November 15, 2019

Gov’t Grants 90 Exploratory Mining Licences Since March 2018

Transport and Mining Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, says the Ministry has granted some 90 exploratory licences for semiprecious minerals such as cobalt, copper, gold, silver and […]
November 14, 2019

Amaterra Group And Marriott Int’l Partner On New Hotel Development

The Amaterra Jamaica Group has entered a hotel management operator agreement with global chain, Marriott International. The partnership will see Marriott bringing its first all-inclusive property […]
November 14, 2019

Youth Encouraged To Embrace Geospatial Technology

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Daryl Vaz, is encouraging youth to embrace knowledge of geospatial technology, in a bid […]
November 14, 2019

National Minerals Week Being Observed From November 17-23

The Ministry of Transport and Mining, along with key public- and private-sector partners, will stage National Minerals Week 2019 from November 17 to 23. It aims […]
November 13, 2019

PM Announces $1.3-Billion Sanitation, Drain Cleaning And Beautification Programme

The Government will be undertaking a major mitigation, sanitation, drain-cleaning and beautification programme at a cost of $1.3 billion. The programme, to be executed over the […]
November 13, 2019

Youth Parliamentarians Debate Topical Issues

Youth leaders tackled a number of topical issues during Monday’s (November 1) sitting of the 10th National Youth Parliament at Gordon House. The young people, representing […]
November 13, 2019

Minister Grange Elected VP of UNESCO General Conference

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has been elected a Vice-President of the 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference […]
November 12, 2019

250 Parents Participate In PATH Empowerment Project

The childrearing skills of some 250 parents across four parishes have been significantly boosted following their participation in the final phase of the Programme of Advancement […]
November 12, 2019

$140-Million Adult Transitional Facility To Be Built In Kingston

A state-of-the-art Adult Transitional Facility is to be built at a cost of nearly $140 million to serve homeless persons in Kingston and St. Andrew. Minister […]
November 12, 2019

Minister Henry Awards $2.7 Million In Tuition Assistance

Sixty-two tertiary-level students from Central Clarendon have benefited from tuition support totalling approximately $2.7 million from Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister […]
November 11, 2019

Prime Minister Holness Concludes Successful Official Visit to China, Holds talks with President Xi, Premier Li and Investors

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday (November 9) concluded his official visit to China which started with a bilateral meeting with President Xi Jingping and an address […]
November 11, 2019

2,500 Children to Benefit from Mobay Mayor’s Charity Ball

Another 2,500 children from communities across St. James stand to benefit from the third staging of the Mayor’s Charity Ball, which will be held on December […]