January 9, 2020

Complimentary Coffee Tasting Being Introduced For Cruise Ship Visitors

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says complimentary coffee tasting for visitors arriving at Jamaica’s cruise ship ports will commence on Friday (January 10), when the Norwegian […]
January 9, 2020

10 Children Benefit From Life-Saving Heart Surgeries

Ten children suffering from various cardiac complications are undergoing corrective surgeries at the Bustamante Hospital for Children this week, during Chain of Hope’s medical mission to […]
January 9, 2020

PM Calls On Support Of Church As Gov’t Works To Curtail Crime And Violence

Prime Minister, the Most. Hon. Andrew Holness has called on the support of the church as the Government works to put a dent in crime and […]
January 3, 2020

Third-Quarter Growth Above PIOJ’s Estimate

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is reporting third-quarter 2019 calendar year economic growth of 0.6 per cent, from July to September, relative to the corresponding […]
January 3, 2020

Elderly And Homeless Persons Receive Meals And Care Packages

Approximately 450 homeless and elderly persons across St. Ann were treated to meals and offered care packages on New Year’s Day (January 1), by veteran Correctional […]
January 3, 2020

Public Servants Honoured In St. Catherine

Twenty-one public servants in St. Catherine were recognised by the Cherry Youth Society in West Central St. Catherine, at a function held in the community’s square […]
January 2, 2020

Ministry Builds On Success Of YSEP

The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development is building on the success of its Youth Summer Employment Programme (YSEP), to further benefit the county’s youth […]
January 2, 2020

Senator Proposes Impact Assessment Study On Ban On Plastics

Government Senator, Matthew Samuda, is proposing that an environmental impact assessment study be undertaken to ascertain the effectiveness of the ban on certain categories of single-use […]
January 2, 2020

Jamaica’s Economic Expansion Continues Despite Economic Shocks

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke is pointing to the improving resilience of the Jamaican economy given the economy’s modest […]
December 31, 2019

Permits Needed For The Use Of Fireworks

As Jamaicans prepare to ring in the New Year, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Ealan Powell, is reminding persons that special permits must be granted for […]
December 31, 2019

A ‘December to Remember’ for Tourism

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the sector is poised to exit 2019 and enter 2020 on the back of a healthy 10 per cent increase […]
December 31, 2019

National Library Of Jamaica Extends Poetry Competition Submissions Deadline To Jan. 3, 2020

Persons interested in participating in the National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) Poet Laureate of Jamaica Prizes for Poetry competition are invited to submit entries by January […]
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