October 14, 2019

National Heritage Week Being Observed From Oct. 13 to 21

The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is spearheading a number of activities during National Heritage Week, from October 13 to 21, to honour Jamaica’s […]
October 14, 2019

Rent Assessment Board Commended

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr., has hailed the Rent Assessment Board for 75 […]
October 14, 2019

State Minister Says Country Must Accelerate Digital Transformation Process

Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Alando Terrelonge, has emphasised that the country must accelerate the digital transformation process. Taking […]
October 4, 2019

Human Trafficking A Major Criminal Activity – Minister Chang

National Security Minister, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, says human trafficking has become a major activity in the criminal underworld, with statistics indicating that it is the […]
October 4, 2019

Prime Minister Holness Invited to Meeting with US Vice President Pence

Following, Jamaica‘s participation in the United Nations General Assembly last week and leading role at the UN Climate Change Summit in New York, Prime Minister Holness […]
October 4, 2019

PM Says Jamaica Could Develop Solar Technology For Export

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says Jamaica has been aligning itself with the right contacts and expertise, where it could, one day, develop its […]
October 3, 2019

$640-Million Bill To Fix Roads Damaged By Floods

Some 215 roadways have been blocked or badly damaged by flood events since the start of the current fiscal year in April, resulting in a bill […]
October 3, 2019

Recommendation For Mandatory Registration Of Persons Convicted Of Sex Offences Overseas

A parliamentary committee has recommended that it should be made mandatory for sex offenders who have relocated or returned to the island to register in the […]
October 3, 2019

Regional Collaboration Urged To Fight Cybercrime

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), John Curran, is suggesting that Caribbean countries collaborate to better fight cybercrime. Mr. Curran […]
October 2, 2019

Just Over Three Million Visitors Since January

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica has welcomed just over three million visitors since the start of the year. This, he notes, includes approximately 1.9 […]
October 2, 2019

Phytomedicine And Medical Cannabis Institute To Be Established In Jamaica

A Phytomedicine and Medical Cannabis Institute is to be established in Jamaica. This forms part of the research partnership with Harvard International Phytomedicine and Medical Cannabis […]
October 1, 2019

CLA Among The World’s Top-Two Regulators Of The Cannabis Industry

Canadian businessman and former Chief Executive Officer of Canopy Growth Corporation, Bruce Linton, says the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has instituted one of the best cannabis […]
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