KINGSTON, Jamaica— Health and Wellness Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, has apologised for the situation that has led to scores of people congregating outside some vaccination centres today in anticipation of receiving their second shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Canada's Trudeau survives no confidence vote
OTTAWA, Canada (AFP)— The minority government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau survived a parliamentary vote of no confidence Wednesday in a face-off over the proposed budget, eliminating the possibility of early elections this summer.
PM hands over tablets to students in St Catherine South Central
KINGSTON, Jamaica— More than 30 students living in St Catherine South Central now have tablets for their online classes, thanks to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, and his Positive Jamaica Foundation.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 6:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — People whose lives were torn apart when the government improperly questioned their right to be in the UK are demanding that a programme designed to compensate them be taken out of the hands of the agency that violated their rights.More
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 6:03 pm
PARIS, France (AFP)— Cristiano Ronaldo equalled the all-time international scoring record with his 109th goal for Portugal as the reigning champions scraped into the last 16 of Euro 2020 on Wednesday along with Germany and Spain.More
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 5:37 pm
MADRID (AP) — John McAfee, the creator of McAfee antivirus software, was found dead in his jail cell near Barcelona in an apparent suicide Wednesday, hours after a Spanish court approved his extradition to the United States to face tax charges punishable by decades in prison, authorities...More
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 5:21 pm
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (CMC)— Suriname recorded the most amount of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic over the past 24 hours from Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries that announced deaths and increased cases of the pandemic on Wednesday.More
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 4:52 pm
Patients of the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) Cardiology Unit are once again getting a weekly dose of inspirational heart-to-heart literature while they wait to see their doctor.More
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 4:42 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica— Cabinet has given approval for properties owned by the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) to be disposed of and/or divested.More
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 4:21 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Government has paid out a total of $65.85 million to 42 legal aid and independent attorneys who took part in the Uchence Wilson and Carlington Godfrey trials.More
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 3:37 pm
MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Russia said one of its warships in the Black Sea fired warning shots and a warplane dropped bombs Wednesday to force a British destroyer out of an area near Crimea that Moscow claims as its territorial waters, but Britain denied that account and insisted its ship...More