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 […]
October 23, 2018
Minister Grange

Minister Grange Statement on the Commemoration of Bogle and Gordon Anniversary

Mr Speaker, 153 years ago, on this date — October 23, 1865 — George William Gordon, member of the House of Assembly and the man in […]
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 […]