April 24, 2017
Mark Barnett discussing corporate area water levels

Corporate Area Water Storage Levels at 99 per Cent

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that its two major storage facilities in the corporate area are at 99 per cent of their capacity. President […]
April 24, 2017
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett on Earth Day

Message from Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett, CD, MP For Earth Day 2017

We join the world today in recognising and celebrating the importance of environmental preservation, through the observance of Earth Day. The Ministry of Tourism and its […]
April 21, 2017
Desmond McKenzie, makes a point about upgrading infirmaries

$95 Million Being Spent on Upgrading of Infirmaries

The Government is spending $95 million to improve five infirmaries across the island. Work has started at the Manchester and Portland infirmaries, at a cost of […]
April 21, 2017
Desmond McKenzie, addresses the role of the municipal police

Review Being Done on Role of Municipal Police

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says a review is currently being undertaken on the role and function of Municipal Police personnel. […]
April 20, 2017
Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, speaking about medical marijuana industry

Action Must be Taken with Medical Marijuana Industry – Dr. Wheatley

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says decisive action needs to be taken as it relates to the medical marijuana industry, […]
April 20, 2017
Audley shaw and Uma Ramakrishnan address performance review

IMF Praises Jamaica in Performance Review

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given Jamaica high marks for its economic performance in its review of the country’s Stand-by Agreement (SBA), issued on Tuesday […]
April 20, 2017
Ruel Reid discussing budget for tertiary students

Govt Allocates $300M to Help Needy Tertiary Students

The Government has allocated a total of $300 million to help financially-challenged Jamaican students at the University of the West Indies, University of Technology (UTech) and […]
April 19, 2017
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. discussing relationship with asia

Tourism Minister Says Jamaica Making Inroads in Asia

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Asia has now emerged as a big tourism market and Jamaica has been making good inroads in that region. […]
April 19, 2017
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology discussing free wi-fi access

More Jamaicans to Benefit from Free Wi-Fi Access

More Jamaicans are to benefit from free Wi-Fi access at four additional locations across three parishes under the USFConnectJA project. These are to be located at […]
April 19, 2017
Andrew Wheatley discussing the data protection act

Data Protection Act to be Tabled Shortly

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says the Data Protection Act is expected to be laid before Parliament for debate within […]
April 15, 2017
Police Commissioner-designate leads colleagues on a foot patrol

Perspective: Police Services Commission (PSC) Appoints George Quallo

There has been much discussion since the PSC did what it was mandated to do. That is to appoint a new Commissioner of Police to run […]
April 15, 2017
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton hails adventist church

Health Minister Hails Adventist Church

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton, is hailing the Adventist Church for allowing use of its facility in St. James to accommodate services offered by […]