A tsunami threat for coast of Jamaica in effect with waves reaching 0.3 TO 1 meters above the tide level, due to 7.6 magnitude quake 44 km E. of Great Swan Isl.
The Meteorological Service has upgraded the Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary and Portland to a Flash Flood Warning.
There is a planned sick out of rank, file officers for Dec 23rd. Exercise caution this weekend while visiting shopping areas throughout Kingston.-US GOVT
Woman was found with her throat slashed, lying on the side of a road in the town of Anchovy days before she was set to return home to New York.
Heavy rains in late November resulted in severe flooding in Montego Bay and its surrounding area. Some tourist resorts have been damaged. CDN GOVT
Major flooding hit Montego Bay area Nov 22,bringing traffic to standstill,flooded buildings,caused severe infrastructure damage after a mth of rain fell in 4hrs
Public order incidents and demonstrations can occur across Jamaica, and may cause significant disruption to traffic and public transportation. UK FCO
5 people were injured after a tree fell on their vehicle during a protest on the Arcadia main road in St Thomas. Residents have set fire to debris on main roads
In just over a month, two areas in Kingston have been declared the zone of special operation where security forces are given special powers.
ENTRY - Updated with new information on yellow fever vaccination certificate requirements in Jamaica. UK FCO