March 1, 2017
Members of PAEF speaking with a few students

PAEF Continues to Help Uplift Communities

The St. Catherine-based Poverty Alleviation and Empowerment Foundation (PAEF), is continuing its work to help develop communities. Now in its fourth year of operation, the PAEF […]
March 1, 2017
Mayor Williams speaking in microphone discussing plans for downton kingston

Mayor has Big Plans for Downtown Kingston

Significant changes are coming to the city of Kingston, particularly downtown Kingston. “Business cannot be done in disorder, and so we need to start by restoring […]
February 28, 2017
Governor General Sir Patrick Allen and Chief Justice Zaila McCalla, sing a hymn at the Jamaica Baptist Union

Jamaicans Urged to Contribute to Nation Building

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most. Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, is calling on all Jamaicans to volunteer their time and efforts to activities that will uplift the […]
February 28, 2017
Man standing in front of a podium celebrating 133rd birthday anniversary celebrations of National Hero, His Right Excellency Sir Alexander Bustamante

Road Leading to Bustamante Birth Home to be Rehabilitated

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says $20 million will be provided to rehabilitate the road leading to the birthplace of National […]
February 28, 2017
Prime Minister Andrew Holness in front of podium discusing culture of disorder

Prime Minister Says Culture of Disorder Must be Changed

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government remains unrelenting in its push to change the culture of disorder in the country. “There is […]
February 27, 2017
Executive Director of CDEMA Ronald Jackson hands over a cheque for a National Emergency Communication Network

National Emergency Communication Network to be Established

A national emergency communication network is to be established to strengthen early warning systems for disasters at the local level. This has been disclosed by Minister […]
February 27, 2017
3 men sitting together at the IRIE FM Lifetime Achievement ceremony honouring harder they come

Harder They Come a Jamaican Classic

When Jamaican film director, Perry Henzell, hired Jimmy Cliff in 1972 to play the lead role in the movie ‘ The Harder They Come ’, few […]
February 27, 2017
Minister of Education, Youth, and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid addressing the sitting of the Senate.

Senate Approves Bill for CMI to Become a University

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) will now gain university status, following the passage of legislation in both Houses of Parliament to effect this. The Senate on […]
February 24, 2017
Lisa Hanna

Perspective: Lisa “Jezebel” Hanna’s Life Threatened

Perspective: Did Lisa “Jezebel” Hanna verbally assaulted Vybz Kartel? Police are investigating threats, with a view to proferring charges against suspects believed to have breached the […]
February 23, 2017
Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid

Port Security Corps Sole Entity to Operate in Certain Designated Areas

The Port Security Corps Ltd. will now be the sole entity authorised to operate and provide security in designated sensitive and restricted areas and zones at […]
February 23, 2017
Jamaican Dancers performing at the Jamaica 55 Celebrations

$200 Million Allocated for Jamaica 55 Celebrations

A special budgetary allocation of $200 million has been approved by Cabinet to support the execution of Jamaica 55 celebrations. This was announced by Minister of […]
February 23, 2017
hands holding children to symbolize proctect our children

Poetic Commentary: Protect Our Children

Protect Our Children For goodness sake my Brethren Do protect our innocent children Trust precious few with your child Those persons may not be kind Pedophiles […]
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