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Critical Gaps in HIV Prevention Efforts for Latinos
More than 250 Latino HIV/AIDS researchers, experts, and community leaders from the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America gathered this past Sunday in Wa.....
Latino Caribbean Diaspora collaborative | 2012-07-25 09:12:00

UDC hosts Downtown Kingston network exchange
Several private and public sector stakeholders from downtown Kingston and surrounding areas attended a Downtown Kingston Network Exchange, hosted by the Urban DevelopmentCorporation (UDC) on Thursday,.....
Urban Development Corporation | 2012-07-24 10:30:00

Spectacular Festival Queen Coronation at the National Indoor Sports Centre
The much anticipated JCDC Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Coronation took place at the National indoors Sports Centre last evening - on Sunday July 22......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2012-07-24 10:13:00

Launch of Relay For Life - JCS- St.Ann/St.Mary Branch
As the incidence of Cancer detection continues to increase in our country, the St. Ann/ St. Mary branch of the Jamaica Cancer Society has planned the seventh annual Relay for Life to be held within th.....
Jamaica Cancer Society | 2012-07-24 09:59:00

Work set to resume on the Kings Street to Green Pond roadway today
The National Works Agency (NWA) is announcing that work is set to resume on the Kings Street to Green Pond roadway in St. James on Tuesday July 24, 2012. The multi-million dollar project is being exec.....
National Works Agency | 2012-07-24 09:51:00

Scheduled disruption for Stony Hill.. JWSIP works and water supply distributions Spanish Town communities
As the National Water Commission continues the Jamaica Water Supply Improvement Project (JWSIP) works in Stony Hill, St. Andrew, customers in the area are being reminded that they will experience.....
National Water Commission | 2012-07-24 09:36:00

Leak repairs disrupt water supply to sections of St. Ann
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers served by the White River Pumping Station in St. Ann, that the water disruption they are experiencing is as result of repairs to a broken main.....
National Water Commission | 2012-07-23 11:05:00

HFJ seeks to raise $10M from Simply Red
The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is stepping up their Fund Raising efforts in order to increase its ability to fight heart related diseases - the number one cause of death in Jamaica......
Heart Foundation of Jamaica | 2012-07-23 10:44:00

Update on court action taken against the NSWMA by NEPA
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is somewhat surprised and disappointed by the legal action taken by the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA); although they are operati.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2012-07-23 09:45:00

Canadian companies seeking Jamaican workers
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is seeking workers for immediate job placements with trucking and mining companies in Canada......
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2012-07-23 09:39:00

Our Patients…At The Heart Of It All
"Advancing Patient Centred Health Care Delivery through Collaboration Communication and Care", was this year’s theme for the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital’s 2nd Annual Scientific Conference......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2012-07-23 09:32:00

JLP Caucus calls for resignation of arrested PNP Colleagues
The Caucus of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) of the St. James Parish Council (STJPC) views with grave concern the arrest and alleged involvement of its People’s National Party (PNP) colleagues, namely.....
ST. JAMES PARISH COUNCIL | 2012-07-20 15:35:00

New LIME Broadband Plan Gives Free ‘Talk’ for Customers
LIME’s landline customers can now relish in the introduction of a new Internet package, Mega Browse and Talk (Mega B & T), which merges talk credit and unlimited data service......
LIME | 2012-07-20 14:52:00

First Regional Jamaica Retirement EXPO blasts off in Mandeville
The first Regional Jamaica Retirement EXPO , Southern blasts off in the town of Mandeville at the Manchester High School on Wednesday, July 25th., under the theme "Refresh, Renew and Refire: Make the.....
Jamaica Retirement EXPO 2012 Secretariat | 2012-07-20 14:39:00

NEPA serves summons on NSWMA
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) this morning (Friday, July 20) served a summons on the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA). The summons is in relation to breaches by .....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2012-07-20 14:16:00

Cattle stakeholders urged to meet with Agriculture Ministry to devise plans to save the industry
In light of the continued importation of beef and beef products to satisfy local demand, Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries, Roger Clarke has called on stakeholders in the cattle industry to meet wit.....
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries | 2012-07-20 13:57:00

UDC launches blog to facilitate the redevelopment of downtown kingston
Jamaicans and individuals from all over the world are now in a position to share their views on a re-development plan for downtown Kinston by visiting the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) website w.....
Urban Development Corporation | 2012-07-20 13:44:00

Bajan brands in the spot light in UK
The Honourable Denis Kellman, Minister for Industry, Small Business and Rural Development, and Permanent Secretary Ruth Blackman, travelled to London recently to view the increasing kudos for all thin.....
Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) | 2012-07-20 13:38:00

JaCC Celebrates Jamaica 50 with CREATIVITY TUN UP Road Shows
A series of cultural and artistic road shows entitled, Creativity Tun Up will be staged by Jamaica Creative Co-operative (JaCC), distributors of authentic Jamaican crafts, gifts and souvenirs. The fir.....
Jamaica Creative Co-operative | 2012-07-20 09:48:00

PM should intervene
Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has called on Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to intervene in the current controversy related to the arrest of two PNP councilors on suspicion of being key player.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-07-20 09:37:00

Time right for code of conduct for politicians
The Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Andrew Holness says that given recent developments involving two senior parish councillors of the Peoples National Party who have been arrested on suspicion of invol.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-07-20 09:25:00

Jamaica Assumes Chairmanship of OAS Permanent Council
The outgoing Chair, Ambassador Pary of Bolivia, noted that the Council had recently taken up two important topics: the situation in Paraguay and the mandates that emerged from the General Assembly of .....
Organization of American States (OAS) | 2012-07-19 13:29:00

A new look for “Curry”! Maxfield Bakery invests big Downtown
The corner of Pink Lane and Spanish Town road is one of the busiest intersections at the heart of the Coronation Market District in Downtown Kingston. Maxfield Bakery & Pastries Ltd has operated a who.....
Maxfield Bakery | 2012-07-19 10:26:00

JFJ Disturbed by Reported Threats to Steve Reid by Police
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) has received credible allegations of threats being made against the life of Steve Reid by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF)......
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-07-19 10:18:00

Jamaica Must Stand Firm Against Arbitrary Banning of Entertainers - Minister Crawford
State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon Damion Crawford has urged the nation to take a firm stance against the arbitrary banning of Jamaican entertainers by countries within the Caribbea.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-07-18 15:05:00

New Representative of Jamaica to the OAS Presents Credentials
The new Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the Organization of American States (OAS), Stephen Vasciannie, today presented his credentials to the OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza......
Organization of American States (OAS) | 2012-07-18 14:40:00

OCG Concludes Investigation into PBX Telephone System Contract Award by Accountant General’s Department
The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) has concluded its Special Investigation into allegations of impropriety and/or irregularity in the circumstances surrounding the award of a contract, by the .....
Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica | 2012-07-18 14:33:00

Jamaica 50 in South Africa: A Cultural celebration
Jamaicans living in Southern Africa and well-wishers in that part of the world will have an opportunity to join others around the globe in celebrating Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of Independence thanks.....
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade | 2012-07-18 14:18:00

Jamaica will do well
Local journalists headed to London to cover the Olympic Games are confident that Jamaica will reap at least 11 medals but they are coy about the colours......
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2012-07-18 10:29:00

CDA to provide counseling for Teen involved in Court incident
The Child Development Agency (CDA) is to facilitate psychological assessment and counseling of the teenager who was reportedly involved in the incident in a St. Thomas courtroom earlier this week......
Child Development Agency | 2012-07-18 10:16:00

Minister Hylton calls for improvement in commercial dispute resolution process
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton met with the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) Secretariat, Supreme Court Chief Justice, Mrs. Zaila McCalla and Justice Minister Mark.....
JAMPRO | 2012-07-18 10:10:00

Parents Encouraged to Seek Help
Residents of Frog City, Clifton Road and Ricketts Crescent located off Maxfield Avenue, recently benefited from a health fair and expo put on by the Child Development Agency......
Child Development Agency | 2012-07-18 09:58:00

Scam Alert to Digicel Customers
Digicel is advising customers to be on the alert for scam callers who are targeting Digicel customers under the pretence of being a media personality on behalf of Digicel. It has been reported that th.....
Digicel | 2012-07-17 16:56:00

DPP ruling on Keith Clarke matter
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) wishes to advise the public that the Director of Public Prosecution, Ms Paula Llewelyn Q.C. has ruled that three members of the Jamaica Defence F.....
INDECOM | 2012-07-17 16:53:00

Green Rewards Launches New Electronic Gift/ Loyalty Card Program
Green Rewards is pleased to announce the launch of its new "Eco Electronic Gift/ Loyalty Card Program." The Electronic Gift/ Loyalty Card Programs were specifically designed with micro and small busin.....
Green Reward Card Solutions, LLC | 2012-07-17 14:45:00

Former St Elizabeth Councilor is dead
The Mayor of Black River His Worship Everton Fisher, Councilors and staff of the St Elizabeth Parish Council wishes to express condolences to the immediate family and the people of the Pedro Plains Di.....
ST Elizabeth Parish Council | 2012-07-16 16:15:00

Downtown Business community to launch Youth Development Foundation
His Excellency the Most Honorable Sir Patrick Allen ON, GCMG, CD, is set to launch the Downtown Youth Development Foundation at a fundraising dinner to be held on July 28, 2012 at the Wyndham Kingston.....
Down Town Youth Development | 2012-07-16 16:04:00

Digicel foundation supports Mandela Day with 'SPECIAL' movie treat for children
In recognition of Mandela Day, a total of sixty-seven children, along with their caregivers from the Mustard Seed Home and Genesis Academy will be treated to a special Movie Matinee Day Out on Wednesd.....
Digicel | 2012-07-16 09:51:00

Opposition leader calls for military schools
Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has called for the setting of a public Military School for Boys in Jamaica. Mr. Holness who was speaking at the Graduation Ceremony of Prospect College, a private cade.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-07-15 09:37:00

LASCO Makes Courtesy Call to the Ministry of Education
LASCO and its chairman, the Hon. Lascelles Chin, came in for some praise from Minister of Education Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites for bringing value to Jamaicans, when LASCO representatives made a courtes.....
Lasco | 2012-07-16 09:17:00

Revenue protection division (RPD) nabs four persons.
Revenue Protection Division (RPD) Officers this morning took four persons into custody forquestioning regarding customs related and motor vehicle documents, including certificates of titleand blank in.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-07-13 08:47:00

Northstar Consulting Group Travel to Jamaica for Industry R&R Retreat
Management of Northstar Consulting Group will be travelling to Montego Bay, Jamaica for an Industry Rest and Relaxation weekend at the Grand Palladium Resort and Spa. Northstar Consulting Group's Jami.....
NORTHSTAR CONSULTING GROUP | 2012-07-13 16:21:00

NAJASO to recognise Chairman and Director of JAYP
Floyd Green, Chairman of the Jamaica Association of Young Professionals (JAYP) is to receive National Association of Jamaican & Supportive Organization’s (NAJASO) President Distinguished Service Award.....
Jamaica Association of Young Professionals | 2012-07-13 14:44:00

Roadmap for Tourism
Opposition Spokesperson on Tourism and Travel Service Development, Mr. Edmund Bartlett yesterday in his Sectoral Debate presentation outlined seven recommendations to the government that are essential.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-07-13 08:34:00

JPS and BSJ/NCBJ Host ISO 50001 Seminar
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) and the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) doing business as the National Certification Body of Jamaica (NCBJ), in spearheading efforts to meet benchmarks set i.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2012-07-12 16:33:00

Regional Organisations gather to discuss the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Greater Caribbean
On July 9th and 10th, the Secretariat of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) hosted the Training Seminar on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Guarantees Support Systems......
Association of Caribbean States | 2012-07-12 16:15:00

Jamaica's deaf to compete in World Deaf Athletics Championships (WDAC) in Canada
After over 90 years of non-participation, the stage has finally been set for Jamaica’s Deaf Athletes to compete at an international sporting event, thanks largely to the efforts of Deaf Sports Jamaica.....
Deaf Sports Ja | 2012-07-12 16:01:00

Cybercrimes awareness playing our part
In continuing efforts to create more awareness regarding Cybercrimes and its implications, The Jamaica Bankers Association (JBA) Anti-Fraud Committee in collaboration with Jamaica Institute of Financi.....
Jamaica Association of Insurance and Financial Adv | 2012-07-12 10:49:00

JATOO not alarmed at traffic ticket amnesty mixup
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) said it is not alarmed with the mix-up or the bungling in the Traffic Ticket Amnesty introduced by the Ministry of National Security......
JATOO | 2012-07-11 18:00:00

LIME puts on Jamaica 50 'PIN OF PRIDE'
Lisa Hanna, Minister of Youth and Culture visited the LIME headquarters in Kingston today ( July 11) to participate in a symbolic ‘ pinning’ ceremony of LIME staff members lead by Managing Director, G.....
LIME | 2012-07-11 17:49:00

UTech’s Errol Morrison Awarded First Honorary Degree from UCC
President, University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech), Prof. the Hon. Errol Morrison, OJ has secured another legendary place in the annals of history by being the first recipient of an honorary Doctor.....
University of Technology | 2012-07-11 17:29:00

Bartlett Questions whether the TEF is on a path to bankruptcy
Opposition Spokesperson on Tourism and Travel Service Development, Mr. Edmund Bartlett yesterday in his Sectoral Debate presentation questioned whether the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is on a path .....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-07-11 17:19:00

Special Arrangements in Place for Traffic Ticket Amnesty
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising that it has implement special arrangements; to accommodate the Traffic Ticket Amnesty on tickets issued before September 21, 2010 announced by the Minister.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2012-07-11 09:32:00

Capi expresses concern for integrity of traffic amnesty system
CITIZENS ACTION FOR PRINCIPLE AND INTEGRITY (CAPI) is expressing serious concern for the veracity and integrity or lack thereof, of the system of amnesty for outstanding traffic tickets implemented by.....
CITIZENS ACTION FOR PRINCIPLE AND INTEGRITY | 2012-07-11 09:28:00

The Jamaica Cancer Society’s Tree of Hope for Breast Cancer Bears Fruit!
The Jamaica Cancer Society’s Tree of Hope, within an hour of its launch at the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica Chairman’s Breakfast Meeting on 29 May 2012 by Mr. Joseph Matalon, President of th.....
Jamaica Cancer Society | 2012-07-10 16:46:00

Coroner’s Jury Rule that Police Officers be Charged with Manslaughter
On Thursday, July 5, 2012, a Coroner's jury at the Kingston and St. Andrew Coroner's Court (KSACC) ruled that four police officers be charged with manslaughter for the death of Damion Roache. Warrants.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-07-10 16:30:00

