February 17, 2017
Government Men signing framework agreement

Jamaica to Benefit from Framework Agreement with China

Jamaica is to benefit from increased investments in infrastructural development and other critical areas, following the signing of an agreement with the People’s Republic of China. […]
February 17, 2017
Lady shaking hands with Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid

Second Chance for Persons Without Formal Qualifications

Persons without formal qualifications, but with the requisite experience and vocational skills, will soon be able to access higher education. This will be made possible through […]
February 16, 2017
3 men sitting at a table signing contract for the highway improvement

Contract Signed for Highway Improvement Project

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, on Wednesday, met with his Chinese counterpart Mr. Xiao Jie, at the Ministry of Finance in Beijing, China. Minister Shaw updated Minister […]
February 16, 2017
3 government officials sitting at a table give an update on developments in the education sector.

Jamaican Gov’t has Honoured Financial Commitments to Secondary Schools

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the Government has honoured its financial commitments to secondary schools under the non-mandatory fees policy […]
February 16, 2017
The Post and Telecommunications Department’s Central Sorting Office

Jamaican Postal System to be Improved

The Government will spend $46.6 million to upgrade the country’s international postal system in the 2017-18 fiscal year. Funding for this initiative will be provided by […]
February 10, 2017

Jamaican Government to increase PATH Benefits

The Government will be increasing the benefits paid to approximately 380,000 Jamaicans under the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH). PATH is the Government’s […]
February 10, 2017

Paul Adams is Jamaica Teaching Council’s Outstanding Principal

Principal of the Herbert Morrison Technical High School in St. James, Paul Patrick Adams, is the Jamaica Teaching Council’s (JTC) Outstanding Principal for 2016. Mr. Adams, […]
February 10, 2017
Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks,

Jamaican Embassy in Washington Pays Tribute to First Female Master Blender

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks, has lauded Appleton Estate master blender, Joy Spence, for 20 years as creator of some of […]
January 30, 2017
Four Jamaican athletes celebrate after winning the Gold medal in Beijing

Usain Bolt Loses Olympic Gold Medal

Commentary We are shocked at the retesting drama. An appeal has been muted and we await the outcome.  Justice should be done and we expect same.  […]
January 30, 2017
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh speaking into microphones on state television

Perspective: Gambia President Declares State of Emergency

Power Corrupts …? Perspective We carried a series entitled “Trials of black men.” We had gotten a feedback from a reader named Marsha, that at times […]
January 30, 2017
Extremely emaciated dog

Perspective: Canadian woman wanted in animal cruelty case reportedly living in Jamaica

Crazy As A Bat? Perspective This woman who is so addicted to dogs is obviously gone nuts. She has had run ins with the law for […]
January 29, 2017
Large carrier ship docked at a port in Jamaica carrying first shipment of natural gas of LNG Plant

Perspective: The “Pay to Play” Model of Economic Development may have Worked for China but Jamaica is no China

Commentary We now have a LNG plant in Jamaica and hope it will reduce the cost of electricity to Jamaicans. It is great for the environment […]