the ministry's Child Diversion Programme. Read More

4 high-dependency units built at a cost of $1.5 billion

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 7:05 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Health and Wellness has now completed the construction of four high-dependency units (HDUs) under the Programme for the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (PROMAC) at a cost of some $1.5 billion.  Read More

GraceKennedy signs Briana Williams as GK foods ambassador

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 6:46 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – GraceKennedy (GK) Group CEO Don Wehby has announced that GK Foods has signed sprinter Briana Williams as its newest Brand Ambassador, effective July 1. Read More

NWA's traffic signal network hit by vandalism again

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 6:39 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The theft of fibre optic cables from a location in Portmore, St Catherine recently has severely impaired the National Works Agency's (NWA) ability to monitor traffic along some of the island's major corridors across four parishes. Read More

Guyana opposition pleased with CCJ ruling

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 6:19 pm    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The main opposition People's Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) today welcomed the ruling of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) that threw out a ruling by the Court of Appeal with regards to the disputed March 2 regional and general... Read More

Hotel worker killed in motor vehicle collision in Westmoreland

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 5:59 pm    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — A female hotel employee was killed in a three-vehicle collision on the Retreat Main Road in Westmoreland this morning. Read More

Mason charged over construction site dispute

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 5:48 pm    

ST ANN, Jamaica — The St Ann Police charged 29-year-old Ryan Peart, a mason of Gully Street, Golden Grove in the parish, with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and assault at common law following an incident on a construction site in Golden Grove on Sunday, May... Read More

SERHA investigating patient's death at National Chest Hospital

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 5:44 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) says it has noted the public's concern regarding the death of a patient at the National Chest Hospital today.  Read More

JamaicaEye surveillance helps cops catch suspected thieves

Wednesday, July, 8 2020 5:33 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — With the assistance of JamaicaEye, the police were able to intercept a grey Suzuki Vitara and apprehend four men suspected to have been involved in a series of robberies in the Corporate Area in recent days.  Read More


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