Wigton to host wind energy workshop
As the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica steps up plans to expand the country’s use of renewable energy, the Wigton Windfarm, a PCJ subsidiary, will host a capacity building workshop on Friday July 13,.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2012-07-10 16:14:00

JSO celebrates independence
Under the distinguished patronage of His Excellency, Sir Patrick Allen, Governor General, the Jamaica Symphony Orchestra (JSO), led by Dr Lisa Darby Walker, founder, and Fulbright Master Violinist, wi.....
Jamaica Symphony | 2012-07-10 16:10:00

Jamaican companies approved licensees to create memorabilia for the 50th celebrations
Jamaica’s small and medium sized companies are benefiting under the Jamaica 50 licensing and merchandising programme. Some of the Secretariat proud licensed partners include Image Matters,Jus Kool Col.....
Jamaica 50 Secretariat | 2012-07-10 15:35:00

Section of Port Royal Street closed for oil spill clean up activities
SECTION OF PORT ROYAL STREET CLOSED FOR OIL SPILL CLEAN UP ACTIVITIES The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising the public that a section of Port Royal Street fr.....
ODPEM | 2012-07-10 09:41:00

Finance Minister leads delegation for talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Finance and Planning Minister, Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillip and a delegation is now in Washington D.C., for talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Dr. Phillips, who left the island today will.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-07-10 09:32:00

JAIFA presents operating theatre equipment to Port Maria hospital
Patients at the Port Maria Public Hospital, in St. Mary, are soon to benefit from an 80th anniversary gift from members of the Jamaica Association of Insurance and Financial Advisers (JAIFA),fol.....
Jamaica Association of Insurance and Financial Adv | 2012-07-09 00:00:00

Vacancies arising from recent visit to Canada by Minister Derrick Kellier
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is urgently seeking trailer drivers and heavy-duty mechanics to fill existing vacancies in several large companies in Canada......
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2012-07-10 09:11:00

National Survey on climate change to start this month
There is global concern about climate change, and the Government of Jamaica intends to gain insight into what Jamaicans are thinking and doing about this issue. To this end, a national survey will be .....
Planning Institute of Jamaica | 2012-07-09 11:14:00

Noted Jamaican Choreographer Jackie Guy receives MBE
Founding Artistic Director of the University of the West Indies Dance Society, and former principal dancer with the National Dance Theatre Company, (NDTC) Jackie Guy has been conferred with the Member.....
Illuminarte Communications | 2012-07-06 10:53:00

OCG Files Affidavit in Response to Transport Minister’s Application for Judicial Review of OCG’s Requisition to IOP
Attorneys for the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) have today filed an Affidavit in the Supreme Court in response to the Application that was recently lodged in the Courts by the Minister of Tra.....
Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica | 2012-07-09 10:45:00

Regional collaboration key to cocoa success
"As a region we share common challenges and as a region, we can pool our strengths to overcome them."This was the message of Trinidad and Tobago Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Senator the.....
Caribbean Fine Cocoa Forum | 2012-07-09 10:39:00

BITU rejects proposal for no increase in minimum rates for securtiy guards
The Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU) has criticised the suggestion by Jamaica Society for Industrial Security (JSIS) spokesman,Lt. Commander George Overton, that the National Minimum Wage Advi.....
BUSTAMANTE INDUSTRIAL TRADE UNION | 2012-07-09 09:53:00

Veteran radio personality 'Mighty Mike' passes away
Michael Jones aka Mighty Mike, one of the foundation on-air personalities for IRIE FM passed away yesterday evening at his St. Ann home due to natural causes......
IRIE FM | 2012-07-09 09:22:00

Water supply disruption Affects sections of St. Mary
The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers in sections of St. Mary who are served by the Iterboreale Treatment Plant and Agualta Vale water supply systems that operations at these facili.....
National Water Commission | 2012-07-09 09:08:00

JLP Supports CARICOM but concerned on Trade issues
The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supports the principles of CARICOM and the need for regional economies to work together on issues that can lead to the strengthening and protection of individual and col.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-07-09 09:02:00

Public Weighs in on Jamaica Independence Secondary T-Shirt Competition
With an overwhelming outpouring of artistic talent, the Jamaica 50 endorsed Jamaica Independence Secondary Schools T-Shirt Design Competition has increased the number of finalists eligible for prizes .....
Zedrin Clothing | 2012-07-06 14:58:00

Tourism Being Positioned as Main Driver of the Economy - Minister McNeill
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon Dr. Wykeham McNeill has underscored that efforts are being made to position tourism as the main driver of the Jamaican economy. In making his contributio.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-07-06 14:09:00

JAMPRO joins the Global Community to Launch World Investment Report 2012
JAMPRO, the national trade and investment agency, joined the global community on Thursday July 5th in launching the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) World Investment Repor.....
JAMPRO | 2012-07-06 14:05:00

Installation of 2nd Chancellor of the University College of the Caribbean
Installation of 2nd Chancellor of the University College of the Caribbean & Commencement Ceremony 2012.....
University College of the Caribbean | 2012-07-06 13:54:00

Mair comments on Caricom summit
Opposition Spokesperson on Industry, Commerce and Energy Mr. Gregory Mair today in note of the opening address by Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller at the 33rd CARICOM Heads of Government summit in.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-07-05 15:40:00

Only Two Days to Go For GK Education Run 2012
There is an air of excitement as the day draws near for the fourth staging of GraceKennedy Education 5K Run/Walk on Sunday 8th July, 2012 along the Kingston Waterfront......
GraceKennedy Ltd | 2012-07-05 14:53:00

Early childhood teachers complete training in special learning needs at The Mico University College
In a collaborative effort by The Mico University College, CHASE Fund and the Early Childhood Commission (ECC), 144 early childhood teachers received certificates after completing a 45-hour participati.....
The Mico University College | 2012-07-05 14:43:00

Select Brands appointed exclusive distributors for Demerara Distillers LTD.
Select Brands, importers of a wide range of Wines and Spirits to Jamaica, announced today the addition of Demerara Distillers to their portfolio......
Select Brands Ja | 2012-07-05 14:25:00

Jamaica's golden Jubilee - celebratory period - August 1-6 at the Independence Park
Robert Bryan, Project Director, Jamaica 50 Secretariat is pleased to announce that the period designated to celebrate Jamaica’s Golden Jubilee is August 1 through to 6, 2012. The secretariat is confir.....
Jamaica 50 Secretariat | 2012-07-05 13:43:00

THE U.S embassy celebrates July 4th and marks 50 years of friendship
'Outstanding!' aptly describes the Embassy of the United States of America’s second round of celebrations to mark the nation’s 236th anniversary of its Declaration of Independence and to mark the endu.....
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2012-07-05 12:15:00

Noel Dexter to be honoured in Tribute performance
Noel Dexter OD, will be honoured by the Titchfield Old Students Association (TOSA) with a musical tribute of performances of his compositions and arrangements. The event "An Evening of Musical Excelle.....
Titchfield Old Students Association | 2012-07-05 12:05:00

Pentecostal Assemblies of the World hosts 69th Annual Convention from July 9-13
The Pentecostal Assemblies of the World of Jamaica (PAW), which is headquartered at 38 Jobs Lane in Spanish Town, St. Catherine will be hosting its 69th Annual Convention from July 9 to 13 under the t.....
The Pentecostal Assemblies | 2012-07-06 00:01:00

Tourism Industry Continues to Flourish Despite the Challenges – Minister McNeill
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill yesterday gave a resounding report on the sector, which indicates that the tourism industry continues to flourish despite the many c.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-07-05 09:55:00

JATOO release on the reduction in fatal crashes
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) said the reduction in fatal crashes since the start of the year is a reflection of the hard work of the several agencies and organizat.....
JATOO | 2012-07-04 10:35:00

Douglas Orane appointed non-executive chairman of Gracekennedy limited
Former GraceKennedy Executive Chairman, Douglas Orane, has been appointed non -executive Chairman of the Company effective July 1, 2012. Mr. Orane, who held the position of Chairman and Chief Execut.....
GraceKennedy Ltd | 2012-07-03 11:45:00

GCT payments due June month-end extended to July 2
Tax Administration Jamaica wishes to advise business persons and companies that GCT returns and payments which are due on June 30, 2012 have been extended to Monday, July 2, 2012. Therefore the GCT re.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2012-07-03 11:24:00

Consensus and Consultancy integral to Growth and Survival, says PJ Patterson
Former Prime Minister of Jamaica PJ Patterson has called for greater consensus and consultancy in governance. He was speaking at the launch of Journalist, Lecturer and Political Analyst Dr Hume Johnso.....
STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION | 2012-07-03 11:10:00

Jamaica 50 launches one million pins initiative
Against the backdrop of Jamaica’s National Senior Athletic Trails Jamaica 50 Secretariat launched its prestigious One Million Pins Initiative a commemorative lapel pin of pride that symbolizes love .....
Jamaica 50 Secretariat | 2012-07-03 10:55:00

Further updates: Fumes by the Portmore toll
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) advises that the following activities are currently in process as part of the investigation to identify the source and to ascertain.....
ODPEM | 2012-07-03 10:39:00

JPS Halts Electricity Theft Scam Operation in Seaview Gardens
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is reporting that it has halted an electricity theft scam that was taking place in Seaview Gardens, St. Andrew. The scam involved monthly payments to persons .....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2012-07-03 10:35:00

Minister Julian J. Robinson Anticipates End Of JPS Monopoly In Three Years
Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Julian Robinson, today reiterated the Government’s commitment to stimulate competitiveness of the Jamaican productive sector.....
Money MastersLimited | 2012-07-03 10:27:00

Child Protection Database Launched
Oftentimes we hear about children’s performance in the education sector, or about child abuse, poverty or health matters affecting children. Yet nowhere in the country did statistics on children-rela.....
Child Development Agency | 2012-07-03 09:59:00

Bridge Replacement Programme Being Implemented in St. Mary
After many years of being defective and air-marked for replacement, two bridges located in the community of Fontabelle and Jacks River in St. Mary are to be replaced by the National Works Agency (NWA).....
National Works Agency | 2012-06-29 15:57:00

JPSCO Works to Disrupt Service in Sections of Clarendon
The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers in sections of Clarendon who are served by the Woodside Deep Well that they will experience a disruption in their water supply on Tuesday, July.....
National Water Commission | 2012-06-29 15:51:00

NAIDOC: Australia Celebrates Its Indigenous Peoples
National Aboriginal and Islanders’ Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week is held in Australia every July as a way of promoting a greater understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.....
Australian High Commission | 2012-06-29 15:38:00

Toll road Opened
Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising the public that the Portmore Toll Road has re-opened......
ODPEM | 2012-06-29 11:22:00

Businesses along Industrial Terrace adviced to send home staff
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to advise all businesses along Industrial Terrace and the surrounding environment to take strict and urgent precautionary me.....
ODPEM | 2012-06-28 13:07:00

Flow builds on tech-talent of Jamaica’s youth, partners with Digital Jam 2.0
Many young Jamaicans will be exposed to the virtual employment opportunities as Columbus Communications Jamaica Limited, operators of Flow and Columbus Business Solutions, teams up with the Government.....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-06-29 10:22:00

Pan Chicken vendors compete for 'BIG MONEY' prizes
As chefs across Jamaica prepare to compete in the 2012 CB Pan Chicken Championship, an exciting food contest staged annually in search of the island’s most talented pan chicken chef, they will be gear.....
Caribbean Broilers | 2012-06-28 17:30:00

Power Supply Affected by Unexpected Unit Failures
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) regrets to inform its customers that it is presently facing generating challenges. This is due to the fact that with a thin reserve margin and two major unit.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2012-06-28 14:08:00

Samsung GALAXY S III Finally Hits Digicel Stores in Jamaica
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, launches the much-anticipated GALAXY S III in Jamaica......
Digicel | 2012-06-28 11:53:00

Consumers gain more value from Courts, Flow partnership
Courts, Jamaica's largest furniture and appliance retailer and Columbus Communications Jamaica Limited, operators of the Flow brand, have joined forces in a partnership that will see consumers benefit.....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-06-28 11:28:00

Prime Minister and Government Ministers Meet With Tourism Investors
Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Portia Simpson-Miller, along with the Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill and Minister of Finance and Planning, the Hon Dr. Peter Ph.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-06-28 10:37:00

Stewart's Auto Sales preps for move to South Camp
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 – Stewarts Auto Sales Limited, part of the Stewart’s Automotive Group and exclusive authorized distributors of Suzuki; Mitsubishi; Honda Motorcycles; and AC Delco batteries, a.....
Stewarts Auto Limited | 2012-06-28 10:22:00

Jamaica50 Article Contest Launched on My-Island-Jamaica.com
A Jamaica50 article contest has been launched on My-Island-Jamaica.com, a highly admired Jamaican website. Both local and overseas visitors to their website are able to submit their best stories, arti.....
My-Island-Jamaica.com | 2012-06-28 10:14:00

Jamaican proud to be first Queen's scout
When Byron Burton joined the Scout Association as a Cub Scout some 70 years ago, he could never have dreamed that the decision would put him on track to receive a rare and special honour......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 09:52:00

Community risk reduction project to inform Government policy
The Community Based Landslide Risk Reduction Project, being implemented by the Office of Disaster Planning and Emergency Management (ODPEM), will inform government strategy on disaster risk reduction .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 09:44:00

Entrenchment of local Government on fast track
Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Noel Arscott, says the administration is committed to fast tracking the entrenchment of Local Government in the Jamaican Constitution......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 09:14:00

Modern law to manage bulidings coming
Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Noel Arscott, says his Ministry is moving aggressively to provide a modern legal framework that will effectively regulate and manage buildi.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 09:09:00

$150 Million per month for public cleansing
With the budget for public cleansing and garbage disposal amounting to $150 million per month, the Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Noel Arscott, is appealing to Jamaicans .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 08:57:00

Street light audit underway
The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development has commenced an audit of the island’s street lights......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 08:55:00

Students encouraged to use Libraries during summer holiday
Minister of Education, Rev. the Hon. Ronald Thwaites, is encouraging students to utilise the services of libraries, especially during the summer holiday, to keep their minds occupied......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 08:49:00

Minister Arscott pledges to root out corruption
Local Government and Community Development Minister, Hon. Noel Arscott, says he is on a mission to root-out all forms of corruption from all agencies and authorities associated with his Ministry......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 08:46:00

