Today (July 26) is World Mangrove Day. What does this mean for Jamaica? Regrettably, the average Jamaican might regard mangrove areas as dirty, smelly, somewhat scary places (scary because endangered American Crocodiles live there) – and riddled with mosquitoes. What possible benefits could they bring to the island? Personally, I find wetland areas in Jamaica … More Are We Trying Hard Enough to Preserve Our Mangroves in Jamaica?
Updated numbers as of Wednesday, May 27: Five new cases (four females and one male, aged 32 to 46 years), bringing total to 569; these include three repatriated this month, and two under investigation. Twelve new recoveries, bringing total to 279. Jamaica now has 75 imported cases. Total samples tested: 11,259; new samples tested in … More A COVID-19 Update from Jamaica