February 5, 2018

Tourism Minister Says Cruise Shipping Poised for Further Growth

Photo: Garwin Davis Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (second left), in discussion with Chairman of Carnival Corporation, Micky Arison (left), in Miami on January 26. Mr. […]
February 5, 2018

House Approves Bill to Set Up MOCA as Independent Body

Photo: Adrian Walker Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague, speaks on the MOCA Bill in the House of Representatives recently. The Major Organised Crime and […]
February 4, 2018

Finalists Leave for France to Take Part in Film Festival

Photo: Michael Sloley Film Commissioner at Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Renee Robinson, speaks to JIS News about various initiatives being undertaken to boost the film industry. […]
February 3, 2018

Prime Minister Reaffirms Commitment to Use EU Funds Effectively

Photo: JIS Photographer Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, cuddles 10-month old Zeerika Forbes of Denham Town, West Kingston, while touring the community with European […]
February 2, 2018

Minister Reiterates Commitment to Take Schools off Shift System

Photo: Claudia Gardner Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid (third left), is assisted by Principal of the Mt. Alvernia High School, […]
February 2, 2018

Government Working to Take Profit Out of Crime

Photo: Rudranath Fraser Finance and the Public Service Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), converses with Chief Technical Director, Financial Investigations Division (FID), Robin Sykes, during Wednesday’s […]
February 2, 2018

Senate Approves Resolution to Extend State of Public Emergency

Photo: Rudranath Fraser Leader of Government Business in the Senate, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, addresses today’s […]
February 1, 2018

Prime Minister Says INDECOM Should Operate with Balance

Photo: JIS Photographer Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, addressing yesterday’s (January 30) sitting of the House of Representatives. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew […]
February 1, 2018

NIDS Will Address Problems of Undocumented Youth

Photo: Michael Sloley Chief Technical Director in the Office of the Prime Minister, Jacqueline Lynch-Stewart, addresses a National Identification System (NIDS) town hall meeting at the […]
February 1, 2018

Gov’t to Provide IDs for Persons Detained During State of Public Emergency

Photo: Adrian Walker Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, speaking in the House of Representatives on January 30. The Government will be providing identification (ID) […]
February 1, 2018

STATE OF EMERGENCY 2018: Regulations laid In Parliament

Update: Regulations Gazetted What are these regulations? In a nutshell regulations are promulgated to accompany a Bill/Law passed in the Houses of Parliament.  Laws have been […]
January 31, 2018

Cancer Society Focuses on Adolescent Health in February

Photo: Adrian Walker Executive Director of the Jamaica Cancer Society, Yulit Gordon, addresses Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’, on January 30. The Jamaica Cancer Society […]