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Gaming Lounge Operators form Jamaica Gaming Association
The operators of the 7 largest Gaming Lounge operations in Jamaica have announced the formation of the Jamaica Gaming Association (JGA)......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2016-04-20 00:00:00

Lascelles Chin to receive international award
Businessman and philanthropist Lascelles Chin will on Saturday, April 23 receive the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) Peacock Award for International Achievement......
| 2016-04-20 00:00:00

Water supply disruption to affect sections of St. Catherine
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some areas of St. Catherine, that the disruption they are presently experiencing in their water supply, is as a result of an electrical problem a.....
National Water Commission | 2016-04-19 00:00:00

Dis Poem Wordz & Agro Festival
On Sunday April 24, Dub Poet and Agro consultant Ras Takura will present the 6th staging of DisPoem Wordz & Agro Festival 2016 in Portland, Jamaica......
| 2016-04-19 00:00:00

Minister Grange committed to positioning Jamaica as a global player
“We are protecting the Blue and John Crow Mountains World Heritage site not only for ourselves, but for the people of the world,” declared Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia .....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-04-19 00:00:00

MBJ brings airports experts and professional training courses to Montego Bay
MBJ Airports, the operator of Sangster International Airport, Jamaica’s leading international gateway majority owned by GrupoAeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP), will host the Airports Council Internatio.....
| 2016-04-19 00:00:00

Minister Bartlett to attend important UNWTO Conference
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett is set to participate in a high level symposium being hosted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to explore ways to further encourage sust.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-04-18 00:00:00

Energy Minister calls on JPS to provide full report on power outages
In the wake of power outages across the island over the week-end, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, the Honourable Dr. Andrew Wheatley has called on the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) .....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-04-18 00:00:00

Service restored to JPS customers, as investigation continues
JPS is reporting that electricity supply was restored to customers last night (April 17), following a widespread outage that affected several parishes......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-04-18 00:00:00

Vocal Ink touching hearts & caressing minds
"If yu nah write, den yu wrong and if yu cyaan read, it's hard to get along", Yasus Afari boldly asserts in his new groundbreaking novel, titled "Vocal Ink - The Mental Intercourse"......
| 2016-04-18 00:00:00

Green outlook for The Vistas at Runaway Bay
Over eighty new households in St. Ann are set to benefit from a multi-million dollar sustainable energy project commissioned by the Housing Agency of Jamaica Ltd. (HAJ) through design builder COMPLANT.....
| 2016-04-18 00:00:00

Mechanical problems cause water supply disruption in sections of St. Mary
The National Water Commission is advising customers in St. Mary who are served by the Boscobel Pumping Station that the disruption they are currently experiencing in their water supply is as a result .....
National Water Commission | 2016-04-18 00:00:00

National Gallery to open Digital Exhibition on April 24
The National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sundays programme for April 24, 2016, will feature the opening of the Digital exhibition and a musical performance by Chevaughn......
National Gallery of Jamaica | 2016-04-18 00:00:00

Former West Indian Cricketer Franklyn Rose shares his story
“I need to let people know what really happened, man. I am disappointed in the New Zealand Immigration system. I am very disappointed.”.....
West Indies Players' Association | 2016-04-18 00:00:00

Maintenance work affecting water supply in sections of Westmoreland
The National Water Commission (NWC) apologises to customers served by the Cave facility in Westmoreland for the continued interruption in their water supply......
National Water Commission | 2016-04-15 00:00:00

Jamaica to join the world in celebrating the Heritage of Sport
In observance of Wold Heritage Day 2016, Jamaica will join the rest of the world in celebration, under the theme ‘The Heritage of Sport’, on April 18th......
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-04-15 00:00:00

NIA welcomes items on legislative agenda
National Integrity Action welcomes the items on the legislative agenda, announced in the Governor General’s Throne Speech, relating to the strengthening of good governance in Jamaica and urges both go.....
National Integrity Action Limited | 2016-04-15 00:00:00

INDECOM charge JCF member
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) arrested and charged another member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF)......
INDECOM | 2016-04-15 00:00:00

INDECOM charge JCF member
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) arrested and charged another member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF)......
INDECOM | 2016-04-15 00:00:00

TAJ to carry out maintenance on specific online services this weekend
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) wishes to advise that it will carry out routine maintenance on some online services from 9:00pm Saturday April 16 to 2:00am Sunday April 17, 2016......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-04-14 00:00:00

Chief Justice congratulates Drug Treatment Court graduates
Fifteen participants enrolled in the Drug Treatment Court Programme in the Parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew, St. Catherine, St. Thomas and St. James, successfully completed the programme and were r.....
Court Management Services | 2016-04-14 00:00:00

Transfer Pricing expert in Jamaica for week long official visit
Jamaica is continuing to receive overseas technical assistance on Transfer Pricing......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-04-12 00:00:00

Civilians in triple fatal shooting in Westmoreland identified
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has confirmed the identity of the civilians killed in the triple fatal shooting incident in Westmoreland on April 8, 2016......
INDECOM | 2016-04-12 00:00:00

Planned JPSCo. Power outage & electrical problem affect water supply
The National Water Commission is advising customers served by the Alman Hill and Cavaliers Pumping Stations in St. Andrew, that they will experience a disruption in service on Wednesday April 13, 2016.....
National Water Commission | 2016-04-12 00:00:00

Filing of 2016 General Election returns
Following the April 6 deadline for candidates or agents of candidates who contested the 2016 General Election to file their Election Returns of Expenses, the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) has rece.....
Electoral Commission of Jamaica | 2016-04-12 00:00:00

Caribbean Posh Magazine establishes The Region’s Premier Women’s Empowerment Event
Caribbean POSH Magazine recently wrapped thevery successful premier edition of the Caribbean POSHGirl POWER Brunch: BVI earlier this month which was held on Scrub Island, the exclusive private destina.....
| 2016-04-12 00:00:00

INDECOM arrest and charge 2 police officers with murder
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) this morning arrested and charged two police officers with murder......
INDECOM | 2016-04-12 00:00:00

Photo Release - TEF welcomes new Chairman
Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) welcomes new Chairman......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-04-11 00:00:00

Guardian Life makes record profit for third consecutive year
2015 was another record year for Guardian Life Limited as the company achieved improved financial results for the third consecutive year......
Guardian Life Limited | 2016-04-11 00:00:00

FLOW supports Brand Jamaica
With less than a week to go before the official opening of the biennial Expo Jamaica 2016, telecommunications firm FLOW, on Friday gave its team members and other guests a preview of what can be expec.....
FlowJamaica | 2016-04-10 00:00:00

Net Billing resumes on April 11
Customers of Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (“JPS”) will again be able to apply for licences to sell their excess electricity generated from renewable energy sources to the grid as of April 11.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-04-08 00:00:00

Photo Release: Getting ready for the Gala for the Girls
The Gala, the culminating event of St Andrew High School’s 90th Anniversary Homecoming Week April 10-16, raises funds for the building of a residential facility for students on the Cecelio Avenue camp.....
| 2016-04-08 00:00:00

Minister of Health plans to improve Oral Health Policies
Minister of Health, the honourable Dr. Christopher Tufton plans to further develop Oral Health policies in a bid to improve these services to the public......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-04-08 00:00:00

Disruption in water supply to affect sections of St. Catherine
The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers in some sections of St. Catherine, that they will experience a disruption in service on Saturday, April 09, 2016, from 9am to 5pm, this is to f.....
National Water Commission | 2016-04-08 00:00:00

Lotto player hits $45m Jackpot
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) is pleased to announce that one lucky Lotto player hit the Jackpot of $45 million on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2016-04-08 00:00:00

The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation supports Regional Disability Studies Conference
On March 16-17, 2016 the University of the West Indies Centre for Disability Studies (UWICDS), as part of its mission to “transform and empower disabled individuals throughout the Caribbean through th.....
The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation | 2016-04-08 00:00:00

Minister Bartlett to host seminar for newly appointed Board Members
Hot on the heels of the Office of The Prime Minister’s announcement of the members of 52 public boards, Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is slated to host a seminar tomorrow (April 9) at the Mont.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-04-08 00:00:00

Jamaica & U.S. co-host public-private dialogue on Correspondent Banking
In recognition of the significant financial ties between the United States and the countries of the Caribbean, the Bank of Jamaica and the United States Department of the Treasury hosted a public-priv.....
U.S. Embassy, Kingston | 2016-04-08 00:00:00

NSWMA working to implement governance & operational improvements
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has identified the four areas of highest priority for action, which coincide with the recent Investigative Report of the Office of the Public Defe.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2016-04-08 00:00:00

First batch of CPL tickets on sale now for 2016 season
The HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are delighted to announce that the initial batch of tickets for the forthcoming season, which will be staged this year from 29 June – 7 August, are on sale now......
| 2016-04-08 00:00:00

NPTAJ expresses condolences to parents of Kemeisha Butler
The NPTAJ expresses sincere condolences to the parents of young Kemeisha Butler who died recently under yet to be identified circumstances......
National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) | 2016-04-08 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Group CEO accepts International Entrepreneur of the Year Award
It was a humble and grateful Don Wehby who, on Tuesday, April 5, became the first Jamaican to win the Young Caribbean Professional Network’s (YCPN) award as the International Entrepreneur of the Year.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-04-07 00:00:00

Super All-Inclusive Fete on the Farm set for Sunday April 10
In a unique show of “unity for humanity” longstanding non-profit service organization the Kiwanis Club of North St. Andrew and the Main Event Entertainment Group have joined forces in a partnership fo.....
| 2016-04-07 00:00:00

Education Minister, Youth Advocate confirmed for 2016 Safeguarding Children Conference
Education Minister Hon. Ruel Reid and multi-award winning youth advocate Nathaniel Peat, founder of the Safety Box, are among the latest influential speakers confirmed for the 2nd staging of the Inter.....
| 2016-04-07 00:00:00

No change to Pension Reform yet says JTA
The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is reminding teachers that there is no change to arrangements for pensions, as the proposed Pension Reform is still not law......
Jamaica Teachers' Association | 2016-04-07 00:00:00

JTA supports teacher migration
The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) says it is not against recruitment of Jamaican Teachers for overseas jobs but it is conscious of the negative effects migration of Jamaican teachers has had and.....
Jamaica Teachers' Association | 2016-04-07 00:00:00

Water supply disruption to affect sections of St. Catherine
The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers served by the Nutshell Pumping Station in St. Catherine that the disruption in service they are experiencing is due to a broken main on the wat.....
National Water Commission | 2016-04-07 00:00:00

Vandals target Flow fibres again
Vandals this week caused major disruption to FLOW Jamaica’s network severing the company’s fibre cables in the Hope Pastures area in Kingston......
FlowJamaica | 2016-04-07 00:00:00

Jimmy Riley – Inspiring sustainable institutions for Jamaica’s music industry
Culture and Entertainment Minister, the Honourbale Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, speaking at the thanksgiving service for veteran reggae singer, Jimmy Riley, held at Webster Memorial United Church, pledged h.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-04-06 00:00:00

Leader of Opposition keynote speaker at close-out ceremony in Majesty Gardens
Leader of the Opposition and Member of Parliament of South West St. Andrew, The Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, ON, MP, was the keynote speaker at the recent close-out and handing over ceremony for t.....
| 2016-04-06 00:00:00

Water supply disruption to affect sections of St Mary
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some sections of St Mary, that the disruption they are currently experiencing is as a result of emergency maintenance work being carried out at t.....
National Water Commission | 2016-04-06 00:00:00

NWC alerts public about scammers
It has once again come to the attention of the National Water Commission (NWC) that unscrupulous persons have been committing or attempting to commit acts of fraud against members of the public by cl.....
National Water Commission | 2016-04-06 00:00:00

Cabinet approves new National Health Fund Board
The new Board of Management of the NHF was this week approved by the Cabinet......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-04-06 00:00:00

#CPL16 CPL-bound Australia stars congratulate Sammy on prestigious stadium honour
Australia’s Zouks-bound duo for this year’s HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Michael Hussey and Shane Watson, have sent messages of congratulations to West Indies team captain Darren Sammy followi.....
| 2016-04-06 00:00:00

NSWMA clarifies erroneous media reports
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) takes note of stories reported erroneously stating that the NSWMA has hired the son of the Minister of Local Government & Community Development, H.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2016-04-06 00:00:00

Jamaica’s Cannabis Industry start delayed
In response to numerous queries, the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has announced that it will not be accepting applications starting, April 4th as initially indicated......
| 2016-04-05 00:00:00

Crime Stop information leads to apprehension of alleged serial rapist
Information received by the PSOJ Run Crime Stop Programme in March has led to the apprehension and subsequent charge of a serial rapist by the Portmore Police......
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2016-04-05 00:00:00

Food For The Poor 5k set for May 7
In this Year of Mercy, one of the Corporal Works, ‘sheltering the homeless’ will receive the support of thousands of Jamaicans......
PROComm | 2016-04-05 00:00:00

