Wednesday, August 12, 2020

All posts tagged "Jamaica"

  • Powerful Hurricane Matthew a Threat To Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba

    Category 4 hurricane has maximum sustained winds of 130 mph

    • Posted October 3, 2016
  • Jamaica Confirms 1st Zika Virus Case

    The Jamaica Ministry of Health has confirmed the Caribbean country’s first case of the Zika virus. A ministry statement released on Saturday says a 4-year-old child has recovered after contracting Zika. It adds that authorities have stepped...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
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  • Cuba a Low-key Presence at US-Jamaican Security Conference

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – A delegation from Cuba has taken part for the first time in a Caribbean regional security conference co-hosted by the United States. But officials sought to downplay their participation as the four-day event came...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
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  • Jamaica Advises Women to Delay Pregnancy due to Zika Virus

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s health minister is advising women to delay plans to become pregnant for the next six to 12 months due to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The island has not even recorded any cases of...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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  • Cuba to Attend Security Conference with US for First Time

    MIAMI – A U.S. military official says Cuba will attend an annual Caribbean security conference for the first time in another sign of normal relations between the long-hostile nations. Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly says Cuba...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Jamaica Homicides Jump 20%, to Highest Level in 5 Years

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Violent rivalries among Jamaica’s lottery scam rings have helped drive the Caribbean island’s homicide rate to the highest level in five years. Police say Jamaica had at least 1,192 slayings in 2015, a roughly...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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