August 3, 2017
Breaking Jamaican News

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
Breaking Jamaican News

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 […]
July 28, 2017
Breaking Jamaican News

Regulations for Hemp Industry by 2018

Chairperson of the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), Hyacinth Lightbourne says regulations being developed to guide a legal hemp industry in Jamaica should be in place next […]
July 28, 2017
Breaking Jamaican News

Cannabis Licensing Authority Receives 236 Applications

The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has, to date, received 236 applications for licences since commencing the process last year. Chairperson, Hyacinth Lightbourne, says five categories of […]
July 27, 2017
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Diaspora Technology Task Force Urges Members to Hire Jamaicans

The Diaspora Technology Task Force is calling for members to  hire Jamaican talent who can work from home online. “There is a huge opportunity for businesses […]
July 27, 2017
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Tourism on Course for Record-Breaking Growth – Bartlett

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the sector is on course for “record -breaking growth” this year. He said that revenue earnings for the first […]
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