May 10, 2017
European Union

European Union Lauded for Support

The Government has expressed heartfelt gratitude for the significant developmental grant support that the European Union (EU) continues to extend to Jamaica, under a Cooperation Agreement […]
May 9, 2017
Karl Samuda addresses commodity boards

Commodity Boards to be Dissolved – Samuda

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Karl Samuda says that all the Commodity Boards under his portfolio are to be dissolved. These commodity boards will […]
May 9, 2017
Karl Samuda on sustainable growth

Sectoral Presentation by Hon. Karl Samuda – Advancing Sustainable Growth

Mr. Speaker, Permit me to reiterate the scope, in terms of subject matters, and impact on the economy of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and […]
May 9, 2017
Fayval Williams Jamaican Cabinet

Sectoral Presentation by Hon. Faval Williams – Enabling Inclusive Economic Growth & Job Creation

Thank you Mr. Speaker: Mr. Speaker, it is for me a tremendous privilege, to be standing in this honourable house once more as Member of Parliament […]
May 8, 2017
Lease signing for red stripe cassava cultivation

Gov’t Leases Land to Red Stripe for Cassava Cultivation

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has signed a 25-year agreement with brewery giant Red Stripe for the lease of 247 hectares of land […]
May 8, 2017
PM Holness visiting floods of Clarendon

Prime Minister Holness Assures Clarendon Flood Victims of Government’s Assistance

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has assured the residents of communities in Central Clarendon, who were affected by flood rains in April, that the […]
May 6, 2017
IShawna equal rights

Ishawna’s Bravado goes beyond Dancehall

Once again misogyny and hegemony has reared its ugly head in the masculine annals of dancehall. Ishawna declared her uncompromising request from her lover in her […]
May 6, 2017
Christopher Tufton promotes healthy lifestyle

Perspective: Dr. Christopher Tufton Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton has been promoting healthy lifestyle. …appealing to Jamaicans to take responsibility for their health. National Health Insurance He (Tufton) is proposing […]
May 5, 2017
Senator Ruel Reid on Early Childhood Programmes

Senator Ruel Reid’s Statement to Cabinet on Early Childhood Programmes

Mr President I am pleased to provide an update to members of the Senate on developments and programmes in the early childhood sector. The Government of […]
May 5, 2017
The Ministry of Labour & Social Security for jamaicans

More Jamaicans Expected to be Employed

More Jamaicans are expected to be employed within the short to medium term, according to a survey being conducted by the Ministry of Labour and Social […]
May 5, 2017
Danville Walker File Photo Sent To vision caribbean news now

Perspective: Danville Walker Should Walk?

The Opposition Senator Lambert Brown earned the wrath of Senate President Thomas Tavares-Finson when he called out Danville by name saying that he (Danville Walker) should […]
May 4, 2017
Minister of Justice discuss plans for national human rights institute

Plans for National Human Rights Institute Advanced

The Ministry of Justice is working towards establishing the National Human Rights Institute during the current fiscal year. Portfolio Minister, Hon. Delroy Chuck, said a submission […]
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