November 21, 2018

Jamaica’s Heritage in Dance & Music

Music and dance have always been integral elements of a people’s culture; in Jamaica this is no different. Jamaica’s musical and dance forms are rich, powerful […]
November 20, 2018
Minister Grange

Statement to Parliament by Hon. Olivia Grange on International Men’s Day

Mr Speaker, yesterday Jamaica joined several countries around the world in celebrating International Men’s Day. The first International Men’s Day was observed in 1992. Each year […]
November 20, 2018

New Welcome Sign for Montego Bay

A new and improved welcome sign for Montego Bay in St. James is to be constructed at a cost of $17 million. Minister of Tourism, Hon. […]
November 19, 2018

FORECASTING JAMAICA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH (GDP) RATE FOR 2021 OF 4.56 %: IT IS TIME TO MAKE THE DOLLAR ROLL

This growth projection is conditional on maintaining a stable and appreciating exchange rate to encourage value-added investments in the economy by 2021; “let the dollar roll”. […]
November 19, 2018

Health Ministry Supports Conditional Use of Cannabis for Research and Meidicinal Purposes

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacqueline Bisasor-McKenzie, says the Ministry of Health supports the use of cannabis and products derived from the plant for research and medicinal […]
October 26, 2018

Gov’t Circle to Save Some $2.4 Billion Annually In Rental Costs

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Administration stands to save as much as $2.4 billion in annual office rental costs from development of […]
October 26, 2018

Public Will Have Access to New Parliament Building

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the public will have access to the new Houses of Parliament building being proposed for development in a […]
October 25, 2018

JCCF Keen on Steering Youth from Crime

The Jamaica Combined Cadet Force (JCCF) is aiming to tackle crime by engaging the nation’s youth and diverting them from becoming involved in illicit activities. Addressing […]
October 25, 2018

Education Ministry Providing 300 Tablet Computers for Primary School Teachers

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information will be providing approximately 300 tablet computers to teachers in primary schools as part of efforts to assist them […]
October 24, 2018

UNESCO Examining Jamaica’s Reggae Submission

The Government will know in November whether it has been successful in its efforts to have reggae music inscribed on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and […]
October 24, 2018

Film Commission Promoting Local Industry

The Jamaica Film Commission is on a mission to promote the local film industry through facilitation of activities that increase investment, export and employment in the […]
October 24, 2018

Breadfruit Takes Centre Stage at Heritage Fest on October 26

Several varieties of the Jamaican breadfruit plant, and tasty dishes prepared from the popular staple, will be on display at the Institute of Jamaica’s (IOJ) annual […]
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