May 12, 2017
special education institution

Cabinet to Get Special Education Policy in June

The Special Education Policy, which seeks to fulfil the academic requirements of students with special needs, is expected to be brought to Cabinet for approval within […]
May 10, 2017
Attorney General, Marlene Malahoo Forte

People at Heart of Gov’t’s Growth Strategy – Malahoo Forte

Attorney General, Marlene Malahoo Forte, says improving the quality of life of the Jamaican people is at the heart of the policies being pursued by the […]
May 10, 2017
Karl Samuda on the sugar industry

Effective Management Can Make Sugar Industry Viable – Samuda

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, says the sugar industry is sustainable, once effective management is in place. Making his contribution to […]
May 10, 2017
European Union

European Union Lauded for Support

The Government has expressed heartfelt gratitude for the significant developmental grant support that the European Union (EU) continues to extend to Jamaica, under a Cooperation Agreement […]
May 9, 2017
Karl Samuda addresses commodity boards

Commodity Boards to be Dissolved – Samuda

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Karl Samuda says that all the Commodity Boards under his portfolio are to be dissolved. These commodity boards will […]
May 9, 2017
Karl Samuda on sustainable growth

Sectoral Presentation by Hon. Karl Samuda – Advancing Sustainable Growth

Mr. Speaker, Permit me to reiterate the scope, in terms of subject matters, and impact on the economy of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and […]
May 9, 2017
Fayval Williams Jamaican Cabinet

Sectoral Presentation by Hon. Faval Williams – Enabling Inclusive Economic Growth & Job Creation

Thank you Mr. Speaker: Mr. Speaker, it is for me a tremendous privilege, to be standing in this honourable house once more as Member of Parliament […]
May 8, 2017
Lease signing for red stripe cassava cultivation

Gov’t Leases Land to Red Stripe for Cassava Cultivation

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has signed a 25-year agreement with brewery giant Red Stripe for the lease of 247 hectares of land […]
May 8, 2017
PM Holness visiting floods of Clarendon

Prime Minister Holness Assures Clarendon Flood Victims of Government’s Assistance

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has assured the residents of communities in Central Clarendon, who were affected by flood rains in April, that the […]
May 6, 2017
IShawna equal rights

Ishawna’s Bravado goes beyond Dancehall

Once again misogyny and hegemony has reared its ugly head in the masculine annals of dancehall. Ishawna declared her uncompromising request from her lover in her […]
May 6, 2017
Christopher Tufton promotes healthy lifestyle

Perspective: Dr. Christopher Tufton Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton has been promoting healthy lifestyle. …appealing to Jamaicans to take responsibility for their health. National Health Insurance He (Tufton) is proposing […]
May 5, 2017
Senator Ruel Reid on Early Childhood Programmes

Senator Ruel Reid’s Statement to Cabinet on Early Childhood Programmes

Mr President I am pleased to provide an update to members of the Senate on developments and programmes in the early childhood sector. The Government of […]
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