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JAMAICA | New COVID pre-testing requirement for some US visitors

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, June 29, 2020 - With the opening of Jamasica's borders  to visitors in an effort to restart the economy, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has bowed to public pressure and has announced new COVID pre-testing requirements for visitors to Jamaica from high-risk US states.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

JAMAICA | Holness clarifies protocols for returning Jamaicans and Non-Nationals.

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, June 13, 2020 -The Government of Jamaica is seeking to clarify the Special Protocols for Returning Jamaican Nationals and Non-nationals. We have observed an uptick in queries via JamCovid19, social media and other outlets seeking further information on non-nationals who are seeking to enter Jamaica to visit family and friends or to attend funerals, weddings and other events.

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  • Countries Jamaica

JAMAICA | Holness Opposed and later declined the UK Prison Offer says Phillips

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, June 8, 2020: The Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Peter Phillip, says there needs to be no controversy over the UK offer to assist Jamaica in building a new correctional facility, as the Cabinet Office and Ministries of National Security and Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade have the records which can be made public.

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  • Countries Jamaica

JAMAICA | Who Protects Worker's Health, as Tourism Industry Opens?

MONTEGO BAY, June 1, 2020 - With the opening of Jamaica’s borders to international visitors on June 15, there is widespread concern that uncontrolled access by visitors to Jamaica’s tourism product may expose the island’s tourism workers to a-symptomatic covid-19 virus carriers to the detriment of our product.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

NEW YORK | UN Seeks Financing Solutions to COVID-19 Meltdown

NEW YORK, 28 May 2020 — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau and the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, convened world leaders and international organizations today in a joint initiative to sharpen and accelerate global response to the significant economic and human impacts of COVID-19, and advance concrete solutions to the development emergency.

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  • Countries Barbados
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