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 […]
September 25, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Honourable Andrew Holness on the Disruption of the Public Transportation Service

I have been briefed by the Minister of National Security, the Commissioner of Police and the Minister of Transport on the situation concerning the public transportation […]
September 25, 2019

Jamaica-Cuba Eye Care Programme Extended

Jamaicans will continue to benefit from services under the Jamaica-Cuba Eye Care Programme. Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, and Cuban Ambassador […]
September 25, 2019

Tourism Ministry Mitigating Any Fallout From Collapse Of Thomas Cooke

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says he is confident that Jamaica will be able to mitigate any potential fallout from the collapse of United Kingdom (UK)-based […]
September 24, 2019

Electronic Warrant Module for Traffic Violations to be Piloted October

The electronic warrant module developed to address traffic violations will be piloted in four courts come October. National Security Minister, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, in making […]
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