JCC President’s Statement at the Meeting of the Board of Directors
It has become very evident that with all the best intentions, an unacceptably high number of Jamaican taxpayers will continue to be unable to realize their dream of owning a home, notwithstanding thei.....
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce | 2016-04-05 00:00:00

NIA comments on “Panama Papers” Debacle
In the light of the continuing exposures in the “Panama Papers” of how the rich, powerful and corrupt use secret companies and highly paid lawyers, bankers, accountants and real estate dealers to hide.....
National Integrity Action Limited | 2016-04-05 00:00:00

Gleaner Company Limited name changed to 1834 Investments Limited
1834 Investments Limited, “1834”, (formerly The Gleaner Company Limited) today announced that it has commenced trading on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange under its new name and represent.....
| 2016-04-04 00:00:00

JTA extends sympathy to families of teachers who died
The Jamaica Teachers’ Association has extended sympathy to the family of 42-year-old Gail Anderson......
Jamaica Teachers' Association | 2016-04-04 00:00:00

Scotland welcomed in London as new Commonwealth Secretary-General
Today, in London, Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC began her first day in office as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations. Nominated for the post by Dominica, she is the first woman to hold the .....
| 2016-04-04 00:00:00

Minister Bartlett to meet with tourism partners in New York
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett will travel to the United States today (April 4, 2016) to attend several important meetings with strategic tourism partners, including representatives of the J.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-04-04 00:00:00

JSEA selects a new Executive Board
The Jamaican Solar Energy Association selected a new Executive Board at their Annual General Meeting on March 31, 2016......
| 2016-04-04 00:00:00

Current Property Tax Liabilities now available on TAJ website
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising those taxpayers paying their 2016/17 Property Tax online that the system has now been updated to reflect their current Property Tax liabilities......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-04-04 00:00:00

TAJ apologises for online Property Tax system glitch
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is apologising to taxpayers intending to pay their 2016/17 Property Tax online......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-04-01 00:00:00

Mandatory use of ASYCUDA World effective April 1, 2016
The Jamaica Customs Agency wishes to advise the public that as at April 1, 2016, it will be mandatory to use the Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) world for all export and import declaratio.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-03-31 00:00:00

Payment to Election Day workers in progress
The Electoral Office of Jamaica today completed uploading payments to the accounts of all Election Day workers for whom adequate banking information was provided......
Electoral Commission of Jamaica | 2016-03-31 00:00:00

Caribbean Airlines is the official travel partner for JMA/JEA Expo 2016
Caribbean Airlines is the official air travel partner for the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association and the Jamaica Exporters' Association's (JMA/JEA) Expo 2016 and will offer fare discounts to registere.....
| 2016-03-31 00:00:00

Caribbean POSH Magazine adds Fashion Showcase to Inaugural Empowerment Event
Caribbean POSH Magazine just announced a surprise addition to this weekend’s agenda for the first annual Caribbean POSHGirl Power Brunch: BVI which is set to take place on Scrub Island in the British .....
| 2016-03-31 00:00:00

Transport Authority says last minute rush caused delay
The Transport Authority says despite its best efforts, the last minute rush by public transportation operators to meet the March 31, 2016 deadline for renewal of their road licences, has affected the .....
Transport Authority | 2016-03-31 00:00:00

Exhale for Mental Health & Wellness Symposium set for April 14
Northern Caribbean University’s Department of Communication Studies presents “Exhale”: a Mental Health Symposium and Lime at The Verandah, Juici Patties Head Office, Clarendon Park, May Pen on April 1.....
Northern Caribbean University | 2016-03-31 00:00:00

‘Be wary of scammers’ – JCA warns public
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is warning members of the public to be wary of persons who are involved in illicit activities, including the sale of motor vehicles that were reportedly not sold on au.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-03-31 00:00:00

Food for the Poor Jamaica frees 9 prisoners for Easter
Food for the Poor (FFP) Jamaica has paid outstanding fines for the release of 10 prisoners in time for Easter, six from the St. Catherine Adult Correctional Centre, two from the Hunts Bay Police Stati.....
| 2016-03-31 00:00:00

Meadows welcomes intervention into Long Pong Factory
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) MP/caretaker Dennis Meadows is commending the government for its prompt action in intervening in the troubled long Pond Sugar Factory located in Clarks Town, Trelawny......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2016-03-30 00:00:00

Cabinet commences three days of consultations
Cabinet this morning commenced three days of consultations at the Office of the Prime Minister......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-03-30 00:00:00

Minister McKenzie reassures citizens of improvement in garbage collection by weekend
Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie is reassuring Jamaicans that measures are being put in place and every effort is being made to improve garbage collection acros.....
MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT & COMMUNITY DEVELOPME | 2016-03-30 00:00:00

Battle on in Performing Arts National Championships
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) has dedicated the entire month of April to the Arts, hosting its annual Festival of the Performing Arts National Finals from April 5 to April 29......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-03-30 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Group CEO to receive 2016 International Entrepreneur of the Year Award
GraceKennedy Group CEO Don Wehby will, on April 5, 2016, be awarded the International Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Young Caribbean Professional Network (YPCN), an organization based in Phil.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-03-29 00:00:00

MSN Lifestyle rates Appleton Estate VX Rum & Grace Tropical Rhythms Cocktail
Grace Foods’ spirits are flying high after recognition from famed website msn, for one of the best signature cocktails served in flight......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-03-29 00:00:00

Property Tax for fiscal year 2016-17 due April 1
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising all property owners that Property Tax for the 2016-2017 fiscal year is due April 1, and that persons have until the end of April to pay and avoid a 10% pen.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-03-29 00:00:00

Minister Wheatley requests Security Audit of Government Websites
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Honourable Andrew Wheatley, has requested that the websites of all Government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) undergo security audits in.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-03-29 00:00:00

Inmates benefit from Chess in Prison Programme
Sixteen inmates from the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre have benefitted from the Chess in Prison Programme......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-03-24 00:00:00

State Minister meets with Commissioner of Corrections
Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Sen. Pearnel Charles Jr. who has been assigned direct responsibility for the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) will be embarking on a to.....
Ministry of National Security | 2016-03-24 00:00:00

Digicel Play to offer Bravo Network across the Caribbean
Digicel Play will be offering Bravo to customers across the Caribbean in HD, it was announced today......
Digicel | 2016-03-24 00:00:00

Finalists chosen for Children’s Gospel Song
Forty-seven junior soloists, ensembles and choirs from across the island competed at the Jamaica Children’s Gospel Song Competition semi-final concert on Sunday, March 20, for a chance to be among the.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-03-24 00:00:00

Digicel releases latest version of ‘My Digicel’ APP
Digicel announced the release of the latest version (v5.34) of its ‘My Digicel’ app for Android smartphones, an interactive and user-friendly tool that allows customers to manage their overall mobile .....
Digicel | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

Justice Vivene Harris equipped with knowledge on Children in the U.S. Justice System
She’s easily one of the most affable Jamaican Supreme Court Judges you’ll ever come across......
U.S. Embassy, Kingston | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

WIPA extends its condolences to the family of Rangy Nanan
The executive and members of the West Indies Players’ Association wish to extend their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Rangy Nanan who passed away at the age of 62......
West Indies Players' Association | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

Minister Grange saddened by the passing of Reggae Singer, Jimmy Riley
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, says she was deeply saddened by the news that veteran Jamaican singer, Jimmy Riley, died in New York......
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

Judges sensitized on protocols for persons with disabilities
Parish Court Judges are now better equipped to relate to members of the disabled community, especially persons who are deaf or hard of hearing......
Court Management Services | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

Tax Enforcement Action intensifies in Kingston & Mandeville
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) continues to intensify its enforcement action against delinquent taxpayers through its Special Enforcement Team (SET), as it conducted operations in both the Kingston .....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

Digicel acquires Tres Networks in Curacao
Digicel Group today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire TRES Networks in Curacao for an undisclosed sum, pending Government approval......
Digicel | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

WIPA congratulates the Guyana Jaguars
The West Indies Players’ Association would like to extend congratulations to the 2015 -2016 WICB PCL champions the Guyana Jaguars......
West Indies Players' Association | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

Jamaicans participate in a U.S. State Department Sponsored Sub-Regional Program
Recognized in their fields as emerging leaders in areas of law enforcement and governance, Omar Cover, Jamaican Defense Force, Cecile Maragh, Senior Director, Ministry of Finance and Planning and Andr.....
U.S. Embassy, Kingston | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

Jamaicans participate in a U.S. State Department Sponsored Sub-Regional Program
Recognized in their fields as emerging leaders in areas of law enforcement and governance, Omar Cover, Jamaican Defense Force, Cecile Maragh, Senior Director, Ministry of Finance and Planning and Andr.....
U.S. Embassy, Kingston | 2016-03-23 00:00:00

Writers to explore “Healthy Eating” and “Road Safety” in 2016 Creative Writing Competition
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sports, has partnered with the National Health Fund, Nestle Jamaica and the .....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-03-22 00:00:00

PM Holness condemns terror attack on Belgian Capital
Prime Minister Andrew Holness is expressing shock and deep regret at the attack on innocent civilians at the Zaventem International Airport as well as the Maelbeek City Metro in the Belgian capital Br.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-03-22 00:00:00

C&W Business first to offer Contact Center in the Cloud
C&W Business, a division of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC), today announces that it will offer Cisco® Unified Communications as a Service over its multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) netwo.....
FLOW | 2016-03-22 00:00:00

Honey Bun Head attributes success to good corporate governance
Michelle Chong, CEO and co-founder of independent bakery Honey Bun, encouraged small businesses to adhere to best practices and implement good corporate governance at the opening of the three-week Eco.....
| 2016-03-22 00:00:00

Digicel signs new deal with NBCUniversal
Digicel Play recently signed a major content deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution enabling Digicel Play to provide its customers with even more of everything they want – premium content t.....
Digicel | 2016-03-22 00:00:00

NLA to introduce increased fees for certain land transactions
Effective April 1, 2016 the National Land Agency (NLA) will implement an increase in fees in certain transactions under the Registration of Titles Act (Amendment of Eighteenth Schedule to the Act).....
| 2016-03-21 00:00:00

JPS to host Community Wellness Fair in Ellerslie Gardens & Tawes Meadows
On Wednesday, March 23, JPS will host a Community Wellness Fair for the residents of Ellerslie Gardens and Tawes Meadows (formerly known as Tawes Pen), in the old capital, Spanish Town......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-03-21 00:00:00

Minister Bartlett pushes for partnership with Cuba
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett does not believe the changing tide in relations between the United States of America and Cuba threatens Jamaica’s tourism market......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-03-21 00:00:00

Scheduled JPSCo outage to disrupt water supply
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some sections of St. Andrew, that they will experience a disruption in service on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, from 8am to 5pm, as a result of a sc.....
National Water Commission | 2016-03-21 00:00:00

Minister Grange lauds David Boxer on his 70th Birthday
Renowned Jamaican artist, Dr David Boxer, on the occasion of his 70th birthday, was lauded by the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, The Honourable Olivia Grange, as an extraordi.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-03-21 00:00:00

Failure of Strata Management highlights public consultation
The failure of the management of strata properties or strata corporations as they are referred to in the law, highlighted a public forum and consultation held by the Commission of Strata Corporations .....
| 2016-03-21 00:00:00

Financial Executive Stacie Ann Wright joins
GraceKennedy Group CEO, Don Wehby has announced the appointment of noted financial executive Stacie Ann Wright to the GraceKennedy Group, in the position of Business Development Executive. Ms Wright s.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-03-21 00:00:00

Significant milestone reached on 190MW gas-fired Power Plant
Jamaica’s leading energy company, JPS, has announced that it has reached another significant milestone on the 190MW power plant project......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-03-21 00:00:00

IPP Earle deLisser has died
The President of the National Democratic Movement, Mr. Peter Townsend, the Executive Members and all members and supporters wish to express our sincere sadness on the transition of Immediate Past Pres.....
National Democratic Movement | 2016-03-21 00:00:00

List Government Entities on the Junior Stock Exchange recommends Victoria Mutual Executive
Devon Barrett, General Manager of Victoria Mutual Wealth Management Limited, the investment arm of the Victoria Mutual Group, is urging the government to consider listing some of its entities on the J.....
Victoria Mutual | 2016-03-18 00:00:00

Minister of National Security hosts town hall meeting in Savanna-la-Mar
Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague will host a town hall meeting at the Sean Lavery Faith Hall, Lewis Street, Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland on Monday March 21, starting at 5:30pm......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-03-18 00:00:00

Interim Report on bad gas inconclusive says Wheatley
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, the Honourable Dr. Andrew Wheatley, has indicated that the Interim Report on the contaminated gasoline, which was prepared by the Petroleum Trade Reform Com.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-03-18 00:00:00

March 20 is International Day of Happiness!
Jamaica will join the international community on Sunday, March 20 to observe International Day of Happiness in recognition of the “relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirati.....
| 2016-03-18 00:00:00

