Jamaica News

Garth Perkins
Garth Perkins

Jamaican man gunned down in Trinidad

(Trinidad Guardian) Investigations continue into the murder of a man who was shot dead on Monday night along Broadway in Port-of-Spain when he stopped to purchase a meal.

New twist in JC saga

(Jamaica Observer) The dispute between Jamaica College (JC) and two of its past students who have been warned to stop making public statements about developments at the high school, spawned by the Ruel Reid controversy, took a new twist late last week that could prolong the imbroglio.

Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson

Jamaica Top Cop  says technology has outpaced laws  

(Jamaica Observer) Noting that the police have been flayed for seemingly ignoring some acts which shock the public’s conscience, Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson says the blame cannot be laid at the feet of law enforcers but rather on laws which have not kept pace with technology.

Digicel vaccine fight for court November 17

(Jamaica Gleaner) The application brought by a senior data specialist who is seeking an injunction to bar his employer, Digicel Jamaica Limited, from implementing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccinate-or-test policy has been set for hearing on November 17.

MPC Capital’s San Isidro Solar Park energy project in El Salvador, which was funded in the amount of US$7.8 million by Caribbean Clean Energy Fund and completed in December 2020

Global energy firm plans big solar plant in Jamaica

(Jamaica Gleaner) Europe-based global clean energy firm MPC Energy Solutions, which is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in Norway, is reporting that it has leased several acres of land in Jamaica as part of a major project to develop a 72.5-megawatt, MW, solar power plant here.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness (right)

Mandatory vaccination will become inevitable — Jamaica PM

(Jamaica Observer) FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny — While underscoring that he will not be forcing anyone to take the COVID-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday said that mandatory vaccination will become unavoidable when a larger segment of the population becomes inoculated and demand that they should not be restricted by safety measures because some people refuse to take the jab.

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