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Gloria Roberts was the first person to get the COVID-19 jab from midwife Odene Wynter (left) when vaccination restarted shortly before 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Linstead, St Catherine. The centre ran out of vaccines early in

In a shot across the bow directed at world powers like the United States, Prime Minister Andrew Holness cast Jamaica’s mass vaccination of more than 75,000 people over four days as a global marker and laid down the gauntlet for hoarders of the life...
Janelle Maitland and dad Wayne. The 20-year-old woman died in the Highway 2000 crash on Monday.

Wayne Maitland is a broken father. From his St Andrew home, he spoke with The Gleaner on Tuesday ruing his daughter’s decision to travel on Monday from her Easter holiday trip to spend time with her relatives in Mandeville, Manchester. Janelle...
A healthcare worker rushes with an igloo with 200 vaccines after public health nurse Novelette Stennett arrives at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Linstead, St Catherine, on Tuesday. The centre ran out of vaccines early in the morning, with some person

The return of public health nurse Novelette Stennett to the Linstead Anglican Church at 2:23 on Tuesday afternoon with the much-anticipated vials of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine triggered excitement among the persons who had been waiting, some from...

Under-fire Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) legislator George Wright could face the police as early as today as his party considers denouncing him and as public pressure mounts for him resign from Gordon House. Investigators confirmed on Monday that...

Concerned that the latest batch of COVID-19 vaccines shipped to Jamaica expires today, 20-year-old Hallie Fletcher was not daunted by the large turnout that greeted her at the Twickenham Park Open Bible Church in St Catherine on Monday. The...

The Andrew Holness administration is expected to announce today whether it will extend the weekend lockdowns and the halting of face-to-face learning for students preparing for exit exams as COVID-19 hospitalisations and infections soar. Jamaicans...

Jamaicans in St Vincent and the Grenadines have described the eruption of La Soufrière volcano, which has been spewing gas and ash since last week, as a frightening experience. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith has...

With the impending entry of global ride-sharing company Uber into Jamaica, north-coast outfit Aryvve (pronounced ‘Ar-rive’) has decided to expand into Kingston and Portmore where it will engage 500 drivers already operating legally in the transport...

COVID-19 vaccination operations at St Joseph’s Hospital in Kingston descended into confusion on Monday morning in stark contrast to the National Arena, where soldiers manned lines and maintained order. Waves of Jamaicans have turned out at...

Below-par take-up by critical groups on the priority list for COVID-19 vaccination has triggered the expansion of the inoculation of younger people that caused immunisation sites to swell with crowds and long lines on Sunday. That revelation...
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