April 3, 2017
Ruel Reid (third left), presents a trophy to Personal Development Teacher at Ardenne High School, Kamika McKellop (second left), after the school emerged winner of last year’s Best School Spirit and career choices

Students Urged to Research Career Choices

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, is encouraging students to learn about their preferred career choice as well as to develop sound […]
April 3, 2017
Senate Kamina Johnson Smith discussing telephone tax collection

Legal Authority Given For Collection of Telephone Call Taxes

Members of the Senate approved two pieces of legislation on March 31 giving legal authority to the Government to collect taxes imposed on certain telephone calls […]
April 3, 2017
Discussion on Jamaicans Urged To Embrace Positive Values and Attitudes

Jamaicans Urged To Embrace Positive Values and Attitudes

Jamaicans are being urged to embrace positive values and attitudes in order to mend the moral fabric of the country and thereby contribute to economic development. […]
March 31, 2017
The 123-year-old St. Joseph’s Infant School, located in downtown Kingston.

St. Joseph’s Infant Seeks Support to Meet ECC’s Operating Standards

Principal of the 123-year-old St. Joseph’s Infant School, located in downtown Kingston, Rosemarie Clarke, is seeking support to enable the institution to attain the Early Childhood […]
March 31, 2017
Reading teacher and Vice Principal, at the Mocho Primary and Infant School talks about a strong literacy programme

Mocho Primary Students Benefit from Literacy Programme

The Mocho Primary and Infant School in Clarendon has initiated a robust literacy programme that is geared at encouraging reading among students as well as ensuring […]
March 31, 2017
young participants in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) IPAD Youth Empowerment and Mentorship Camp program

Public and Private Sector Entities Pledge Support to JCF Youth Camp

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has received pledges of support from several public- and private-sector entities to expand the reach of its IPAD Youth Empowerment and […]
March 30, 2017
Minister of Education, Youth and Information Ruel Reid addresses a PATH Transportation

Rural PATH Students to Benefit from School Transportation

Students on the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) in rural parishes are to benefit from a school transportation programme starting in September. It […]
March 30, 2017
Director of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Portia Magnus.

Domestic Workers Entitled to Eight Weeks’ Maternity Leave

Domestic workers can claim for maternity leave allowance for a maximum period of eight weeks. Director of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Portia Magnus, told JIS […]
March 30, 2017
Operations Manager at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre fields questions

Visitors Flock to Montego Bay Cultural Centre

Tourists and locals are flocking to the Montego Bay Cultural Centre to experience the wide array of cultural and artistic displays. Operations Manager at the facility, […]
March 29, 2017
discussing removal of zinc fencing

Removal of Zinc Fencing will Make Communities Safer

Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Omar Sweeney, says the $252-million zinc-fence removal programme being undertaken by the entity aims to ensure the […]
March 29, 2017
Principal of Woodford Primary and Infant School, Jennifer Gordon with members of staff.

Principal Looks to Transform Rural St. Andrew Primary School

Woodford Primary and Infant School principal, Jennifer Gordon, could hardly contain her joy. After months of planning and preparation, the school was able to successfully stage […]
March 29, 2017
Students of high schools participate in a long-distance race at the ISSA Champs

Keep the Peace During Champs – Police

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is urging the public to maintain the peace during the five-day staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, which […]