March 24, 2017
large crowd which taking part in a Peace March for campaign against violence

National Campaign Against Violence to be Launched

A national campaign to promote peace and reduce violence in all its forms will be launched this year. This was stated by Prime Minister, the Most […]
March 23, 2017
Prime Minister Andrew Holness making his Budget Debate presentation

Enterprise Team to Lead Development of Logistics Centre

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has declared the development of Jamaica as a premier international logistics centre to be a national project. He has […]
March 23, 2017
NHT head office where grants for disabled persons discussed

PM Announces NHT Grants for Disabled Persons

Effective July 1, the National Housing Trust (NHT) will provide a grant for mortgagors with disabilities or who reside with and care for family members with […]
March 23, 2017
Prime Minister Andrew Holness fields question about taxation

No Additional Burden from Indirect Taxation – PM

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government’s tax strategy to shift from personal income tax to indirect taxes, will not place additional burden […]
March 22, 2017
Futurist, Edie Weiner discussing growth initiatives

Futurist Urges Government to Underpin Growth Initiatives with Focus on Education

World-renowned Futurist, Edie Weiner, has urged the Government to underpin growth initiatives with a fundamental focus on education, as half of the country’s population is below […]
March 22, 2017
Prime Minister Andrew Holness makes his contribution to the Budget Debate

Zones of Special Operations to be Established as Part of Crime Initiatives to Secure Jamaica

Prime Minister Andrew Holness today (March 21), announced the establishment of the Zones of Special Operations as part of the Government’s plan to secure Jamaica. Making […]
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 […]