April 12, 2017
Audley Shaw discussing property tax

Perspective: Property Tax Revisited

Responding to the out cry regarding the 2013 valuations just implimented by the Andrew Holness led JLP government hastily set up a committee.   This  committee […]
April 12, 2017
Audley Shaw discussing property tax

Reduction in Property Taxes

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, has announced a reduction in the property tax rates. Speaking in the House of Representatives, today […]
April 12, 2017
Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie

Facilities to be Provided for Persons Abandoned at Hospitals

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says facilities will be built on the grounds of infirmaries to accommodate persons who have been […]
April 11, 2017
Honourable Olivia Grange

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF CULTURE, GENDER, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF CULTURE, GENDER, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT Honourable Olivia Grange, CD, MP in response to accusations and innuendo made in the House by […]
April 10, 2017
lisa hanna and Olivia Grange

Perspective: Lisa “Jezabel ” Hanna At It Again

“It is a Big fat Lie” is how  Hon. ” Babsy” Grange responded to her Opposition counterpart in Parliament. We say “If you live in a […]
April 10, 2017
Road Improvement Barbican Rd

Perspective: Barbican Road Improvement, St. Andrew, Ja.

We support progress, but at what human cost … As reported in vision newspaper, bulldozers have been demolishing obstacles, walls and light poles to make way […]
April 10, 2017
Palm Sunday service

Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the Name of the Lord ….

There was jubilation as the Christ Child rode through the streets of Jerusalem on the most basic of animals, a donkey … crowds gathered and waved […]
April 7, 2017
Mrs. Velma Ricketts Walker new head of Customs

New Customs Head Appointed

The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service wishes to announce the appointment of Mrs. Velma Ricketts Walker as the new Chief Executive Office/Commissioner of Customs […]
April 7, 2017
Dr. Horace Chang discussing squatting

Gov’t Taking Steps to Address Squatting

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, says the Government will take proactive steps to address squatting. […]
April 6, 2017
Prime Minister Andrew Holness, addresses launch of the Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference

Diaspora A Reservoir of Capital, Skills and Expertise – PM

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Jamaican diaspora represents a powerful reservoir of capital, relationships, skills and expertise that can be harnessed to […]
April 6, 2017
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett on sustainable tourism

Hon. Edmund Bartlett speech on Sustainable Tourism – A Catalyst for Job Creation and Inclusive Growth

Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to again rise in this esteemed house to speak to the direction and developments in inarguably our nation’s foremost sector […]
April 5, 2017
audience at an Economic Growth Council Forum

Meetings to Highlight Work of Economic Growth Council

Meetings to outline the work of the Economic Growth Council (EGC) got under way recently in the United Kingdom (UK) with two public fora in London, […]
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