Local Government Minister emphasises importance of PDCs
Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Noel Arscott, says Parish Development Committees (PDCs) have played an integral role in broadening the decision-making process and mechanis.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 08:34:00

Property revaluation this fiscal year
Local Government and Community Development Minister, Hon. Noel Arscott, has announced plans to undertake a property revaluation exercise during the 2012/13 fiscal year......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 08:32:00

Two more communities to denifit from landslide mitication project
Two more communities have been selected by the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) to benefit under the World Bank-funded Community-Based Landslide Risk Reduction Project .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 08:16:00

JCDC promises exciting world reggae dance finals
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) is promising that this year’s World Reggae Dance contest will be the most exciting and memorable to date as teams from Jamaica and overseas show off .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-06-28 08:14:00

"Freak Storm" causes damage to JPS distribution system
The Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd. wishes to advise that last night (June 26), a "freak" storm affecting Downtown Kingston, caused significant damage to JPS infrastructure on Water Lane, resultin.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2012-06-27 17:03:00

Embassy of Chile presents computers to Independence City primary school
On Thursday, June 28, the Chilean Ambassador, H.E. Alfredo Garcia will present computer and computer equipment to the Independence City Primary School in Portmore, St. Catherine......
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade | 2012-06-27 16:55:00

PAJ Meeting with JAAA
Major steps have been taken to resolve the disagreement involving journalists and the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) during a meeting involving representative of the Press Associa.....
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2012-06-27 16:52:00

BITU says AG Department's Pension Opinions raise creditibility issue
BITU says AG Department's Pension Opinions raise creditibility issue.....
BUSTAMANTE INDUSTRIAL TRADE UNION | 2012-06-27 16:46:00

Gore Developments Limited Donates Books to Mico Early Childhood Centre
On Monday, June 25, 2012, Mrs. Christine Gore representing Gore Developments Limited (GDL) handed over four books to the Caribbean Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Education (Mico's early chil.....
Gore Developments Limited | 2012-06-27 16:35:00

JATOO welcomes plan by the Transport Ministry on Rural Urban Transport System
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) said it welcomes plan by the Transport Ministry to shelves plans to institute a Rural Urban Transport System......
JATOO | 2012-06-27 14:56:00

Water Supply Disruptions
The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers in sections of St. Catherine who are served by the Nutshell & Ewarton relift stations that the disruption they are experiencing in their water .....
National Water Commission | 2012-06-27 00:00:00

Digicel 4G mobile is here !
sDigicel has announced the launch of its brand new 4G Mobile network which will see customers all across Jamaica enjoying a completely unique mobile experience with reliable, superfast internet speeds.....
Digicel | 2012-06-27 00:00:02

Multi-Destination Tourism to be discussed at the 23rd Meeting of the Special Committee on Sustainable Tourism
The issue of Multi-Destination Tourism (MDT) is one of Regional importance that will be addressed at the up-coming 23rd Meeting of the Special Committee on Sustainable Tourism of the Association of Ca.....
Association of Caribbean States | 2012-06-26 15:33:00

Award winning Campion college dance troupe incorporates Jamaica 50 into 2012 season
Dwright Wright, Artistic Director of the multiple-award-winning Campion College Dance Troupe, made sure that the significance of Jamaica’s 50th anniversary celebrations was an integral aspect of this .....
Headline Entertainment | 2012-06-26 09:43:00

Imposition of GCT on printed matter
After consultations with the Book Industry of Jamaica (BIAJ), the Ministry of Finance andPlanning announces the following amendments to the Revenue Measures FY 2012/2013 relatedto Printed Matter, Arti.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-06-26 09:12:00

Jamaica Independence Secondary T-Shirt Competition Aims to Raise Money for Schools
Students from secondary schools across the island have submitted designs for the Jamaica50 endorsed Jamaica Independence T-Shirt Design Competition. The contest which is also supported by the Ministry.....
Zedrin Clothing | 2012-06-26 08:57:00

Opposition leader writes to Prime Minister on Jamaica 50
Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has written to Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller, expressing grave concerns in relation to the celebration of Jamaica’s 50th anniversary......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-06-25 15:19:00

Rehabilitation work to affect water supply in sections of ST. Andrew
As the National Water Commission (NWC) continues rehabilitation work on the Hope Water Treatment Plant under the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) funded Kingston Water and Sanitation, customers s.....
National Water Commission | 2012-06-25 15:12:00

DIGICEL’S “SWEETEST PLAN” scores over half a million activations on first day
Digicel this afternoon announced that its 'Sweetest Plan' has scored a massive half a million activations since it launched earlier today. To put that in context, that is 18% of the entire population.....
Digicel | 2012-06-25 15:08:00

Implementation and concession agreements signed for north/south link of highway 2000
A Concession and Implementation Agreement concerning the construction of the North/South link of Highway 2000 was signed yesterday at the Office of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing......
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND WORKS | 2012-06-25 15:01:00

TAJ’S Spanish town revenue service center suspends driver's licence processing until further advised
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) wishes to advise that effective Monday, June 25, 2012, there will be no issuing or processing of Driver’s Licences at the Spanish Town Revenue Service Centre (RSC), un.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2012-06-25 14:49:00

Food for the poor & European union banana support programme launch small farmers project
Food For The Poor (FFP) in collaboration with the European Union Banana Support Programme (EUBSP) today launched the Economic Diversification Programme For Banana Producing Parishes, which seeks to pr.....
foodforthepoorja | 2012-06-22 11:59:00

Mechanical problems disrupt water supply to sections of St. Ann
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers in Lime Hall, New Ground, Clamstead, Laycock and Gravel Hill in St. Ann that the disruption they are experiencing is as a result of mechanical.....
National Water Commission | 2012-06-22 11:45:00

G2K: Ronnie Thwaites is right
President of Generation 2000 the young professional arm of the Jamaica Labour Party Floyd Green today expressed support for the Minister of Education's, Ronnie Thwaites, position that "the imposition.....
G2K | 2012-06-22 11:22:00

Queen’s Counsel Confirming Validity of OCG’s Positions on Independent Oversight Panel (IOP)
The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) is now in possession of a formal written Independent Legal Opinion, from eminent Queen’s Counsel, Jacqueline Samuels-Brown, which supports the legal validity.....
Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica | 2012-06-22 10:51:00

Company contracted to produce Jamaica 50 Grand Gala
JAMBIZ International Limited has been selected as the company which will be contractually engaged by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) to produce the Jamaica Fifty Independence Grand .....
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2012-06-22 10:34:00

Select Brands announces the addition of 1876 Wines to their portfolio
Select Brands began operation in November 2011 with an extensive Wines and Spirits portfolio that includes some of the most sought after brands in the world. Operated by two Wines & Spirits industry .....
Select Brands Ja | 2012-06-22 06:42:00

Cheque Fraud At NSWMA
The Authority wishes to advise the public that unscrupulous persons have been presenting fraudulent cheques purportedly to be from the National Solid Waste Management Authority and drawn on the Author.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2012-06-21 10:21:00

Address IPI Congress
SEVERAL media practitioners from Jamaica will be panellists at the International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress 2012 to be held in Trinidad and Tobago starting this weekend......
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2012-06-21 10:15:00

Water Supply Disruption affects sections of St. Catherine & Clarendon
The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers in sections of St. Catherine who are served by the Graham’s Well Booster Pump that the system is currently out of operation due to mechanical p.....
National Water Commission | 2012-06-21 10:09:00

Attorney General statement shocking
The Opposition is taking issue with how the legal opinion given to the parliamentary committee on pension reform has been handled by the Attorney Generals department......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-06-20 11:59:00

EU programmes in Jamaica receive positive review
An evaluation of the cooperation programmes carried out by the European Union in Jamaica has received positive reviews. Independent Consultant Mark Watson who assessed the EUs development cooperation .....
EUROPEAN UNION | 2012-06-20 11:26:00

Digicel seeking OUR to respect natural justice
Following weeks of thorough review and consultations with both Jamaican and international experts on Constitutional law Digicel filed on Wednesday 13th June 2012 an application at the Supreme Court se.....
Digicel | 2012-06-20 11:06:00

Water Supply Disruption affects sections of St. Andrew …Planned Disruption for Sections of Clarendon
The National Water Commission wishes to inform customers in sections St. Andrew who are served by the Castle James and Barnett Wood water supply systems that the intermittent disruptions they have bee.....
National Water Commission | 2012-06-20 11:03:00

GSAT continued improvement a result of long term policy initiatives
Mr. Holness stated that while GSAT is a good measure of knowledge achievement of the child at the primary level it is imperative that we transition to a more equitable system of placing students in se.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-06-20 10:05:00

Plans to celebrate Jamaica's Golden Jubilee
Jamaica’s Golden Jubilee is being celebrated over the period August 1 – 6. As we draw closer to the occasion and beginning immediately, the Jamaica 50 Secretariat’s intensive and exciting advertising .....
Jamaica 50 Secretariat | 2012-06-20 09:48:00

Statement by the Jamaica 50 secretariat on the issue of "A Jamaica 50 song"
The Jamaica 50 Secretariat has taken note of the recent comments in the media regarding the release of the theme song “Nation on a Mission.” The Government takes very seriously and respects the immen.....
Jamaica 50 Secretariat | 2012-06-19 14:37:00

IWED receives accreditation - to RE-BRAND
The Institute for Workforce Education and Development (IWED), a member of the Manpower & Maintenance Services Limited group, will hold rebranding exercises at its Eureka Road headquarters in Kingston .....
Media Central Limited | 2012-06-19 14:12:00

ATL responds to Negril water woes
Responding to the public outcry in Westmoreland of water woes, Appliance Traders Limited’s (ATL) Assistant Deputy Chairman Ian Neita has replied in tow, pledging ATL’s support to remedy the parish’s a.....
ATL | 2012-06-19 14:05:00

Students receive almost $1 Million in Cash & Prizes in PCJ’s Energy Competition
Students from 33 primary and high schools received close to $1 million dollars in prizes at the awards ceremony for the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica’s (PCJ) Energy Conservation Incentive Programme.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2012-06-19 13:46:00

Development will come through Intellectual Enablement, says PM Simpson Miller
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the continued development of Jamaica will best be achieved through the academic empowering of all Jamaicans. This is an investment that must take place if Jam.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2012-06-19 12:00:00

Bartlett congratulates Tourism Ministry
Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism and Travel Service Development and former Minister of Tourism, Mr. Ed Bartlett today congratulated the Ministry of Tourism for hosting the Tourism Outlook Seminar a.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-06-19 11:59:00

Northern Clarendon residents to benefit from Bull Head Forest Plan
Residents of the Northern Rio Minho area of Clarendon are to gain a range of benefits with the implementation of the community’s Local Forest Management Plan.The Bull Head Local Forest Management Plan.....
Forestry Department | 2012-06-19 11:49:00

D’bi Young in word!sound!powah
Afrikan-Jamaican D’bi Young is an internationally celebrated dub-poet, monodramatist and educator whose socially-conscious performance art work has made an indelible mark upon the psyche of those who .....
The Legacy of Marcus Garvey | 2012-06-19 11:36:00

Pan Chicken's Tasty Heritage
As Jamaica prepares to recognize its golden jubilee anniversary, the country will be celebrating the many components that shape its rich cultural heritage including our rhythmic music, our highly expr.....
Caribbean Broilers | 2012-06-18 13:32:00

Jamaica 50 official campaign song
Robert Bryan, Project Director of the Jamaica 50 Secretariat is pleased to announce the world release of its campaign song – ON A MISSION. The release is being done in partnership with Kentucky Frie.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2012-06-15 10:35:00

Critical road work restarted
Member of Parliament for West Portland, Daryl Vaz today announced that rehabilitation work has resumed on the Hope Bay to Coopers Hill and Bangaridge to Mahoe roadways. Work on the roadways came to ha.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-06-15 10:29:00

Food For the Poor launches Jamaica 50 campaign today
Food For The Poor created history today by initiating the most far-reaching infant school building programme in the island, by launching its Jamaica 50 Campaign, which will build and or upgrade 50 ear.....
foodforthepoorja | 2012-06-14 12:10:00

Statement from the OUR on the process by which Net Billing licensees can connect to the JPS grid
The OUR wishes to remind licensees under the net billing programme that in order to be connected to the grid they are required to fulfill all the requirements and obligations contained in the Standard.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2012-06-14 12:00:00

NCB celebrates over 400 employees’ Record Time
“In our 175th year, we are pleased to be honouring and celebrating the Record Time of 430 team members whose strength and tenacity have contributed to the success that we at the National Commercial Ba.....
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2012-06-14 11:52:00

Vaz raises alarm about drought conditions
Member of Parliament for West Portland, Daryl Vaz today raised alarm about severe drought conditions in the Parish and the need for the relevant authorities to come to the aid of residents, entities a.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-06-14 11:50:00

Jamaica’s initiatives announced for London 2012
Jamaica will offer the full national experience during the upcoming summer Olympics in London with 'Jamaica House 2012' and the ‘Respect Jamaica 50th’ live concert series, signature international even.....
JAMPRO | 2012-06-12 15:54:00

Seizure at NMIA
Twenty-four (24 lbs) of cocaine valued at J$9.5M was seized at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday (Monday, June 11) at approximately 11:30 am. The contraband was discovered after a mal.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2012-06-12 15:49:00

Pipeline interconnection work to affect water supply to sections of St. James
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that it will be carrying out urgent pipeline interconnection work on Thursday, June 14, 2012 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 05:00 p.m. in Anchovy, .....
National Water Commission | 2012-06-12 15:27:00

No Fire at Riverton Disposal Site
Several motorists travelling along the Mandela Highway, Spanish Town Road and the Portmore Leg of Highway 2000 between the hours of 6a.m. and 9a.m. today may have noticed a blanket of smoke coming fro.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2012-06-12 15:15:00

New Hope Children’s Home to benefit from Manchester Chamber Fundraiser
The New Hope Children’s Home in Mandeville, Manchester will be the beneficiary of the Manchester Chamber’s Wine & Cheese Party which will be held on Saturday, June 16, at the Bloomfield Great House s.....
Manchester Chamber of Commerce | 2012-06-12 15:10:00

Grand Jamaica homecoming launches worldwide video competition
Toronto, Canada….June 8, 2010….Amongst the proliferation of celebrations for Jamaica around the 50th anniversary of that country’s independence, a worldwide competition, I LOVE JAMAICA BECAUSE… has be.....
Come Home Jamaica | 2012-06-12 14:56:00

