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Fire Shuts Down Wyndham in Kingston

 Above: the Wyndham in Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff A large-scale fire led to guest evacuations yesterday at the Wyndham hotel in Kingston and damaged several portions of the property. Operations have been suspended at the 303-guest-room property, which …

Conditions “Back to Normal” after Jamaican Landfill Fire, Government Says

 Above: Local Government Minister Noel Arscott and Information Minister Sandrea Falconer at a press briefing (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Conditions at Kingston’s Riverton Landfill are now “back to normal” after a fire sent fumes spreading across the …

Jamaican Government Calls in Defence Force to Control Landfill Fire

 Above: Local Government Minister Noel Arscott, Spanish Town Mayor Owen Palmer and Minister of State Colin Fagan (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management has called in the Jamaica Defence Force to …