March 10, 2017
Sign saying Caribbean Maritime Institute for interest rates

Minister Shaw Announces Reduction in Interest Rates on SLB Loans

The Student Loan Bureau (SLB) will be reducing its interest rates on loans for selected areas of study. This was disclosed by Minister of Finance and […]
March 10, 2017
Finance Minister Audley Shaw

Finance Minister Announces New Revenue Measures to Earn $13.5 Billion

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, has outlined new revenue measures to raise $13.5 billion to finance the 2017/18 Budget. This includes […]
March 9, 2017
CEO Audrey Hinchcliffe speaking in a microphone giving tips for women entrepreneurs

Tips for Women to Become Successful Entrepreneurs

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Manpower Maintenance Services, Audrey Hinchcliffe, has offered five tips to women who want to become successful entrepreneurs. Addressing the […]
March 9, 2017
Banana Trees

EU-Funded Programme Breathes New Life into Banana Sector

Stakeholder activities under a $677.85-million (€5-million) European Union (EU) grant-funded programme to revitalise Jamaica’s banana sector, which had been seriously impacted by the weather in recent […]
March 9, 2017
Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid discussing GSAT

Education Ministry Ensuring Smooth Sitting Of GSAT

The Government has put systems in place to ensure a smooth sitting of the March 16 and 17 Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT). More than 39,000 […]
March 8, 2017
Officials inspecting cabbage for the greenhouse project

Greenhouse Project at Tamarind Farm Correctional Centre

A greenhouse project, sponsored by Carib Cement Company Limited, was handed over to the Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional Centre, in St. Catherine, on March 6. Some […]
March 8, 2017
Ian Boyne takes picture with Prime minister Andrew Holness

Ian Boyne Celebrates 30 Years of Profile

For the past 30 years, he has been inspiring the nation as he shares remarkable stories of adversity, stories of triumph, resilience and excellence. Through his […]
March 8, 2017
Implementation of First Phase of HCMES

Implementation of First Phase of HCMES to be Completed by End of 2017

Implementation of the first phase of a Human Capital Management Enterprise System (HCMES) in public-sector entities has already commenced and is to be completed by the […]
March 7, 2017
Coordinator of the football derby and Community Advocate Keith ‘Tess’ Henry shares ideas about wellness fest

August Town Residents Benefit from Wellness Fest

Residents of August Town have expressed appreciation to the University of Technology (UTech) and its partners for hosting a Wellness Fest aimed at strengthening the social […]
March 3, 2017
21 Gradutes of TPDCo Culinary Skills Training Program

21 Persons Graduate from TPDCo Programme

Some 21 persons from Olympic Gardens are now better equipped to pursue careers, having graduated from the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) Culinary Skills Training Programme. […]
March 3, 2017
Principal director presents trophy to the Champion Cattle farm for growth in agriculture

Growth in Agriculture Contributes to Lower Import Bill

Growth of 17 per cent in the agricultural sector in 2016 resulted in a reduction of US$6 million in the country’s food-import bill up to October, […]
March 3, 2017
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology discussing sustainable energy schedule

Jamaica Ahead of Energy Schedule

Jamaica is ahead of schedule in achieving 30 per cent of its energy consumption from renewable energy sources by the year 2030. Speaking at the launch […]