Wife of Haitian National Palace's head of security kidnapped

Jamaica Gleaner - 1 ora 15 min fa
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Nov 30, CMC – A one million dollar ransom is being demanded for the release of the wife of the head of the General Security Unit at the National Palace. The authorities said that Maritza Beaubrun was kidnapped on Sunday...
Categorie: Giamaica

Trinidad launches new initiative to lure tourists

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 49 min fa
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Nov 30, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago on Monday launched a new initiative aimed at luring tourists to the twin-island republic. Speaking at the launch of the destination Trinidad website, 'Visit Trinidad',...
Categorie: Giamaica

Moderna asking US, European regulators to OK its virus shots

Jamaica Gleaner - 3 ore 25 min fa
Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators Monday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection — ramping up the race to begin limited vaccinations as the...
Categorie: Giamaica

Corbyn pushes back against Wednesday's deportation flight to Jamaica

Jamaica Gleaner - 4 ore 35 min fa
Former British Labour Party Leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has written to the United Kingdom's secretary of state, Priti Patel, calling for her to adopt a humane approach over the deportation of several men ...
Categorie: Giamaica

Communities in Trelawny get piped water

Jamaica Gleaner - 4 ore 41 min fa
Residents of several communities in Trelawny now have piped water following the commissioning of a new water supply system. The National Water Commission (NWC) says that the 'Wakefield to Bunkers Hill Pipeline Replacement Project...
Categorie: Giamaica

Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

Jamaica Gleaner - 5 ore 33 min fa
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, reflecting his stated desire to build out a diverse White House team as well as what’s expected to be a return to a...
Categorie: Giamaica

1 more COVID-19 death, 54 new cases

Jamaica Gleaner - 5 ore 39 min fa
Jamaica on Sunday recorded one more COVID-19 death, pushing the tally to 257. The deceased is an 87-year-old female from Westmoreland, whose death was previously under investigation. One other fatality is being probed, pushing that figure to...
Categorie: Giamaica

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 23 min fa
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by weary Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too, ready to use that desperation to...
Categorie: Giamaica

6-day old baby dies from COVID-19 in Guyana

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 32 min fa
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Nov 30, CMC – The Caribbean recorded its youngest ever death from COVID-19, after a six-day old baby died of the virus in Guyana.  Guyana's Ministry of Health said that two deaths were recorded over the...
Categorie: Giamaica