March 7, 2018

FAO Director-General Calls for Collaboration to Combat Malnutrition and Obesity

Photo: Claudia Gardner Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, has called for a multisectoral approach in […]
March 7, 2018

JANAAC Extends Period for Free Pre-Assessment

Photo: Adrian WalkerChief Executive Officer, Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation, Sharonmae Shirley. Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), Sharonmae Shirley, is encouraging local […]
March 7, 2018

Tertiary Institutions Offering New and in-Demand Courses – Senator Reid

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid (left), exchanges pleasantries with Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal, University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona […]
March 6, 2018

First 9, 600 High-Tech Water Meters to Be Delivered by May

Photo: JIS Photographer President of the National Water Commission (NWC), Mark Barnett, addressing a contract signing ceremony last year for the supply of 450,000 new high […]
March 6, 2018

FAO Official Wants Clear Mandate for Organisation

Photo: Claudia Gardner Assistant Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for Latin America and the Caribbean, Dr. Julio Berdegué, addresses a press conference […]
March 6, 2018

Diversification of Minerals Sector High on Agenda of Mining Ministry

Photo: JIS Photographer The mining of limestone in St. Ann. The mining division of the Ministry of Transport and Mining is placing greater focus on the […]
March 5, 2018

Dr. Nigel Clarke Triumphs For JLP … 62+ Of Vote …

Dr. Nigel Clarke wins North West St. Andrew seat. Retaining the seat handsomely for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP).  Former MP Derrick Smith who retired due […]
March 5, 2018

Government Programmes $87.3 Billion for New and Ongoing Projects

Photo: JIS Photographer Finance and the Public Service Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw. The Government has programmed $87.3 billion for implementation of new or ongoing public-sector investment […]
March 5, 2018

Enhanced Security Measures Suppressing Gang Activities in St. James

Photo: Claudia Gardner Deputy Superintendent of Police, Ainsley McCarthy, speaking to JIS News. The St. James Police Division is expressing satisfaction at how the Enhanced Security […]
March 5, 2018

Biometric Data for NIDS Will Reduce Identity Theft

Photo: Michael Sloley Chief Technical Director in the Office of the Prime Minister, Jacqueline Lynch-Stewart. Chief Technical Director for the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Office […]
March 5, 2018

Breaking News: Delroy Chuck, Justice Minister Will Meet …

You will recall our recent post entitled ” Yes, Justice Centres, But Do not Chuck it, Please” … This was with reference to the demolition of […]
March 2, 2018

Government Looking to Improve Ganja Licence Approval Process

Photo: Rudranath Fraser Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda. (FILE) The Government is seeking to improve the approval process for licences to […]