Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) and the Western Children’s and Adolescent’s Hospital in Montego Bay, St. James, are poised to be the most modern public health facilities in the Caribbean.
The Jamaica Social Investment Fund, JSIF, will be embarking on a massive infrastructure upgrade project for four health centres in St James at a cost of 156 million dollars.
Jamaica has so far refused entry to 27 visitors, as it steps up its travel ban on certain individuals arriving from China.
The St. Joseph's Hospital in Vineyard Town, St. Andrew is to be converted into a quarantine facility as part of the Health Ministry's response to the threat of the coronavirus.
A man, said to be a teacher was arrested on Thursday after he walked into the Elletson Road police station with a loaded illegal gun, pretending to a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force
Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has declared that voters will have to choose at the upcoming general election which major political party is equipped to implement the correct measures to stem the crime wave affecting the country.
Despite strong opposition from various groups, the British Government appears set to proceed with the deportation of 50 Jamaicans on Tuesday.
The Police High Command is condemning an incident in which a Police Constable was mowed down by a public passenger vehicle at the intersection of Trafalgar Road and Worthington Avenue on Thursday, January 23.
The governing Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, is well ahead of the opposition People’s National Party, PNP, in terms of public support.