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Grenada informs the WHO about COVID-19 patient who fled the island

Saturday, April, 4 2020 9:46 am    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Grenada's  acting Chief Medical officer, Dr Francis Martin, says the government has formally written to the International Health Regulations of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to inform them about a man who was confirmed positive for COVID-19, who then fled... Read More

Keir Starmer elected new UK Labour leader: party

Saturday, April, 4 2020 9:35 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) - Pro-European centrist Keir Starmer was on Saturday unveiled as new Labour party leader, heralding a shift in Britain's main opposition party after a crushing election defeat under veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn and years of ideological infighting. Read More

St Vincent and the Grenadines confirms four more cases of Covid-19

Saturday, April, 4 2020 9:23 am    

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Health officials in St Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday confirmed four additional cases of the coronavirus (Covid-19). Read More

Trinidad and Tobago records 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Saturday, April, 4 2020 9:16 am    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Two more people have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus bringing the number of confirmed cases in the twin island republic to 100. Read More

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'

Friday, April, 3 2020 9:51 pm    

WUHAN, China (AFP) — China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world's most populous country observed a nationwide three-minute silence. Read More

US sets new global record with 1,480 virus deaths in 24 hours

Friday, April, 3 2020 9:16 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States recorded nearly 1,500 deaths from COVID-19 between Thursday and Friday, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, the worst 24-hour death toll globally since the pandemic began.  Read More

All gas stations must close by 8:00 pm during curfew hours

Friday, April, 3 2020 8:40 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness is advising that no gas station should remain open beyond 8:00 pm in keeping with the nightly island-wide curfew currently in place. Read More

Seven-year-old crushed to death after truck overturns

Friday, April, 3 2020 8:19 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — A seven-year-old boy was crushed to death by building construction material which were being transported in a truck, in which he was travelling, after it overturned in his community this (Friday) afternoon. Read More

Face coverings recommended, First Lady endorses but Trump says he won't wear one

Friday, April, 3 2020 7:51 pm    

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced new federal guidelines Friday recommending that Americans wear face coverings when in public to help fight the spread of the new coronavirus. The president immediately said he had no intention of following that advice himself, saying, "I'm... Read More

Man charged for several breaches of the Sexual Offences Act

Friday, April, 3 2020 7:48 pm    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — The police are reporting that a man was charged for several breaches of the Sexual Offences Act committed in 2014 and 2019.He is 33-year-old Dwayne Davis, a labourer of Havana Heights in Clarendon. Read More

PM HOLNESS: You will be barred from leaving Jamaica

Friday, April, 3 2020 7:12 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness issued his sternest warning yet to people who landed in Jamaica, during the period March 18 - 23 and have not reported to the health authorities. Read More

Cornwall Bar supports call for curfew exemption

Friday, April, 3 2020 6:44 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — President of the Cornwall Bar Association Lambert Brown has come out in support of the Jamaican Bar Association's call for attorneys to be exempted from the seven-day nightly curfew imposed by Government on Wednesday. Read More

Closure of Jamaica's borders extended, also quarantine in Cornpiece

Friday, April, 3 2020 5:23 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness is informing that the government will be extending the closer of the island's borders for an additional 14 days. Read More

Six more positive COVID-19 cases in Jamaica, total now 53

Friday, April, 3 2020 4:50 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Six more Jamaicans have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton just announced at a media briefing at Jamaica House.This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Jamaica to 53. Read More

FIFA cancels all June internationals over virus

Friday, April, 3 2020 4:46 pm    

PARIS, France (AFP) — All international football matches scheduled for June were postponed on Friday following the first meeting of FIFA's coronavirus working group. Read More



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