April 7, 2017
Floyd Green discussing ECIs becoming certified

MPs Urged to Help ECIs Become Certified

State Minister in the Education, Youth and Information Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green, has called on Members of Parliament (MPs) to help early-childhood institutions (ECIs) in their […]
April 7, 2017
Floyd Green discussing the Youth Awards

Prime Minister’s Youth Awards Returns this Year

State Minister in the Education, Youth and Information Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green, says the Prime Minister’s National Youth Awards for Excellence will return this year. Making […]
April 6, 2017
Andrew Wheatley, delivers greetings at the e-Learning Jamaica Technology Day on tablets

Second Phase of Tablets in Schools Programme to Launch September

The Government will be launching the second phase of the Tablets in Schools programme in September. This was disclosed by State Minister in the Ministry of […]
April 6, 2017
Governor-General Urges More Jamaicans to Conserve Energy

Governor-General Urges More Jamaicans to Conserve Energy

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, is encouraging more Jamaicans to utilise energy-conservation and efficiency methods in their homes and businesses. In a […]
April 6, 2017
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett on shovel-ready projects

Shovel-Ready Projects Coming on Stream

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says several projects are coming on stream under the Shovel-Ready Initiative. “The initiative seeks to directly assist investors by obtaining preliminary […]
April 5, 2017
Christopher Tufton, emphasises the importance of screening at ports of entry

Health Minister Emphasises Importance of Screening at Ports of Entry

Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, has underscored the importance of screening at Jamaica’s ports of entry to safeguard the country against the re-emergence of […]
April 5, 2017
Carl Samuda gives an update on the import and sale of Brazilian corned beef

Ban on Corned Beef Lifted

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Karl Samuda, has announced that the temporary ban on the import and sale of corned beef from Brazil has […]
April 4, 2017
Desmond McKenzie, tries out the controls of one of the six new garbage trucks acquired for three of the NSWMA reginal offices

Six New Garbage Trucks for NSWMA Regional Entities

The Government has purchased six new garbage trucks at a cost of more than $120 million to serve three of the National Solid Waste Management Authority’s […]
April 4, 2017
Health Ministry’s Operation Mosquito Search and Destroy public education initiative

Public Education Key in Mosquito Eradication – Dr. Tufton

Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says public education is critical in getting community members to act in eradicating mosquito breeding sites. “We have to […]
April 3, 2017
Ruel Reid (third left), presents a trophy to Personal Development Teacher at Ardenne High School, Kamika McKellop (second left), after the school emerged winner of last year’s Best School Spirit and career choices

Students Urged to Research Career Choices

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, is encouraging students to learn about their preferred career choice as well as to develop sound […]
April 3, 2017
Senate Kamina Johnson Smith discussing telephone tax collection

Legal Authority Given For Collection of Telephone Call Taxes

Members of the Senate approved two pieces of legislation on March 31 giving legal authority to the Government to collect taxes imposed on certain telephone calls […]
April 3, 2017
Discussion on Jamaicans Urged To Embrace Positive Values and Attitudes

Jamaicans Urged To Embrace Positive Values and Attitudes

Jamaicans are being urged to embrace positive values and attitudes in order to mend the moral fabric of the country and thereby contribute to economic development. […]
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