Category: MA_National

ChikV Numbers Update

Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Marion Bullock Ducasse, says the latest data available to the Health Ministry shows that there are 64 confirmed cases of the...

Fenton Wants ChikV

Embattled Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says it would be good for him to contract the mosquito borne Chikungunya virus. Speaking today with Nationwide’s...

Delay Elections for ChikV & Ebola – Baugh

Meanwhile, Opposition Spokesman on Health, Dr. Ken Baugh, says the government should delay having local government elections as it continues to deal with the Chik-V...

MP Health Summit Fruitful

Both Opposition and Government MPs are describing as fruitful and timely, today’s meeting called by the Prime Minister to update them on serious public health...

PM Imposes Travel Limitations

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has directed that no MP or other government officials, are to travel to those parts of West Africa affected by the current Ebola...

KCT Bidder Approved

Cabinet has approved the selection of a provisional preferred bidder for the divestment of the Kingston Container Terminal, KCT. Transport Minister, Dr. Omar Davies,...

Revenues Down

Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips, says government revenues performed below expectations up to the end of July this year. Dr. Phillips made the disclosure as he...

Undertakers’ Ebola Concerns

Some of the nation’s leading undertakers say they’ve not been briefed by the Health Ministry about their involvement in the country’s preparation for...

Griffith on Latest Row

Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister, Gary Griffith, says the 13 Jamaicans who were recently denied entry into that country, may have exaggerated the...

Keith Clarke Matter Postponed

The trial of the three JDF soldiers charged with the shooting death of accountant Keith Clarke has been postponed until March 9, next year. The new date was set when the...