October 17, 2019

Jamaica: Kingston communities under State of Emergency

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September 23 2018 From The Star A State of Emergency has been declared in sections of Jamaica’s capital city, Kingston. This follows similar declarations in the tourist capital of Montego Bay, St James, and the old capital of Spanish Town and its environs. Prime Minister Andrew Holness declared the State of Public Emergency for sections […]

Light 4.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Jamaica

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From Jamaica Observer   KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies is reporting that a “light earthquake” with a magnitude of 4.6 was felt in the Corporate Area and St Catherine at 1:47 this afternoon. The tremor had a focal depth of 23.1 kilometres, the unit reported. Meanwhile, The […]