September 10, 2019

Tourism Industry Continues to Record Unprecedented Growth

The tourism industry continues to record unprecedented growth, with a 9.1 per cent increase in stopover arrivals for the first eight months of 2019. Director of […]
September 9, 2019

Floral Tributes for Miss Lou on Her 100th Anniversary

Members of Government and the cultural community came out to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. the Hon. Louise Bennett Coverley on Saturday […]
September 9, 2019

Gordon Town Square Being Renamed In Honour Of ‘Miss Lou’

The Gordon Town Square will be officially renamed in honour of late cultural ambassador, Dr. the Hon. Louise Bennett-Coverley – affectionately known as “Miss Lou”. Prime […]
September 9, 2019

120 Soldiers Deployed to The Bahamas

A contingent of 120 Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldiers departed the island this afternoon (Sept. 7) to provide recovery and humanitarian support to the Bahamas following […]
September 6, 2019

Jamaica Provides Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Assistance for The Bahamas

Jamaica is providing disaster relief and humanitarian assistance for The Bahamas, which was hit by Hurricane Dorian. An advanced mission was sent to The Bahamas this […]
September 6, 2019

CLA Issues 44 Licences and 288 Conditional Approvals

The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has issued 44 ganja licences and 288 conditional approvals since its establishment in 2015. President of the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), […]
September 6, 2019

PM Announces SOE In Clarendon and St. Catherine

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has announced a State of Public Emergency (SOE) in the parishes of Clarendon and St. Catherine. Speaking at a […]
September 5, 2019

Jamaica’s Climate Resilience Strengthened Under $78-Million Project

Jamaica’s capacity to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change has been strengthened over the last three years, through three community-based pilot programmes that […]
September 5, 2019

Minister Shaw Welcomes Breadfruit Publication

A publication on breadfruit is being hailed by Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, as a useful resource in increasing production of the […]
September 5, 2019

Members of National Committee on Reparations Named

Attorney-at-Law, Laleta Davis-Mattis, has been appointed to chair the National Committee on Reparations. The other members include Bert Samuels, Deputy Chairman; Professor Verene Shepherd; Frank Phipps; […]
September 4, 2019

Grange Calls Entertainment Industry Leaders to Discuss Response to Devastation in The Bahamas

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has called an urgent meeting with leaders in the Entertainment industry to develop a […]
September 4, 2019
Karl Samuda on sustainable growth

Visa Policy and Action Plan to be Developed

A Visa Policy and Action Plan is to be developed, in a bid to streamline the governance and regulatory framework for the issuance of visas. Minister […]