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SAGICOR BANK HANDS OVER $450,000 SHOPPING VOUCHERS IN ZERO-IN PROMOTION
Arnett Watt from Portmore (left) and Shereann Gallimore (right) of Lawrence Tavern, celebrate while they shopped at Select Grocers in Manor Park. They are two of three winners in the Sagicor Bank Zero.....
Sagicor Jamaica Group | 2019-03-05 14:50:00

DAMION CRAWFORD’S SEXIST COMMENTS SHOW CONTEMPT TOWARDS WOMEN – G2K
Generation 2000 (G2K), the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is this morning expressing serious disappointment at the sexist and prejudiced comments uttered by PNP candida.....
G2K | 2019-03-04 16:27:00

2000 JAMAICAN LIVES IMPROVED IN PICJ’s FIRST YEAR OF BUSINESS CARDIOVASCULAR CENTRE PICJ CELEBRATES 1ST YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH DINNER SHOWCASING COMPANY SUCCESSES
Thursday, February 28, 2019, was an evening of celebration and merriment as Partners Interventional Centre of Jamaica (PICJ) recognised its 1st year anniversary with an intimate dinner at Courtyard th.....
| 2019-03-04 16:17:00

RGD applaud Staff and thanks It’s Sponsors for their donations
The Registrar General’s Department yesterday, February 28, held an informal appreciation function, to recognize the staff members who played an integral role in the recovery of the baby stolen from th.....
Registrar General’s Department | 2019-03-04 16:14:00

MOH mourns the loss of Hospital CEO
The Ministry of Health, today, is mourning the loss of Chief Executive Officer of the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital, Mr. Albert Leo Garel, who passed away at home on Thursday, February 28......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2019-03-04 15:53:00

PSOJ PRESIDENT CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION TO TACKLE JAMAICA’S WASTE MANAGEMENT CRISIS
A lack of policy, little or no coordination among state agencies and an absence of will on the part of the Ministerial leadership to address the critical issues of improper waste management in Jamaica.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2019-03-04 15:49:00

Phillips saddened by Becca’s death
Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition and president of the People's National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips is deeply saddened by news of the death of veteran sports journalist Tony Becca. Becca spen.....
| 2019-03-04 15:48:00

Vaz calls for urgent help for Westmoreland
Member of Parliament for Central Westmoreland Dwayne Vaz is calling on the government to urgently release resources to strengthen the security apparatus in the parish, as well as move ahead with socia.....
| 2019-03-04 15:47:00

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6Billion
Preliminary data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica shows that cruise tourism has seen an almost 300% increase in earnings over the last ten years. In 2008, the sector earned J$7.5Billion and i.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2019-03-04 15:45:00

WIGTON WINDFARM DONATES TWO MOTOR VEHICLES TO CROSSKEYS POLICE STATION
The Cross Keys Police Station in Manchester, which was without a reliable motor vehicle, now has two Mazda BT 50 double cab pick-ups, thanks to Wigton Windfarm Limited. The vehicles, which were pr.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2019-02-27 14:03:00

HELP AT YOUR FINGERTIPS Local Tech Start-up launches Smartphone-Enabled Emergency Response App
Jamaicans can now enjoy the benefits of a smartphone-enabled emergency dispatch service which provides an instant response in the event of a medical emergency and allows access to immediate roadside a.....
| 2019-02-27 13:59:00

25,000 LED Streetlights coming this year
JPS is set to upgrade 25,000 streetlights to LED lights by year end. The Company has already upgraded 43,000 streetlights across the island to LED lights, as it continues on its drive to enhance ligh.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2019-02-27 13:43:00

Competition, Domestic Value Add, Training & Skills Development, Technology Transfer and Corporate Social Responsibility – Guiding Principles for Win-Win Foreign Direct Investment in Jamaica
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr the Honourable Nigel Clarke, while speaking at the Official Launch of the Association of Chinese Enterprises in Jamaica at the Spanish Court Hotel on Feb.....
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service | 2019-02-27 13:39:00

Poor preparation and high levels of absenteeism still a major concern for CXC
Poor preparation during this January sitting of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) is the cause to the continued high levels of absenteeism says the Caribbean Examination Council (CX.....
Caribbean Examinations Council | 2019-02-27 13:37:00

Texaco Jamaica Endorses Global Resilience Centre
Texaco Jamaica has pledged its full backing of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) that was launched in January in Montego Bay. The announcement was made today (Februar.....
| 2019-02-20 15:02:00

Derrimon Launches Three New Healthy Beverage Brands with Reduced Sugar Or No-Added Sugar Viva, Busta Chill and Juciful Vibes Meet MOH National School Nutrition Standards
Derrimon Trading Company Ltd is excited to introduce three new healthy beverage brands to Jamaica - Viva, Busta Chill and Juciful Vibes. The new reduced sugar and no-added sugar drinks meet the Minis.....
| 2019-02-20 15:00:00

