October 22, 2018

Senate Approves Extension of State of Public Emergency in St. James

The Senate on Friday (October 19) approved the Emergency Powers (Continuance) (No.4) Resolution 2018, which will extend the State of Public Emergency (SOE) in the parish […]
October 22, 2018

National Honour for Distinguished Clergyman – Pastor Aston Barnes

‘A man of many trades and master of them all’ aptly characterizes Pastor Aston Archibald Barnes, who has given invaluable service and countless support to the […]
October 22, 2018

Statement by the Director General of ODPEM on the Recent Occurrences of Earthquake Events in the Region

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management notes the recent occurrences of Earthquake events in the region and in Jamaica over the past two months. […]
October 19, 2018

Prime Minister Says Jamaica Could Attract Six Million Visitors in a Single Year

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says given Jamaica’s favourable macroeconomic conditions, it is no longer far fetched to believe that Jamaica could attract some […]
October 19, 2018

Jamaica Receives US$36 Million from China to Build Western Children’s Hospital

The Government has received approximately US$36.16 million (250 million RMB Yuan) from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to construct the Western Children’s Hospital […]
October 19, 2018

Trelawny Emerging As Major Tourism Player

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the parish of Trelawny is moving to take its place as a key player in the tourism sector. The […]
October 18, 2018
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Minister Grange Hails Reggae Girlz as True Champions

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has hailed the “historic achievement” of Jamaica’s team which qualified for the FIFA Women’s […]
October 18, 2018

PM Holness Hails Reggae Girlz Historic win and Qualification to the World Cup

Prime Minister Andrew Holness was yesterday (October 17) congratulating Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz on their historic qualification for the World Cup in France. Prime Minister Holness said […]
October 18, 2018

Drug Courts Making an Impact

Minister of Justice, Hon. Delroy Chuck, says the Drug Treatment Courts across the island are making an impact in transforming the lives of drug-dependent offenders. He […]
October 16, 2018

Grammy Nominated Recording Artist Kelly Price Joins BET’s ‘American Soul’ Cast

ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Price will join the cast of American Soul, BET’s newest scripted drama series.  The drama series tells the story of the emergence […]
October 11, 2018

Prime Minister Calls for More Private Investments

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, is calling for increased private investments, as the Government continues to maintain proper fiscal management that will facilitate growth […]
October 11, 2018

Harry Belafonte Heads List of National Awardees on Heroes Day

Harry Belafonte, born Harold George Bellanfanti Jr, will head the list of 206 award recipients at the 2018 National Honours and Awards ceremony, which will be […]