Category: Latest_MA

Belize Blocks Cruise Liner

A CARICOM country, Belize, last night turned back a cruise ship carrying a passenger who may’ve come in contact with the dead Ebola victim, Thomas Duncan. The...

Ebola Machines Here

Jamaica’s Ebola response plan received a boost today with the procurement of two temperature screening machines by the Health Ministry. The two hand held machines,...

New CHEC Security Measures

New security measures have been announced for the various sites of the North/South Highway being constructed by China Harbour Construction Company, CHEC. This comes on...

No Ebola Protocol Breach

Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Marion Bullock Ducasse, is denying the assertion by an official of the National Security Ministry that there was a ‘breach’...

Get The Ebola Facts

The acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Kevin Harvey is urging travelers to and from Ebola affected countries to ensure that they’re aware of...

I’m NOT a Threat! – Abu Bakr

The radical leader of the Trinidad and Tobago based Muslim group Jamaat-al-Muslimeen, Yasin Abu Bakr, is insisting that he is not a threat to Jamaica. In a statement...

Making Up Lost ChikV Time

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites has indicated that teaching time lost in the Christmas Term due to the outbreak of the Chikungunya virus will be recovered. Minster...

Teachers’ ChikV Concerns

The nation’s teachers are expressing concern about their lack of sensitization on how to handle a suspected case of Ebola. President of the Jamaica Teachers...

MoBay Ebola Scare

The Ministry of Health is moving to quash rumours that a Liberian man, showing symptoms of Ebola had arrived last night at Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay....

Travel Ban Imposed

The Government has imposed an immediate travel ban on persons traveling directly or indirectly from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. In a statement this afternoon the...