Jamaica Baptist Union to launch its 169th General Assembly in Montego Bay
Thousands of Baptists from all over the island will gather in Montego Bay, St. James for the 169th General Assembly of the Jamaica Baptist Union from Wednesday, February 20 to Sunday, February 24, 201.....
Jamaica Baptist Union (JBU) | 2019-02-20 14:53:00

PCJ REACHES OVER 8,700 STUDENTS FROM 720 SCHOOLS THROUGH SCHOOLS ENERGY PROGRAMME AS IT CELEBRATES ITS 15TH YEAR
Having exposed over 8,700 students from 720 schools to energy related matters, the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its Schools Energy Programme which was .....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2019-02-20 14:45:00

UHWI moves ahead with going paperless
The University Hospital of the West Indies is moving swiftly ahead towards a completely paperless hospital and this week demonstrated how this is being achieved in the radiology department. Dr The .....
| 2019-02-20 14:40:00

One Month Countdown to Tax Day
As the Income Tax Filing due date draws closer Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) continues to assist hundreds of business persons to file their final Income Tax Returns for Taxpayers getting support .....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2019-02-20 14:35:00

UWI Professor leads discussions in Washington DC on innovation-driven growth in the Caribbean
The University of the West Indies’ (The UWI) Professor John Agard joined international thought leaders and high-level policy-makers from the Caribbean region for the Inter-American Development Bank’s .....
University of the West Indies | 2019-02-20 14:33:00

Supreme Ventures Foundation signs MOU for fire safety in children homes
To facilitate greater fire safety in children’s homes across the island, the Supreme Ventures Foundation has officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Education, Youth.....
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2019-02-20 14:31:00

Derrimon Launches Three New Healthy Beverage Brands with Reduced Sugar Or No-Added Sugar Viva, Busta Chill and Juciful Vibes Meet MOH National School Nutrition Standards
Derrimon Trading Company Ltd is excited to introduce three new healthy beverage brands to Jamaica - Viva, Busta Chill and Juciful Vibes. The new reduced sugar and no-added sugar drinks meet the Minis.....
| 2019-02-18 11:37:00

Government Focused on Deepening Foreign Exchange and other Markets
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke, while speaking at the annual Jamaica Securities Dealers Association Breakfast Forum held on February 13, 2019 at the Jamaic.....
| 2019-02-18 11:29:00

APPOINTMENT WILL NOT DETER THE OPPOSITION FROM GETTING TO THE ROOT OF CORRUPTION
The Leader of the Opposition People’s National Party, Dr. Peter Phillips says the Opposition has taken note of the appointment of a new Minister of Science, Energy and Technology by the Prime Minister.....
| 2019-02-18 11:28:00

EFresh Announcement - Acquisition of The Meat Experts
Everything Fresh Limited (EFresh) has purchased 100% of The Meat Experts. The agreement was signed recently and the takeover is now complete. The purchase consideration was Fifty Million Jamaican Doll.....
| 2019-02-18 11:27:00

Legal Aid Council Representation Helps to Free Mentally ill Man
Following representation from the Legal Aid Council, 52 year old Leslie Spaulding from Bath St. Thomas was freed in the St. Thomas Parish Court, Morant Bay on January 29, after he appeared before Pari.....
Ministry of Justice | 2019-02-12 14:53:00

MGI conducting hydrodynamic modelling of solid waste in the Kingston Harbour
The Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) is currently conducting hydrodynamic modelling of solid waste in the Kingston Harbour to gauge the impact of the distribution and spread of garbage flowing into.....
| 2019-02-12 14:49:00

Kiwanis Club of North St. Andrew launch Book Collection Drive for Inner-city Schools.
The Kiwanis Club of North St. Andrew yesterday (February 8) launched its 45th Anniversary “450 in 45 Day Book Collection Drive.” In launching the initiative, Major Barrington Miller, President of the .....
| 2019-02-12 14:45:00

SOME DELINQUENT DRIVERS TO HAVE THEIR BADGES REVOKED
Transport Minister, the Honourable Robert Montague MP, says the Ministry is moving to ensure that public transport operators who have ten (10) or more points deducted from their driver’s licence or te.....
| 2019-02-12 14:33:00

CAMPION COLLEGE CELEBRATES OUTSTANDING CSEC AND CAPE PERFORMERS
The magis or ‘the greater’ is one of the central principles of Jesuit spirituality and by extension, of Ignatian education. This principle is the pillar on which the Roman Catholic high school, Campio.....
| 2019-02-12 14:32:00

