March 17, 2017
Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw discuses pension bill

Debate Begins on Pension Bill

Debate on a Bill to reform arrangements of the public-sector pension scheme began in the House of Representatives yesterday (March 15). The Bills are the Pensions […]
March 17, 2017
Dr. Delroy Gordon

Dr. Delroy Gordon was a Champion for Cultural Development, says PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed shock and sadness at the sudden passing of Executive Director of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), Dr Delroy Gordon. […]
March 16, 2017
Members of Staff of the Peace Management Initiative (PMI) Western

PMI Western Playing Major Role to Curb Crime and Violence

The Peace Management Initiative (PMI) in western Jamaica has been playing a major role in curbing crime and violence as well as creating opportunities for youth […]
March 16, 2017
Accountant General, Carlene Murdock

Central Treasury Management System Improving Efficiency

The Central Treasury Management System (CTMS) is helping to improve efficiency in the public sector. A technology-driven set of procedures that transfer the responsibility for managing […]
March 16, 2017
Chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT), Ambassador Dr. Nigel Clarke speaking at a podium

NHT Committed to Meeting its Mandate for Housing

Chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT), Ambassador Dr. Nigel Clarke, is urging more Jamaicans to start making contributions to the Trust, in order to secure […]
March 15, 2017
Speaker of the House of Representatives Pernell Charles talking about peaceful society

Gov’t Committed to Building a Peaceful Society – Holness

Prime Minister the Most. Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government is committed to the building of a peaceful society in keeping with Goal 16 of the […]
March 15, 2017
Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw emphasises budget for vulnerable persons

Gov’t has Made Provisions in Budget for Vulnerable Persons

Finance and the Public Service Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the Government, in drafting the $715.6-billion Budget for the 2017/18 fiscal year, has taken major steps […]
March 15, 2017
100 accomplished black canadian women

International Women’s Day “100 Accomplished Black Women”

International Women’s Day celebrations brought forth Authors of the recently published book “100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women” into the community. Sharing their personal stories of success, […]
March 14, 2017
Ruel Reid and Japan’s Ambassador to Jamaica Masanori Nakano display cheque

JFLL Gets $18.2m Grant from Japanese Gov’t

Persons enrolled at the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) Adult Education Centre (AEC) on East Street in Kingston, will soon benefit from three additional classrooms […]
March 14, 2017
Finance and THE Public Service Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw addresses surplus of state agencies

Gov’t to Manage Large Surpluses of State Agencies

The Government is conducting a forensic review of state agencies which have significant financial surpluses in accounts, totaling nearly $200 billion, with a view to incorporating […]
March 14, 2017
Prime Minister Andrew Holness broke ground for 106 serviced lots and units at Masemure Phase 2

Time to Get Things Done, says PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that the National Housing Trust, NHT, must increase the pace of the delivery of housing solutions. Speaking in Westmoreland at the […]
March 14, 2017
Dr. Peter Phillips opposition leader

Perspective: Withdraw the Budget

Withdraw It Dr. Peter Phillips said Hon Audley Shaw’s budget will further marginalise the working poor in Jamaica. Phillips states that 320,000 will benefit from PATH, […]