JPS customers to see lower bills following tariff adjustment
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has completed its annual tariff review exercise for the JPS which will see customers paying less for power effective July 01, 2012.The cost reduction comes as .....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2012-06-12 14:49:00

Public Private Sector Partnership brings Telemedicine in Jamaica to reality
Telemedicine is soon to be a reality in Jamaica, enabling greater access to improved medical care for all Jamaicans regardless of location. This comes as the result of the work of a consortium compris.....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-06-11 15:52:00

JAMROCK Magazine brings Ms. Trinidad and Tobago International woman to Caribbean Fashion week 2012
JAMROCK Magazine a premier glossy lifestyle publication with a distinctly Caribbean-American flair; based in New York is proud to this year bring Ms. Trinidad and Tobago International Woman, Renee Bh.....
JAMROCK Magazine | 2012-06-11 15:20:00

Emergency repair work at Great River Treatment plant
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that one of the intake pumps at the Great River Treatment Plant will be out of operation from Friday, June 08 through to Monday, June 11, 2012 to facili.....
National Water Commission | 2012-06-11 15:13:00

LIME salutes JDF with support of Military Tattoo
A major stakeholder in this years’ 50th anniversary celebrations, telecommunications company LIME has issued a salute to the hundreds of uniformed men and women that will take part in the Jamaica De.....
LIME | 2012-06-11 14:56:00

Too Many Still Dying at the hands of the Police
On May 3rd, 2012 Neavardo Shawn Thomas walked out of his house to go and lock up his truck which was parked just outside the gate. The next thing the family heard was a barrage of gunfire and when th.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-06-11 14:54:00

NHT cooperating with the police in suspected fraud case
The National Housing Trust is cooperating with the police in the investigations into a recent case of suspected fraud at the organization. Managing Director of the NHT, Mrs. A. Cecile Watson, today .....
National Housing Trust | 2012-06-11 14:52:00

Two and a half tonnes of cannabis seized at Tilbury
An attempt to smuggle approximately 2.5 tonnes of cannabis into the UK inside thousands of tins of food has been prevented by Border Force officers at the Port of Tilbury.The drugs haul – valued at be.....
Border Force and UK Border Agency | 2012-06-07 16:09:00

The MG-PPP’s Response to the 2012-13 Jamaican Taxation Budget Presentation
The Marcus Garvey-PPP, hereby take this special opportunity to issue its views concerning the recently tabled financial budgetary expenditure by the Government of Jamaica in the House of Parliament on.....
MG-PPP | 2012-06-07 14:44:00

LIME brings New BlackBerry Curve 9320 Smartphone to customers in Jamaica
Innovation leaders LIME today, announced it will deliver yet another ‘must have’ handset - the stylish new BlackBerry® Curve™ 9320 Smartphone to its customers when the device hits the market next mont.....
LIME | 2012-06-07 14:21:00

Sagicor Life Jamaica Commemorates A Visionary
Sagicor Life Jamaica on Sunday June 3 dedicated the Sagicor Centre in New Kingston in honour of founder Dr. The Honourable R. Danvers (Danny) Williams O.J., C.D. The R. Danny Williams Building now boa.....
Sagicor Life Jamaica | 2012-06-06 10:32:00

Digicel launches the new Blackberry Curve 9320
Digicel today launched the most accessible BlackBerry® 7 smartphone for customers across the Caribbean and Central America – the sleek and stylish BlackBerry® Curve™ 9320 smartphone......
Digicel | 2012-06-06 10:17:00

Sagicor Life Jamaica Lauds Long Standing Employees
Over one hundred employees of Sagicor Life Jamaica were among the recipients of Long Service Awards during the month of May.The company lauded its long standing employees of five and ten years by way .....
Sagicor Life Jamaica | 2012-06-06 10:04:00

OUR establishes interim mobile termination rate
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has established an interim mobile termination rate which is to become effective on July 15, 2012. The Office in its Determination Notice of June 04, 2012 set .....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2012-06-06 09:43:00

Three card trick Mrs.Simpson-Miller
Immediate Past President of Generation 2000 (G2K) Delano Seiveright said that the recent announcement by Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller to completely remove GCT on electricity for all residentia.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-06-06 09:41:00

RADA moves to manage Beet army worm upsurge
The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) - in a response to a renewed upsurge of the Beet Army Worm (BAW) Spodoptera Exigua in areas in the parishes of St. Elizabeth and Manchester, yield.....
RADA | 2012-06-06 09:37:00

LIME MD responds to YMCA plea for help
Garry Sinclair, LIME Jamaica’s Managing Director is just one of thousands of Jamaicans who proudly attributes an aspect of his development to the incredible work done by the Kingston YMCA......
LIME | 2012-06-06 09:10:00

Repeal the literacy tax says Dalrymple
Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Human Development, Mrs. Marisa Dalrymple-Philibert, demanded that the government take steps to repeal the 'literacy tax' immediately.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-06-06 09:00:00

Greater Portmore Primary is the Greater Debater
St. Catherine based Primary School Greater Portmore Primary School is the 2012 Western Union Primary Schools’ Debating Champions. In a nail biting finish, the school edged out fellow Portmore finalist.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2012-06-06 08:53:00

Preventative health screening for children and lifestyle eduction for adults
On Saturday June 2, 2012 the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston expanded its community outreach when they partnered with Church of The Open Bible and took Health Screening for Vision, Hearing, Dental, Blood.....
KIWANIS CLUB OF NEW KINGSTON | 2012-06-06 08:42:00

Digicel group limites annnounces strong financial results
Digicel Group Ltd, the best value mobile operator, today announced a strong set of financial results for the year ended 31 March 2012.With subscribers up 27% to 12.8 million and revenues for Digicel G.....
Digicel | 2012-06-06 08:34:00

UDC’S Hellshire Schools enviro competition
St. Joseph Infant, St. Jago Cathedral Preparatory and Kingston Technical High haveemerged winners in the Urban Development Corporation’s (UDC) “2012 Hellshire Schools Enviro Competition”. The winning .....
Urban Development Corporation | 2012-06-05 09:56:00

Book Industry Meeting on the week-end
Results from last Friday's meeting between the BIAJ and the Finance Minister, Dr Peter Phillips and his senior technocrats, were discussed at a book industry meeting with publishers and booksellers o.....
The Book Industry Association of Jamaica | 2012-06-05 09:40:00

Public urged to participate in Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Hon. A.J. Nicholson is encouraging Jamaicans to participate in activities planned in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen.....
Jamaica Information Services | 2012-06-05 09:36:00

A Classical Evening with CHASE
Guests of the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education Fund (CHASE) were treated to a special musical performance on May 27 at King’s House by talented performers who were awarded scholarships unde.....
CHASE Fund | 2012-06-05 09:03:00

Release for Fire at Doctor's Wood
The NEPM Waste Management Limited through the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) wishes to inform the public that a section of the Doctor’s Wood.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2012-06-04 08:42:00

Complant Waivers.
The Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association is deeply concerned about the implications of waivers afforded to Pan-Caribbean Sugar Company Limited (PCSC) and/or its subsidiaries on the local manufacturing s.....
Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association | 2012-06-04 08:39:00

Press Release on GOJ revenue measures FY2012 -2013
The Jamaica Bankers Association (JBA) is cognizant of the severe economic and fiscal challenges facing the country at this time and has always supported the Government of Jamaica in its quest to find .....
Jamaica Bankers Association | 2012-06-04 08:34:00

Spanish Embassy donates educational resources to UWI
The UWI, Mona students pursuing a degree in Spanish or doing Spanish courses will benefit from 25 AVE (Spanish Virtual Classroom) licences for online courses as well as other didactical material, incl.....
Embassy of Spain | 2012-06-04 08:18:00

Punitive taxes bad for Jamaica
Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism and Travel Service Development, Mr. Ed Bartlett today said that the near JA$6 billion in taxes dropped on the tourism sector in the recent Budget Presentation by th.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-06-04 08:12:00

KFC and Pizza Hut Reduce Prices to Reflect Reduction in GCT
Restaurants of Jamaica Ltd (ROJ), operators of the country's leading Quick Service Restaurant chains, KFC and Pizza Hut, have reduced menu prices of their popular food offerings to reflect the 1% GCT .....
Restaurants of Jamaica | 2012-06-01 17:13:00

Dalrymple calls for removal of book taxes
Opposition Spokesperson for Education, Mrs. Marisa Dalrymple-Philibert is calling for the immediate removal of the 16.5 General Consumption Tax (GCT) on Books. She said that the progress made by the J.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-05-30 15:18:00

Lime Debuts epic brand campaign
Last Friday (May 25), telecoms company LIME debuted its new look logo and brand slogan in a campaign video shot in iconic locations across the island. Accompanied by a distinctive music jingle dubbe.....
LIME | 2012-05-30 14:52:00

Going Public: Learn How to Raise Capital ($) on the Jamaica Stock Exchange
Women business owners to get valuable research data from a UWI-WBO initiative to help boost public listings on the Jamaica Stock Exchange.The Rita Humphries-Lewin-owned Barita Group may not be solitai.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2012-05-30 14:42:00

Food for the poor & HEART/NTA to provide Training for 500 Basic school Teachers
Food For The Poor-Jamaica has entered into an agreement with HEART Trust / NTA for the training of 500 early childhood education teachers, over five years. Plans for this scholarship programme are far.....
foodforthepoorja | 2012-05-30 14:29:00

Calls on Government to revise corporate flat tax and increase in GCT charges ( JAYP )
The Jamaica Association of Young Professionals (JAYP), a nongovernmental organisation, said today that it is gravely concerned about the Government's proposed introduction of a corporate flat tax of $.....
Jamaica Association of Young Professionals | 2012-05-30 14:22:00

Farmers in Crisis says Hutchinson
Opposition Spokesperson on Agriculture J.C. Hutchinson is this afternoon bemoaning the great peril to which farmers are now exposed, in light of the re-emergence of the 'Beat Army Worm" and the lacklu.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-05-30 14:04:00

Digicel responds to proposed Telecommunications tax measures
Digicel today expressed strong opposition to Minister Phillips’ proposed telecoms tax measures that were unveiled in the Government’s budget presentation last week as they will have a detrimental impa.....
Digicel | 2012-05-30 14:00:00

Spain favoured to cop Euro 2012 title
Reigning FIFA World Cup and UEFA European (EURO) champions Spain are the top favourites to win EURO 2012, according to odds released by JustBet, Supreme Ventures’ sports betting brand......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2012-05-30 13:53:00

Schedule power outage disrpts water supply St. Catherine areas affect
NWC customers in several communities in St. Catherine are presently without their regular water supply. This is as a result of a scheduled JPSCo power outage affecting the Goldmine and Cocoa Ridge Pu.....
National Water Commission | 2012-05-30 13:51:00

Minister McNeill to Chair Meeting With JHTA Members and Government Technocrats
Tourism and Entertainment Minister, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, will chair a meeting of representatives of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association, JHTA and senior government technocrats on Wednes.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-05-30 13:46:00

New Seville exhibition cente
2012 is a landmark year in the history of Jamaica as the country celebrates its 50th year of Independence. With this in mind, and the fact that New Seville celebrated 500 years of its foundation as th.....
The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation | 2012-05-30 13:41:00

New GCT rate and GCT on raw foods
The Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. the Honourable Peter Phillips, in his budget presentation on Thursday, May 24, 2012, announced that effective Friday, June 1, 2012, the GCT rate will be reduc.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-05-30 13:33:00

LIME Sponsors Prodigal's ‘3 in 1 FREEDOM FEST’ for Third Year
Telecoms company, LIME, has once again signed on as sponsors of the staging of iconic gospel artiste Prodigal Son’s ‘Freedom Fest’, slated for June 2, at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in S.....
LIME | 2012-05-28 09:51:00

Mair bats for energy fund to boost renewable energy
Opposition Spokesman Industry, Commerce and Energy, Gregory Mair said that Jamaica can reach its target as set out in the National Energy Policy, carried by the previous administration, of 20 percent .....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-05-28 08:46:00

CAB's 39th AGM and Conference slated for Jamaica
The Caribbean Association of Banks Inc. (CAB) will host its 39th Annual General Meeting and Conference, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, Rose Hall, in St. James, from November 14-17, 2012. The.....
Jamaica National | 2012-05-16 10:40:00

Usain Bolt Partners with SOUL Electronics
SOUL Electronics and the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, have announced a branding partnership. The track and field star will be representing the SOUL brand during various events throughout the year .....
UB Management Limited | 2012-05-16 09:19:00

Flooding Traps 7 Persons in Hopwell,Hanover
Flooding Traps 7 Persons in Hopwell,Hanover” The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM)is advising the public that flooding has occurred in the Hopewell, Hanover and seve.....
ODPEM | 2012-05-14 15:18:00

Dianne McIntosh Reassigned to Finance Ministry
Dianne McIntosh, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, has been reassigned to the Ministry of Finance and Planning as Director General......
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-05-14 15:12:00

Significant progress demonstrated under the Universal Access Partnership
Stakeholders in the Universal Access Fund’s programme to build the northern segment of the broadband wide area network today announced the completion of the installation at 61 sites now powered with h.....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-05-14 15:08:00

Commerce Minister welcome accreditation of JPS meter testing lab
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton has expressed hope that the accreditation of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Company’s Meter Testing Calibration Centre, by the Jama.....
Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) | 2012-05-14 14:57:00

Water supply disruption sections of St. Andrew affected
The National Water Commission is reporting that the Havenmeade water supply system in St. Andrew is currently out of operation due to a broken main. This has resulted in a disruption in water supply t.....
National Water Commission | 2012-05-14 14:45:00

Flow Powers GOJ/World Bank Digital Job Generation Initiative
Young Jamaicans will soon be a step closer to accessing the lucrative business opportunities available on the worldwide web, thanks to a partnership between the Government of Jamaica, The World Bank, .....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-05-14 14:37:00

Missing Jamaican men in the Bahamas
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has received reports from concerned family members seeking support in locating their loved ones who travelled to the Bahamas in late February and earl.....
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade | 2012-05-14 14:18:00

MUNRO & MOE in collaboration
In a display of the new partnerships necessary to advance education, the Munro and Dickenson Trust and the Boards of Management of Munro College and Hampton School have agreed to develop a proposal .....
Ministry of Education | 2012-05-11 09:18:00

PSOJ encourages TAJ enforcement efforts but cautions against “Heavy-Handed” approach
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), has noted recent press reports concerning circumstances surrounding the execution of a search warrant authorised by the courts at the behest of Tax.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2012-05-11 08:58:00

