Jamaica Update, September 13, 2021: Putting that awful August well behind us

Petchary's Blog

It was an awful August, truly. Ten days in, the month had already got the thumbs down from me on many counts. The predictable but still shocking report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was one thing. Then there are the relentlessly soaring COVID-19 numbers, reflected in the tired faces of Minister Christopher Tufton and our Chief Medical Officer. The Emancipation/Independence holiday week was quiet for us at home – but hey, over in our tourist resorts there was lots of lively fun (social distancing anyone?) Dream Weekend in Negril(five days of intense partying) has been renamed by some “Nightmare Weekend”… Do drunken partygoers and a third wave of COVID-19 mix well? I think not, and now we have cruise ships arriving in St. Ann – one of the parishes worst hit by the pandemic.

And vaccine hesitancy is all the rage. A man stole an igloo…

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