August 4, 2017
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Local Recording Artistes’ Children to Perform at ‘Kingston Reggae Night’

The children of several well-known local recording artistes will be afforded the opportunity to showcase their talents at the inaugural Kingston Reggae Night show, slated for […]
August 3, 2017
Breaking Jamaican News

$180 Million Budgeted for Celebrations

A total of $180 million is being spent on the ‘Jamaica 55’ Emancipation and Independence celebrations islandwide. The activities are being spearheaded by the Jamaica Cultural […]
August 3, 2017
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Independence Day to be Observed on Monday August 7

Members of the public are advised that – in accordance with the provisions of the Holidays (Public General) Act – Independence Day as a public holiday […]
August 3, 2017
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First Language is Patois – Education Minister

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says Patois must be regarded as a first language for persons who have little exposure […]
August 3, 2017
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Gov’t Puts $40,000 Per Month Cap on Cell Phone Charges

The Government has approved an interim policy for the use of mobile telephones, which places a cap of $40,000 on all telephone expenses by Ministers and […]
August 1, 2017
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Emancipation Day 2017 Message by Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Andrew Holness

Fellow Jamaicans, As we celebrate yet another Emancipation Day, let us continue to remind ourselves of the hard-fought struggles which led us to achieve that momentous […]
August 1, 2017
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Emancipation Day 2017 Message by Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Peter Phillips

My fellow Jamaicans: I greet you in the spirit of the freedom that we now celebrate annually on Emancipation Day. This celebration is a timely reminder […]
August 1, 2017
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Jamaica Festival Song Competition to Return in 2018

The annual Festival Song Competition, one of the highlights of Jamaica’s Emancipation and Independence celebrations, will return in 2018. This was announced by Culture, Gender, Entertainment […]
July 31, 2017
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Gov’t Looking To Implement New Wage Negotiations Framework for 2017/19

The Government is looking to implement the new framework for public sector salary negotiations during the 2017/19 contract period. The framework, which has been endorsed by […]
July 31, 2017
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Cabinet Approves the Creation of 300 Additional Nursing Posts

Cabinet has approved the creation of 300 additional posts for nurses as part of moves to ease the personnel shortage in the public health system. This […]
July 31, 2017

$200 Million Renovation for Montego Bay Convention Centre

The Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St. James, is to be renovated at a cost of approximately $200 million. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, […]
July 28, 2017
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Govt to Amend Gun Court Act

The Government intends to amend the Gun Court Act to allow for all non-capital murder cases, involving the use of the gun, to be tried by […]
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