Truckers continue to withdraw service on Palisadoes Road Redevelopment Project
The All Island Truckers Association (A.I.T.A) has been mandated by its members working on the Palisadoes Road Project to use all available resources to have the contractors address their concerns whic.....
All Island Truckers Association | 2012-05-11 08:49:00

CAFFE media release on Olint
Citizens Action For Free and Fair Elections (CAFFE) joins with all well-thinking citizens who are deeply disturbed by the report that the High Court in the Turks and Caicos Islands has ordered David.....
CITIZENS ACTION FOR PRINCIPLE AND INTEGRITY | 2012-05-11 08:42:00

MOF Rejects False Statements about GCT Audit
Since the operations by Tax Administration Jamaica, accompanied by police officers, onFriday May 4, 2012, to enforce a search warrant on Digicel, there appears to be a concertedcampaign to discredit t.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-05-11 08:39:00

CaribbeanJobs.com goes mobile.
CaribbeanJobs.com, the region’s number one recruitment website, announced today the launch of its mobile website alongside a plethora of new features including a complete website re-design, education .....
CaribbeanJobs.com | 2012-05-11 08:34:00

Food For The Poor Stages Free Health Fair in the West - Hundreds Benefit
Following closely on the heels of a health fair that offered free medical services to over 2,000 individuals in Kingston, Food For The Poor (FFP)-Jamaica has once again demonstrated its commitment t.....
foodforthepoorja | 2012-05-11 08:27:00

Digicel tax raid
The Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA) is deeply concerned and disappointed with reports of the manner in which Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) sought information on General Consumption Tax (GC.....
Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association | 2012-05-09 16:25:00

Digicel files affidavit
Digicel wishes to advise that it today filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court in response to the affidavit submitted by Tax Administration Jamaica, “TAJ”, in support of its application for a search w.....
Digicel | 2012-05-09 16:08:00

Water disruption to affect sections of Montego Bay
The National Water Commission is advising customers in Irwin, Tucker, Irwin South, Granville and sections of Pitfour in Montego Bay St James, that there will be an interruption in their piped water su.....
National Water Commission | 2012-05-08 16:26:00

Mechanical works to disrupt water supply section of St.Catherine to be affected
The National Water Commission is advising customers in sections of St. Catherine and St. Andrew who are served by the Tulloch Springs water supply system that they will experience low water pressure o.....
National Water Commission | 2012-05-08 16:25:00

CAPI accuses the PNP of unfriendliness with the truth
CITIZENS ACTION FOR PRINCIPLE AND INTEGRITY (CAPI), a group convened to demand and foster principle and integrity in leadership, is questioning the veracity of the assertion of Chairman of the Peoples.....
CITIZENS ACTION FOR PRINCIPLE AND INTEGRITY | 2012-05-08 16:22:00

Water supply disruption section of St. Andrew affected
The National Water Commission is advising customers in sections of St. Andrew who are served by the Constant Spring Water Treatment Plant that they will experience a disruption in their water supply o.....
National Water Commission | 2012-05-08 16:01:00

The SPANISH-JAMAICAN FOUNDATION partners with spanish speaking embassies
In an unprecedented initiative, embassies representing Spanish-speaking countries in Kingston have joined forces this Read Across Jamaica Day, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, and will participate in bilingual r.....
The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation | 2012-05-08 09:46:00

Katalyxt business development conference
KATALYXT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE May 16-17, 2012.....
Katalyxt Jamaica | 2012-05-08 09:35:00

The DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S AWARD JAMAICA elect new national exeective council chairman
The National Executive Council members for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Jamaica went to their office this afternoon to have a meeting and to elect a new Chairman only to find the locks to their offic.....
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Jamaica | 2012-05-08 09:17:00

Minister McNeill Refutes Claims by Opposition Spokesman 
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill is refuting claims made in the media recently by Opposition Spokesman for Tourism and Travel Service Development, Edmund Bartlett th.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-05-08 09:10:00

Bartlet pleased but calls for aggressive marketing strategy
Opposition Spokesman for Tourism and Travel Service Development, Ed Bartlett, says that whilst stop over visitor arrivals growth was flat, he is pleased with the 19.9 percent overall growth in visitor.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-05-08 09:09:00

The Tourism Sector Performed Well in Winter Season - Minister McNeill
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has revealed that the tourism sector has performed well, especially in light of the serious challenges faced by the industry. While.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-05-08 09:07:00

High yield fine cocoa plants to revive ailing local industry
The Cocoa Industry Board yesterday added several high yielding, disease-resistant, fine cocoa varieties to Jamaica’s stock under the RECREATE project that aims to renew commercial interest in cocoa fa.....
Cocoa Industry Board | 2012-05-08 08:59:00

INDECOM probes shooting death of St. Catherine resident
The Independent Commission of Investigations is currently probing the shooting death of a St Catherine resident on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at approximately 10:30 p.m......
INDECOM | 2012-05-08 08:52:00

INDECOM probes shooting death of 'SPENT SHELL'
The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, has recorded its first fatality for the month of May and has launched a probe into the circumstances surrounding this death. The incident occurre.....
INDECOM | 2012-05-08 08:48:00

Bartlett speaks at major tourism meeting
Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism and Travel Service Development and former Minister of Tourism, Mr. Edmund Bartlett departed the island this weekend for Chicago where is to be a featured Speaker at.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-05-08 08:45:00

JATOO Press Release
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) said it is ready to hold consultation with Transport Minister, Dr. Omar Davies, on the proposal for a fare increase......
JATOO | 2012-05-08 08:41:00

CORRECTION – OCG Registers Unprecedented 100% QCA Report Submission
The Office of the Contractor General (OCG), in its Media Release of May 3, 2012, had announced that it had achieved a 100% compliance rate for thirteen consecutive quarters in that all 194 Public Bodi.....
Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica | 2012-05-08 08:37:00

Jamaica signs agreement with Trinidad to facilitate easier regional trade
KINGSTON JAMAICA: Jamaica has moved closer to facilitating easier trade with its Caribbean counterparts with the signing of a Technical Cooperation Agreement  (TCA), between the region’s two national .....
Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) | 2012-05-08 01:38:00

The Tourism Sector Performed Well in Winter Season - Minister McNeill
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has revealed that the tourism sector has performed well, especially in light of the serious challenges faced by the industry. While.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-05-07 10:09:00

Statement on Planned Action of Bookmakers
The Government of Jamaica views as unfortunate the action taken by the Bookmakers to close all betting shops starting this Saturday(May 5,2012) as announced by Mr. Xavier Chin......
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-05-07 09:57:00

Supreme Ventures fist 'GO FOR GOLD'London winner claims
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) has announced that the first weekly winner of an all expense paid prize trip to the London 2012 Olympics in the Go For Gold Fundraising Raffle, has claimed the prize......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2012-05-07 09:42:00

Water supply disruption section of St. Andrew affected
National Water Commission customers in sections of St. Andrew who are served by the Cookhamdene water supply system are being advised that the disruption they are experiencing in their water supply on.....
National Water Commission | 2012-05-07 09:25:00

Cybercrimes Awareness Seminar – Western Region
Technology has given rise to an increased invasion of fraudulent activities. Having recognized that the preponderance of CyberCrimes has significant implications for the various sectors and the socie.....
The Jamaica Institute of Financial Services | 2012-05-07 09:15:00

SCCU: Helping others help themselves
Twenty three recipients turned out at 13 White Church Street this morning(May 1 2012) at 10am to receive cheques towards their causes. The S.C.C.U. (St. Catherine Co-operative Credit Union) hosted its.....
St. Catherine Co-operative Credit Union | 2012-05-03 10:42:00

Extended Saturday Opening Hours
The Post and Telecommunications Department would like to advise customers served by theGreater Portmore, Waterford and Bridgeport Post Offices that all three locations will be openedfor an additional .....
Post & Telecommunications Department | 2012-05-03 10:37:00

Minister McNeill is Visited By Giorgio Valentini, Word Bank Representative
Minister McNeill is Visited By Giorgio Valentini, Word Bank Representative to Jamaica, Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-05-03 10:32:00

Counterfeit Cigarettes Valued at J$67.2M
Kingston, Jamaica: Four hundred and forty eight (448) cases of cigarettes valued at approximately Sixty Seven Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars (J$67.2M) were seized yesterday (May 1) at Kingston .....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2012-05-03 10:27:00

GOJ/OCG Crisis
The latest press statement from The Office of The Contractor General which was issued yesterday regarding allegations and charges that the “OCG is holding up the process of the approval of major natio.....
JAMAICANS UNITED FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (JUSD | 2012-05-03 09:57:00

The Choir,” Powerful, Life Transforming Film for Jamaica!
Is the vilest of prisoner beyond redemption? Is there hope for the notorious prisoner? These and other questions may be answered in the powerful and moving film, “The Choir,” (rated PG – 13) schedul.....
EUROPEAN UNION | 2012-05-03 09:34:00

OAS Donates Firearms Marking Equipment to Antigua and Barbuda
The Organization of American States (OAS) today donated a firearms marking machine to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda to be used by the Ministry of National Security with the objective of fighti.....
Organization of American States (OAS) | 2012-05-03 09:12:00

Crayons Count Sets May Target For Raising Funds From Jamaican Diaspora
Do Good Jamaica’s latest project, Crayons Count, the brainchild of Deika Morrison, fo-cuses on placing learning kits in every early childhood learning center in Jamaica with the goal of helping to sha.....
Do Good Jamaica | 2012-05-03 08:34:00

JFJ Joins the OCG in Demanding Answers
On the 27th of April and again on May 1st 2012, the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) issued strongly worded releases in response to the announcement in Parliament by Dr. Omar Davies of the estab.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-05-03 08:17:00

Child Month Message May 2012
On behalf of the Jamaica Labour Party, I am pleased to bring greetings during Child Month, 2012 in this year of our Jubilee. However, this observance serves as a reminder that we have not served our c.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-05-01 16:56:00

Education Ministry Expresses Regret/Concern Over Student Demonstrations
The Ministry of Education notes with regret, the exclusion of some tertiary students from examinations due to non – payment of some fees . The Minister understands the severe hardships experienced by.....
Ministry of Education | 2012-05-01 16:54:00

Education Minister condemns continued employment of sex offender teacher
The Minister of Education, Rev. Ronald G. Thwaites has noted with alarm a recent report in a Sunday Newspaper, of the continued employment of a teacher convicted of sexual offences. Minister Thwaites .....
Ministry of Education | 2012-05-01 16:50:00

Minister Ffolkes- Abrahams meets with Investors in Canada' (Photos)
Minister Ffolkes- Abrahams meets with Investors in Canada' (Photos).....
JAMPRO | 2012-05-01 16:44:00

NIA Response to Minister Davies' Statement on IOP
National Integrity Action remains convinced that more effective combat of corruption in Jamaica is critical to increasing levels of investment and requires, as a priority, the consolidation of the Cor.....
National Integrity Action Limited | 2012-05-01 16:32:00

Extended filing for S02 expires today( April 30 )
Employers are reminded that the additional time given for the submission of the 2011 Employer’s Annual Return (S02) expires today April 30. They are therefore urged to file their returns by the end o.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2012-05-01 16:13:00

NCB supports Brand Jamaica despite the harsh economic climate
The un-audited financial results for the second quarter reveal that NCB continues to maintain its profitability and remains the largest commercial Bank in Jamaica. This, NCB attributes to its strategi.....
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2012-04-30 10:58:00

Int’l Buyers Praise Organizational Expo Jamaica 2012
Buyers from all over the world, recruited by the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), were impressed with the wide display from the best of ‘Brand Jamaica’ at Expo Jamaica 2012, which was held at .....
JAMPRO | 2012-04-30 10:28:00

Minister Hylton outlines support for manufacturing and export sectors
The Hon. Anthony Hylton, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, has commended the manufacturing and export sectors for taking Brand Jamaica to the world at Expo Jamaica 2012 in spite of the ma.....
JAMPRO | 2012-04-30 10:21:00

Mr. Al Edwards appointed CEO of CVM TV.
The Honorable Michael Lee-Chin and the Board of Directors of CVM Television are pleased to announce the appointment of Al Edwards as CEO of CVM Television, effective May 15, 2012.After reading law at .....
CVM-TV | 2012-04-30 10:17:00

Gleaner article on LNG false and misleading
An article titled “Two years, US$6 million wasted in LNG delays?”, carried in the Jamaica Gleaner – Sunday, April 29, 2012, and written by Arthur Hall, Senior Staff Reporter of the Gleaner, contains a.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2012-04-30 10:13:00

Island Routes Tours Expands Business to Caribbean Cruise Markets
The Caribbean’s largest tour conglomerate, Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours (IRCAT), is pleased to announce that it will now be extending its offerings to cruise passengers as of today April 27.....
Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours | 2012-04-30 09:03:00

Official Statement of the Office of the Contractor General Regarding Assertions Made by Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies
The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) is deeply troubled by certain statements which have been attributed to Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, the Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, during his Pre.....
Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica | 2012-04-27 16:23:00

Scotiabank & Flow sponsors Women Business Owners project
Currently implementing the final leg of its IDB-funded project, Women Business Owners Ja. Ltd. (WBO) recently signed off on sponsorship from Scotiabank and Flow through its subsidiary Columbus Busines.....
Women Business Owners | 2012-04-27 15:45:00

Tax Cheat Line One Year Later
With one year passed since the May 1, 2011 start of the toll-free Tax Cheat Line 1-888-292-4328, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has seen encouraging results, as taxpayers are increasingly using the .....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2012-04-27 12:23:00

Curfews imposed in sections of St.Andrew Central
Several curfews have been imposed in sections of the St. Andrew Central Division. The curfews began at 7:00 p.m. yestersay and will remain in effect until 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2012......
The Constabulary Communication Network | 2012-04-27 09:41:00

Water disruption affects sections of Manchester
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers in Strictland and Hope Village in Manchester, that the disruption they are experiencing is due to a power outage at the Windalco facility......
National Water Commission | 2012-04-27 09:27:00

Major Richard Reese appointed commissioner of customs
The Ministry of Finance and Planning wishes to announce that Major Richard Reese has been appointed as the new Commissioner of the Jamaica Customs Department as of May 1, 2012.Major Reese is a former .....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-04-27 09:17:00

Postponement of Wellness Fair
It is with regret that we convey that the Edna Manley College Wellness Fair, originally scheduled for Friday, April 27, 2012 has been postponed, on the strong recommendation of the Meteorological (MET.....
Edna Manley College | 2012-04-27 09:04:00