Minister Bartlett proposes creation of a Tourism Credit Bank
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has proposed the development of a special tourism credit bank to provide a well neededsource of funding for persons interested in investing in the tourism sec.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-03-18 00:00:00

GraceKennedy talks nutrition at Annual GK Foundation Lecture
Former GraceKennedy Scholar Professor Marvin Reid focused on the issue of nutrition at the annual GraceKennedy Foundation Lecture, which took place on Monday, March 14 at the Jamaica Pegasus......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-03-18 00:00:00

Red Stripe launches ‘The Movement’
Red Stripe, in its ongoing commitment to promote responsible drinking habits, will be incorporating edutainment into its awareness campaign with the focus on tackling underage drinking......
Red Stripe | 2016-03-18 00:00:00

Trucker’s unable to see benefits to be derived from use of New Toll Roads
The All Island Truckers Association (A.I.T.A) has been in discussion with its members, including the Port Trailer Haulage Association (PTHA), regarding the proposed toll rates for the St. Catherine to.....
| 2016-03-17 00:00:00

Schneider Electric launches range of mobile power packs
In a bid to reducing the effect of prevalent power supply challenges on daily business and personal activities, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, recently launched an inn.....
| 2016-03-17 00:00:00

Employers Annual Return (S02) due March 31
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding ALL employers that their Employers Annual Return (S02) is due on March 31, 2016 and must be filed electronically via the TAJ Portal www.jamaicatax.gov.jm......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-03-17 00:00:00

ACCA Chief Executive to address ICAJ/ACCA Joint Seminar
Helen Brand, Chief Executive of ACCA, will address the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Joint Seminar this Friday, March 1.....
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica | 2016-03-17 00:00:00

Consolidated Bakeries Ltd- Management comments on audited year end results
Management is pleased to report that increased marketing efforts, company reorganization and our decision to strategically focus on products with growth potential have yielded encouraging results that.....
Consolidated Bakeries Ltd | 2016-03-17 00:00:00

OUR sees 29% customer contact increase
There was an increase in the number of consumers making contact with the Office of Utilities Regulation’s (OUR’s) Consumer Affairs Unit during the October to December 2015 quarter, compared to the pre.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2016-03-17 00:00:00

Utility customers leave millions unclaimed at JPS, NWC
Millions of dollars remain unclaimed by Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd (JPS) and the National Water Commission (NWC) customers who continue to neglect to claim for breaches of the Guaranteed Servi.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2016-03-17 00:00:00

Photo Release - Billy's Bay Sign unveiled
Billy's Bay Sign is unveiled......
| 2016-03-16 00:00:00

CCRP enhancing benefits for the elderly
The only criterion for becoming a member of the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) is age; you have to be 50 years or older to belong to this community......
Caribbean Community of Retired Persons | 2016-03-16 00:00:00

Red Bull Thre3style Experience for Kingston
Jamaican’s will get a taste of the Red Bull Thre3Style Experience in Kingston......
| 2016-03-16 00:00:00

IGT opens second computer lab in seven months with Mustard Seed Communities
Through its After School Advantage programme, IGT donated eight computers and one printer to a home which caters to pregnant teens......
| 2016-03-16 00:00:00

Minister Wheatley requests brief on seized Honduran registered vessel
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says he notes with concern, the interception and seizure by Jamaican authorities, over the weekend of a Honduran registered ve.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-03-16 00:00:00

JITSA elects New Board to drive IT Industry Mandates to 2018
The Jamaica Information Technology and Services Alliance (JITSA) has a new Board of Directors to further drive its IT mandates for a two-year term, from 2016 to 2018......
| 2016-03-16 00:00:00

National Gallery to stage panel discussion on Masculinities
The National Gallery of Jamaica is staging a panel discussion to accompany its Explorations IV: Masculinities exhibition. T.....
National Gallery of Jamaica | 2016-03-15 00:00:00

TPDCo to lead drive to boost integrity of the Tourism Product
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has challenged the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) and leaders of key subsectors of the industry to raise standards and maintain integrity within t.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-03-15 00:00:00

Emergency maintenance work to affect water supply to sections of Westmoreland
The National Water Commission (NWC) wishes to advise customers served by the Bluefields Water System that there will be a disruption in their regular water supply on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 between th.....
National Water Commission | 2016-03-15 00:00:00

Special arrangements in place for March 15 Tax Day
Today (March 15) is the deadline for business persons, that is, companies, self-employed persons and employed persons with other income sources to file their Annual Income Tax Return for 2015 and decl.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-03-15 00:00:00

Women in Energy Conference a resounding success
The region’s first Women in Energy Conference hosted by the Women of JPS, concluded on Friday March 11, as a resounding success......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-03-13 00:00:00

Children in State care benefit from National Exiting Care Expo
Close to 700 children from State care got an opportunity to interact with several service providers and mentors through the second staging of the Child Development Agency’s National Exiting Care Expo,.....
Child Development Agency | 2016-03-12 00:00:00

JSE & Inter-American Development Bank host Stakeholder Engagement Session
The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank hosted a Stakeholder Engagement Session at the Jamaica Pegasus on Thursday, March 10, 2016, under the theme ‘Tr.....
Jamaica Stock Exchange | 2016-03-12 00:00:00

Kingston Wharves welcomes the MV Toronto Trader on its maiden Voyage
Kingston Wharves welcomed the MV Toronto Trader and its crew to Jamaica on Monday March 7......
| 2016-03-12 00:00:00

Culinary Workshops serving up exciting and healthy meal ideas
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) Culinary Arts Programme will be hosting a series of regional workshops during the month of March to provide training opportunity and exposure to Ja.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-03-10 00:00:00

Photo Release: Commissioner's cocktail reception for the 2016 LASCO Top Cop Finalists
Commissioner's cocktail reception for the 2016 LASCO Top Cop Finalists......
| 2016-03-10 00:00:00

NWC installing new solid state water meters in Kingston
The National Water Commission (NWC) will this week begin to install about 50,000 solid state water meters procured as part of its Non Revenue Water (NRW) programme for the Kingston Metropolitan Area W.....
National Water Commission | 2016-03-10 00:00:00

Photo Release: NCB Merchants Mixer
The National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) recently hosted a 'Merchants' Mixer' to show appreciation for business clients' faithful support as the company underwent system upgrades......
| 2016-03-09 00:00:00

Lucky 13 as Red wins most Gold ADDY awards in the Caribbean
The number 13 was lucky for Red Advertising & Marketing Ltd. as they won 13 Gold in the recently concluded American Advertising Federation 2016 ADDY Awards......
| 2016-03-09 00:00:00

Transport Authority investigates crash in Lawrence Tavern
The Transport Authority has launched an investigation into a crash involving a Toyota Hiace minibus which plies the route Platfield to Constant Spring, which collided into an embankment and overturned.....
Transport Authority | 2016-03-09 00:00:00

Minister of Local Government holds meeting with Directors & Managers at NSWMA
The Minister of Local Government, Honourable Desmond McKenzie met with the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) Management Team......
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2016-03-09 00:00:00

LASCO Ambassadors promote the gift of life
“Give a drop of love,” is the call from the reigning LASCO Ambassadors — LASCO/Nurse’s Association of Jamaica (NAJ) Nurse of the Year Treveen Palmer, LASCO/ Ministry of Education (MoE) Principal of th.....
| 2016-03-10 00:00:00

MAS2 TV- Official Content Partner of KingstOOn Animation Festival & Competition
Hot on the heels of their one-year anniversary, the OTT platform signs a landmark partnership with the KingstOOn 2016 Animation Festival, which comes to fruition, March 12th and 13th 2016, at Edna Man.....
| 2016-03-09 00:00:00

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says ‘Growth is the Mantra’
On the heels of yesterday’s official swearing in of members of the new cabinet, the newly appointed Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, hit the ground running on his first day in office today (.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-03-08 00:00:00

INDECOM probing fatal shooting in Whithorn, Westmoreland
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of a civilian in Whithorn, Westmoreland......
INDECOM | 2016-03-08 00:00:00

Environment Portfolio situated within the OPM
Prime Minister Andrew Holness is pleased to advise that the environment portfolio is situated within the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-03-08 00:00:00

Jamaican companies target Central America for export at ExpoComer 2016
Five Jamaican companies will head to Panama to show their products at Central America’s largest trade exhibition Exposición Comercial Internacional (EXPOCOMER) on March 9-12, 2016......
JAMPRO | 2016-03-08 00:00:00

Election Day Workers to be paid by end of March
In response to queries from Election Day Workers (EDWs) and members of the media, the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) wishes to advise interested parties that it is making arrangements for EDWs and .....
Electoral Commission of Jamaica | 2016-03-08 00:00:00

Power supply problems disrupt operation of water supply system
The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers served by the Apple Farm Deep Well in St. Thomas that the disruption they are experiencing in their service is due to power supply problems whi.....
National Water Commission | 2016-03-08 00:00:00

Pipeline repairs to disrupt water supply in sections of Port Antonio
The National Water Commission is advising that it will be conducting major repairs to a 16 inches transmission pipeline in Port Antonio, tomorrow Wednesday, March 9, 2016 between the hours of 9:00am a.....
National Water Commission | 2016-03-08 00:00:00

1spotmedia delivers PAY PER VIEW streaming of ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys & Girls Championships 2016
The RJR Communications Group brings live coverage of the 2016 ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships for the world to see anywhere, anyplace, anytime! Download our app, 1spotmedia, on Android.....
| 2016-03-08 00:00:00

One week to Income Tax March 15 Filing Deadline
With one week left for the filing of Annual Income Tax Returns for the year 2015 and to declare Estimated Income and Tax Payable for the year 2016, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is increasing its a.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-03-08 00:00:00

UCJ celebrates quality assurance in Tertiary Education Week
The University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) will celebrate its 11th Annual Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education Week, from March 7-11, 2016......
| 2016-03-08 00:00:00

Best Dressed Fun in the Son set for National Heroes Park, July 16
The 2016 staging of the Best Dressed Fun in the Son - the Caribbean’s premier gospel event - is set for Saturday, July 16, at the National Heroes Park......
| 2016-03-08 00:00:00

List of Cabinet Ministers
List of Cabinet Ministers......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2016-03-08 00:00:00

NCOTA congratulates JLP & Prime Minister
The National Council of Taxi Association wishes to use this medium to congratulate the Jamaica Labor Party and Prime Minister The Most Honorable Andrew Holness on their recent victory at the poles......
| 2016-03-07 00:00:00

NCB to host free E-Commerce Summit for SMEs
In the age of the smartphone and globalised customer expectations, e-commerce represents the future of shopping in Jamaica......
| 2016-03-04 00:00:00

More chances to win with Cash Pot ‘Inch’
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) has announced that Cash Pot players now have two more chances to win with the Cash Pot Inch promotion, now until April 2......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2016-03-03 00:00:00

JCC congratulates JLP and urges collaboration
The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce extends its congratulations to Prime Minister elect Andrew Holness and the Jamaica Labour Party and notes that while its winning Parliamentary margin is razor-thin, it .....
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce | 2016-03-03 00:00:00

C&W Business & Scala announce new partnership
C&W Business, part of C&W Communications (CWC), today announces a partnership with U.S. based Scala, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end software solutions for digital signage, visual communicati.....
FLOW | 2016-03-02 00:00:00

Art Gallery of Mississauga's 13th Annual Fine Art Auction
Tickets are now on sale for the Art Gallery of Mississauga's 13th Annual Fine Art Auction, taking place Thursday April 28th, 6 p.m. at Mississauga Civic Centre......
| 2016-03-02 00:00:00

Traffic diversion along Spanish Town Road
The National Work Agency (NWA) is advising motorist that a section of Spanish Town Road in St. Andrew will tomorrow, Thursday, March 3, be reduced to single lane in order to facilitate emergency repai.....
National Works Agency | 2016-03-02 00:00:00

Pipeline works to disrupt water supply along Spanish Town Road & surrounding areas
The National Water Commission is reporting that it will be conducting repair works to a 28 inches pipeline along Spanish Town Road, tomorrow, Thursday, March 3, 2016......
National Water Commission | 2016-03-02 00:00:00

Leak causes water supply disruption sections of St Catherine
National Water Commission customers in sections of St. Catherine who are served by the Nutshell & Ewarton Relift Stations are being advised that the disruption they are experiencing in their service i.....
National Water Commission | 2016-03-02 00:00:00

Environmental Sector suggests priority areas for Prime Minister Elect
We, the undersigned groups, congratulate the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) on their win in Jamaica’s recent national election and offer our support and assistance in achieving the environmental objective.....
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2016-03-01 00:00:00

FFP celebrates 34 years
Since its inception in 1982, international relief and development organization Food For The Poor Inc as completed 2,286 water projects, built and repaired over 350 schools, and built more than 107,800.....
PROComm | 2016-03-01 00:00:00

JTA regrets passing of Mt Airy Principal & HEART Trust teacher
The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) regrets the untimely passing of Devon Brown, Principal of Mt. Airy, Clarendon......
Jamaica Teachers' Association | 2016-03-01 00:00:00

