KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 20, 2021 - The first tranche of 600-thousand doses of Pfizer vaccines being donated to Jamaica by the Biden-Harris administration of the United States Government, arrived on the island this week and were met on arrival by prime minister Andrew Holness.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 20, 2021 - The dramatic rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Jamaica and the discovery of 22 cases of the deadly Delta variant islandwide, has prompted the government to institute a number of new measures including seven lockdown days in an effort to slow the rate of transmission islandwide.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, August 16, 2021 - The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) supports the request from the Head of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), Anthony Brancker, for serious discussion on establishing a recreational marijuana sector in search of economic drivers.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, (CARICOM) - The Caribbean Community is reporting that the US Government has gifted the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with 5.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccines, which is the culmination of efforts initiated by the then Chair of CARICOM Dr. Keith Rowley, who wrote to US President Joseph Biden earlier this year requesting a supply of vaccines for the Community.
KINGSTON, Jamaica August 11, 2021 - Just over 800,000 Pfizer vaccines will be delivered to six CARICOM countries by the United States government as the region struggles to fight a spike in COVID-19 cases amid violent anti-vaccine protests in some nations.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 9, 2021 - The People’s National Party is expressing deep concern at the sharp spike in COVID-19 cases and very high positivity rates, along with the rapid increase of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths, since the relaxing of restrictions about a month ago.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 29, 2021 - i-doc Concierge Wellness Services Limited is looking to expand its operations across the island with the establishment of offices in all 14 parishes at a preliminary estimate of $1 billion.
KINGSTON, July 26, 2021 - With Jamaica’s COVID-19 figures going in the wrong direction, and an increase in hospitalisations and Coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said he had no choice but to tighten the island’s COVID-19 restrictions.
Washington DC, July 23, 2021 - United States Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, says the Biden Administration is working through logistical and legal matters to begin distributing vaccines to Jamaica and other CARICOM countries within the shortest possible time.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 16, 2021 - The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) has expressed concern over the number of hours spent by children playing online games.