March 13, 2017
State Minister for National Security, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr discussing Forest Reserve orders

Senate Approves Forest Reserve Orders

The Senate, on Friday (March 10), approved the Forest Reserve Orders during its sitting at Gordon House. This has resulted in 11 additional areas of forests, […]
March 13, 2017
Members of the Spot Valley High School Marching Band from St. James from Falmouth marching down the road

TPDCo Promoting ‘Fi Wi Falmouth’

The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) has been shining the spotlight on Falmouth through the ‘Fi Wi Falmouth’ initiative. This engagement aims to improve the hospitality […]
March 13, 2017
Audley Shaw and Fayval Williams discussing PATH

Government Provides Addition of $3.68 Billion to PATH

The Government is providing an increase of 47 per cent to the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH), in a move to strengthen the […]
March 10, 2017
Office of the Prime Minister for the GOJ

GOJ Signs MoU for First Phase of the Redevelopment of Downtown Kingston

The Government of Jamaica ( GOJ ), through the Urban Development Corporation, UDC, this morning (March 9) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Construction […]
March 10, 2017
Minister of Finance Audley Shaw talking to the house of representatives at the budget debate opening

Budget Debate Opening – Presentation by Minister of Finance, Hon. Audley Shaw

Introduction Just over a year ago, the people of Jamaica sent a clear message that they wanted new and better leadership after years of little or […]
March 10, 2017
The House of Representative on telephone tax

Gov’t to Spend $179.5 Billion on Wages and Salaries

The Government will be spending $179.5 billion on wages and salaries in the 2017/18 financial year, a 5.2 per cent increase over the current year. This […]
March 9, 2017
Office of the Prime Minister, discussing Meritocracy

PM Holness Says Jamaica Must be a Society of Meritocracy

The historic Jamaica House Fellowship Programme has been officially launched. Prime Minister Andrew Holness this morning (March 8) pinned eight Jamaicans who are part of the […]
March 9, 2017
Domestic violence victim

Develop the Courage to Leave – Says Domestic Violence Victim

For nearly five years, June Moon* stayed in an abusive relationship where she was repeatedly threatened, beaten and insulted by the man she thought she loved. […]
March 8, 2017
Detective Sergeant, Ava Lindo, receives the LASCO Police Officer of the Year trophy

Teacher Leaves Classroom to Serve with Distinction in JCF

As a teacher, Ava Lindo was called ‘Miss’ by her students, but today as a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), she is referred to […]
March 8, 2017
Work being undertaken by the National Works Agency (NWA) as part of the Barbican Road Improvement project

NWA Begins Work to Improve Traffic Flow Along Barbican Road

Commuters travelling along the severely congested Barbican Road will soon be able to breathe a sigh of relief, as the National Works Agency (NWA) has begun […]
March 8, 2017
International womens day

Message from the Hon. Olivia Grange on Int’l Women’s Day

Today, Jamaica joins the global celebration of International Women’s Day. This is a day of celebration but also an occasion for sober reflection. Even as we […]
March 8, 2017
Photo of Lady Bustamante

Lady Bustamante Celebrates Birthday Anniversary on International Women’s Day

Today, Wednesday, March 8 (International Women’s Day), Jamaica also celebrates the 105th birthday of the late Lady Bustamante. She was born as Gladys Longbridge in 1912. […]