June 1, 2017
the expanded ESP centre for disabled children covered by vision caribbean news toronto

Upgraded ESP Centre to Reach More Children with Disabilities

Director of the Early Stimulation Programme (ESP), Antonica Gunter-Gayle, could hardly contain her joy at the recent opening of the programme’s upgraded facility for special needs […]
June 1, 2017
Heart foundation discussing tobacco control with vision caribbean news toronto

Coalition for Tobacco Control Concerned About Smokers in Low-Income Category

The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) is concerned about the debilitating effects of tobacco on persons from low-income households using it. Speaking at a JIS […]
May 31, 2017
people repainting the playground at the basic school

Basic School Receives Help from Foreign Affairs Ministry

The Mission House Methodist Basic School in East Rural St. Andrew is to receive assistance from employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, […]
May 31, 2017
director of diaspora affairs announcing their conference

High Commissioner to Launch Diaspora Conference in London

High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), His Excellency Seth George Ramocan, will launch the Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference and the Jamaica 55 celebrations in London, […]
May 31, 2017
Lady in front of a microphone announcing the CCCJ conference

CCCJ Hosts Annual Conference June 7-9

The Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) will host its annual conference from June 7-9 under the theme ‘CCCJ@15:Transforming Lives: Embracing Student-Centredness’. The conference, which […]
May 30, 2017
Dorrick Gray discussing the remembrance of the earthquake victims

Earthquake Victims to be Remembered June 7

Victims of the 1692 earthquake in Port Royal will be remembered at the annual Earthquake Awareness Day on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. This year marks the […]
May 30, 2017
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett

Region Earns US$27 Billion from Tourism

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says tourism remains the most vital source of earnings and economic activity for the majority of Caribbean islands, with region-wide […]
May 30, 2017
JSIF director discussing new youth programs

JSIF to Implement Projects to Benefit Thousands of Youth

More than 10,000 youth, deemed ‘at-risk’, are to benefit from jobs and other income-generating activities to be created from projects that the Jamaica Social Investment Fund […]
May 26, 2017
repairs on a roof for hurricane season

Persons Urged to Make Preparation for Hurricane Season

With the June 1 start of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season only days away, Jamaicans are being urged to use the remaining time to check roofs […]
May 26, 2017
People smelling local Jamaican body care products

Jamaicans Encouraged to Invest in their Own Products

Jamaicans are being encouraged to invest in their own ideas and products by Executive Director of the Scientific Research Council (SRC), Dr. Cliff Riley. “Growth will […]
May 25, 2017
Director of Integrated Pest Management to Control

Farmers Urged to Practise Integrated Pest Management to Control BAW

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is encouraging farmers to practise integrated pest management (IPM) to control the outbreak of the Beet Army Worm (BAW). The […]
May 25, 2017
Child Protection Sensitisation Session

Residents Take Part in Child Protection Sensitisation Session

As part of the ongoing public education campaign on child protection, representatives from several ministries and agencies participated in a sensitisation session with residents of Whitehall […]
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