June 8, 2017
Prime minister discussing waste to energy solution

Gov’t Far Advanced in Identifying Waste to energy Solution

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that the government will embark on a programme aimed at transforming the collection and management of garbage before the end of […]
June 8, 2017
Andrew Holness emphasises universal numeracy

Universal Numeracy at the Primary Level a Priority – PM

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has indicated that attaining universal numeracy at the primary level of the education system is a priority. “That will […]
June 8, 2017
Ruel Reid announcing housing projects funding

Cabinet Approves $1.36 Billion for Works on Housing Projects

Cabinet has approved contracts valued at approximately $1.36 billion to carry out infrastructure works for housing projects in Clarendon. These are the Sevens and Longville Park […]
June 7, 2017
Announcement of Governor General's awards for Jamaicans overseas covered by Vision Newspaper Caribbean News

Special G-G Awards for Jamaicans Overseas

Several Jamaicans overseas will be presented with special Governor-General’s Awards at the Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference, slated for July 23 to 27 under the theme ‘Partnering […]
June 7, 2017
State minister discussing youth responsibility in eradicating corruption to Vision Newspaper Caribbean News

State Minister Says Youth Must be Involved in Eradicating Corruption

State Minister in the National Security Ministry, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr., says the youth have an important role to play in eradicating corruption in […]
June 7, 2017
Edmund Bartlett announcing visitors are arriving at a record high

Jamaica Poised for Six-Month Visitor Arrival Record

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says arrival figures since the start of the year have been at an all-time high, with the country poised to […]
June 6, 2017
Prime Minister Holness cutting the ribbon for the new Town Centre shown by Vision Newspaper Caribbean News

PM Announces New Town Centre for Morant Bay

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has announced the establishment of a new town centre for the St. Thomas capital of Morant Bay. He said […]
June 6, 2017
Kamina Johnson discusses the plea bargain bill to Vision Newspaper

Senate Passes Plea Bargain Bill

The Plea Negotiations and Agreement Act, 2017, which provides for a system of plea bargaining for persons who commit crimes, was passed in the Senate on […]
June 6, 2017
Edmund Bartlett addressing partnership with southwest airlines

Tourism Minister Highlights Partnership with Southwest Airlines

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica shares an invaluable partnership with Southwest Airlines, which has the potential to make the island the Caribbean’s leading […]
June 5, 2017
INDECOM discussing the decline in fatal shootings to vision newspaper

Police Lauded For Reducing Fatal Shootings

National Security Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, has lauded the police for complying with the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) regulations and Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) use […]
June 5, 2017
Jamaica Coalition Tobacco Control Board Member

Health Coalition Endorses WHO Declaration against Tobacco Use

The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) has endorsed the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) 2017 declaration against the use of tobacco, which it regards as a […]
June 5, 2017
headshot of Trinidadian Minister Kamina Johnson shown for GTA weekly

Trinidadian Minister Not Searched by Jamaican Immigration Authorities

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica has today confirmed that neither Jamaican Immigration or Customs officials, nor any security personnel retained by […]