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Judiciary implements emergency call centre

As the Judiciary of Jamaica continues to assess developments surrounding COVID-19, additional measures are being considered and implemented at the Parish Courts to ensure easy access to our courts while maintaining the safety of staff. An emergenc...

Gov’t carefully managing food supplies – Green

As the Government continues to roll out the national response to COVID-19, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is assuring that it is taking several steps to ensure optimal management of the country’s food security and ...

Two tourists die in separate incidents in Montego Bay

Two tourists died hours apart under separate circumstances in Montego Bay, St James yesterday. In one incident, Kimberley McCarty, 39, who is from Massachusetts in the United States was found dead in her room by a housekeeper at a resort about 3:15...

Bars pour scorn on lockdown

Bar operators in the Corporate Area and some rural towns across Jamaica are agitating against a total shutdown of their services as the Government rolls out stringent measures, starting today, to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. Prime M...

Update: Bahamas declares state of emergency after confirming more COVID-19 cases

The Bahamas has declared a state of emergency after confirming two more COVID-19 cases. This has pushed to three, the number of cases in the Caribbean country. Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced today that the patients were identified through...

Policeman freed of murder charge

Police constable Mark Grant was on Tuesday freed of murder in the Home Circuit Court. The seven-member jury deliberated for over an hour before returning a unanimous verdict of not guilty. At the trial, which began on March 11, the prosecution led ev...

Constant Spring tax office closed for sanitation amid unconfirmed COVID-19 case

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has temporarily closed the Constant Spring tax office to undertake sanitation activities following rumours circulating and expressed anxiety from staff that a team member has been suspected of having COVID-19. TAJ ...

Woman named person of interest in Roger Chang murder case

A woman has been named by the police as a person of interest in the murder of businessman Roger Chang. She has been identified by the police as Khadeisha McKenzie who they say goes by the alias “DD” or “Diamond D”. The police say investigato...

Barbados records two cases of coronavirus

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados government Tuesday confirmed its first two cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and appealed to nationals not to panic but to follow preventative measures. Health Minister Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic,...

Canada closing borders to non-citizens, Americans exempted

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he will close the country’s borders to anyone not a citizen, an American or a permanent resident — and even they have to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival — due to the cor...