Governor-General’s Achievement Awards Nominations now open
Nominations for the esteemed Governor-General’s Achievement Awards (GGAA), part of the Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence (GGPE), is now open to the public......
| 2016-03-01 00:00:00

Devon Dick to lead the 40,000 strong Baptist Union
Reverend Dr. Devon Dick, Pastor of one of the fastest growing Baptist churches in Kingston was installed on Sunday, (28 February) as President of the Jamaica Baptist Union in the closing services of t.....
Jamaica Baptist Union (JBU) | 2016-02-29 00:00:00

NEPA urges public to give feedback on Protected Area Management Plans
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is encouraging members of the public to participate in the development of the management plans for the Ocho Rios Marine Park and the Palisadoes-Port.....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2016-02-29 00:00:00

PAJ alarmed at reports of threats to journalist
The Press Association of Jamaica is alarmed at reports that Nationwide reporter Abka Fitz-Henley has been forced to take security precautions after receiving death threats......
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2016-02-29 00:00:00

Caribbean POSH Magazine announces panelists for 1st Annual POSHGirl Power Brunch: BVI
Caribbean POSH Magazine Publisher and Founding Editor, Janette Brin, announced today the panelists for the first annual Caribbean POSHGirl Power Brunch: BVI which is set to take place on April 2nd on .....
| 2016-02-29 00:00:00

Initiatives to prevent child sexual abuse supported by community leaders
The Diaspora NUH GUH DEH Campaign is working to ensure a cohesive effort in combating child sex abuse in the local and international community......
| 2016-02-29 00:00:00

Festival song kick starts 50th year with Semi-Final Concert
This Thursday, March 3 will see the top 26 semi-finalists in the Jamaica Festival Song Competition go head to head at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre for a chance to become one of the competit.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-02-29 00:00:00

Caribbean Anti-Money Laundering Conference 2016
Heads of Regulatory Agencies and Business Leaders from across 25 territories in the Americas will meet at the 2016 Annual Caribbean Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference to discuss the l.....
| 2016-02-29 00:00:00

IMPACT Justice hosts Community Mediation Training in Grenada
Police officers, community activists, educators, business persons and social workers are among a group of 35 persons to receive training as community mediators under the Canadian Government funded, Im.....
| 2016-02-26 00:00:00

Digicel launches donation line to help Fiji
Digicel is calling on its customers across the region to show their support for those affected in Fiji by Cyclone Winston with the launch of its #TogetherforFiji text donation line......
Digicel | 2016-02-26 00:00:00

Antigua and Barbuda pioneering in clean energy in the Caribbean
Antigua and Barbuda’s electricity sector has just got much closer to becoming the greenest in the whole of the Caribbean......
| 2016-02-26 00:00:00

Holness meets with Governor-General
This morning Prime Minister-Elect, Andrew Holness, met with the Governor-General to discuss arrangements for the transition of government......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2016-02-26 00:00:00

Photo Release: NCB provides five-month business training for SMEs
NCB provides five-month business training for SMEs......
| 2016-02-26 00:00:00

Have you seen missing American Senior Citizen Winnie Senica?
Have you seen this lady? She is 79 year old American Winnie Senica who came to Montego Bay, Jamaica from California on October 19, 2015 and was supposed to go home on October 29 – however, she has no.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2016-02-26 00:00:00

FLOW Study Partner Ricardo Allen selected for Whitehouse YLAI Fellowship
Ricardo Allen, the young CEO of One on One Educational Services Ltd. and FLOWStudy partner has been selected to participate in the 2016 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) pilot project wh.....
FlowJamaica | 2016-02-26 00:00:00

PSOJ congratulates Andrew Holness & JLP
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) congratulates Andrew Holness and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), on being selected by the people of Jamaica to form the new government......
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2016-02-26 00:00:00

NGJ’s February Last Sundays to feature Tribe Sankofa
The National Gallery’s programme for Last Sundays on February 28, 2016 will feature Tribe Sankofa with Black Bodies and two exhibitions, Explorations IV: Masculinities and Tribute to Barrington Watson.....
National Gallery of Jamaica | 2016-02-26 00:00:00

Early closure of Tax Offices
Tax Administration Jamaica wishes to advise its customers that due to the General Elections, all tax offices and business locations will be closed for business Thursday February 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-02-24 00:00:00

BITU responds to National Workers Union
President of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union Kevan Gayle has responded to a statement issued by Granville Valentine, President of the National Workers' Union. Mr. Gayle said that the statement w.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2016-02-24 00:00:00

Cable & Wireless Jamaica returns to profitability
Cable & Wireless Jamaica Limited returned to profitability for the first time in 8 years during the third quarter of the financial year which ended December 31, 2015......
FlowJamaica | 2016-02-24 00:00:00

Jamaica CAUSE invites the parties to key post- elections meeting
The church-led civil society movement, Jamaica CAUSE will be inviting the parties that will form the new government and opposition, to a meeting after the general elections......
| 2016-02-24 00:00:00

Countdown begins for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
On 20 February begins the countdown for the 200 daysuntil the opening of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.For at least 100 years, athletes with some sort ofdisability have competed in these games......
Embassy of Brazil | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Court says INDECOM entitled to disciplinary records of police officers being investigated
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) last Wednesday, (February 17, 2016) received the decision in a matter brought by the Commission against the Commissioner of Police and the Attorn.....
INDECOM | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

NLPBC hands over cheque to Eira Schader Home for the Aged
The National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee (NLPBC) on February 23, 2016 handed over a cheque valued at over five hundred thousand dollars to the Eira Schader Home For The Aged in Trench Town, .....
| 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Tourism Linkages Hub to host Third Speed Networking Event
The Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment’s Tourism Linkages Hub has issued an open call for local businesses to register to participate in the third staging of the ‘Tourism Linkages Speed Networking .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

C&W Business awarded 2015 Mid-Market Partner of the Year by Avaya
C&W Business, part of Cable & Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC), has announced its recognition by Avaya, a global leader in business communications software, systems and services, as the 2015 Mid-Mar.....
FLOW | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Cross Roads Tax Office now relocated
The Cross Roads Tax Office now has a new home at The H.I. Henriques Building, 15A Old Hope Road, Kingston 5, which is located across from the previous location......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Old Harbour Bay Football Club receives sponsorship from Gore Developments Ltd
The Old Harbour Bay Football Club is set to benefit from sponsorship from Gore Developments Limited, which will assist with coach's salary, transportation and purchase of additional gear to better equ.....
Gore Developments Limited | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Carib Cement announces upcoming price adjustments
Carib Cement is pleased to announce that effective March 1, 2016 customers making cash purchases will benefit from an additional 1.5% discount on all purchases made from the Company......
Caribbean Cement Company Limited | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Sixty-three percent turnout for special services voters
The sorting of ballots by the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) indicates that 63 percent of the police, military and Election Day workers (EDWs) voting population cast their ballots at 282 polling s.....
Electoral Commission of Jamaica | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Anniversary Week of Celebrations ends on a high note
Sister Sledge’s ‘We Are Family’ was the closing number for the Crowning of GK’s Karaoke Kings and Queens held at GK’s head office on Friday February 19......
GraceKennedy Financial Group | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Leonard Percival Howell and the Genesis of Rastafari Book Launch
Leonard Percival Howell and the Genesis of Rastafari is a ground-breaking addition to Rastafari studies......
University of the West Indies | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

JLP Spokesperson addresses response to JLP Rally
JLP Spokesperson Kamina Johnson Smith addresses the positive response to the JLP Rally in Half-Way Tree and Mr. Holness' speech......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Mechanical problems cause water supply disruption in sections of St. Catherine
The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers served by the Jericho Well in St. Catherine that the disruption they have been experiencing in their water supply is due to mechanical problems.....
National Water Commission | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Ministry of Health officials express sadness at passing of Dr. Suzanna Roye
Minister of Health, the Honourable Horace Dalley, Permanent Secretary, Dr. Kevin Harvey and the Chief Medical Officer Dr. Winston De La Haye have expressed sadness at the passing of Dr. Suzanna Roye .....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-23 00:00:00

Brown takes 2016 Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run
Of the thousands that participated at the 18th staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run, 30 year old Kirk Brown clocked the fastest time of 17 minutes and 15 seconds in the Male Run category registe.....
| 2016-02-22 00:00:00

CLA announces April 4 start date
The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has announced that it will be ready to accept applications for ganja licenses for Monday, April 4, 2016......
| 2016-02-22 00:00:00

Digicel launches exciting Grand Prix Shopping Spree
Following on the heels of its super-successful Grand Prix Athletics Championship, which ended on Saturday, February 20, Digicel is giving its customers a chance to continue on a winning streak with an.....
Digicel | 2016-02-22 00:00:00

Jamaica’s Ricardo Allen for YLAI
Driven, is the word which fully defines Ricardo Allen, Jamaica’s participant in the Youth Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI), who was selected by the U.S. Department of State......
| 2016-02-22 00:00:00

GJFA to sponsor Medical Symposium
The Guyana-Jamaica Friendship Association (GJFA) in conjunction with Fly Jamaica Airways will be sponsoring a medical symposium in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health, Guyana at the Arthu.....
| 2016-02-22 00:00:00

Local & International Businesses collaborate on Women in Energy Conference
A number of local and international companies have signaled their intention to partner with JPS to host the first ever Women in Energy Conference to be held in the Caribbean......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-02-22 00:00:00

Jamaica has first confirmed death from Swine Flu
Jamaica Labour Party responds to the first confirmed death from H1 N1......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2016-02-22 00:00:00

Come clean on H1N1, Zika V & Dengue implores Malahoo Forte
Shadow Minister of Health Marlene Malahoo Forte is calling on Health Minister Horace Dalley to provide an update to the nation on H1 N1 and in particular to tell the country what measures the governme.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2016-02-22 00:00:00

Media & Political Parties to cease campaign output at defined periods before Election Day
The Broadcasting Commission and the Electoral Commission have again solicited the co-operation of political parties and the electronic and print media in ensuring that citizens are allowed a period of.....
Broadcasting Commission | 2016-02-19 00:00:00

ECJ engages Election Day Workers in St James
The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) met with Election Day workers in St. James on Thursday, February 18 to discuss issues affecting the parish......
Electoral Commission of Jamaica | 2016-02-19 00:00:00

Questions about the sale of Dunn's River Falls to the Chinese?
The NDM is asking the Prime Minister of Jamaica to state categorically to the people of Jamaica NOW, before the Elections, whether or not Dunn’s River Falls is being considered for sale or has alread.....
National Democratic Movement | 2016-02-19 00:00:00

Photo Release - MCC/Pure Water 5K Run/Walk Launch
MCC/Pure Water 5K Run/Walk Launch.....
| 2016-02-19 00:00:00

St Hugh’s High Alumnae to support Science & Mathematics Programme
Celebrated Astronomer & Astrophysicist motivated St Hugh’s High Alumnae to support Science and Mathematics Programme.....
| 2016-02-19 00:00:00

Medical Associates Hospital reiterates full confidence in its CEO
Confidence that CEO Dr. Michael Banbury will be acquitted of charges.....
| 2016-02-18 00:00:00

WIPA extends its condolences to the family & friends of Andy Ganteaume
The Board of Directors and members of the West Indies Players’ Association wish to extend their condolences to the family and friends of Andy Ganteaume who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 95......
West Indies Players' Association | 2016-02-18 00:00:00

PM encourages youth leaders to strive for excellence
Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller on Wednesday, February 17 reminded a group of young persons that they are the ones to take the reins of the country in the future, urging them to continue to striv.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-02-18 00:00:00

St. Andrew Workforce College launched
The St. Andrew Workforce College was today launched by the Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton and the Minister of Education, Hon. Ronald Thwaites......
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2016-02-18 00:00:00

JDC disappointed by decision of PNP
The Jamaica Debates Commission (JDC) is disappointed by the decision of the People’s National Party not to participate in political debates ahead of the upcoming general election......
| 2016-02-18 00:00:00

World Bank Group provides $150 million to combat Zika Virus
In order to support countries in Latin America and the Caribbean affected by the Zika virus outbreak, the World Bank Group announced today that it has made US$150 million immediately available......
World Bank Organization | 2016-02-18 00:00:00

Flow scores another winning football partnership with Manchester United
Telecommunications FLOW will today unveil further details about its landmark deal with Premier League football club Manchester United ( Man UTD) –the only telecoms brand in the region with extensive.....
FLOW | 2016-02-18 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Team cleans over 1,000 lbs. of garbage from Kingston Harbour
In true ‘we care’ spirit, and spearheaded by its Group CEO, Don Wehby, a GraceKennedy team comprising some 60 volunteers from across the company’s subsidiaries, spent Wednesday morning cleaning garbag.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-02-18 00:00:00

Water supply disruption in sections of St. Mary
The National Water Commission is advising customers in sections of St. Mary who are served by the White River and Highgate water supply facilities that the disruption they are experiencing in their se.....
National Water Commission | 2016-02-18 00:00:00