JATOO is calling for the establishment of a 15K Safe Drive Zone around schools on or close to major
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) is calling for the establishment of a 15K Safe Drive Zone around schools on or close to major thoroughfares as part of measures to red.....
JATOO | 2012-04-26 16:14:00

NCS E-Money Services (TCI) Ltd. Receives MoneyGram Caribbean Agent of the Year 2011 Award
NCS E-Money Services Limited – Turks & Caicos Islands has been named MoneyGram International’s Caribbean Agent of the Year 2011. The award was presented at the MoneyGram Caribbean Agent Meeting......
NCS E-Money Services (TCI) Ltd | 2012-04-26 15:14:00

Food For The Poor Reaches Out to Fire Victims in Galina, St. Mary
Following recent media reports concerning a two-year-old child killed when a fire destroyed her home and left her mother and two siblings hospitalised, Food For The Poor (FFP)-Jamaica has taken steps .....
foodforthepoorja | 2012-04-26 14:04:00

Medical record Technology
EMEDICAL GLOBAL JAMAICA LTD (EMED), is proud to announce EMEDLIFEDOX, a digital health record system for Jamaica. This digital electronic health record (EHR) system will enableJamaican patients and he.....
Emedical Global Jamaica, Ltd. | 2012-04-26 12:19:00

Leak repairs work to disrupt water supply in sections of manchester
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers in Broadleaf, Comfort, Ingleside, Land Settlement, Royal Flat and Kendal in Manchester, that they will experience a disruption in their water .....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-26 08:34:00

The Hon. Minister Lisa Hanna Launches Soroptimist Club 50th Anniversary Celebrations
Minister of Youth and Culture, the Hon. Lisa Hanna, will be guest speaker at the Soroptimist Club of Jamaica (Kingston’s) Annual General Meeting and launch of its Golden Anniversary on April 28, 2012 .....
Soroptimist International Club of Jamaica (Kingsto | 2012-04-25 16:15:00

CAPI repudiates Minister's statement
CITIZENS ACTION FOR PRINCIPLE AND INTEGRITY (CAPI), a group convened to demand and foster principle and integrity in leadership, is condemning statements attributed to Acting Prime Minister and Minist.....
CITIZENS ACTION FOR PRINCIPLE AND INTEGRITY | 2012-04-25 15:48:00

Hundreds participate in Forest Trek 2012
The Forestry Department’s second staging of Forest Trek 2012 was a resounding success with more than 600 persons turning out to participate in the 12 km hike to and from the Cinchona Botanical Gardens.....
Forestry Department | 2012-04-25 15:28:00

Labour minister Derrick Kellier refers Noranda dispute to IDT
The Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, has referred the dispute between Noranda Bauxite Limited and the University and Allied Workers’ Union to the Industrial Disputes Tribu.....
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2012-04-25 15:22:00

Fashion Designer Juanita S Reid Launches Summer 2012 Syiim Swimwear Collection
Fashion designer Juanita S. Reid will debut her new 2012 Summer ‘Exhibela’ Collection,an eighteen-piece contemporary women’s swim and beachwear line that conveys individuality, confidence and style. T.....
Syiim Swimwear | 2012-04-25 15:15:00

LIME plans impressive show for Expo Jamaica 2012
As major sponsors of EXPO Jamaica 2012, telecoms giants LIME will be putting on an impressive show for both its corporate and retail customers at the highly anticipated event.Being held under the them.....
LIME | 2012-04-25 15:03:00

Customs discovers cashiering irregularity
An internal investigation of the activities of a customs cashier and two broker clerks resulted in “conspiracy to defraud” charges being laid against Stacey-Ann Russell, Andrew Nelson and Stephan Park.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2012-04-25 15:00:00

EFJ hosts earth day exhibition
‘Trashable to Cashable” was the focus of Friday’s (April 20) Earth Day Exhibition, which was staged by the Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ) at the Hope Zoo in Kingston......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-04-25 14:46:00

OAS Assistant Secretary General Speaks on CARICOM issues in Barbados
The Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Albert Ramdin held discussions in Barbados on Friday with a series of officials including the President of the .....
Organization of American States (OAS) | 2012-04-25 14:43:00

OAS and Mexico Agree to Implement Technical Cooperation Activities . . .
The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, and the Executive Director of the Mexican Agency for International Development, Roger Granguillhome today signe.....
Organization of American States (OAS) | 2012-04-25 14:37:00

JBDC/DBJ Sign MoU to Facilitate MSME Projects
The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) and the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for just over $15 million to implement three projects aime.....
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2012-04-25 14:34:00

Urgent maintenance work at great river treatment plant section of St.James & Hanover to be affected
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers in St. James and Hanover, who are served by the Great River Treatment Plant in St. James, that they will experience a disruption in their wate.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-24 12:11:00

Minister Hanna Pays Tribute to Tyrone Blake of Merritone Music
Minister of Youth and Culture, the Honourable Lisa Hanna MP says Tyrone Blake has made an important contribution to Jamaica’s music industry and his passing is a great loss for the entertainment and c.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2012-04-24 12:07:00

JAMPRO registers close to 400 buyers for Expo Jamaica 2012
The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), through its buyer recruitment drive, has so far secured the participation of just under 400 local and international buyers for the upcoming Expo Jamaica 20.....
JAMPRO | 2012-04-24 10:39:00

Water supply disruption sections of St. Catherine & Portland Affected
The National Water Commission is advising customers in sections of St. Catherine who are served by Bybrook Wells 1 & 3 that the disruption they are experiencing in their service is due to a leak on th.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-24 10:36:00

WINDALCO & Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation Sign $9.5M Agreement
WINDALCO and the Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation (C-CAMF) yesterday signed an agreement which will see the Company fully funding an Artificial Reef Project, to the tune of $9.5M at the Th.....
Windalco | 2012-04-24 10:03:00

Chang reiterates call for comprehensive environment policy
Opposition Spokesman for Housing, Water and the Environment, Dr. Horace Chang today reiterated his call for the Government to urgently formulate a comprehensive Environment Policy in order to protect .....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-04-24 09:42:00

Photo for Earth day release
Photo Release for Earth Day.....
Jamaica Information Services | 2012-04-24 09:32:00

Fire set by vandals destroys Lime cell site equipment valued at $16 million
Vandals recently set fire to a LIME cell site at Bernard Lodge in St. Catherine, completely destroying the transmission equipment as well as the power generator and leaving the company with a $16 mill.....
LIME | 2012-04-24 09:20:00

Prime Minister welecome private medical facility in the west
A private sector initiative to construct a hospital in the Negril area, of Westmoreland, has received the nod of approval from Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, with a commitment fo.....
Jamaica Information Services | 2012-04-24 09:15:00

Flash flood watch in effect for eastern parishes and St.Ann
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has been advised by the National Meteorological Service that a Flash Flood Watch has been issued for low-lying and flood-prone are.....
ODPEM | 2012-04-23 11:49:00

NSWMA release after heavy rains
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has conducted reconnaissance of the Island after heavy rain over the past thirty six (36) hours and wants to inform the public that the regional b.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2012-04-23 11:43:00

Digicel alerts customers of scam promotion
Jamaica: Digicel is advising customers to be on the alert for scammers who are contacting customers purporting that they have won cash and prizes in a promotion.It has been reported that scam artists .....
Digicel | 2012-04-23 11:33:00

The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office Week
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) will observe Intellectual Property Week from April 22nd to 29th, 2012 under the theme “Nation Building through Creativity and Innovation”. Intellectual .....
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office | 2012-04-23 11:12:00

Minister Hanna recognises, encourages community service by youth
Minister of Youth and Culture, Hon Lisa Hanna says engaging in community service is one of the best ways for Jamaica’s youth to learn worthwhile principles such as the value of hard work, diligence an.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2012-04-23 10:42:00

Ministry of Youth and Culture Strengthens Technical Capacity
The Ministry of Youth and Culture is taking steps to strengthen its technical capacity with the aim of improving performance within the Ministry and its agencies.In this regard the Ministry is providi.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2012-04-23 10:38:00

Minister Hanna lauds CPTC, endorses agency’s Jamaica 50 culture productions
The Minister of Youth and Culture, Hon. Lisa Hanna has endorsed a series of television productions being undertaken by the Creative Production and Training Centre (CPTC), one of the agencies within he.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2012-04-23 10:35:00

Minister Hanna recognises, encourages community service by youth
Minister of Youth and Culture, Hon Lisa Hanna says engaging in community service is one of the best ways for Jamaica’s youth to learn worthwhile principles such as the value of hard work, diligence an.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2012-04-23 10:32:00

Rema and sections of Trench Town now on tamper-proof JPS Network
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is reporting that it has completed the full implementation of the Residential Advanced Metering Infrastructure (RAMI) system, in the communities of Wilton Gard.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2012-04-23 10:29:00

Justice ministry moves to address problems plaguing jury system
An internal working group of the Ministry of Justice met yesterday to discuss the problems plaguing the jury system in Jamaica, and the related incidents of trials being unable to start, which have be.....
Ministry of Justice | 2012-04-23 10:12:00

Women Business Owners Ja. Ltd. launches partnership with Scotiabank & Columbus Business Solutions
Women Business Owners Ja. Ltd. (WBO) hosted a Networking Event for its over 300 associates who are members, beneficiaries of its IDB-funded national project, and their guests at the Knutsford Court Ho.....
Women business Owners Jamaica Ltd | 2012-04-20 15:50:00

NCU film festival catches Hollywood’s eye
Northern Caribbean University’s (NCU) Lignum Vitae Film Festival, which was held in Mandeville last week, has caught the attention of at least one Hollywood producer, who has indicated an interest in .....
Northern Caribbean University | 2012-04-20 15:08:00

Local women-owned businesses participate in UK Spring Fair
Sinclair’s Ceramics, Peace-is of Bianca, Irie Rock and Kristina Broderick Jewellery were among the nine women-owned businesses from the Commonwealth that benefited from full sponsorship from the Commo.....
JAMPRO | 2012-04-20 14:54:00

Samuda calls on minister to protect pilots' rights
Opposition Spokesman for Transport and Works, Karl Samuda today called on the Minister of Transport, Dr. Omar Davies to outline what steps are being taken to protect the interests of the over 60 Jamai.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-04-20 14:10:00

Bartlett calls on tourism minister to give an update
Opposition Spokesman for Tourism and Travel Service Development, Ed Bartlett, this afternoon called on the Minister of Tourism, Dr. Wykeham McNeill to update the country on the winter tourist season’s.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-04-20 14:04:00

Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller chosen as one of Time Magazine's 100 . . .
Jamaica’s Prime Minister, the Most Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, has been chosen by TIME magazine’s editors as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World."  According to TIME, this covete.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-04-19 10:38:00

Food for the poor to bulid/upgrade 50 basic schools to celebrate jamaica 50
In celebration of Jamaica’s Golden Jubilee, Food For the Poor will be launching the 'Jamaica 50 Campaign' to build/upgrade 50 Basic Schools island-wide in 50 months. This commemorative education proje.....
foodforthepoorja | 2012-04-19 10:24:00

WIPA President hails Historic Jamaica Five-Peat
West Indies Players Association President Wavell Hinds has hailed Jamaica’s fifth consecutive domestic first class competition victory as an historic occasion. The moment was also special for Hinds, .....
West Indies Players' Association | 2012-04-19 09:54:00

Competitive Season anticipated in Flow NBL Western Conference
Kingston Jamaica; The addition of 2 new teams in the Western Conference of the Flow National Basketball League has set the stage for a highly competitive 2012 season. With the Lucea Flames and the Sa.....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-04-19 09:40:00

Water Supply disruption seaction of St.Thomas to be affected
National Water Commission customers in sections of St. Thomas, who are served by the Whitehall water supply system are being advised, that they will experience a disruption in their service on Thursda.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-18 11:27:00

JN Foundation Calls Volunteers to Act!on
The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Foundation is reaching out to citizens across the island to join its new volunteer programme, aimed at galvanizing critical human resources to support deve.....
Jamaica National Building Society | 2012-04-18 11:16:00

Water Supply disruption seaction of St.Thomas to be affected
National Water Commission customers in sections of St. Thomas who are served by the Springfield Well are being advised that they will experience a disruption in their water supply on Wednesday, April .....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-18 10:58:00

Tax administration Jamaica (TAJ) relocates its revenue accounts operations
Effective Monday, April 16, 2012 Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) began conducting all its revenue accounts operations from a single location:.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2012-04-18 10:52:00

Minister of Finance to advance work on the Implementation of the Anti-money Laundering . . .
The Honourable Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. Peter Phillips, has signaled the Government of Jamaica’s intentions to make top-priority amendments to several pieces oflegislation and regulations.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-04-18 10:38:00

Supreme Ventures launches fundraising raffle for team Jamaica to the London Olympics
Supreme Ventures Foundation (SVF), in association with Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL), announced today, an initiative called ‘Go for Gold,’ a fundraising raffle to support Jamaica’s team to the London.....
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2012-04-18 10:13:00

Urgent maintenance work disrupts water supply to sections of St. Ann
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that the Claremont # 2 pump has been removed for emergency repairs. As a result, customers in Ogle, Beechamville, Lydford, Lydford Housing Scheme and se.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-17 16:14:00

Nominations open for GG Achievement Awards
Nominations are now open for the Governor-General's Achievement Awards (GGAA) which are presented annually in three categories in each parish. These awards are The Governor-General's Achievement Awar.....
His Excellency The Governor General and Staff | 2012-04-17 16:01:00

Education Ministry Responds to Schools Struggling NEI Report
The Ministry of Education has taken note of the recent report in a Daily Newspaper, that the National Education Inspectorate (NEI), in its latest assessment of the performance standards of the country.....
Ministry of Education | 2012-04-17 09:59:00

Support growing for help JA Children
Kingston, Jamaica:— Support for the Help JA Children movement is growing, as more groups and members from the private sector come on board to support the organisation’s march and rally in Kingston on .....
Help JA Children | 2012-04-17 09:43:00

Ministers of Tourism and Entertainm​ent, and Labour and Social Security Meets with Sunwing
Ministers of Tourism and Entertainm​ent, and Labour and Social Security Meets with Sunwing : Photo Release.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-04-17 09:00:00

Good progress made in first 100 days says PM Simpson Miller
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has stated that good and steady progress have been made during her Administration's first one hundred days in office.In a statement from Cartagena, Columbia where .....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2012-04-17 08:19:00

LIME goes 'XL' Downtown Giant cake unveiled and served during campaign launch party
Offering “a sweet presentation” of its newest value offer, telecommunications company LIME celebrated its’ LIME XL Value campaign with a five-hour long promotional event which culminated with the cut.....
LIME | 2012-04-17 07:50:00

