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Published: April, 01 2020

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JIS News | April 7, 2020
National Arena to become field hospital for COVID-19 patients; International partners supporting local COVID-19 efforts; and special COVID-19 helpline for parents activated.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
JIS News | April 7, 2020
Jamaica’s Ports to Remain Closed for another 14 days, debate on tourism workers pension regulations to begin at next sitting of parliament and government acquiring more ventilators for public health system.
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Feature | April 7, 2020
President of the Jamaica Association of Homeschoolers, Shane Panton says homeschooling has several benefits. Among the benefits for parents is that they learn while their children learn. There is also the benefit of being able to save money. The family also gets to spend more quality time together. If you're interested in the idea of home schooling pres play and listen to this feature
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anjuii James Sawyers
GOJ News | April 7, 2020
Harsher penalties are coming for travelers who entered the island during the period March 18 to 24 and have still not reported to the Ministry of Health and Wellness. These persons may contact the Ministry at 888-ONE-LOVE.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
GOJ News | April 7, 2020
Jamaica’s air and seaports will remain closed to incoming passengers for 14 more days, as part of measures by the Government to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
WYNK | April 7, 2020
Presenter: Vanessa Silvera & Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
Feature | April 7, 2020
In the midst of every crisis there are always new opportunities and as Jamaica experiences the spread of the coronavirus COVID 19, there are still a number of business opportunities presenting themselves on the island. To find out what these are press play to learn more.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Roundabout JA | April 7, 2020
As part of efforts to cater for Jamaica’s homeless population, especially with the looming COVID-19 epidemic, the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development has opened an additional 100-bed shelter on Church Street in downtown Kingston. Press play to find out how this will transform lives on this edition of Round About Ja.
Presenter: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Producer: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Calling Farmers | April 7, 2020

In order to tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to develop sustainable food supply for the country, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is to establish food marts at strategic locations across the island to enable consumers to have easier access to produce. Find out more about these food marts on this edition of Calling Farmers.

Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Feature | April 7, 2020
Presenter: Various Artiste
Producer: MIOF&PS
JIS News | April 6, 2020
Tracking underway for persons who returned to Jamaica between March 18 and 24 but are yet to self-identify; applications for Government’s CARE programme to open on Thursday and; JAMPRO to launch initiatives in the agriculture sector to stimulate economic growth.
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Anthony Morgan
JIS News | April 6, 2020
Government sets up Cabinet COVID 19 taskforce, 58 coronavirus cases now confirmed and harsher penalties announced for travelers who do not report to Health Ministry.  
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Feature | April 6, 2020
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James Sawyers
GOJ News | April 6, 2020
The first patient to have recovered from the COVID-19 in Jamaica, says he had a good experience compared to others around him and is now ready to go back to work.
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Anthony Morgan
GOJ News | April 6, 2020
Minister of Health and Wellness Dr. Christopher Tufton says his team is in the final stages of developing a multifaceted plan to address COVID-19 concerns relating to densely populated areas across the country.
Presenter: Vaughn Davis
Producer: Anthony Morgan
Get the Facts | April 6, 2020
Since the introduction of the novel coronavirus (COVID 19) on the island, several questions have arisen concerning at-risk groups. In part two of today’s JIS Get the Facts interview with host, Enthrose Campbell, Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Dr. Jacqueline Bisasor-McKenzie, sheds light on who is most at risk of contracting the virus and what this means for their immunity.
Presenter: Vanessa Silvera
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
Duh Road | April 6, 2020
To help protect staff and customers from COVID-19, The Island Traffic Authority (ITA) has suspended driver’s license and provisional driver’s license testing for an additional fourteen days until April 17. During the suspension however, persons can still conduct business at ITA Depots, and a revised procedure for testing motor vehicle fitness has been introduced. Listen to find out what these new procedures are.
Presenter: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Producer: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Feature | April 6, 2020
Financial institutions and the general public are being assured that liquidity will be sustained in the economy during this challenging period with the COVID-19. The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) recently announced its eight point pre-emptive monetary strategy to ensure adequate cash flows, and we’re looking at the measures on this week’s Going for Growth!
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
Roundabout JA | April 6, 2020

As part of measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the parish of St. James, The St. James Municipal Corporation has started the cleaning and sanitising of public areas in Montego Bay. The cleaning operations began on Monday March 30, where a number of streets and sidewalks in downtown Montego Bay were scoured and disinfected. Press play to hear more details on this edition of Round About Ja

Presenter: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Producer: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Calling Farmers | April 6, 2020
With the temporary closure of hotels on the island leaving farmers with large quantities of agriculture produce without markets to sell to, plans have been made to help farmers avoid heavy losses, by redistributing the excess fruits, vegetables and supplies to other markets. Listen to find out how stakeholders have been responding to this initiative.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
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