Roadblocks by political opponents disrupting Seiveright’s Campaign
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) St. Thomas Eastern Campaign Management Team Liaison Richard Porteous today expressed disgust at a dangerous and disruptive strategy of roadblocks being carried out by politi.....
| 2016-02-18 00:00:00

Ministry of Health launches National Cleanup Day
Three communities, Old Braeton and Reeds Pen in Portmore and Rivoli in Spanish Town St. Catherine, will be the focus of the National Cleanup day activities this Saturday February 20......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-17 00:00:00

Photo Release: J$15.7 million allocated by TEF to upgrade sidewalks in St. James
J$15.7 million allocated by TEF to upgrade sidewalks in St. James......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-02-17 00:00:00

UWI Research Days opens today
The 17th staging of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus’ Research Days officially opens to the public today, Wednesday, February 17 at 2:00 PM......
| 2016-02-17 00:00:00

PNP still says no to debate
The Jamaica Debates Commission has been advised by the People’s National Party that it is “not prepared to participate in any debate with the Jamaica Labour Party unless and until the Leader of the Op.....
| 2016-02-17 00:00:00

Popcaan adds $100K bonus to Digicel Grand Prix Finals
In addition to his highly-anticipated performance at the Digicel Grand Prix finals on Saturday, popular Dancehall artiste Popcaan is also pledging $100,000 in cash, which will be awarded to the top tw.....
Digicel | 2016-02-17 00:00:00

Ministry of Youth and Culture congratulates Morgan Heritage
The Ministry of Youth and Culture congratulates Morgan Heritage on winning the Grammy for Best Reggae Album at the 58 Grammy Awards held last evening at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California......
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2016-02-17 00:00:00

Tax Support Sessions now on
With a little over one month remaining to the March 15 Income Tax due date, activities are in high gear by Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) to help hundreds of small businesses and self-employed perso.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-02-17 00:00:00

Kiwanis Club gives Valentine Day Love Treat to indigent
Arguably Valentine's Day is one of the most popular holidays, inspiring a flurry of card and gift giving mostly to those we love romantically as well as those in platonic relationships and among famil.....
KIWANIS CLUB OF NEW KINGSTON | 2016-02-17 00:00:00

York Castle High School wins Rita Marley Foundation Public Speaking Competition
Ten High Schools vied for the coveted title of Rita Marley Foundation Excellence in Public Speaking on Friday Feb. 12 at UWI, Mona......
| 2016-02-16 00:00:00

Simply Myrna for Devon House Gardens March 5
First Lady of Jazz and lovers rock, Dr. Myrna Hague Bradshaw, certainly has a knack for selecting the right acts to bring added vibrancy to her annual Simply Myrna stage show......
| 2016-02-16 00:00:00

PM congratulates Morgan Heritage
Congratulatory Message by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller on the Occasion of Morgan Heritage Winning the Grammy Award for the Best Reggae Album.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-02-16 00:00:00

JLP responds to PNP Manifesto
“Behind the glossy pages and stock photos of a Jamaica that does not exist under the PNP’s government, there is more of the same promises that have been made time and time again......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2016-02-16 00:00:00

Relocation of Cross Roads Tax Office
The Cross Roads Tax Office will have a new home effective February 22, 2016, when it will be relocated to The H.I. Henriques Building, 15A Old Hope Road, Kingston 5 (across from the existing tax offic.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-02-16 00:00:00

Mass Cervical Cancer Screening for Manchester
Hundreds of women between the ages of 25 and 54 will enjoy free cervical cancer screenings on Tuesday, February 23 at the St. Mark’s Anglican Church Hall in the town centre......
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-02-16 00:00:00

UTech Lecturer publishes research on reggae music’s influence on Mathematics Test Scores
University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) Lecturer, in the Faculty of Science and Sport, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Dr. Glenroy Pinnock has published recent research that demonstra.....
University of Technology | 2016-02-16 00:00:00

Minister McNeill congratulates Reggae Grammy Awardee
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, is extending congratulations to Morgan Heritage for winning the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album, for Strictly Roots at the 58th.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-02-15 00:00:00

Treasure Beach receives $48 million to support Community Tourism Projects
The area of Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth has been earmarked as a pilot project in the drive to further develop community tourism across the island......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-02-15 00:00:00

CARILEC signs MOU with Rocky Mountain Institute & Carbon War Room
Last month, the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC), and Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room (RMI-CWR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)......
| 2016-02-15 00:00:00

Remove GCT on mosquito repellents says Sinclair
Councillor for the Montego Bay North East (Flankers Division), Charles Sinclair successfully moved a motion at the monthly general meeting of the Saint James Parish Council on Thursday February 11, 2.....
| 2016-02-13 00:00:00

The Princess Margaret Hospital re-accredited as a Baby Friendly Hospital
The Princess Margaret Hospital was re-accredited as a Baby Friendly Hospital after having met all the criteria for re-certification......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-13 00:00:00

JMA & PSOJ urge continuation of National Debates
Despite the People’s National Party’s (PNP) refusal to participate in the national debates, the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA), the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) and the Jama.....
Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association | 2016-02-13 00:00:00

UWI Research Days App-solutely accessible
The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus Research Days 2016 slated for February 17 – 19 will be absolutely accessible as persons will be able to pin activities, map event locations and tun.....
| 2016-02-13 00:00:00

Ministry of Health to launch National Cleanup Day
The Ministry of Health in partnership with several stakeholders will embark on a National cleanup day dubbed “Operation Mosquito Search and Destroy” this Saturday, February 20, 2016......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-15 00:00:00

JDC proposes new schedule of debates ahead General Elections
The Jamaica Debates Commission (JDC) has written the General Secretaries of both the PNP and the JLP, proposing a new schedule of debates ahead of the February 25 General Elections......
| 2016-02-15 00:00:00

NIA reaffirms continued support for National Debates
Letter to the Leader of the Opposition re Controversy surrounding National Debates and assets......
National Integrity Action Limited | 2016-02-15 00:00:00

Dominican artist collaborates with Gramps Morgan
On Sunday 14th February 2016, Valentine’s Day, recording reggae artist Julie Christmas, more popularlyknown as ‘Devine SongZ,’ launched the long-awaited video to the remix of his hit single Many Water.....
| 2016-02-15 00:00:00

Justice Ministry congratulates Chief Justice Zaila McCalla
The Ministry of Justice wishes to congratulate the Hon. Mrs. Justice Zaila McCalla OJ, Chief Justice of Jamaica, who on Tuesday February 9, 2016 was conferred with the prestigious honour of being appo.....
Ministry of Justice | 2016-02-15 00:00:00

Simpson Miller refuses to debate
Last night Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller proclaimed at a rally in Mandeville, "[W]e are not afraid to debate anybody......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2016-02-15 00:00:00

Bishop Larry D. Trotter & Sweet Holy Spirit Choir release 10th Project
Can you remember the Traditional Gospel songs that your grandmother sang when there was no music playing in the house?.....
| 2016-02-15 00:00:00

Author of satirical novel helps Literacy Programs
Dylan Callens, author of Operation Cosmic Teapot is helping youth that struggle with literacy......
| 2016-02-13 00:00:00

New ‘1.5 To Stay Alive’ album gets audience approval
Earth Inspired, the new album released under the ‘1.5 To Stay Alive’ campaign (February 11),has won the approval of its first listeners......
| 2016-02-13 00:00:00

Parish Champions to be named in JCDC Performing Arts Competition
Parish Champions will be crowned as the Parish Finals of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) National Festival of the Performing Arts Competition begins on Monday, February 15......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-02-15 00:00:00

Food For The Poor celebrates 34 years of serving the poor
Food For The Poor is celebrating 34 years of dedicated service to the poor. The international relief and development organization, which started serving Jamaica in 1982, is now transforming the lives .....
PROComm | 2016-02-12 00:00:00

Successful first staging for One Love Music Festival
The first annual One Love Music Festival held on February 4 – 5 in Rose Hall, Jamaica ended on a high note and the organizers are already gearing up for an even bigger and better event in 2017......
| 2016-02-12 00:00:00

JCD asks PNP to re-consider political debates
The Jamaica Debates Commission (JCD) has asked the Peoples’ National Party (PNP) to re-consider its position not to participate in political debates in the period leading up to the 2016 General Electi.....
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce | 2016-02-12 00:00:00

New approach to the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation
Patients with atrial fibrillation or AFib may benefit from a new procedure called the convergent approach for the treatment of atrial fibrillation......
| 2016-02-12 00:00:00

Work to begin on GraceKennedy’s new Corporate Headquarters
Initial construction work on GraceKennedy’s new Corporate Headquarters is expected to begin on February 15, 2015......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-02-12 00:00:00

PAJ urges participation in National Political Debates
The Press Association of Jamaica is alarmed at news that the National Political Debates may not be held......
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2016-02-12 00:00:00

PNP’S refusal to debate is disgraceful says G2K
Generation 2000 (G2K), the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party, has categorized the announcement of the People’s National Party (PNP), that it will not participate in a national d.....
G2K | 2016-02-12 00:00:00

JMA calls for decision on political debates
With an impending General Election underway, the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA), the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ), the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), the Jamaica Exporte.....
Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association | 2016-02-11 00:00:00

NIA calls on the PNP to reverse debate decision
National Integrity Action, in upholding its principles of transparency and accountability, regards the decision of the Peoples’ National Party not to participate in any debates with the Jamaica Labour.....
National Integrity Action Limited | 2016-02-11 00:00:00

Stop hanging from vehicles during political motorcades says NRSC
The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is deeply concerned about people engaging in body protrusion from moving vehicles during political campaigns......
PROComm | 2016-02-12 00:00:00

CPL 2016 launches in style in Barbados
The 2016 HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Player Draft was unveiled at a gala ceremony in Barbados on Thursday, with some of the leading West Indian and international talent set to descend on the C.....
| 2016-02-11 00:00:00

UTech’s School of Pharmacy wins major international grant for training equipment
The School of Pharmacy, University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) has been selected as one of 16 finalists world-wide to participate in the United States based Seeding Labs instrumental acces.....
University of Technology | 2016-02-11 00:00:00

London Cricket Club returns to Jamaica to support the Courtney Walsh Foundation
United Kingdom based cricket team, the Wanstead and Snaresbrook Cricket Club (CC), will travel to Jamaica tomorrow for a number of fixtures against local cricket clubs as well as to support the Court.....
Jamaica Tourist Board | 2016-02-11 00:00:00

GOJ returns to the Domestic Capital Market
After a three-year absence, the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) on February 11, 2016 successfully returned to the Domestic Capital Market with the three (3) fixed-rate instruments issued oversubscribed......
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2016-02-11 00:00:00

JMMB Group makes four listings on the JSE’s Main Markets
February 11, marks a very special occasion; the listing of four (4) distinct preference shares on the Main Markets of the Exchange. Listed are US Dollars Cumulative Redeemable 6% and 5.75% Preference .....
Jamaica Stock Exchange | 2016-02-11 00:00:00

Panos Caribbean launches new ‘1.5 To Stay Alive’ album
Caribbean audiences are up for a musical treat, thanks to a new album set for release later today, under the ‘1.5 to Stay Alive’ campaign......
| 2016-02-11 00:00:00

Climate Change & El Nino drove disasters worldwide in 2015
The hottest year on record, 2015, has confirmed that weather and climate-related disasters now dominate disaster trends linked to natural hazards, according to a new analysis presented today......
| 2016-02-11 00:00:00

Caribbean Airlines launches “Supervalue” Kingston to Orlando Promotion
Caribbean Airlines has launched its “SUPERVALE” promotion on return airfares between Kingston and Orlando......
| 2016-02-11 00:00:00

Young Jamaica blasts PM for letter demanding apology from Holness
The youth arm of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Young Jamaica, has described as "ridiculous to the point of pettiness" the letter from Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, to the Leader of the Oppo.....
Young Jamaica | 2016-02-11 00:00:00

More than 300 000 Jamaicans to benefit from better preparedness to climate risks
The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a US$30 million loan to help enhance Jamaica’s resilience to disaster and climate risk through the promotion of climate and disaster risk management......
World Bank Organization | 2016-02-11 00:00:00

AB de Villiers signs up for CPL with Barbados Tridents
AB de Villiers has signed to play for Barbados Tridents in the 2016 Caribbean Premier League......
| 2016-02-11 00:00:00

Finance Minister to receive award in New York
Finance and Planning Minister, Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillip has arrived in New York, to attend the 2015 International Financing Review (IFR) Americas Award Ceremony to accept Jamaica’s award for Latin A.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2016-02-10 00:00:00

New dawn beckons as T&T franchise re-branded as Trinbago Knight Riders
The Trinidad & Tobago franchise in the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign has been re-branded as the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) from the previous name of Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel......
| 2016-02-10 00:00:00

Jamaican Bar Association calls for fair, just and peaceful general elections
The Jamaican Bar Association categorically denounces any threats or acts of violence in any form against politicians, political parties and their supporters......
| 2016-02-09 00:00:00

