March 31, 2017
young participants in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) IPAD Youth Empowerment and Mentorship Camp program

Public and Private Sector Entities Pledge Support to JCF Youth Camp

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has received pledges of support from several public- and private-sector entities to expand the reach of its IPAD Youth Empowerment and […]
March 30, 2017
Minister of Education, Youth and Information Ruel Reid addresses a PATH Transportation

Rural PATH Students to Benefit from School Transportation

Students on the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) in rural parishes are to benefit from a school transportation programme starting in September. It […]
March 30, 2017
Director of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Portia Magnus.

Domestic Workers Entitled to Eight Weeks’ Maternity Leave

Domestic workers can claim for maternity leave allowance for a maximum period of eight weeks. Director of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Portia Magnus, told JIS […]
March 30, 2017
Operations Manager at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre fields questions

Visitors Flock to Montego Bay Cultural Centre

Tourists and locals are flocking to the Montego Bay Cultural Centre to experience the wide array of cultural and artistic displays. Operations Manager at the facility, […]
March 29, 2017
discussing removal of zinc fencing

Removal of Zinc Fencing will Make Communities Safer

Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Omar Sweeney, says the $252-million zinc-fence removal programme being undertaken by the entity aims to ensure the […]
March 29, 2017
Principal of Woodford Primary and Infant School, Jennifer Gordon with members of staff.

Principal Looks to Transform Rural St. Andrew Primary School

Woodford Primary and Infant School principal, Jennifer Gordon, could hardly contain her joy. After months of planning and preparation, the school was able to successfully stage […]
March 29, 2017
Students of high schools participate in a long-distance race at the ISSA Champs

Keep the Peace During Champs – Police

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is urging the public to maintain the peace during the five-day staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, which […]
March 28, 2017
Top achievers at the Bog Walk High School

Education State Minister Encourages Stakeholders at Bog Walk High School

Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, is urging school administrators not to allow the issue of fees and […]
March 28, 2017
Director General at the Jamaica Library Service Karen Barton discussing internet access

The Jamaica Library Service Embraces the Use of Technology in its Services

The library community has been evolving and remains quite relevant in a technologically-driven society through the array of services it offers to meet the demands of […]
March 28, 2017
community participating in Tuberculosis training session

Community Members Attend Training Session on TB

The Kingston and St. Andrew (KSA) Health Services observed World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24 with a training session for community members. Just under 30 […]
March 27, 2017
CEO of USF Suzette Buchanan discusses internet access

USF Provides Millions to Boost Internet Access

The Universal Service Fund (USF) has provided millions of dollars in support to libraries and educational institutions as the entity continues to carry out its mandate […]
March 27, 2017
Audley Shaw discussing rationalisation of public bodies

Gov’t Embarking on Rationalisation of Public Bodies

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the Government has embarked on a comprehensive rationalisation of public bodies. This, he said, will […]