March 16, 2017
Floyd Green talking in a microphone about Elevate Youth Festival

Elevate Youth Festival Takes Place Thursday

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is collaborating with the National Youth Service (NYS) to stage a youth festival dubbed ‘ELEVATE’ on Thursday (March 16) […]
March 16, 2017
The Legal Aid Council Mobile Justice Unit

Change of Location for Legal Aid Council Visit to Fletcher’s Land on March 16

There has been a change in location for the Legal Aid Council Mobile Justice Unit’s visit to the Fletcher’s Land community in Kingston on March 16. […]
March 15, 2017
Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator Ruel Reid discusses tertiary institutions

Education Minister to Discuss Funding with Tertiary Institutions

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says he will be meeting with heads of all tertiary institutions for discussions aimed at ensuring […]
March 15, 2017
Minister of National Security Robert Montague in discussion with Executive Director Institute of Forensic Science abut illegal guns

More Illegal Guns Seized

Up to March 11 this year, some 163 illegal guns and 1,684 rounds of ammunition had been seized. This was disclosed by Minister of National Security, […]
March 15, 2017
Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague talking in a microphone

Gov’t Procuring Equipment for DNA Register

The Government is procuring equipment for the establishment of the National Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Register. Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague, said yesterday (March 14) […]
March 14, 2017
Superintendent Lindsay advising passengers to respond during traffic stop

Police Advises Passengers to Respond when Questioned During Traffic Stops

Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, is advising motor-vehicle passengers to cooperate with the police if questioned during […]
March 14, 2017
students and other stakeholders in a walk for peace as part of activities to mark Commonwealth Day

JCF Finalising Child Interaction Policy and Procedure

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is working on finalising and promoting its Child Interaction Policy and Procedure (CIPP), which will serve as a guide to the […]
March 13, 2017
A red ribbon being cut at St. Richard’s Early Childhood Education Centre

St. Richard’s Early Childhood Education Centre Expanded

The St. Richard’s Early Childhood Education Centre in Kingston has been expanded at a cost of $13.2 million provided by the Culture, Health, Arts, Sport and […]
March 13, 2017
Heart Foundation warning schools, parents and student athletes not to hide illnesses to play sports

Heart Foundation Warns Against Hiding Illnesses

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is warning schools, parents and student athletes not to hide illnesses so that the student can participate in sports. Sports Medicine […]
March 13, 2017
Minister of Finance discussing property tax

New Property Tax Regime April 1

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, has announced that a new property tax regime will be adopted starting April 1. Opening the […]
March 10, 2017
Social Development Commission Parish Manager for St. Mary, Travis Graham speaking in microphone about SDC

SDC to Host ‘CaSfest’ in Port Maria

The Social Development Commission (SDC) will be hosting a Creative Arts and Skills Festival, dubbed ‘CASfest’, on Friday, March 10, at the Claude Stewart Park in […]
March 10, 2017
Sign saying Caribbean Maritime Institute for interest rates

Minister Shaw Announces Reduction in Interest Rates on SLB Loans

The Student Loan Bureau (SLB) will be reducing its interest rates on loans for selected areas of study. This was disclosed by Minister of Finance and […]
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