Jamaica News

Jamaica declares dengue outbreak

(Jamaica Gleaner) With some 565 suspected, presumed and confirmed cases as of Friday, the Ministry of Health and Wellness yesterday declared an outbreak of dengue in Jamaica.

The scene outside Nationwide News Network after a gun attack Friday afternoon. (Photo: Karl Mclarty)
The scene outside Nationwide News Network after a gun attack Friday afternoon. (Photo: Karl Mclarty)

Shooting at Jamaican radio station condemned as assault on press freedom

(Jamaica Observer) Nationwide News Network (NNN) CEO Cliff Hughes remained fearless on Friday, declaring that he and his staff will not be unnerved by a mid-afternoon gun attack on the station that has been widely condemned as an assault on press freedom.

Jamaican man charged with five murders

(Jamaica Observer) A St James man accused of killing five people in separate incidents will have to adjust to the confines of the lock-up as no bail application was made on his behalf when he appeared in the St James Parish Court on Wednesday.

Nicholas Nunes/PhotographerAlando Terrelonge, state minister in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, addresses the attendees at the ‘Windrush 75 Reflections from Kingston Harbour’ panel discussion at the MFAFT headquarter recently.

Jamaica Minister: Windrush apology would ‘set the record straight’

(Jamaica Gleaner) State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Alando Terrelonge, who visited the United Kingdom (UK) to participate in National Windrush Day activities, says an apology from King Charles III and the British Government would set the record straight in relation to that country’s role in chattel slavery in Jamaica.

Success for Haiti is success for CARICOM – regional leaders

(Jamaica Gleaner) As regional leaders and former leaders came together in Kingston yesterday for the opening ceremony of the Meeting of Haitian Stakeholders, who will use Jamaica as base for discussions on the way forward for the beleaguered CARICOM nation, it was Bahamas Prime Minister Philip Davis who spoke at length about the hopes and aspirations for the violence-torn republic.

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