It’s her passion and commitment to using her resources for the benefit of others that keeps Joan Davis-Williams ticking. She has worked for almost half a century to change lives of children and young educators. Mrs Davis-Williams is a much-revered teacher among her students and colleagues and has made invaluable contributions to society. Throughout her […]
There are qualities that humans have that make us unique. For so long, we’ve been fighting with our external world, to make our lives better. We use natural resources to power our homes and advanced weaponry to protect ourselves from each other and other animals. These traits have made us the most dominate species. Coincidently, […]
Jamaican nurses continue to be trailblazers wherever they go in the world. It’s the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife and here, at Good News Jamaica, we continue to showcase the wonderful achievements of our Jamaican nurses and this week, we feature Annesha Archyangelio. It is truly inspiring to share with our readers, the […]
Generating what is needed to re-create one’s own life during this pandemic, I believe, first starts with acceptance. The Oxford dictionary defines acceptance as the quality of being willing to accept an unpleasant or difficult situation. The approval requires a desire to value the good, the bad and the ugly of your life. Conversely, it […]
After nearly two (2) months since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Jamaica, there are increasing calls for the government to “reopen the Jamaican economy.” This means different things to different people. For those who were of the view that our pre-COVID-19 economy was doing well and on the right track, especially those who […]
Jamaica’s COVID-19 recoveries reached 100 in the last 24 hours, as 10 additional persons were released from care, having returned two consecutive negative test results. The last 24 hours also saw the island recording two new confirmed cases, bringing to 507 the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica. One of the two new […]
The pioneers such as Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale have set a trend that we celebrate today. Nurses all over the world stood up to the urgent and global call to fight against the current pandemic. May you all be rewarded for your work and celebrated for your selflessness.
As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to Covid-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital has been outfitted with a sterile and private area to serve as a lounge for the doctors and nurses who will be on call in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The Sandals Foundation, as […]
Kindness is both an in-born concept and something that is learned over time. However you build it, kindness is a valuable traits to have. The dividens can be unending, fulfilling, and transferred for centuries. Build up your kindness arsenal and see how it works.
Jamaica's Capital of Casual a.k.a Negril has been taken over by the hearts of some cool people. Canadian born Lynette Allain and Keeley Clarke have been on a mission to help those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing Blessing Bags worth J$3000. Lynette, who is a resident of Jamaica, living in Negril has […]
Trevor Spence, a member of the Boys’ Town Infant and Primary School board, said that COVID-19 is affecting the students’ quest to learn and their parents’ ability to earn. Spence, who has been active in the Trench Town communities for over 50 years, explained: “Many of the children have a single parent, most likely a […]