September 24, 2019

Electric Buses – Driving into Jamaica’s Future

The Government is exploring the feasibility of introducing electric buses as part of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company’s (JUTC) fleet. The move will be facilitated under […]
September 23, 2019

Gov’t To Conduct Coastal Assessment Studies

The Government of Jamaica will be conducting multi-hazard assessments of eight priority coastal areas across the island. The studies, to be undertaken over two years by […]
September 23, 2019

Outgoing IMF Mission Chief Says Jamaica Can Manage Its Economic Affairs

Outgoing International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission Chief to Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, says she is confident the country can manage its economic affairs, following the conclusion […]
September 23, 2019

National Security Officer Says Money Laundering Is Clear And Present Danger

Chief Technical Director, Financial Investigations, Security Policy and Risk Management Affairs, Ministry of National Security, Rohan Richards, says money laundering is a clear and present danger […]
September 20, 2019

Senate Approves Extension Of States Of Public Emergency In St. Catherine And Clarendon

The Senate, on Thursday (September 19), approved the Emergency Powers (No. 3) Continuance Resolution, allowing for the State of Public Emergency (SOE) in Clarendon and St. […]
September 20, 2019

Jamaica To Export Frozen Lobster To China

The Governments of Jamaica and the People’s Republic of China, on Thursday (September 19), signed a protocol governing the export of frozen lobster from the island […]
September 20, 2019

Former IMF Boss Praises Jamaica

Former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has praised Jamaica for the “remarkable” accomplishments under its financial arrangements with the Fund, which […]
September 19, 2019

Office Of The Political Ombudsman To Host Young Leaders Forum

The Office of the Political Ombudsman (OPO) will be hosting a Forum for Young Leaders on September 20 to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the signing […]
September 19, 2019

Completion Of Arrangements With IMF a Major Milestone For Jamaica – PM

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says Jamaica’s successful completion of financial arrangements with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a major milestone in the […]
September 18, 2019

Paradise Park Solar Plant To Be Officially Commissioned Soon

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams, has announced that the 50-Megawatt solar plant, Paradise Park, in Westmoreland, is to be officially commissioned shortly. Speaking […]
September 18, 2019

October 4 Closing Date For Entries To Short Film Competition

Young Jamaicans have until October 4 to submit entries to a short film competition, under the theme: ‘My Environment: a heritage to be protected’. The competition, […]
September 17, 2019

Senate Approves Bill To Increase Outdated Fines

The Senate, on Friday (September 13), approved the Law Reform (Amendment of Penalties Act), which will update low outdated monetary fines for a range of offences. […]