Entries Tagged as 'Kingston'

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

US Embassy Closed

Due to weather conditions associated with Hurricane Gustav, the US Embassy in Kingston has suspended all operations, including visa services, for today, Thursday, August 28, 2008. Additionally, the embassy will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of American Labor Day.

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

BSJ Offices Closed

The Bureau of Standards advises that all its offices will be closed to the public immediately as a result of the very likely passage of Hurricane Gustav.  The public will be advised of the reopening of offices via the electronic media. The Bureau encourages all Jamaicans to be safe, and to exercise care and consideration […]

Sunday, August 19th, 2007

Kingston taking a pounding from Dean

Daraine Luton, Gleaner Staff Reporter The eye of Hurricane Dean is passing just off the coast of Kingston but the city is taking a pounding from the strong winds and rains associated with the system. Zinc roofs are flying and many signs and trees have been flattened as the powerful category four hurricane unleashes its fury.   […]