Beaches Negril scores platinum on Environmental Test
Beaches Negril Resort and Spa has set another benchmark for the Caribbean hospitality industry, having recently retained Certified Platinum status from the world leading environmental management, benc.....
| 2016-02-09 00:00:00

UTech’s Innovation Day to focus on sustainability for Global Competitiveness
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.) will showcase innovation and research being undertaken by staff and students across its colleges and faculties at its annual Research, Technology and.....
University of Technology | 2016-02-09 00:00:00

All-night Youth Summit held on January 22-23
Pastor Al Miller in his New Year’s Message to the nation called for a Young Adult Summit to bring together those with a commitment to see change in the nation......
| 2016-02-09 00:00:00

New Chair to facilitate merger of MSME-Support Agencies
Ms. Sandra Shirley has been appointed to head the common Board of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation, the Micro Investment Development Agency, and the Self Start Fund, which was recently est.....
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2016-02-09 00:00:00

Digicel Play surprises its 10,000th customer
Digicel Play surprised its 10,000th customer, Lucet Montgomery, at home with free service for 90 days, a 55-inch LED LG smart TV and two Samsung Galaxy tablets, among other goodies......
Digicel | 2016-02-09 00:00:00

Jamaican Ambassador urges Maryland Investors to explore opportunities in Jamaica
On Monday, February 1, Jamaican Ambassador to the United States of America created history by becoming the first Jamaican Ambassador to the United States to address a formal sitting of the Senate Cham.....
| 2016-02-09 00:00:00

Historic Nyahbinghi Album Recording for 2016: Year of the Rastafari
2016 has been named the International Year of the Rastafari: One hundred years since His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I became regent of Ethiopia and 50 years since HIM Haile Selassie I’s historic .....
| 2016-02-08 00:00:00

St. Catherine Festival Queen launches “Holistic Genesis”
‘Holistic Genesis,’ is the theme spearheading the parish project which the reigning Miss St. Catherine Festival Queen, Kameika Coleman, has undertaken for duration of her reign and beyond......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-02-09 00:00:00

Kellier looks to mould youth through sports
Veteran St James politician, Derrick Kellier, has taken on a new challenge, devoting time from official duties to mould the lives of young people in South St James through sports......
| 2016-02-09 00:00:00

NCB Foundation hands over CSEC cheque
Continuing a legacy of nation building the NCB Foundation electronically handed over more than $11 million dollars to the Overseas Examination Council (OEC) as payment for CSEC Principles of Accounts .....
| 2016-02-08 00:00:00

CTL, UTASP agree to phased resumption
Following a lengthy emergency conciliation session at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, representatives from Caymanas Track Limited (CTL) and workers represented by the Union of Technical, A.....
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2016-02-09 00:00:00

Sigma Run donation drive continues
Sagicor Group continues to invite public donation and pledges to achieve the J$50 million target for this year’s Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run......
| 2016-02-08 00:00:00

Noranda initiates Chapter 11 Process to reposition business operations
Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (OTC: NORN) ("Noranda" or the "Company") today announced that Noranda and all of its wholly owned direct and indirect subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions f.....
| 2016-02-08 00:00:00

IMPACT Justice Sexual Harassment Legislation Committee meeting in Grenada
The Sexual Harassment Legislation Committee of the Canadian Government-funded project Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) is meeting in Grenada to review its draft model Sexua.....
| 2016-02-08 00:00:00

Maria Almonte claims Super Lotto Prize in St. Maarten
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) is pleased to announce that Maria Almonte claimed the prize in St. Maarten today......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2016-02-08 00:00:00

Government supporting creative economy development
The Government led by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has been developing Jamaica’s cultural and creative industries in support of the country’s numerous world-renown cultural icons and brands, M.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-02-08 00:00:00

INDECOM arrests police officer for shooting in May Pen
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) last night arrested a police officer on suspicion of shooting with intent......
INDECOM | 2016-02-08 00:00:00

Digicel Play passes 10,000 subscribers in Jamaica
Digicel Play has announced that it has surpassed the 10,000 subscriber mark in Jamaica just a few months after launch......
Digicel | 2016-02-08 00:00:00

GG hosts Canadian Business Executives
Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen on Thursday (Feb. 4) hosted members of the Toronto World Presidents Organization (WPO) to a formal banquet at King’s House as they began a three-day visit to Jamaica.....
King's House | 2016-02-08 00:00:00

Culture Passport holders to benefit from Black History and Reggae month activities
Primary and secondary school students who are already registered participants under the Ministry of Youth and Culture’s Culture Passport programme are to benefit from targeted initiatives being hosted.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2016-02-05 00:00:00

Royal Rita the Mystic of a Queen
Royal Rita The Mystic of A Queen, is all about the Queen and Matriarch of the Royal Family of Reggae Music. It embodies the Natural Mystic Lifestyle and Essence of what it is to be Queen to the King o.....
| 2016-02-05 00:00:00

Prime Minister opens Angels to Linstead Section of North-South Highway
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller On Thursday (February 4) symbolically commissioned the section of the North-South Highway from Angels, just outside Spanish Town, to Linstead in St. Catherine, to .....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-02-05 00:00:00

Expo Jamaica 2016 will be Jamaican Business Bridge to the World
April 14 – 17 2016, Expo Jamaica, the largest biennial trade-show of the Caribbean hosted by the Jamaica Manufacturers Association (JMA) and the Jamaica Exporters Association (JEA) in partnership with.....
| 2016-02-04 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Money Services continues Caribbean expansion
GraceKennedy has announced that effective today, GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS) will be expanding operations into the Turks and Caicos Islands through GraceKennedy Money Services Turks & Caicos Li.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Toronto rolls out red carpet to welcome celebrities in style
On Thursday February 11, 2016 All Star Festival will be blazing a trail right in time for Black History Month......
| 2016-02-04 00:00:00

NRSC disappointed Road Traffic Act Debate on hold
The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is disappointed that the debate of the new Road Traffic Act by the Senate has been stalled as Parliament will be dissolved pending the upcoming General Election.....
PROComm | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

JCDC Gospel Song Semi-Final promises a great show
The semi-final round of the Jamaica Gospel Song Competition which is set for Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 promises patrons an exciting and memorable show......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

PM Simpson Miller to open symposium on research to boost CCI
The National Cultural and Creative Industries Commission (NCCI) is staging a symposium bringing together learning institutions, government entities and private players, as part of the effort to stimul.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Crime Stop Jamaica says 2015 another good year
2015 was another good year for the PSOJ-run Crime Stop programme. Tips to Crime Stop increased by 11% over the number received in 2014 with tips on illegal firearms increasing by 20%, wanted persons b.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Health Ministry intensifies vector control activities in light of confirmed Zika Virus case
Minister of Health, Honorable Horace Dalley says surveillance has been heightened and vector control activities have been further intensified across the island but especially in communities with high .....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Haiti is home to CANTO's 32nd AGM
CANTO and Digicel Haiti forged ahead to co-host the 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of CANTO from the 31st January - 4th February, 2016......
| 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Tourism Ministry releases Demand Study
A Tourism Demand Study, designed to create a framework for effective planning and to identify demand for certain goods and services within the tourism sector, has been released by the Tourism and Ente.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

National Youth Service to lead Zika Youth Assistance Initiative
Minister of Youth and Culture, the Honourable Lisa Hanna, yesterday, announced that the Ministry of Youth and Culture, through its premier youth agency the National Youth Service (NYS), has partnered .....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Energy Minister condemns Montague's ISIS allegation
The comments made by the Opposition Spokesman on Energy, Robert Montague speaking at a JLP meeting at Gayle St. Mary on Wednesday evening (February 3) suggesting that the petrol contamination being ex.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Jamaica increases its presence among White House emerging Global Leaders
Anna-Kim is one of Jamaica’s recipients of the prestigious White House Emerging Global Leaders Initiative-Atlas Corps ("EGLI-Atlas Corps") Fellowship......
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

CARILEC 2016 Customer Service Conference being held in Grenada
CARILEC prepares to host its engaging Human Resource, Corporate Communications and Customer Service Conference, co-hosted by Grenada Electricity Services Ltd......
| 2016-02-04 00:00:00

J$70 billion potential trade market for local businesses
A newly released Tourism Demand Study, commissioned by the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, has revealed that opportunities created by tourism for the trade of locally-made goods and services co.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Power supply problems affect NWC Systems in Clarendon
A number of NWC customers in sections of Clarendon are currently experiencing disruptions in their service due to power supply problems at some of the company’s pumping facilities in the parish......
National Water Commission | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Minister McNeill lauds excellence of Hyatt Staff
Jamaican workers have been credited in large part for the success of the local tourism sector, which saw some 3.69 million visitors in 2015......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

Private Sector Groups review Petrojam’s pricing mechanism
The JCC, JMA, and PSOJ have for some time, been concerned about the slow pace at which we have seen lower oil prices flow through to the prices at the pump......
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2016-02-04 00:00:00

NEO Agreement signed by IDB & YUTE
Jamaica is now the 12th country to formally join New Employment Opportunities (NEO), a pioneering regional youth employment initiative in which businesses, governments and civil society in Latin Ameri.....
YUTE | 2016-02-03 00:00:00

Sunil Narine completes CPL transfer to Trinidad & Tobago
World T20 number one bowler Sunil Narine will line out for Trinidad & Tobago in the forthcoming HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign after becoming the first high-profile transfer of the Playe.....
| 2016-02-03 00:00:00

Letter from Political Ombudsman to NIA
Letter from Political Ombudsman to NIA with reference to Campaign Contributions......
| 2016-02-03 00:00:00

OUR goes to St. Catherine for Parish Connections
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) will this week host a series of activities in St Catherine as part of its Parish Connections outreach series......
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2016-02-03 00:00:00

Global M&A levels expected to stay strong in 2016
The latest edition of KPMG’s International Global M&A Predictor expects the world’s largest businesses to show an increasing appetite for M&A transactions over the next 12 months......
| 2016-02-03 00:00:00

CARPHA stresses the need for a coordinated regional response to Zika
On February 1st, 2016, Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), declared that clusters of microcephaly and other neurological disorders potentially linked to the spr.....
| 2016-02-03 00:00:00

One Love Music Festival set to make Mobay “Feel Alright”
Tuff Gong International and Rose Hall Developments have a star-studded line-up fully in place and set to deliver legendary performances at the upcoming One Love Music Festival, scheduled for this Thur.....
| 2016-02-03 00:00:00

Put the Caribbean Court of Justice on the 2016 Ballot
The National Democratic Movement is again calling on the PNP to put the Caribbean Court of Justice – ‘Yes / No’ question to the people of Jamaica in a plebiscite [a vote by a whole electorate to decid.....
National Democratic Movement | 2016-02-03 00:00:00

Petroleum Trade Reform Committee granted extension
Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon Phillip Paul has granted a twenty-day extension to the Petroleum Trade Reform Committee (PTRC), the body established to investigate allegations .....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-02-02 00:00:00

Young Jamaica condemns PNP defacing of Jamaican Flag
The youth arm of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Young Jamaica, is today condemning the continued defacing of the Jamaican flag by loyalists and supporters of the governing People's National Party (PN.....
Young Jamaica | 2016-02-02 00:00:00

Call for Regional Tech Startups to attend Regional Bootcamp & Investment Matching
World Bank Group in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank and OECS Commission along with local and regional implementing partners have all come together to offer a Pioneering coding “Bootcam.....
| 2016-02-02 00:00:00

Memorial Service for the late Ambassador of Spain
The Embassy of Spain has organised a Memorial Service of Thanksgiving for the late Ambassador of Spain, His Excellency Aníbal Jiménez Abascal, to be celebrated at the Stella Maris Catholic Church on F.....
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade | 2016-02-01 00:00:00

J$88 million Ophthalmology Clinic opened
Eye care has been significantly advanced for residents of central Jamaica with the official opening of an Ophthalmology Clinic and Operating Theatre at the Mandeville Regional Hospital valued at J$88......
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-02-01 00:00:00

JMA urges political parties to be responsible in their campaigning activities
With the recent announcement of the election date scheduled for February 25, 2016, by the most Honourable Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller, the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA) urges all p.....
Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association | 2016-02-01 00:00:00

Caribbean Airlines brings Carnival to Piarco International Airport
With Trinidad and Tobago carnival just one week away, Carnival operations are in full swing at Caribbean Airlines......
| 2016-02-01 00:00:00

PSOJ says oil hedge was a good decision
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has noted commentary over the past couple of weeks regarding the oil hedge strategy Jamaica effected last year by purchasing an option to buy 8 milli.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2016-02-01 00:00:00

Caribbean Hall of Fame regrets passing of Artiste Barrington Watson
The Caribbean Hall of Fame regrets the passing of Artiste Barrington Watson......
| 2016-02-01 00:00:00

Contractor General’s assessment of National Heroes Park perimeter fence contract
Following various spurious allegations made by Generation 2000 (G2K) concerning award of the contract for the erection of a perimeter fence at the National Heroes Park, I requested that the Office of .....
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND WORKS | 2016-02-01 00:00:00

