March 22, 2017
Robert Montague and Andrew Wynter going over new passports at PICA

Security Ministry Awaits Designs for New PICA Office

The National Security Ministry is still awaiting the completion of architectural designs to commence construction of the new Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) head office […]
March 21, 2017
Commanding Officer of the Jamaica Constabulary Force addressing decrease in fatalities

Fatalities Down 33 Per Cent

The police are reporting a 33 per cent decrease in the number of road fatalities since the start of the year. Statistics out of the Traffic […]
March 21, 2017
The Criminal Bench Book

Judges now Have Benefit of Criminal Bench Book

Jamaica now has a Criminal Bench Book, which will better aid trial judges in directing juries in criminal cases. This Bench Book, which was officially launched […]
March 21, 2017
General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon and Acting Chief of Surgery at the Kingston Public Hospital, Dr. Lindbergh Simpson, explains the processes involved in minimally invasive surgeries

KPH Aiming for More Minimally Invasive Surgeries

The Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) is moving towards reducing overcrowding and having less inpatient days by improving access to minimally invasive surgery (MIS). Senior Medical Officer […]
March 20, 2017
Jamaica recieves grant from japan

Principals Welcome Assistance from Japan

Administrators at the Highgate Primary and Junior High School in St. Mary and Middleton Primary School, St. Thomas, have welcomed the $24-million (US$195,817) grant funding from […]
March 20, 2017
Usain Bolt doing an interview

Bolt Statue to be Completed for Independence Celebrations

The eight-foot sculpture of track and field legend, Dr. the Hon. Usain Bolt, is on schedule for completion for Jamaica’s 55th Independence celebrations in August. This […]
March 20, 2017
Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon Christopher Tufton discussing outpatient services

Relocation of Services from Cornwall Regional to West Jamaica Conference Centre Advanced

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says the relocation of outpatient services from the Cornwall Regional Hospital is being done as seamlessly as possible […]
March 17, 2017
Two officials discussing MSMEs

Banks Urged to Improve Access to Financing for MSMEs

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, is urging commercial banks to find innovative ways to improve access to financing in order to […]
March 17, 2017
Students enjoying the recently held Healthy Youth Positive Energy (HYPE)

Hype School Tour Finale March 17

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is inviting high-school students from across the South East Region to participate in the grand finale of its Healthy Youth Positive […]
March 17, 2017
The House of Representative on telephone tax

House Approves Legislation on Telephone Tax

Legislation was passed in the House of Representatives on March 16 giving legal authority to the Government to collect taxes imposed on certain telephone calls since […]
March 16, 2017
the signing of a partnership agreement to establish the PCJ Renewable Energy Scholarship

PCJ Forges $5 Million Partnership with UTECH for Renewable Energy Studies

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) and the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.) have forged a partnership under which the Corporation will provide $5 million […]
March 16, 2017
Floyd Green talking in a microphone about Elevate Youth Festival

Elevate Youth Festival Takes Place Thursday

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is collaborating with the National Youth Service (NYS) to stage a youth festival dubbed ‘ELEVATE’ on Thursday (March 16) […]