Kingston woman reported missing
Thirty-nine-year-old Elizabeth Henclewood, otherwise called ‘Stuks’, of Majesty Garden, Kingston 11, has been reported missing since Thursday, April 13. She is of brown complexion, stout build and ap.....
The Constabulary Communication Network | 2012-04-17 07:46:00

CARICOM Meets with IDB to review cooperation program
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) A team from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat met with a Mission from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Thursday .....
CARICOM Secretariat | 2012-04-16 18:27:00

Mexico to support CARICOM issues at G20
(Caribbean Community Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was assured of the support of Mexico with respect to advocating for small vulnerable economies.....
CARICOM Secretariat | 2012-04-16 18:17:00

CARICOM lobbies Canada for G20 help
(Caribbean Community Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continued to lobby for the G20 to focus on the plight of small vulnerab.....
CARICOM Secretariat | 2012-04-16 18:15:00

Caribbean leaders press US President on security
(Caribbean Community Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Caribbean leaders pressed United States President Barack Obama for greater support in securing the Region from the traffic in il.....
CARICOM Secretariat | 2012-04-16 18:13:00

Water supply disruption section of St.Thomas & St.catherine to be affected
National Water Commission customers in sections of St. Thomas who are served by the Prospect Deepwell are being advised that they will experience a disruption in their water supply on Tuesday, April 1.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-16 16:14:00

Leak repair work to disrupt water supply in sections of Montego Bay
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers, who are served by the Appleton Hall Pumping Station in Montego Bay, St. James that they will be without their regular water supply on Sunday,.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-14 15:02:00

Water disruption affects sections of St.Ann & ST.James
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that operations at the Claremont facility have been suspended due to electrical problems. Customers in Claremont, Steerfield, Orange Park, Golden Grove,.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-14 14:59:00

Turbid conditions affect water supply to sections of Trelawny & St.James
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that due to turbid conditions, customers served by the Queen of Spain Wells located in Trelawny are experiencing a disruption in their water supply......
National Water Commission | 2012-04-14 14:54:00

Mechanical problems affect water supply to sections of manchester
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers in Sea Air, Prospect and sections of New Forest in Manchester, that the disruption they are experiencing is as a result of mechanical problems.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-14 14:51:00

Mr. Ken Williams appointed CEO OF HOT 102 FM.
The board of directors of CVM Television is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Williams as the CEO of Hot 102, effective April 16, 2012......
CVM-TV | 2012-04-12 16:48:00

Pipeline interconnection work to affect water supply to sections of Trelawny
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers served by the Clarke’s Town Water Supply System that they will experience a disruption in their water supply on Friday, April 13, 2012 between.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-12 16:31:00

Timely and Productive meeting says Minister
Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Transport, Works & Housing, Dr. Morais Guy is hailing the meeting with taxi operators, SSP Radcliffe Lewis and other Ministry officials this morning, as a.....
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND WORKS | 2012-04-12 16:12:00

OAS Donates Firearms Marking Machines to El Salvador
The Organization of American States (OAS) today donated three firearms marking machines and three computers to the Government of El Salvador to be used by the Ministry of National Defense of that coun.....
Organization of American States (OAS) | 2012-04-12 16:00:00

World Autism day observed at King's House
On Monday, April 2, the Staff at King’s House joined millions of persons around the world in observing United Nations World Autism Awareness Day. All Staff members were asked to wear something blue i.....
His Excellency The Governor General and Staff | 2012-04-12 15:51:00

Water Supply disruption affects sections of St.James and St.Ann
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers in Fairfield, Tucker Irwin, Irwin South, sections of Granville and sections of Pitfour in St. James, that the water disruption they are experi.....
National Water Commission | 2012-04-12 15:44:00

‘Jamaica is a great place to invest,’ says Minister Hylton
Jamaica’s growing business sophistication, strategic location, impressive workforce and ongoing commitment to inward investments and free enterprise were among the attributes identified by Anthony Hyl.....
JAMPRO | 2012-04-12 15:29:00

Man reported missing
Thirty-six-year-old David Henry of Kildare district in Buff Bay, Portland has been reported missing since Thursday, January 12......
The Constabulary Communication Network | 2012-04-12 15:22:00

NEPA warns against out-of-season bird shooting
The National Environment and Planning Agency is warning persons against the shooting of Ring Tail Pigeons and other species of birds outside the scheduled bird hunting season......
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2012-04-12 15:10:00

Digicel re-introduces voluntary Separation Programme
Kingston, Jamaica – Thursday 12th April 2012. Digicel is today announcing a re-opening of its Voluntary Separation Programme for its Jamaica-based staff. The Voluntary Separation Programme is being .....
Digicel | 2012-04-12 14:56:00

Changes to U.S. Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visa Processing Fees
Starting April 13, 2012, the U.S. Department of State will adjust nonimmigrant and immigrant visa processing fees worldwide.  All immigrant visa processing fees will decrease, while some nonimmigrant .....
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2012-04-03 14:24:00

Photo Release : Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment
Courtesy call on the Most Hon PM, Portia Simpson Miller by CEO and President of Air Transat and President of Transat Canada, Mr. Allen Graham, and lunch with Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-04-03 11:59:00

Indecom launches probe into shooting death of Olympic Garden resident
The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, has launched a probe into the shooting death of a civilian along Robins Road, Olympic Gardens on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at approximately 3:05 a.....
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDE | 2012-04-03 11:49:00

Indecom probes shooting death and injury
The Independent Commission of Investigations has commenced an investigation into the shooting death of a civilian and the injury of another on Friday, March 30, 2012 at approximately 5:50 p.m. The de.....
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDE | 2012-04-03 11:44:00

Indecom launches probe into 1st death for april 2012
The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, has recorded its first fatality for the month of April and has launched a probe into this death. The civilian, who has been identified as 27 year.....
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDE | 2012-04-03 11:38:00

JN Real Estate Fair set for Florida, USA
Jamaicans residing in Florida, USA will be able to find out more about real estate investment opportunities in the island, at a JN Real Estate Fair, to be staged at Inverrary Country Club in Lauderhil.....
Jamaica National Building Society | 2012-04-03 11:25:00

Transport Authority suspends acceptance of new road licence applications
The Transport Authority, as part of the process to assess and rationalize the public transportation sector, will suspend acceptance of NEW applications for all categories of Public Passenger Vehicle (.....
Transport Authority | 2012-04-03 11:14:00

JFJ Encouraged by Minister’s Actions to Address Police Killings
Thursday, March 29, 2012, Kingston, Jamaica - Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is encouraged by the stance taken by the Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting, to address the recent spate and long hi.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-03-29 14:26:00

UWI statement re Student protest re non-payment of tuition fees
The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Mona has taken note of student protests arising from the University’s decision to deny access to some aspects of its online resources for approximately 3000 me.....
The University of the West Indies | 2012-03-29 10:14:00

New Crime Stoppers Regional Body Launched
On Monday March 12th, 2012 the inaugural meeting of the Caribbean/ Bermuda and Latin America Crime Stoppers Incorporated commenced at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain, Trinidad. This meeting was.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2012-03-29 09:36:00

Urgent repair work affects water supply in sections of Manchester
National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers served by the Greater Mandeville Water Supply System that the disruption they are experiencing is as a result of emergency repair work being carri.....
National Water Commission | 2012-03-29 09:12:00

The Shellacking of Acceptances
Versan Educational Services' Weekly Wednesday Blog: Top of the Day to you all! Well, local elections have come and gone. It is wise to watch the independents. Versan's students do travel the indepe.....
Versan Educational Services | 2012-03-29 10:00:00

Water Supply Disruption
National Water Commission customers in sections of Greater Portmore and surrounding areas in St. Catherine are being advised that they may be experiencing low water pressure or have no water due to me.....
National Water Commission | 2012-03-28 15:52:00

RT. REV. DR. Howard Gregory elected Bishop of Jamaica
The Rt. Rev. Dr. Howard Kingsley Ainsworth Gregory was elected this afternoon as the 14th Anglican Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, following day-long deliberations at a Special Synod held at.....
Diocese of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands | 2012-03-28 12:17:00

Hanna pays tribute to former Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO Secretary-General
The Minister of Youth and Culture, the Honourable Lisa Hanna, MP has expressed regret at the passing of the former Secretary-General of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO, Miss Silvia Thomas, .....
Minister of Youth and Culture | 2012-03-28 12:09:00

The Honourable Peter Bunting on the use of force by the Jamaica Constabulary
The right of Jamaicans to protest and freely express their opinions is an important guarantee of our Constitutional democracy and a demonstration of the vibrancy of our civil society......
Ministry of National Security | 2012-03-28 12:03:00

Foreign state Minister leaves tomarrow for COTED
The Hon. Arnaldo Brown, MP and Minister of State for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade (MFAFT), leaves the island tomorrow (Wednesday, 28, March) for an official trip to Georgetown Guyan.....
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade | 2012-03-28 11:52:00

NCB supports the University Diabetes Outreach Programme’s Annual International Conference
“We at the National Commercial Bank (NCB) firmly believe that all employees should enjoy the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health,” Patrick Hylton stated. It is with this critic.....
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2012-03-28 11:30:00

Gore Developments Hosts 200 persons & Nine Lending Institutions for Informative Open House Event
On Saturday, March 24, 2012 Gore Developments Limited hosted approximately 200 people at an Open House event held at their head office on Braemar Avenue in Kingston.In addition to viewing Gore's on-si.....
Gore Developments | 2012-03-28 10:52:00

New-Build nuclear power : A high-risk gamble
According to a new report from the Energy Fair group (PDF, bit.ly/zGgbHF), anyone considering investing in new nuclear plants faces five major areas of risk: market risk, cost risk, subsidy risk, poli.....
Gerry Wolff | 2012-03-28 10:22:00

Digicel leads project to deliver high-capacity undersea cable to Haiti
Two years after Haiti was struck by a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake, the country is set to receive a major boost with the delivery of a US$16m 200km undersea cable which will link the country t.....
Digicel | 2012-03-28 09:58:00

Instant Champs Results with LIME BB ‘APP’
Champs’ exclusive telecommunications partner LIME, has launched an application for BlackBerry smartphones that will allow fans to access event schedules, results, updates and everything related to the.....
LIME | 2012-03-28 09:39:00

Statement of the Office of the Contractor General in Response to the Permanent Secretaries Board
Office of the Contractor General (OCG) is deeply troubled by the contents of a Statement, dated March 23, 2012, that was issued by the Permanent Secretaries Board (PSB)......
Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica | 2012-03-28 09:15:00

Congratulating Transport Operator Christopher Townsend to the bench of Councilor elect for West Central St. Andrew
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) wishes to congratulate one of our own Christopher Townsend Councilor elect for West Central St. Andrews Division......
JATOO | 2012-03-28 09:09:00

Extending the license period for Transport Operators for May 2012
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) is concern at the number of Transport Operators who are unable to renew their road and route license due to the financial down turn i.....
JATOO | 2012-03-28 08:57:00

Dismantling the rural bus system
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) welcomes plan by the Transport Minister Omar Davies to put the brakes by the former government to establish a rural bus system......
JATOO | 2012-03-28 08:54:00

Jampro ramps up buyer recruitment drive for Expo Jamaica 2012
The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), through its comprehensive buyer recruitment programme, is on course to securing the participation of a substantial increase of international and local buye.....
JAMPRO | 2012-03-28 08:43:00

Offer to settle Tax arrears closes soon
With the close of the financial year less than a week away Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding taxpayers, that a window of opportunity still exists to make arrangements to clear outstanding .....
Jamaica Employers' Federation | 2012-03-27 16:12:00

Lime offers cash , Computers and 'NICE 'Time for Champs Schools
Telecommunications sponsor LIME, will be giving one of the participating High schools for this year’s ISSA Boys’ and Girls’ Athletic Championships, $100,000 for a project, two desktop computers and an.....
LIME | 2012-03-26 15:31:00

Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance 15th Caribbean Business Executive Seminar
The seminar is on “The Future of the Pension Industry in the Caribbean”, a subject of major importance especially given changes in national, regional and global financial market conditions, demographi.....
Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance | 2012-03-26 09:35:00

The Lenora Clarke Charity
The story of Lenora Clarke is one of a woman’s struggles to make ends meet.....
THE LENORA CLARKE CHARITY | 2012-03-24 16:04:00

The Jamaica College Old Boys wins the 2012 Ziadie Cup
The Jamaica College Old Boys wins the 2012 Ziadie Cup; Montego Bay High School Alumnae wins the Western Union All Girls Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off. The Jamaica College Old Boys defeated the St. .....
JCOBAFL | 2012-03-22 15:45:00

JLP and PNP sign agreement to debate local government issues on Thursday
The opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the governing People’s National Party (PNP)signed an agreement with the Jamaica Debates Commission to participate in the country’s first Local Government .....
Jamaica Debates Commission | 2012-03-20 15:12:00

Jamaican teams for Rally Trinidad 2012
Top Jamaican rally crews Jeffrey Panton/Mike Fennell and Gary Gregg/Hugh Hutchinson are slated to enter the 9th installment of Rally Trinidad, starting on Friday night, March 30 at the Hasely Crawford.....
JAMAICA MILLENNIUM MOTORING CLUB | 2012-03-22 14:29:00

JAMAICA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS' ASSOCIATION (JISA) pRINCIPALS' CONFERENCE APRIL 25-27TH, 2012
JISA HOSTS 3-DAY PRINCIPALS' CONFERENCE APRIL 25-27 AT SUNSET JAMAICA GRANDE RESORT & SPA, OCHO RIOS.....
Jamaica Independent Schools' Association | 2012-03-25 00:00:00

And They Rain: Graduate, Boarding and Undergraduate School Scholarships Rain!
Versan Educational Services' Weekly Wednesday Blog: Hearty Good Morning to the Versan family!I know, I know, you want to see who got accepted this week. I will get to it!I just need to remind you that.....
Versan Educational Services | 2012-03-22 12:00:00

Shurwayne Winchester " Can't Wait " to perform at Bacchanal Fridays' Galatic Eclipse
The penultimate party in the Bacchanal Fridays series is set to ignite this Friday March 23 with Shurwayne Winchester live on stage inside the new Mas Camp, Stadium North. The night dubbed ‘Galactic E.....
BacchanalJamaica | 2012-03-21 16:34:00

