Stories about Jamaica from July, 2022
Jamaicans ‘swept away’ by their women sprinters at World Athletics Championships
Athletes Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson, and Elaine Thompson-Herah shot to first, second and third positions respectively in the 100 meters final.
Antigua & Barbuda is the latest Caribbean country where ‘anti-buggery’ laws have been deemed ‘unconstitutional’
On July 5, the country's High Court ruled that clauses in the Sexual Offences Act criminalising homosexual sex were against citizens’ constitutional rights to both privacy and freedom of expression.
‘Ever festive’ Jamaica sees its index monkeypox patient flee state quarantine
The patient says he told health officials he was leaving to quarantine at home, since his infant daughter was under great distress without him.
Jamaica announces its first case of monkeypox
The country has learned a lot from the COVID-19 pandemic — but could people be getting more complacent about the risks of infectious disease?