JATCA comments on members not performing air traffic duties
Throughout the past week, out of due consideration for public safety, as well as concerns regarding personal liability, members of the Jamaica Air Traffic Controllers Association (JATCA) considered it.....
JATCA | 2016-02-01 00:00:00

Semis line-up completed at CAZOVA/ECVA Olympic qualifier
The semifinalists of the NORCECA Continental Cup Women’s Inter Zonal CAZOVA/ECVA phase were determined at Ocho Rios Bay during day one of competition of the BVB Olympic Qualifier, which include Jamaic.....
| 2016-01-31 00:00:00

Have serious debate about a fixed election date says Dr. St. Aubyn Bartlett
Jamaica Labour Party Caretaker Candidate for Manchester Central, Dr. St. Aubyn Bartlett and his team believe now is the time to have a serious debate about a fixed election date......
| 2016-01-31 00:00:00

NSWMA addresses concerns regarding storage of tyres at Hill Run
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) acknowledges the concerns of the residents of Hill Run, St. Catherine in respect to the unacceptable state of the location where the tyres are sto.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2016-01-29 00:00:00

BGLC relaxes licensing policy for prescribed premises bartenders
In response to concerns raised by licensees less than a year ago, the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) has relaxed its policy regarding fit and proper background checks on bartenders wh.....
Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission | 2016-01-29 00:00:00

NCU President to serve until August 2016
After presenting his annual report to the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Board, NCU president, Dr. Trevor G. Gardner, indicated his desire not to be considered for service in the 2016-17 academic.....
Northern Caribbean University | 2016-01-29 00:00:00

Public sector being equipped to tap billion dollar PPP pipeline
From February 2-5, 2016, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)/Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), and the World Bank (WB)/Public-Private .....
| 2016-01-29 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of St. Catherine & Corporate area
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some areas of St. Catherine, that the disruption they are presently experiencing in their water supply, is as a result of mechanical problems aff.....
National Water Commission | 2016-01-29 00:00:00

Landmark agreement between IDB & CARPHA to address Tourism and Health
The Caribbean is the most tourism dependent region in the world, receiving a record 26.3 million stay over arrivals in 2014......
| 2016-01-29 00:00:00

IMPACT Justice sponsoring training of 45 Resident Magistrates
The Canadian Government-funded projectImproved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) is sponsoring the training of forty-five Resident Magistrates in mediation......
| 2016-01-29 00:00:00

Drafting of interim regulations for Cannabis Industry underway
The Cabinet Sub-Committee on Ganja, this week, gave instructions for drafting of interim regulations for the Cannabis industry to begin......
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2016-01-29 00:00:00

CCRP increases its capacity to care
CCRP, the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons, has reconstituted and enlarged its Caring Committee in order to offer greater support to its members......
PROComm | 2016-01-29 00:00:00

CPL to welcome international stars for 2016 season
The HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is set to feature a galaxy of international talent – including Twenty20 heavyweights Francois “Faf” du Plessis, Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum, Kumar Sangakka.....
| 2016-01-29 00:00:00

JPS warns customers to be on the alert for fraudulent emails
JPS wishes to advise its customers to be on the alert for fraudulent emails with the message "Service Suspension Notice" in the subject line......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-01-29 00:00:00

50 million reasons to #SigmaRun2016
Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run is appealing for support from Jamaicans at home and abroad to make contributions to assist this year’s beneficiaries of the annual 5k road race to take place on Sunday, Feb.....
Sagicor Jamaica Group | 2016-01-28 00:00:00

“Protect Them” Gala scheduled for Child Abuse Prevention Month
The “Protect Them” Gala is planned for Saturday, April 23rd 2016 at the luxurious Carolina Golf Club in Margate, to conclude National Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Month......
| 2016-01-28 00:00:00

Cable & Wireless & WhatsApp sign partnership
Cable & Wireless (C&W) and WhatsApp have entered into a strategic marketing partnership......
| 2016-01-28 00:00:00

Senate to debate New Road Traffic Act on Friday
On Friday, January 29, 2016, the new Road Traffic Act will go to the Senate......
PROComm | 2016-01-28 00:00:00

Electrical challenges disrupt operations at Parklee
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that due to electrical challenges, the Parklee system in St. Elizabeth is temporarily out of operation......
National Water Commission | 2016-01-28 00:00:00

CCRP members benefit from Discount Partner Scheme
The Eden Gardens Spa and the Wellness Paradise Gym are two of the latest discount partners who offer special rates to members of the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP)......
PROComm | 2016-01-28 00:00:00

Reggae Queen Marcia for One Love Music Festival Charity Gala
The evergreen, effervescent Marcia Griffiths, “Queen of Reggae” has joined the charitable efforts of the upcoming One Love Music Festival, slated for Thrusday, February 4 – Friday, February 5, 2016, a.....
| 2016-01-28 00:00:00

Justice Ministry welcomes improved CPI 2015 ranking
The Ministry of Justice is heartened by the significant improvement in Jamaica’s standing in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) results for 2015, which underscores the progress being made by our co.....
Ministry of Justice | 2016-01-28 00:00:00

BEHIND THE SMILE: An Evening of Inspiration and Personal Development

Cameka Taylor invites you to BEHIND THESMILE: An Evening of Inspiration and Personal Development at the New Kingston Conference Center, Saturday, February 27 at 4:30p.m. Behind TheSmile is an in.....

Prayer 2000 | 2016-02-17 00:00:00

Prayer 2000 Conference 2016

The Governor General, Sir Patrick Allen, Speaks at Prayer 2000’s “Healing the Land” All Night, All Parish Prayer Gathering 2016 MANCHESTER, JAMAICA: Prayer 2000 and its Ministry Partners will cu.....

Prayer 2000 | 2016-01-27 00:00:00

Jamaica launches new media toolkit to tackle gender-based violence
A World Bank led coalition of public, private and civil society organisations under the Next GENDERation Initiative today launched a new media toolkit to support ongoing efforts to stem Jamaica’s epid.....
| 2016-01-28 00:00:00

Michael Hall explains changes to CPL Player Draft 2016
With the deadline for registration for the Player Draft for the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2016 tonight - and ahead of the Draft in Barbados now just a fortnight away (on Thursday, 11 Februar.....
| 2016-01-28 00:00:00

JPS Women to host first ever, Women in Energy Conference for Caribbean Region
March 10-11, 2016, will see the staging of the first ever, Women in Energy Conference for the Caribbean Region......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-01-28 00:00:00

PM hails master painter Barrington Watson as one of the most influential artistic figures in Jamaica
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is expressing sadness at the passing of Master Painter Professor the Honourable Barrington Watson, CD, OJ......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-01-28 00:00:00

TEF provides $10 million to assist Calabar High in acquiring new track
As part of its efforts to foster sports development locally the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has contributed well needed funds to assist reigning ISSA Boys Athletics Champions, Calabar High School, .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-01-28 00:00:00

JPS Reality TV Show now taking entries from diverse households
Last year JPS made history by airing the first ever Energy Savings Reality TV Show, that taught customers how to save energy without sacrifice - the JPS PowerSmart Energy Challenge......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-01-28 00:00:00

Negril Chamber appalled that Pickersgill rescinded Sand Removal Stop Order
The Negril Chamber of Commerce (NCC) is appalled that the Minister responsible for the Environment, Hon. Robert Pickersgill, has rescinded the stop order for the removal of sand from Karisma’s hotel i.....
| 2016-01-27 00:00:00

Give NDM credit says NDM Youth Arm
The Congress of Young Democrats (NDM Youth Arm) wishes to inform the producer of TVJ News that the NDM is the political party that have been demanding a fixed election date for over twenty years, in f.....
| 2016-01-27 00:00:00

Service disruptions and contingency measures in the Jamaican airspace
On January 25, 2016 the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) announced that there will be scheduled service disruptions and the implementation of contingency measures within the Kingston Flight Inf.....
JATCA | 2016-01-27 00:00:00

Judith Salmon exhibits work at the KROMA Gallery
Judith Salmon visual artist, will exhibit a significant body of her work including paintings, mixed media and installations at the KROMA Gallery, Miami, Florida, from February 4 to March 13, 2016......
| 2016-01-26 00:00:00

Targeting vulnerable communities to strengthen national resilience
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in partnership with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) are seeking to strengthen and sustain nat.....
| 2016-01-26 00:00:00

More young people finding jobs in BPO sector says PM
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says more young Jamaicans are finding employment in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies in Kingston and St. Andrew, Montego Bay and now, Mandeville......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-01-26 00:00:00

PM commissions new synthetic track at Calabar High
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has commissioned a new synthetic track at Calabar High School noting that it is the first all weather, synthetic running track at a high school in Jamaica and anyw.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-01-26 00:00:00

C&W Networks selects Xtera Communications, Inc.
C&W Networks, part of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), one of the largest telecommunications service providers serving the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, South America and United States wit.....
| 2016-01-26 00:00:00

Ministry Of Finance congratulates Dr. Phillips on Gleaner’s Man of the Year Award
The Financial Secretary and the team at the Ministry of Finance and Planning take this opportunity to congratulate Dr the Honourable Peter Phillips for receiving the 2015 Gleaner Man of the Year Award.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2016-01-26 00:00:00

Service disruptions & implementation of contingency measures in the Kingston FIR
As work advances under the programme to upgrade the island’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) equipment and facilities, representatives of the French contract firm, Thales Air Systems, completed an evalua.....
Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority | 2016-01-26 00:00:00

Win millions for twenty years with Supreme Ventures’ PayDay
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) rolled-out a new and exciting game – PayDay in which players will have a chance to win $36 million dollars cumulatively over 20 years......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2016-01-25 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of the Corporate area
The National Water Commission wishes to apologize to customers in Washington Boulevard, Duhaney Park, Cooreville Gardens, Downtown Kingston, Molynes Road and surrounding areas of the Corporate area, .....
National Water Commission | 2016-01-25 00:00:00

JCF recognized for service to the Tourism Sector
“As Jamaica’s tourism industry continues to boom it is important that every Jamaican understands the importance of this business as the main driver of our economy and that every citizen sees themselve.....
| 2016-01-25 00:00:00

Industry Minister welcomes Forbes ranking latest confirmation of Ministry’s work
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, has welcomed Jamaica’s ranking as the Best Country in the Caribbean to do Business for the second year in a row......
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2016-01-25 00:00:00

International Legal & Medical Experts set for 2016 T&T Symposium
The 2016 edition of the annual Law, Medicine & Culture Symposium (LMCS) will take place from February 10-13, 2016 at the Trinidad Hilton and Conference Centre......
| 2016-01-25 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of the Corporate area & St. Andrew
The National Water Commission is advising customers in Washington Boulevard and surrounding areas of the Corporate area, that efforts are being made to restore their regular service following challeng.....
National Water Commission | 2016-01-25 00:00:00

Another Super Lotto Jackpot Hit
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) announces that for draw #656 on Friday January 22, 2016, there was another Super Lotto jackpot winner in St. Maarten......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2016-01-25 00:00:00

First Lotto Hit of $84 million for 2016
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) announces its first Lotto jackpot hit of the New Year. The lucky player has ninety (90) days to claim the jackpot of $84 million dollars......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2016-01-25 00:00:00

WIPA congratulates Shivnarine Chanderpaul on his illustrious career
The West Indies Players’ Association would like to congratulate Shivnarine Chanderpaul on a prosperous and illustrious International career, that, spanned more than two decades......
West Indies Players' Association | 2016-01-25 00:00:00

Prayer for Leaders more practical than condemnation
Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen has commended the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee (NLPB) for calling the Church together in prayer for our national leaders rather than condemning and.....
King's House | 2016-01-24 00:00:00

Audition Round begins for 2016 JCDC Performing Arts Competition
The Festival of the Performing Arts Competition, organized by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Youth & Culture, continues to create several opportunitie.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-01-24 00:00:00

Vaz calls on Ministers Pickersgill & Paulwell to develop policy guidelines Re Beach Sand
Opposition Spokesman on Land & the Environment Daryl Vaz is appealing to both Ministers Robert Pickersgill and Phillip Paulwell to move swiftly in developing a definitive policy and guidelines as it r.....
| 2016-01-24 00:00:00

The search is on for the 2016 Gospel Song
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) an agency of the Ministry of Youth & Culture is on the hunt for Gospel Stars......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-01-24 00:00:00

JULGA condemns Everald Warmington’s comment
The Jamaica United Local Government Representatives Association ( JULGA ) categorically condemns the opprobrious, despicable and outrageous comment of Opposition JLP Member of Parliament Everald Warmi.....
| 2016-01-24 00:00:00

JSE hosts Regional Conference on Investments & the Capital Markets
Some 400 participants from India, Africa, China, South America, North America, Europe and the Caribbean engaged in discussions on how to partner for Growth within the Regional economies......
Jamaica Stock Exchange | 2016-01-24 00:00:00

NDTC’S unique musical concert returns Tuesday Jan. 26th
“The Music of the NDTC”, the unique concert series showcasing of the ‘sounds’ which make up an integral part of the National Dance Theatre Company’s (NDTC) world renowned magic, returns for a 2016 ren.....
National Dance Theatre Company | 2016-01-22 00:00:00

