Sat | Feb 27, 2021

Lead Stories

Public Health Nurse Stacy Rennalls applies a plaster to the arm of Heath Minister Dr Christopher Tufton yesterday after simulating the jab process as he toured The Good Samaritan Inn in Kingston, one of 74 sites designated to inoculate Jamaicans from COVID

As Jamaica gears up to receive a gift of 50,000 AstraZeneca vaccines from India next week, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has said that unlike Barbados, the island will not be sharing any doses with Caribbean neighbours as the...

The Cyber Incident Response Team in the national security ministry yesterday raised the island’s cybersecurity threat level in relation to government systems to high. The heightened threat level comes on the heels of a number of weaknesses...
A young Jasmine Deen is all smiles in these undated family photos.

Today marks one year since visually impaired university student Jasmine Deen disappeared on her way home from classes about 9 p.m. The passing time has done nothing to ease her family’s pain. Instead, more worry sets in and the emotional trauma...

WESTERN BUREAU: The Negril Aerodrome in Westmoreland has taken on a brand-new look, thanks to a $47-million rehabilitation of the facility, which is located in proximity to the world-famous seven-mile beach in the western resort town. Approximately...

The Dr Keith Rowley-chaired Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will write to the Biden administration in a matter of days appealing to Washington to share with states within the region supplies of COVID-19 vaccines. Rowley, who is also prime minister...

In another stunning development, the JAMCOVID-19 website up to Thursday evening was found to be publicly revealing personal information associated with over half-million quarantine orders issued by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Discovery of...

Members of a Rastafarian faith group have lambasted the narcotics police for destroying a half-acre plantation of ganja that was allegedly being used for sacramental purposes. Royan Harris, member of the Ethiopian African Black International...

A decision by the Court of Appeal in Jamaica that had been cited as cause for lawyers to demand millions in repayment from the police and the Financial Investigations Division (FID) has been overturned by the United Kingdom Privy Council in a...

WESTERN BUREAU: The head of the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA) has likened the operations of the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St James, to a war zone as it grapples to find space to admit a rising number of COVID-19 patients...

A member of the panel that drafted Jamaica’s Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedom has cautioned that the constitutional arrangement governing the use of states of emergency (SOE) was deliberately made difficult. Dr Lloyd Barnett, who chaired...
Subscribe to Lead Stories