April 26, 2017
Cybersecurity Consultant, Dr. Moniphia Hewling, speaking at a JIS ‘Think Tank about ICT Conference

Girls to Take Part In ICT Conference

More than 300 students from 30 schools will participate in a Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day conference at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on […]
April 26, 2017
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Horace Chang on potential of breadfruit

Potential of Breadfruit Emphasised at Agricultural Show

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, the Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, says breadfruit is a viable and underutilised product that […]
April 25, 2017
Kamina Johnson Smith discussing taking control of disapora mapping project database

Ministry to Take Control of Diaspora Mapping Project Database

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade will take ownership of the database captured under the online Diaspora Mapping initiative, now that the project has […]
April 25, 2017
Jamaica Engages CARICOM and OAS to Promote Dialogue in Venezuela

Jamaica Engages CARICOM and OAS to Promote Dialogue in Venezuela

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, says Jamaica will continue to engage CARICOM and the Organization of American States […]
April 25, 2017
Kamina Johnson Smith speaking in the senate

Senate Passes Arbitration Bill

The Arbitration Bill, which seeks to provide an effective non-judicial mechanism for settling disputes between contracting parties, was passed in the Senate on Friday (April 21) […]
April 24, 2017
The OCG is spearheading Jamaica’s staging of the CCAICACB Conference

Contractor General Says CCAICACB Conference Critical

Contractor General, Dirk Harrison, says the staging of the Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commissions and Anti-corruption Bodies CCAICACB Conference next week is a critical opportunity […]
April 24, 2017
Olivia Grange raises a point with Jeremy Jones at the Under 19 Cricket Competition

Sandals Resort International and Rainforest Seafoods Sponsor Under-19 Cricket Programme

Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, says that a tripartite partnership for an Under-19 cricket competition and academy programme will ensure that Jamaica […]
April 21, 2017
The CIEEP aims to train persons in 3D animation for feature films.

Programme Launched to Train Persons in 3D Animation

A project which seeks to train 150 young people annually for the global US$230-billion animation industry was launched on April 19. With an estimated investment of […]
April 21, 2017
Desmond McKenzie and Dwayne Veron looking to expand LEDSP

SDC Seeking to Expand LEDSP

The Social Development Commission (SDC) is seeking to expand its Local Economic Development Support Programme (LEDSP), says the agency’s Executive Director, Dr. Dwayne Vernon. Speaking at […]
April 21, 2017
Christopher Tufton, tries out one of the six ambulances at May Pen Hospita

May Pen Hospital to Get Erin Radiology Centre

Patients at the May Pen Hospital, in Clarendon, will benefit from the establishment of an Erin Radiology Centre as of May 1. Making the announcement, Transport […]
April 20, 2017
PM Andrew Holness discussing fiscal space

Gov’t Must Make Right Decisions About its Fiscal Space, Says PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government must make right decisions about its fiscal space, which will secure economic and social prosperity. He says that government […]
April 20, 2017
Desmond McKenzie addressing the national disaster fund

$350 Million in National Disaster Fund

A total of $350 million is now available in country’s National Disaster Fund, says Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie. He was […]