The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that 23 Jamaican students are on a train out of the Ukraine to Poland, while arrangements are being made for three others to leave Ukraine cities by way of trains to the Polish border.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Biden administration announced Friday that it will move to freeze the assets of President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, following the European Union and Britain in directly sanctioning top Russian leadership.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 25, 2022 - People’s National Party President, Mark Golding says he has made contact with the Jamaican students who are still in the Ukraine, with a view to trying to assist them to leave the war-torn country.
KINGSTON,Jamaica, February 24, -Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that the National Security Council (NSC) today had important discussions with a view to making adjustments to the operations of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA), following reports of alleged impropriety in the issuing of gun permits.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 24, 2022 - Opposition Spokesperson on Youth and Sports, Senator Gabriela Morris, is expressing great disappointment with the Government's lacklustre response to the plight of the Jamaican students in Ukraine.
CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Thursday, 24 February 2022 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it strongly condemns the military attacks and invasion of Ukraine by The Russian Federation and calls for the immediate and complete withdrawal of the military presence and cessation of any further actions that may intensify the current perilous situation in that country.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 24, 2022 - The Russian invasion of Ukraine has left the world in a heightened state of fear and insecurity. The People’s National Party condemns this act of aggression, which is reminiscent of what should have been a bygone age and threatens to undermine the multilateral system for maintaining world peace. We extend our sympathies and prayers for all those who are exposed to grave danger in this conflict.
NEW YORK, NY, February 22, 2022 - A Jamaican-American, Brian Cunningham, has won the Democratic nomination for the special election in central Brooklyn’s Assembly District 43, securing over 90 percent of votes in the County Committee nominating process after a grueling and at-times tense seven-hour meeting.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - The Government of Jamaica and the Jamaica Police Federation have concluded negotiations and have signed, at the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service a new 12-month Heads of Agreement, for a wage increase on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.
The Baltimore Sun newspaper out of the State of Maryland in the United States, today issued a stunning apology indicating that " We are deeply and profoundly sorry: For decades, The Baltimore Sun promoted policies that oppressed Black Marylanders; we are working to make amends."