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, […]
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. […]