Profile Artists to Champion the HIV/AIDS cause at the LIVEUP/CARISMA
Barbados Soca sensations Biggie Irie and Rupee along with local powerful talents such as Tanya Stephens, Tony Rebel, Queen Ifricia, Junior Kelly, Ashe and Total Five will lend their support and partne.....
Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS | 2012-03-21 16:03:00

JFJ to Launch Project to Improve Accountability and Transparency in Government
JFJ has been documenting human rights abuses for years. By using data to write reports, take legal cases to International human rights bodies (such as the Inter-American Court of Human Rights), and lo.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-03-20 17:45:00

JFJ Condemns Attack on Policeman
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) condemns last week’s brutal attack on Corporal Anthony Watson of the New Market Police Station. Corporal Watson and his colleagues were on patrol in the Beersheeba, St Eliz.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-03-20 17:30:00

It Is Getting Better
Versan Educational Services' Weekly Wednesday Blog: And the acceptances are just coming in a flood! Who said there was a recession in the States? Why are there such a record number of scholarships? .....
Versan Educational Services | 2012-03-20 16:40:00

Jamaican Premiere of MARLEY- THE DEFINITIVE STORY
“MARLEY,” the eagerly anticipated, most definitive, and only authorized bio-documentary film on the life, music, and global impact of the legend himself, Bob Marley,b is set to premiere in his beloved.....
Island Jamaica | 2012-03-20 08:49:00

Cocoa Industry Board To Launch Cocoa Rural Re-engineering Project
Jamaica’s rural cocoa industry gets a much needed shot in the arm with the official launch of the “Re-Engineering the Cocoa Rural Economy through Agro-processing, Eco-Tourism & Entrepreneurship” Proj.....
Cocoa Industry Board | 2012-03-16 08:36:00

Greater Collaboration between Caribbean and Latin American Networks
This collaboartaion led to representatives of national research and education networks (NRENs) from across the Caribbean meeting recently in Kingston, Jamaica to review and discuss research and educat.....
Caribbean Knowledge and Learning Network | 2012-03-15 11:50:00

Family Fun Day at the Do Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
On Saturday March 17, 2012, Emancipation Park will be abuzz with activities for families. The first ever joint Do Good Jamaica Festival/Kingston Book Festival will be held from 10am - 6pm and is cons.....
Do Good Jamaica | 2012-03-14 08:14:00

Do Good Jamaica - Crayon Count Drive
The organisers of Crayon count wishes to express gratitude and appreciation to the sponsors for their continued support and dedication to the Crayon count......
Do Good Jamaica | 2012-03-09 16:14:00

10 Weeks Of Fuel Increases
The MSME Alliance, in collaboration with the Jamaica Gasoline Retailers Association (JGRA), National Council of Taxi Associations (NCOTA) and the Jamaica Solar Energy Association (JSEA), notes with gr.....
Jamaica Solar Energy Association (JSEA) | 2012-03-09 08:36:00

Marvin Williams Cops Top ITC Instructor Award
Marvin Williams is the top ITC instructor in the Excellence and Innovation in Training Awards Programme (EITAP) competition for 2012. The competition, instituted by the HEART Trust/NTA saw Williams i.....
HEART Trust/NTA | 2012-03-07 09:21:00

Celebrating Books about Jamaican Sports
Writers and publishers of recent sports titles will gather at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records on Tuesday, March 13 to discuss the challenges and opportunities in Jamaican sports publishing. The event .....
The Book Industry Association of Jamaica | 2012-03-06 15:32:00

OCEAN Style Secures US National TV Syndication Deal
The highly regarded lifestyle TV show “OCEAN Style” has inked a distribution deal with New Media Buys to distribute its 30 minute lifestyle show across the US The deal will see the show, which urges v.....
OCEAN Style | 2012-03-05 15:04:00

28 Communities Recognized for their Work in DRRM
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) through the Building Disaster Resilient Communities (BDRC) Project honoured 28 vulnerable communities for their work in Disaster Ri.....
ODPEM | 2012-03-02 08:42:00

55th Anniversary of the Destructive Montego Bay Earthquake
Today marks the 55th Anniversary of the destructive Montego Bay earthquake which struck the second city in 1957 causing severe damage to properties and infrastructure including ­the St. James Parish C.....
ODPEM | 2012-03-02 08:11:00

Kingston Book Festival 2012
The Book Industry Association of Jamaica will stage the Kingston Book Festival, March 11 - 17 2012. The weeklong series of activities includes a church service, book readings at Kingston venues, an ex.....
The Book Industry Association of Jamaica | 2012-03-01 12:00:00

Jamaica Yellow Pages Continues Long Tradition of Publishing Mobile Numbers
Jamaica Yellow Pages is correcting a misperception in the market about its inclusion of mobile numbers in its telephone directories......
Globaldirectories | 2012-03-01 10:17:00

The Ultimate Gift from SJBS
Nuptials Jamaica represents a team of wedding planners and consultants and is home to Nuptials Magazine. The Caribbean's First eWedding Magazine......
NUPTIALS JAMAICA | 2012-02-28 00:00:00

Twenty-first century ‘Bedward’ arrives
Local theatre-goers will enjoy an exciting new experience starting on Friday March 2 when Louis Marriott’s Bedward goes three-dimensional under Yvonne Brewster’s avante-garde direction.The production .....
Louis Marriott | 2012-02-27 10:55:00

Food Safety reform gathers momentum in the Private Sector
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), food safety is one of the most widespread health problems and is a major cause of reduced economic productivity. Being one of the largest food and agr.....
Cbgroup | 2012-02-27 10:26:00

The RMP Group is excited to announce their commitment to Do Good Jamaica’s “Crayons Count!”Project
The RMP Group has committed to assisting Do Good Jamaica to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood education and giving children the tools they.....
The RMP Group | 2012-02-24 11:11:00

Mailpac Express partners with Do Good Jamaica/Crayons Count Charity Project
Mailpac Express is delighted to be a part of the Crayons Count Initiative. Mailpac’s 12 island wide locations will serve as drop off centers for Crayons......
Mailpac Express | 2012-02-24 10:54:00

BOSS FURNITURE INVITATION - JAMAICA JUBILEE 50 FURNITURE AND BEDDING SHOWING
Boss Furniture manufacturer and exporter of fine upholstered furniture, bedding, pillows and polyurethane foam will be showing the 2012 Jamaica Jubilee 50 collection on Thursday and Friday, March 1st.....
BOSS FURNITURE | 2012-02-21 16:53:00

UNSIGNED ONLY MUSIC COMPETITION DEADLINE IS FAST APPROACHING ON MARCH 5 2012
The newly launched Unsigned Only Music Competition, from the team behind the International Songwriting Competition, is fast approaching its March 5 deadline for artists to enter ........
Un Signed Only | 2012-02-20 16:34:00

Lime secures sweet partnership with sprinter Yohan Blake
Telecommunications provider LIME has welcomed 100m World Champion, Yohan Blake to its cadre of top athlete brand ambassadors. The highlight of ‘Jamaica Day’ activities staged at Blake’s alma mater, St.....
LIME | 2012-02-20 16:14:00

NaSIMEX Comes to a Close
The National Earthquake and Tsunami Simulation Exercise 2012 (NaSIMEX 2012) concluded its final table top exercise yesterday at the Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management’s (ODPEM) hea.....
ODPEM | 2012-02-17 16:04:00

National Earthquake Drill & Search & Rescue Exercise
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM) in collaboration with a number of its partner agencies and parish councils will be staging a series of earthquake drills across the i.....
ODPEM | 2012-02-14 13:35:00

Update on Riverton City Landfill
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) in collaboration with the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) continue to report steady progress of Phase 2 of ground.....
ODPEM | 2012-02-14 13:31:00

Old Harbour Bay Community the First to Conduct Tsunami Drill
The community of Old Harbour Bay is one step closer to strengthening its disaster plan after successfully conducting its first Earthquake and Tsunami drill yesterday......
ODPEM | 2012-02-10 09:01:00

JUNIOR GONG FANS TO GET FREE MUSIC & EXCLUSIVE CONTENT FROM LIME
Telecommunications provider LIME has announced that it has welcomed multi –Grammy award winning recording artiste Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley, son of the musical legend Bob Marley, as its newest brand.....
LIME | 2012-02-09 15:17:00

Update on Fire at Riverton City Solid Waste Dump
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) in collaboration with the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has now activated the Command and Control Centre at the.....
ODPEM | 2012-02-09 15:01:00

IDB extends deadline for submission of proposals for Cultural Development Program
IDB Offices in Latin America and the Caribbean will receive applications for financing until February 24, 2012.....
IDB | 2012-02-09 14:53:00

OPPOSITION LEADER MEETS UNIVERSITY OF GUYANA REPRESENTATIVES
Leader of the Opposition, Brigadier David Granger has expressed support for efforts to improve conditions of work and study at the University of Guyana......
National Assembly of Guyana | 2012-02-09 14:36:00

The Offshore Investment Conference Panama 2012
Offshore Investment, a UK based international publishing and event management company, have announced the inaugural Offshore Investment Conference Panama 2012......
Offshore Investment | 2012-02-09 14:27:00

The Prince’s Foundation awarded over $2 Million to continue regeneration in Jamaica
The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, formerly The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment, has been awarded over $2 million to help continue its work in Rose Town, Kingston; one of th.....
Prince's Foundation | 2012-02-09 14:06:00

Cayman Finance sponsors regional compliance conference
Underscoring the important role compliance plays within Cayman’s financial services sector, Cayman Finance is pleased to support the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association’s 2012 conference as a sp.....
Cayman Finance | 2012-02-09 12:32:00

EXEC DIRECT AVIATION EXPANDS AIR CARGO OPERATIONS TO MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
On Tuesday February 7, 2012 Exec Direct Aviation Services Limited, EDA expanded its air cargo service to Miami International Airport, MIA, and will make Miami its preferred gateway into the USA......
Health & Communications Projects | 2012-02-07 00:00:00

DENTAL CONVENTION COMES TO MONTEGO BAY
The annual Jamaica Dental Association (JDA) Convention will be held at the Iberostar Suites Hotel, Montego Bay, February 15-18 2012. This highly anticipated convention provides a forum for the ‘meetin.....
Jamaica Dental Association | 2012-02-06 16:20:00

Church Teachers’ College Alumni Association invites you to an Evening of Excellence
The Church Teachers’ College Alumni Association is honoured to invite you to an Evening of Excellence on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.....
Church Teachers’ College | 2012-01-25 15:28:00

Riverhead Community Receives Upgrade to its Footpath
Riverhead community within the district of Llandewey, St. Thomas recently received a major upgrade to its footpath with the construction of a footbridge and a U drain across the area’s main gully......
ODPEM | 2012-01-25 15:20:00

ESPN Acquires Rights to the Paulista and Brazilian Soccer Championships in Latin America and the Caribbean
ESPN International has signed an exclusive agreement with TV Globo for four seasons of the Paulista and Brazilian Championships. Under the agreement, ESPN can exclusively broadcast up to 100 games liv.....
ESPN | 2012-01-19 16:17:00

Children’s Registry Appeals to Public to Report Suspected Child Abuse
The Office of the Children’s Registry (OCR) is once again appealing to members of the public to be more vigilant of the care and protection of children and to immediately report suspected cases of abu.....
Office of the children's Registry | 2012-01-18 12:30:00

Jamaican Consul General to New York honoured by Caribbean American Chamber
Hon. Geneive Brown Metzger, Jamaica’s Consul General to New York, has been lauded for her achievements in the area of business and entrepreneurship as well as her contributions to the Caribbean Diaspo.....
Consulate General of Jamacia, New York | 2012-01-18 10:44:00

Jamaica’s 50th anniversary to be recognized at music festival
Jamaica’s 50th anniversary will be specially recognised at this year’s Jazz and Blues Festival, scheduled to be held at the Stadium in Trelawny from Thursday, January 26 to Saturday, January 28......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-18 09:02:00

OCR records over 24,000 reports of child abuse
The Office of the Children’s Registry (OCR) has received over 24,000 reports of child abuse, since its inception in 2007. It is estimated that some 7,000 cases were received in 2011......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-18 08:49:00

Urgent leak repair work to affect water supply to sections of Hanover
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that it will be carrying out urgent repairs to a broken 10 inch main in Elgin Town, Hanover on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, between the hours of 09:00 a.....
National Water Commission | 2012-01-17 13:19:00

Man A Man: LIVE UP Video Competition Launched
The Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS (CBMP) in association with PSI/Caribbean launched the ‘Man A Man: LIVE UP Video Competition’ at the Rebel Salute concert in St Elizabeth, Jamaica .....
Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS | 2012-01-17 11:35:00

Women Business Owners Ja. Limited starts 2012 off with new executive team
On December 5, 2011 Women Business Owners Ja. Ltd. voted in its new Executive. 2011 was a successful year for the organisation who launched its Inter-American Development Bank-funded Strengthening & P.....
Women business Owners Jamaica Ltd | 2012-01-16 14:50:00

OUR to further examine consumer protection for Claro customers
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) will be further examining what, if any, consumer protection can be afforded to customers of Claro following on the announcement by Digicel that it will be term.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2012-01-16 13:12:00

JATOO to host first corporate transport conference
Safety, Security, Standards and Sustainable investment is the focus of the first Corporate Conference of Transport Owners and Operators to be held on Sunday January 22, 2012 by the Jamaica Association.....
JATOO | 2012-01-16 12:47:00

Food For The Poor Jamaica Appoints Andrew Mahfood As New Board Chairman
The Board of Directors of Food For The Poor (FFP) - Jamaica has announced the appointment of Mr. Andrew Mahfood as the Chairman of the organization’s ten-member Board of Directors......
Food For The Poor - Jamaica | 2012-01-16 09:45:00

Lime invites Claro customers to “come over”
Claro customers who have been left hanging by the merger between Claro and Digicel are being offered a rescue option by LIME. Starting tomorrow, Claro subscribers can trade in their SIM cards for a fr.....
LIME | 2012-01-16 09:39:00

Students can rely on SLB for funding
With an ever increasing demand to assist students to fund their tertiary studies each year, the Students Loan Bureau (SLB) continues to work assiduously to ensure that Jamaicans access the highest le.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-16 09:09:00

ODPEM to conduct a National Earthquake and Tsumani Simulation
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM) will spearhead a national Earthquake and Tsunami Simulation Exercise. The exercise dubbed National Simulation Exercise 2012 (NaSIMEX .....
ODPEM | 2012-01-13 15:27:00

Minister Hylton's tour of Factories Corporation of Jamaica
Newly-appointed Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton has indicated that he intends to support the Caymanas Economic Zone Project as this project is geared towards creating job.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-13 15:23:00