February 27, 2020

Marella Discovery 2 Makes Second Call To Port Royal

The Marella Discovery 2 cruise ship made its second call to Port Royal on Monday (February 24), carrying some 1,800 visitors to Kingston. The cruise ship […]
February 26, 2020

Government Gets Disaster Response Equipment From US

The Government has received a donation of heavy-duty equipment from the United States (US) Embassy in Kingston, and the Department of Defence, US Southern Command, to […]
February 26, 2020

Gov’t Investing In St. Ann’s Healthcare

The Government is making significant investment in the construction and upgrading of health facilities in St. Ann. Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher […]
February 26, 2020

CLA Expects Major Growth In Medical Cannabis Industry

The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is anticipating major growth in the local medicinal cannabis industry in the new fiscal year. “We expect the growth… to be […]
February 21, 2020

Jamaican Iguana To Populate Great Goat Island

The Great Goat Island has been labelled as the “perfect” place for strengthening the population of the Jamaican iguana and other endemic species. The Goat Islands […]
February 21, 2020

Minister McKenzie Commends Gains In Combating Dengue In The West

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, has hailed the “all-on-deck approach” in the fight against dengue in the parishes of Hanover, St. […]
February 21, 2020

Upgraded Water Supply System For Watermount In St. Catherine

More than 7,000 residents in and around Watermount in St. Catherine should have adequate potable water in the next eight months from a $150-million upgraded system […]
February 20, 2020

Increased Broadband For Kingston Public And Victoria Jubilee Hospitals

The Universal Service Fund (USF) has sponsored additional bandwidth for the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) and the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH) and the South East Regional […]
February 20, 2020

Several Police Stations To Be Renovated

The Government, along with other stakeholders, will invest millions of dollars to renovate and construct police stations across the island. Among them will be the construction […]
February 20, 2020

St. Ann Ready For Coronavirus

The St. Ann Health Department has embarked on a public education campaign to heighten awareness about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Acting Medical Officer of Health for […]
February 19, 2020

UDC Continues Pre-Assessment Studies For Third City

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) will continue pre-assessment studies during the 2020/21 fiscal year to identify a site to establish Jamaica’s Third City. Some $500 million […]
February 19, 2020

Children Benefit From Cardiac Procedures

Twelve children at the Bustamante Hospital for Children have benefited from minimally invasive life-saving cardiac procedures, at the facility’s state-of-the-art Cardiac Centre. The one-week cardiac catheterisation […]