February 22, 2017
Mandela Highway

Expanded Mandela Highway to Ease Travelling Time

With the expansion of Mandela Highway in St. Catherine under way, the Government is fulfilling its commitment of upgrading the island’s road network. The Mandela Highway […]
February 22, 2017
4 government officials talking about resources in schools

Education Minister Pleased with Utilisation of Resources in Schools

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, has expressed satisfaction at how financial and other resources are being used to assist the […]
February 22, 2017
Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness talking in a microphone about pension fund

Prime Minister Announces Imminent Changes to Pension Fund

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says imminent policy changes will be made to existing pension schemes. Speaking at the annual Sagicor Pension Investment Seminar, the prime minister […]
February 21, 2017
Director in the Department of Community Services and Development, University of Technology (UTech) Paulton Gordon (centre), has the attention of Field Supervisor at the Social Development Commission (SDC) Darron Murray (left); and President of the Papine Development Area Committee (PDAC) Glen Brown. Occasion was the launch of the Papine Wellness Fest at the university’s campus recently.

UTech Reaches out to Thousands in Nearby Communities

The University of Technology (UTech) has launched its ‘Papine Wellness’ Fest 2017, which will engage thousands of residents living in 15 communities located in close proximity […]
February 21, 2017
Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green.

Strides Made in Improving Adoption Process

Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, says progress is being made in making it easier for persons to […]
February 21, 2017
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley (third left), opens the Mount Peto Primary School Computer Laboratory, at the Mount Peto Baptist Church in Hanover on February 17. Sharing the occasion (from second left) are Principal of the Mount Peto Primary School, Nadienne Crossman; Chief Executive Officer of the Universal Service Fund, Suzette Buchanan; Member of Parliament for Eastern Hanover, Dave Brown and students of the school.

Mount Peto Primary Gets Computer Lab

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says the outfitting and opening of a computer laboratory at the Mount Peto Primary School […]
February 21, 2017
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (2nd right), responding to a question at a round-table discussion of the planning committee for the November 27-29 United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Conference, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on February 17. Others (from right) are Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Jennifer Griffith; Mayor of Montego Bay, Homer Davis; and Chairman of the Tourism Enhancement Fund, Godfrey Dyer

Jamaica Could Benefit Substantially from UNWTO Conference

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica stands to benefit from billions of dollars worth of free advertising by hosting 157 countries and scores of […]
February 18, 2017
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Chris Tufton standing in front of podium disgussing dental sealent

Health Ministry to Intensify Dental Sealant Programme

The Ministry of Health will be intensifying its programme in primary schools, aimed at reducing dental cavities in children. Portfolio Minister, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton, said […]
February 18, 2017
Prime Minister Holness gets assistance in operating a backhoe to address water needs

Jamaican Govt Taking Steps to Address Water Needs for Housing and Agriculture

The Government is putting measures in place to ensure adequate and reliable water supply to boost housing construction and agricultural production. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. […]
February 17, 2017
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid speaking to children urging them to become developers of goods and services

Students Urged to Become Developers of Goods and Services

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, is urging students to pursue career paths that will enable them to become developers of […]
February 17, 2017
Business Process Outsourcing

Prime Minister Breaks Ground for BPO Complex in Portmore

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, yesterday (February 16), broke ground for the construction of a 150,000 sq. ft. Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) space at […]
February 17, 2017
Five yellow buses for the Jamaica Urban Transit Company lined up

$1.3 Billion to Buy Spare Parts for JUTC

The Government has allocated $1.3 billion towards the acquisition of spare parts and special tools for the maintenance of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) fleet […]
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