May 18, 2017
gastroenteritis warning

Gastroenteritis Alert

The Ministry of Health is reminding the public, especially parents of small children, to pay particular attention to their children for signs of Gastroenteritis following the […]
May 17, 2017
Ruel Reid discusses examiniations

Most Students Sit Examiniations

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says most students were able to sit their exit secondary examinations today (May 16). “We […]
May 17, 2017
Support for child abuse forum

Church Encouraged to Give More Support in Curbing Child Abuse

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, is encouraging the church to undertake more activities that support the Government’s programmes […]
May 17, 2017
PCJ discussing energy competition

PCJ Takes Message of Energy Diversification to Schools

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) continues to promote energy diversification and the incorporation of renewables into the country’s energy mix, taking its message to schools […]
May 16, 2017
Desmond McKenzie with japan ambassador at fire station

Fire Stations to be Improved

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says the Government will be spending significant sums to improve the condition of fire stations across […]
May 16, 2017
ODPEM flood warning sign

Flash Flood Warning Remains in Effect for Southern, Northeastern Parishes

PRESS RELEASE #1 – The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is urging citizens to continue to be alert as the rainfall affecting sections […]
May 15, 2017
Michelle Sherwood plants with beet army worm

Farmers Urged To Be Careful When Buying Plants

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is urging farmers to be careful when purchasing plants, to avoid the Beet Army Worm (BAW). Speaking at a JIS […]
May 15, 2017
Revision of Penalties

Committee Eager To Complete Deliberations On Revision Of Penalties

Parliament’s Joint Select Committee reviewing the Child Care and Protection, Sexual Offences, and Offences against the Person Acts is eager to wrap up its deliberations on […]
May 15, 2017

Filmmakers From 28 Countries For UWI’s GATFFEST

Filmmakers from 28 countries will join local talent in showcasing their work in various genres at the 2017 staging of the University of the West Indies’ […]
May 12, 2017
Minister of Education discusses traditional education and TVET

Traditional Education Must be Joined With TVET – Minister

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says there must be a “full marriage” between traditional education and technical vocational education and […]
May 12, 2017
Karl Samuda discusses medical marijuana

Gov’t Remains Committed to Medical Marijuana Industry

The Government remains committed to supporting and facilitating stakeholder activities leading to the development of a medical marijuana industry in Jamaica. This undertaking has been given […]
May 12, 2017
Autism Support Association

Autism Support Association Calls for Greater Integration

Despite growing awareness among Jamaicans of children with autism, there still needs to be more acceptance of the disorder. Professor of Child Health, Child Development and […]