January 13, 2020

Phase One Construction of Tuition-Free School in St. Catherine to be Completed in June

Phase one construction of the tuition-free school, being spearheaded by charity organization, Christel House Jamaica, is slated for completion by June. The institution is being built […]
January 13, 2020

Ironshore/Quebec Avenue Roadway In St. James Renamed ‘Dr. Horace Chang Boulevard’

The roadway running from the Ironshore/Quebec Avenue intersection into the community of Norwood in North West St. James has been officially renamed the Dr. Horace Chang […]
January 13, 2020

Over 1.5 Million Cruise Passenger Arrivals In 2019

Preliminary data from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) indicates that cruise passengers accounted for over 1.5 million of the approximately 4.3 million tourists visiting the island […]
January 10, 2020

Government To Roll Out Free Wi-Fi In Sam Sharpe Square January 24

The Government will be rolling out free secured Internet access (Wi-Fi) in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay, St. James, on Friday, January 24. Mayor of Montego […]
January 10, 2020

Jamaica Looks To Capitalise On Endorsements From Major News And Travel Outlets

The Ministry of Tourism is looking to capitalise on recent endorsements by international media companies CNN, Bloomberg and The Travel, which have hailed Jamaica as one […]
January 10, 2020

Lands For New Public Cemetery In Portland Being Identified

The Portland Municipal Corporation is looking to identify lands for the establishment of a new cemetery for the parish. Speaking to JIS News after the Corporation’s […]
January 9, 2020

Complimentary Coffee Tasting Being Introduced For Cruise Ship Visitors

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says complimentary coffee tasting for visitors arriving at Jamaica’s cruise ship ports will commence on Friday (January 10), when the Norwegian […]
January 9, 2020

10 Children Benefit From Life-Saving Heart Surgeries

Ten children suffering from various cardiac complications are undergoing corrective surgeries at the Bustamante Hospital for Children this week, during Chain of Hope’s medical mission to […]
January 9, 2020

PM Calls On Support Of Church As Gov’t Works To Curtail Crime And Violence

Prime Minister, the Most. Hon. Andrew Holness has called on the support of the church as the Government works to put a dent in crime and […]
January 3, 2020

Third-Quarter Growth Above PIOJ’s Estimate

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is reporting third-quarter 2019 calendar year economic growth of 0.6 per cent, from July to September, relative to the corresponding […]
January 3, 2020

Elderly And Homeless Persons Receive Meals And Care Packages

Approximately 450 homeless and elderly persons across St. Ann were treated to meals and offered care packages on New Year’s Day (January 1), by veteran Correctional […]
January 3, 2020

Public Servants Honoured In St. Catherine

Twenty-one public servants in St. Catherine were recognised by the Cherry Youth Society in West Central St. Catherine, at a function held in the community’s square […]
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