KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 16, 2020: Opposition Shadow Minister of Transport and Works, and Member of Parliament of North West Manchester, Mr. Mikael Phillips, is urging the government to use its emergency procurement powers to provide funding to the Municipal Councils across the island so that communities facing drought conditions, in light of the imminent national threat of the coronavirus, can be assisted.
MONTEGO BAY, March 16, 2020- The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Keith Rowley, says his country will disconnect from the international community for the next 14 days beginning midnight Tuesday, in an effort to combat the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 15, 2020: People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Lisa Hanna, has expressed gratitude to the government and people of Cuba who have offered help to Jamaica by sending a batch of 21 nurses to assist in the COVID-19 crisis.
KINGSTON, Jamaica March 13, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared all of Jamaica a disaster area amid the outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic in Jamaica, and has announced six additional cases bringing to eight, the number of positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in the island.
KINGSTON, March 13, 2020 - Jamaica will be closing its Consulate General in New York, and the consular sections in Washington DC and London for one week starting on Monday March 16, due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
KINGSTON, March 11, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says the Government is considering imposing travel restrictions for the United Kingdom (UK), following confirmation of the second imported case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) from the country in two days.