May 19, 2017
The House of Representative

House Passes Political Parties Registration Regulations

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday (May 17), approved the Political Parties Registration Regulations 2017, Resolution. The Regulations, which were drafted by the Electoral Commission of […]
May 19, 2017
Marlene Malahoo Forte addresses CARICOM

CARICOM Urged to Address Effectiveness of CCJ to Enforce Judgments

Attorney General, Hon. Marlene Malahoo Forte, says the efficiency and effectiveness of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in enforcing judgments under the Revised Treaty is […]
May 18, 2017
prime minister assist persons

Gov’t to Assist Persons Affected by Flood Rains

The Government will be providing financial assistance to persons who have been severely affected by recent flood rains. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, said […]
May 18, 2017
NIC road flooding

Interruptions in NIC Service Operations

The National Irrigation Commission Limited ( NIC ) wishes to advise that it has activated its disaster preparedness plan in an effort to mitigate the effects […]
May 18, 2017
gastroenteritis warning

Gastroenteritis Alert

The Ministry of Health is reminding the public, especially parents of small children, to pay particular attention to their children for signs of Gastroenteritis following the […]
May 17, 2017
Ruel Reid discusses examiniations

Most Students Sit Examiniations

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says most students were able to sit their exit secondary examinations today (May 16). “We […]
May 17, 2017
Support for child abuse forum

Church Encouraged to Give More Support in Curbing Child Abuse

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, is encouraging the church to undertake more activities that support the Government’s programmes […]
May 17, 2017
PCJ discussing energy competition

PCJ Takes Message of Energy Diversification to Schools

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) continues to promote energy diversification and the incorporation of renewables into the country’s energy mix, taking its message to schools […]
May 16, 2017
Desmond McKenzie with japan ambassador at fire station

Fire Stations to be Improved

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says the Government will be spending significant sums to improve the condition of fire stations across […]
May 16, 2017
ODPEM flood warning sign

Flash Flood Warning Remains in Effect for Southern, Northeastern Parishes

PRESS RELEASE #1 – The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is urging citizens to continue to be alert as the rainfall affecting sections […]
May 15, 2017
Michelle Sherwood plants with beet army worm

Farmers Urged To Be Careful When Buying Plants

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is urging farmers to be careful when purchasing plants, to avoid the Beet Army Worm (BAW). Speaking at a JIS […]
May 15, 2017
Revision of Penalties

Committee Eager To Complete Deliberations On Revision Of Penalties

Parliament’s Joint Select Committee reviewing the Child Care and Protection, Sexual Offences, and Offences against the Person Acts is eager to wrap up its deliberations on […]