June 7, 2017
State minister discussing youth responsibility in eradicating corruption to Vision Newspaper Caribbean News

State Minister Says Youth Must be Involved in Eradicating Corruption

State Minister in the National Security Ministry, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr., says the youth have an important role to play in eradicating corruption in […]
June 7, 2017
Edmund Bartlett announcing visitors are arriving at a record high

Jamaica Poised for Six-Month Visitor Arrival Record

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says arrival figures since the start of the year have been at an all-time high, with the country poised to […]
June 6, 2017
Prime Minister Holness cutting the ribbon for the new Town Centre shown by Vision Newspaper Caribbean News

PM Announces New Town Centre for Morant Bay

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has announced the establishment of a new town centre for the St. Thomas capital of Morant Bay. He said […]
June 6, 2017
Kamina Johnson discusses the plea bargain bill to Vision Newspaper

Senate Passes Plea Bargain Bill

The Plea Negotiations and Agreement Act, 2017, which provides for a system of plea bargaining for persons who commit crimes, was passed in the Senate on […]
June 6, 2017
Edmund Bartlett addressing partnership with southwest airlines

Tourism Minister Highlights Partnership with Southwest Airlines

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica shares an invaluable partnership with Southwest Airlines, which has the potential to make the island the Caribbean’s leading […]
June 5, 2017
INDECOM discussing the decline in fatal shootings to vision newspaper

Police Lauded For Reducing Fatal Shootings

National Security Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, has lauded the police for complying with the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) regulations and Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) use […]
June 5, 2017
Jamaica Coalition Tobacco Control Board Member

Health Coalition Endorses WHO Declaration against Tobacco Use

The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) has endorsed the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) 2017 declaration against the use of tobacco, which it regards as a […]
June 5, 2017
headshot of Trinidadian Minister Kamina Johnson shown for GTA weekly

Trinidadian Minister Not Searched by Jamaican Immigration Authorities

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica has today confirmed that neither Jamaican Immigration or Customs officials, nor any security personnel retained by […]
June 2, 2017
coffee industry receiving an award shown by vision newspaper toronto

Coffee Farmers Urged To Adopt Best Practices

A call has been made for players in the coffee industry to utilise best practices for its sustainability. Making the call, Member of Parliament for East […]
June 1, 2017
the launch of the first gastronomy centre Devon House covered by vision caribbean news toronto

Devon House Launched as Jamaica’s First Gastronomy Centre

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Devon House gastronomy experience will be expanded to include a self-service kitchen, farmers’ market and food shops. He made […]
June 1, 2017
the expanded ESP centre for disabled children covered by vision caribbean news toronto

Upgraded ESP Centre to Reach More Children with Disabilities

Director of the Early Stimulation Programme (ESP), Antonica Gunter-Gayle, could hardly contain her joy at the recent opening of the programme’s upgraded facility for special needs […]
June 1, 2017
Heart foundation discussing tobacco control with vision caribbean news toronto

Coalition for Tobacco Control Concerned About Smokers in Low-Income Category

The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) is concerned about the debilitating effects of tobacco on persons from low-income households using it. Speaking at a JIS […]