Water supply disruption to affect sections of the Corporate area
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some sections of the Corporate area that they will experience a disruption in their water supply, on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 8:00am to 7:.....
National Water Commission | 2016-01-22 00:00:00

IMPACT Justice hosts Caribbean Law Librarianship Workshop in Jamaica
Forty law library assistants from across the region will be trained at a workshop entitled “Caribbean Law Librarianship in the Digital Age” hosted by the Canadian Government-funded project Improved Ac.....
| 2016-01-22 00:00:00

Poetry Society of Jamaica opens 27thSeason of Fellowships with New Voices
The Poetry Society of Jamaica’s January 26th Fellowship at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, will mark the opening of the it’s 27th year of existence and of hostin.....
| 2016-01-22 00:00:00

Trend Media & AmCham Drive Jamaican Business Sector with digital strategies
Digital media sales house, Trend Media Group, today signed a significant partnership agreement with the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Jamaica at the agency’s Downtown headquarters......
| 2016-01-22 00:00:00

Appointment of 6 persons to the Office of OUR
Governor General, Sir Patrick Allen has appointed six persons to the Office of The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR)......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-01-21 00:00:00

Patricia Duncan Sutherland calls on Jamaicans to invest in a higher quality Parliament
Patricia Duncan-Sutherland, the People’s National Party (PNP) Candidate for South East Clarendon today launched her second crowdfunding drive to raise funds for her political campaign......
| 2016-01-21 00:00:00

INDECOM probes JDF-related fatal shooting
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has launched an investigation into the fatal shooting a civilian by a member of the Jamaica Defence Force on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 on Regen.....
INDECOM | 2016-01-21 00:00:00

JHTA Negril Chapter speaks on sand removal controversy
The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), Negril Chapter, stands with the Negril community in its complete dissatisfaction in the removal of sand from Negril......
| 2016-01-21 00:00:00

TRACE goes live on Digicel Play in the Caribbean
Urban entertainment and global media group, TRACE, has inked an agreement with total communications and entertainment provider, Digicel, making TRACE Urban, the first international urban music channel.....
Digicel | 2016-01-21 00:00:00

Transport Minister alarmed at rising road fatalities
Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. Omar Davies is expressing shock at the number of road deaths since the start of the year......
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND WORKS | 2016-01-21 00:00:00

PM instructs Ministry of Health to take action to reduce effects of Zika Virus on Jamaicans
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has instructed the Ministry of Health to take a proactive approach to reduce the threat of the Zika Virus and its possible impact on Jamaican citizens......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-01-21 00:00:00

St. John gets six new ambulances courtesy of Japanese Government
Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen has expressed sincere gratitude to Japanese Ambassador Masanori Nakano for six new ambulances which were presented to St. John Ambulance of Jamaica, of which the Gov.....
King's House | 2016-01-21 00:00:00

CaPRI & US Embassy host Minister Bunting
The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) and the US Embassy are gearing up to host the third in their series Dialogues Between Democracies on January 25 at the Knutsford Court Hotel......
CaPRI | 2016-01-20 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of St Catherine & Clarendon
NWC customers in Old Harbour, St. Catherine are presently without their regular water supply as a result of a 12-inch broken main on the Rhoden Hill transmission line......
National Water Commission | 2016-01-20 00:00:00

Government treating threat of ZIKA Virus with national urgency
Senator Sandrea Falconer, Minister with Responsibility for Information in the Office of the Prime Minister says the Government is treating the threat of the ZIKA Virus with a sense of national urgency.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-01-20 00:00:00

JPS commences conversion works at Bogue Power Plant
JPS has officially comenced work to convert the Bogue Power Plant in Montego Bay, St. James, to dual fuel capability......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-01-20 00:00:00

Students &Youth host Prayer & Concert
The National Secondary Students’ Council in partnership with Hands Across Jamaica for Righteousness, Inter-school Christian Fellowship and the Errol Rattray Evangelistic Association will host a Prayer.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2016-01-20 00:00:00

Euronews expands its reach in the Caribbean with Digicel Play
Euronews is today announcing it will be extending its reach in the Caribbean thanks to a deal with Digicel Play in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago......
Digicel | 2016-01-20 00:00:00

PM Simpson Miller outlines economic programme for Jamaica’s survival and growth
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has provided a comprehensive report of Jamaica’s economic strategy, which she says has ensured the very survival of the country......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-01-20 00:00:00

Celltick partners with Cable & Wireless to bring startscreen to android devices
Celltick, a global leader in mobile marketing announces a partnership with leading Caribbean and Latin American network provider, Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W)......
FLOW | 2016-01-19 00:00:00

Jamaica Junior Theatre launches its 2016 Musical Production
Grab your pixie dust and join the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company in its annual Jamaica Junior Theatre musical, PAN......
| 2016-01-19 00:00:00

Visual Arts Competition deadline extended
Person interested in entering the 2016 Jamaica Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition, organized by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture, .....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-01-19 00:00:00

Vulnerable persons encouraged to take extra precautions against Zika Virus
The Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) is encouraging persons to take extra precautions against the Zika Virus (ZikV) particularly the most vulnerable including pregnant women, newborns, the el.....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-01-19 00:00:00

JCDC hosts Northern Region Culture Club Consultation
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an Agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture will host its bi-annual Northern Region Culture Club Consultation on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at .....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-01-19 00:00:00

Water supply disruption to affect sections of St. Catherine
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some sections of St. Catherine, that their water supply will be disrupted tomorrowWednesday, January 20, 2016 from 9am to 5pm......
National Water Commission | 2016-01-19 00:00:00

Digicel Kick Start players revel in Manchester City FC training experience
Following a week of intensive training at Manchester City’s elite training and youth development facility, the City Football Academy, six of the Caribbean’s top young footballers are returned home eve.....
Digicel | 2016-01-19 00:00:00

Jamaica to benefit from 5-day technical assistance on Transfer Pricing
Jamaica is set to benefit from overseas technical assistance on Transfer Pricing. Consultants from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank will be in the i.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-01-19 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of St. Catherine
The National Water Commission is advising customers in Old Harbour, St. Catherine, that the current water supply disruption they are experiencing, is as a result of broken mains on the Rhoden Hill, B.....
National Water Commission | 2016-01-19 00:00:00

Bog Walk Gorge reopened
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to advise the activities at the Gorge have been successfully completed and it is again reopened for vehicular traffic......
ODPEM | 2016-01-18 00:00:00

Moving sand from Negril matters says Mccaulay
Last week, a large volume of sand and soil was removed from the foundation excavations of a hotel in Negril and the ensuing commentary has focused on whether or not the investor had the correct permit.....
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2016-01-18 00:00:00

TEF allocated J$180 million to heritage sites in 2015
As part of efforts to boost heritage tourism the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) allocated $180 million in funding for Jamaica’s heritage sites in 2015......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-01-17 00:00:00

$27.7 million refurbished Boston Beach Facility handed over
The famous Boston Beach in Portland has been refurbished at a cost of $27.7 million and was officially reopened by Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, on Thursday, January.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-01-17 00:00:00

Government’s bungling of Negril Sand Mining Issue troubling says Robinson
Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism and Cruise Shipping, Shahine Robinson today expressed serious concerns about the bungled way in which the removal of sand from the site of one of the hotels current.....
| 2016-01-17 00:00:00

More support for Portland farmers
The College of Agriculture Science and Education hosted a meeting with Member of Parliament for East Portland, Dr. Linvale Bloomfield and the Mayor of Port Antonio, Councilor Wayne Mckenzie. The meeti.....
College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CAS | 2016-01-16 00:00:00

ZikV alert intensified
In the wake of confirmed reports that the Zika Virus (ZikV) has been detected in the nearby Caribbean island of Haiti, the Western Regional Health Authority, in collaboration with the Ministry of Heal.....
| 2016-01-15 00:00:00

Industry Minister establishes MSME Office
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton announced the establishment of an MSME Office to act as a single focal point for the management of issues related to micro, small and.....
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2016-01-15 00:00:00

Jamaicans choose Huawei Smartphones
Huawei announced, that it is the world's No.3 smartphone maker, with 9.7% worldwide market share......
| 2016-01-15 00:00:00

FLOW set to launch ‘LTE’ in Jamaica
FLOW has announced another first – the telecommunications firm is now carrying out work on a Long Term Evolution (LTE) upgrade to sections of its network that will introduce advanced next-generation m.....
FlowJamaica | 2016-01-15 00:00:00

NWC to analyze customer water-usage patterns within distribution system
The NWC and consultants, Miya-Water are currently engaged in the process of installing an approximate 400 meters within a sample selection of customers whose premises are currently unmetered......
National Water Commission | 2016-01-15 00:00:00

Thales Air Systems representatives visit Jamaica
As the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority spearheads the implementation of a strategic programme to upgrade the island’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) equipment and facilities, representatives of Thales .....
Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority | 2016-01-15 00:00:00

CAC investigating complaints related to “bad gas”
Pursuant to its legal mandate, the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) continues to investigate complaints relating to “bad gas” with a view to seeking redress under the Consumer Protection Act from the.....
Consumer Affairs Commission | 2016-01-15 00:00:00

New and exciting Jamaican products and services for expanded Expo Jamaica in 2016
Jamaica is yet again hosting the Caribbean's largest trade exhibition, Expo Jamaica 2016 at the National Arena and Indoor Sports Complex in Kingston, Jamaica during April 14-17, 2016......
JAMPRO | 2016-01-15 00:00:00

Union Gardens Infant School hailed as major partnership for education
What is being hailed as possibly the largest local public private sector partnership in early childhood education was celebrated on Wednesday (January 13) with the official opening of the Union Garden.....
| 2016-01-15 00:00:00

Bring back our sand says Negril Chamber
The Negril Chamber of Commerce (NCC) in a statement today called for the significant quantity of sand taken from the Long Bay area be brought back to Negril where it rightfully belongs......
| 2016-01-15 00:00:00

TAJ urges taxpayers to get ready for Income Tax March 15 filing deadline
With the March 15 Income Tax due date just two months away, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is urging taxpayers to begin preparations to file their income tax returns early and online to avoid the us.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-01-15 00:00:00

JaVA /Phillip Greenland National Primary School Volleyball Finals
Lyssons Primary School from St. Thomas will seek to retain their title, as the National Finals of the Primary School Volleyball Competition gets underway on Friday, January 15 at the Stadium East Fiel.....
| 2016-01-14 00:00:00

Ministry to address concerns of Portland Rafters
Key concerns raised by members of the River Rafting Association in Portland about their welfare are to be addressed of by the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-01-14 00:00:00

Rafting in Portland to get major boost
The rafting experience in Portland is set to be significantly enhanced, with some $32 million being allocated to renovate the facilities in Berridale and Rafter’s Rest......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-01-14 00:00:00

Government outlines support for consumers affected by bad gas
Government officials, headed by Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister, the Hon. Phillip Paulwell, and the Attorney General, Patrick Atkinson today (Thursday, January 14, 2016) reaffirmed the.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-01-14 00:00:00

2016 National Leadership Prayer Breakfast to be held January 21
The National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee (NLPBC) today launched the 36th staging of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast to be held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Jamaica Pegasus H.....
Victoria Mutual | 2016-01-14 00:00:00

Aaron Blaylock debuts new novel
A mysterious symbol, tucked in an old journal, draws former missionary Gideon Goodwin back to Jamaica with dreams of finding a secreted treasure......
| 2016-01-14 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Group CEO announces management changes
GraceKennedy Group CEO Don Wehby has announced senior management changes at First Global Bank Limited (FGB) and the wider GraceKennedy consequent upon the resignation of Courtney Campbell from the Gra.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-01-14 00:00:00

Tuff Gong International to host Inaugural One Love Music Festival
Tuff Gong International, under the direction of CEO, Cedella Marley, will stage the first annual One Love Music Festival on February 4 - 5, 2016, at Rose Hall Great House Lawns and Aqueduct, in Monteg.....
| 2016-01-14 00:00:00

JAMPRO appoints new Film Commissioner
JAMPRO is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Film Commissioner, Renee Robinson......
JAMPRO | 2016-01-13 00:00:00

Passing of the Special Economic Zone Act is an opportunity for New Economic Activities says Hylton
The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce welcomes the passing of the Special Economic Zone Act in both the Senate and the House of Representatives......
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2016-01-13 00:00:00

Negril Chamber outraged over sand mining operations
The Negril Chamber of Commerce is today expressing outrage at what appears to be shady sand mining activities connected to major hotel developments in Negril and elsewhere on the North Coast......
| 2016-01-13 00:00:00

CCRP Jamaica represented at Caribbean Conference on ageing in Dominica
Local seniors’ organisation the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) participated in the Caribbean Conference on Ageing, Elder Abuse and the Rights of Older Persons, held recently in Roseau, .....
Caribbean Community of Retired Persons | 2016-01-13 00:00:00