June 21, 2017
Crowd attending HOPE orientation captured by Vision Newspaper Jamaican news

1500 Unattached Youth Attend HOPE Orientation

Approximately fifteen hundred young persons yesterday (June 20) attended the orientation and registration for the first phase of the HOPE programme. The HOPE programme is the […]
June 21, 2017
State minister discussing new program for juveniles with Vision Newspaper Jamaican News

Juveniles in Correctional Facilities to Benefit from New Programme

Juveniles within State correctional facilities will benefit from mentorship, skills training and job placement under a new youth empowerment and reintegration programme being undertaken by the […]
June 20, 2017
Dr. Tufton discussing the misconception of marijuana especially in children

Misconceptions about Marijuana Must be Dispelled- Dr. Tufton

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton says misconceptions about marijuana (ganja) must be dispelled to stem misuse of the drug, especially by children. “Dispelling […]
June 20, 2017
Ministry of education discussing sticking to school support contribution policy

Principals Urged to Stick to School Support Contribution Policy

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is reminding secondary-school principals to adhere to the school support contribution policy in the 2017/18 academic year. Under the […]
June 20, 2017
PMMA award for educators captured by Vision Newspaper Caribbean news

Outstanding Educators to be Honoured June 21

The Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation (PMMA) for Service to Education ceremony will be held on Wednesday, June 21, on the Lawns of Jamaica House. Forty […]
June 19, 2017
Ministry discussing regulations for interactive gaming with Vision Newspaper Jamaican News

Gov’t Developing Regulations for Interactive Gaming

The Government is developing regulations to govern interactive and online gambling. Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, said interactive gaming is a […]
June 19, 2017
NCU discussing agricultural studies with Vision Newspaper Jamaican news

NCU Urged to Undertake More Agricultural Based Studies

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, is challenging researchers at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) to undertake more agricultural based studies and innovations which would […]
June 19, 2017
Ministry and nurse discussing contruction of housing for health care workers

Public-Private Partnership for the Construction of Housing for Health Workers

Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says a public/private partnership proposal, is being examined for the construction of accommodations for healthcare professionals at certain locations. […]
June 16, 2017
Minister of justice trying out the new CISS system captured by Vision Newspaper Jamaican News

Processing of Court Cases to Be Improved Through CISS

The justice sector should see significant improvement in its processing of court cases, having implemented a Court Information Statistical System (CISS) in parish courts islandwide. The […]
June 16, 2017
Minister of Culture discussing the entertainment insurance plan with Vision newspaper Jamaican news

Gov’t to Establish Entertainment Insurance Plan

The Government of Jamaica is looking to establish an Entertainment Insurance Plan to assist the music industry and artistes. Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, […]
June 16, 2017
Pastor aiken at the Clarendon church health fair captured by Vision Newspaper Jamaican News

Back to school treat and health fair for Clarendon church

The Free Town Church of God of Prophecy Outreach Foundation Limited will for the first time be hosting a health fair along with their annual Back […]
June 15, 2017
Official looking at the Production Management System manual captured by Vision Newspaper Jamaican News

Legislative Production System and Drafting Manual Launched

The process by which the country’s laws are drafted is to be significantly improved with the introduction of the Legislative Production Management System and Legislative Drafting […]