BEIJING, China (AP) — China suspended flights and trains, cancelled professional basketball league games and announced mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan yesterday as widening outbreaks of the Delta variant reached the city where the disease was first detected in late...
The remote work visa, our shelter from the COVID-19 storm?
Since March 2020, when COVID-19 hit our shores we have been forced to adjust, readjust and acclimatise to our constantly changing “new” normal.
Jamaica's reserves are set to be boosted by more than US$500 million in the next few weeks, as member nations of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday approved a US$650-billion fund aimed at helping countries deal with mounting debt and the fallout from the...
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Dominica Government yesterday announced a series of new measures aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic, including a curfew and increased fines for people not adhering to the Public Health Act as the authorities deal with a...More
BEIJING, China (AP) — China suspended flights and trains, cancelled professional basketball league games and announced mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan yesterday as widening outbreaks of the Delta variant reached the city where the disease was first detected in late...More
NEW YORK, United States (AP) — New York City will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone who wants to dine indoors at a restaurant, see a performance or go to the gym, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced yesterday, making it the first big city in the US to impose such...More
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Saying heavy afternoon showers may have helped slow the stream of people who turned out to get their vaccination shots in this parish over the weekend, medical officer for health Dr Marcia Graham is hoping the numbers will pick up again...More
LAST Friday's donation of 300,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine by the Government of the United Kingdom to Jamaica underscored what the top British diplomat in the island, Asif Ahmad, has described as a “relationship based on real trust and respect” between the two...More
AN Indian medical doctor who has his practice in St Mary is making an impassioned plea to Jamaicans to make use of the opportunity to get the COVID-19 vaccine as 300,000 more doses have become available to anyone over the age of 18.More
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — The St Vincent and the Grenadines Government will on Thursday pilot legislation amending the Public Health (Amendment) Bill 2021, which it says will allow for certain categories of public sector employees to be vaccinated in order to work in...More
KINGSTON, Jamaica— Jamaica recorded 115 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths on Monday.This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the island to 53,543 and the death toll to 1,203.More
PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says the novel coronavirus vaccine provides a “ray of hope” for faster recovery and a return to normality as soon as possible, and appealed to all eligible Jamaicans to take the jab.More
HANOVER — Following a less than desired vaccination blitz turnout in Hanover amid the parish recording a surge in novel coronavirus cases, the medical officer of health for the parish, Dr Kaushal Singh, is encouraging the public to come out and get their vaccine within the next...More
WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — Dr Anthony Fauci warned yesterday that more “pain and suffering” is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.More