Tag Archives: Fenton Ferguson

Gov’t Ministers Rack Up j$5m in Cell Phone Bills

It has been revealed that the Jamaican government has spent more than ja$5 Million on cellular phone charges in eleven Ministries between July 2013 to June of this year for Cabinet Ministers and their juniors. In records obtained through the Access to Information legislation, it was discovered that some Ministers have been racking up phone bills, some with six figure ...

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Supreme Ventures Donates J$7m To Ebola Preparation

President of Supreme Ventures Limited Brian George this morning handed over approximately ja$7 million to Minister of Health Dr. Fenton Ferguson for equipment and protective gear to aid in the country’s Ebola preparedness and response activities. The presentation was made at Jamaica House in Kingston and Dr. Ferguson was joined by Security Minister Peter Bunting and Minister of Tourism Dr. ...

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Freddie McGregor Heading To Africa Despite Ebola Warnings

Despite worldwide panic concerning the Ebola virus in west Africa, and Ebola warnings issued by Jamaica’s Health Minister Dr. Fenton Ferguson, Freddie McGregor intends to honor a November 29 date in the east African country of Kenya. According to the veteran singer, pulling out due to paranoia would be unprofessional. “If you sign a contract, you must be man enough ...

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Blak Ryno Cancels Trip To Africa

Another Jamaican dancehall artiste is putting a halt on travel plans to Africa. Singjay Blak Ryno has cancelled an upcoming trip to Kenya following warnings by Health Minister Dr. Fenton Ferguson. He was scheduled to perform in the capital city of Nairobi next week. “While I respect my fans in Kenya, I respect my health more,” Ryno said. “Right now, ...

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Luciano Cancels African Tours in Fear of Ebola

Jamaican reggae singer Luciano has cancelled plans to travel to Africa for his upcoming tour, following warnings by Health Minister Dr. Fenton Ferguson that entertainers should avoid travel to Ebola-affected countries of West Africa. It has been reported that the entertainer was led to change his plans due to his own research on the highly contagious and deadly Ebola disease. ...

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Ban on E-Cigarettes Lifted Until Further Notice

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has indicated that it will make concessions following the decision to bar the importation of Electronic Cigarettes, also known as E-Cigs, into Jamaica. The Ministry had advised Jamaica Customs to immediately cease clearance of electronic cigarettes already in the island and halt importation of the item. The decision was criticized by cigarette distributor Carreras, which ...

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