Concern has emerged among Jamaican officials over a reported increase in the number of nationals who have recently been refused entry at a United States airport.
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has imposed an immediate import ban on corned beef from Brazil.
BRASÍLIA, Brazil (AFP) — The fallout from Brazil’s rotten meat scandal accelerated Monday when China, a huge market, suspended imports and the European Union demanded a partial ban.
Jamaica is to benefit from a US$40 million poverty reduction project to be funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).
The national security ministry is reporting that five correctional officers have been arrested and 40 mobile phones seized since it implemented increased security measures at the island’s penal institutions.