March 20, 2017
Raplaelita Walker family at her memorial

Memorial Service for Raphaelita Walker

Memorial Service for Raphaelita Walker Thousands including PM Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller, Senate President and House Leader, diplomats and other dignitaries converged on […]
March 20, 2017
PM Andrew Holness discussing the budget

Perspective: Will the 2017-18 budget help the poor in Jamaica in any meaningful way?

In my perspective the budget as presented will not at the stroke of a pen solve Jamaica’s chronic debt crisis of a sliding dollar in relation […]
March 17, 2017
Announcement the Government’s flagship programme to rehabilitate youth offenders

Gov’t Announces Programme to Rehabilitate Youth Offenders

The Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr. has announced the Government’s flagship programme to rehabilitate youth offenders and […]
March 17, 2017
Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw discuses pension bill

Debate Begins on Pension Bill

Debate on a Bill to reform arrangements of the public-sector pension scheme began in the House of Representatives yesterday (March 15). The Bills are the Pensions […]
March 17, 2017
Dr. Delroy Gordon

Dr. Delroy Gordon was a Champion for Cultural Development, says PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed shock and sadness at the sudden passing of Executive Director of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), Dr Delroy Gordon. […]
March 16, 2017
Members of Staff of the Peace Management Initiative (PMI) Western

PMI Western Playing Major Role to Curb Crime and Violence

The Peace Management Initiative (PMI) in western Jamaica has been playing a major role in curbing crime and violence as well as creating opportunities for youth […]
March 16, 2017
Accountant General, Carlene Murdock

Central Treasury Management System Improving Efficiency

The Central Treasury Management System (CTMS) is helping to improve efficiency in the public sector. A technology-driven set of procedures that transfer the responsibility for managing […]
March 16, 2017
Chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT), Ambassador Dr. Nigel Clarke speaking at a podium

NHT Committed to Meeting its Mandate for Housing

Chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT), Ambassador Dr. Nigel Clarke, is urging more Jamaicans to start making contributions to the Trust, in order to secure […]
March 15, 2017
Speaker of the House of Representatives Pernell Charles talking about peaceful society

Gov’t Committed to Building a Peaceful Society – Holness

Prime Minister the Most. Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government is committed to the building of a peaceful society in keeping with Goal 16 of the […]
March 15, 2017
Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw emphasises budget for vulnerable persons

Gov’t has Made Provisions in Budget for Vulnerable Persons

Finance and the Public Service Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the Government, in drafting the $715.6-billion Budget for the 2017/18 fiscal year, has taken major steps […]
March 15, 2017
100 accomplished black canadian women

International Women’s Day “100 Accomplished Black Women”

International Women’s Day celebrations brought forth Authors of the recently published book “100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women” into the community. Sharing their personal stories of success, […]
March 14, 2017
Ruel Reid and Japan’s Ambassador to Jamaica Masanori Nakano display cheque

JFLL Gets $18.2m Grant from Japanese Gov’t

Persons enrolled at the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) Adult Education Centre (AEC) on East Street in Kingston, will soon benefit from three additional classrooms […]
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