FOUR JDF SENIOR OFFICERS PROMOTED
The Chief of Defence Staff, with the approval of the Defence Board, has promoted Colonel Radgh Mason and Colonel Roderick Williams to the rank of Brigadier, and Captain (Naval) Antonette Wemyss-Gorm.....
Jamaica Defence Force | 2019-02-12 14:31:00

Sigma Run donations can now be done on Gustazos
Persons wishing to support the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run fundraising efforts are now able to donate via the popular e-commerce platform Gustazos. Gustazos (Jamaica) launched the donation drive on Tu.....
Sagicor Jamaica Group | 2019-02-12 14:30:00

Inaugural Rum Festival to Bolster Jamaica’s Gastronomy Tourism Product
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the Jamaica Rum Festival will broaden the country’s market by adding value to the Gastronomy Tourism product offerings. Speaking at the Launch, which too.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2019-02-07 12:42:00

National Flower’s design team: Fostering inclusivity from varying perspectives
For the five members of the National Flower Project team, the Government of Jamaica Houses of Parliament Design Competition was a meeting of minds. The competition offered the team a once-in-a-life.....
| 2019-02-07 12:02:00

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES LAUNCHES THE CARIBBEAN IDENTITY
Today Caribbean Airlines launched its latest corporate campaign, “The Caribbean Identity”. The new campaign embraces and celebrates the authenticity of the Caribbean region and all the elements tha.....
| 2019-02-05 13:34:00

iCreate exceeds target for Sagicor Investments brokered IPO
iCreate Limited successfully closed its initial public offering (IPO) on February 1 and was oversubscribed. The IPO of 74,062,500 ordinary shares received applications exceeding the J$70 million be.....
| 2019-02-05 13:33:00

FLOW FOUNDATION, UNICEF PARTNER ON SAFER INTERNET DAY 2019
The Flow Foundation has partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to heighten awareness among children, adolescents and young adults about dangers that lurk in the online space. On Fe.....
FLOW | 2019-02-05 13:31:00

CPFSA supporting families affected by fire in Grants Pen
The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) earlier today dispatched a team of first responders to 33 Grants Pen Road, St. Andrew, the scene of the fire in which twin toddlers Nahelia and .....
| 2019-02-05 13:30:00

“Mathematics Phobia Can Be Prevented,” - Samuels Harris … at UTech, Jamaica Distinguished Public Lecture
Dr. Angela Samuels Harris, retired mathematics educator and former principal of the Montego Bay Community College delivered the University of Technology, Jamaica 60th Anniversary Distinguished Public.....
University of Technology | 2019-02-05 13:28:00

CaribbeanReads Author Juleus Ghunta Featured on the BBC
BBC Leeds recently featured CaribbeanReads author Juleus Ghunta in a segment on how learning to read changed his life. Ghunta, who hails from Hanover, Jamaica had a challenging childhood and sublit.....
| 2019-02-05 13:26:00

WHO ECDD #41 CANNABIS OUTCOME WHO changes position on medical Cannabis after 60 years.
For the first time since Cannabis was included in the Single Convention drug treaty, the scheduling status of Cannabis within International law is being updated. The World Health Organization (WHO), t.....
| 2019-02-05 13:25:00

G2K WELCOMES FITCH’S UPGRADE OF JAMAICA’S DEBT RATING TO B+
Generation 2000 (G2K) the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), welcomes international ratings agency FITCH’s upgrading of Jamaica’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issu.....
G2K | 2019-02-05 13:15:00

Prime Minister Calls for Greater Collaboration for Sustainable Resilience in Tourism Sector
Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness says that greater effort has to be placed in strengthening linkages with key industries to create a more resilient and sustainable tourism indus.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2019-01-31 17:03:00

Research Centre tackles child sexual exploitation in Jamaica as part of gender-based violence prevention
Around 15 million adolescent girls aged 15-19 have experienced forced sex in their lifetime. Although adolescent boys are also at risk, global estimates are unavailable. Global statistics also show th.....
| 2019-01-31 17:01:00

Ensuring the safe, accurate and legal dispensing of medications in Jamaica!
The Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica wishes to remind our patients and the general public of the important role of pharmacists in helping to ensure the safe, accurate and legal dispensing of medicati.....
| 2019-01-31 16:59:00

Italian Firm Contracted by European Union Fails to successfully deliver and install audio and video link technology in Jamaica’s Courts
The Ministry of Justice takes note of stories carried in the media over the past several days about delays in implementing audio and video link technology in the courts. The Ministry unequivocally rej.....
Ministry of Justice | 2019-01-31 16:53:00

KINGSTON FREEPORT TERMINAL LTD. RECORDS TOP PERFORMANCE ON POST-PANAMAX VESSEL
Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), started off 2019 on a high note when it recorded its best performance ever, in the history of the Port of Kingston. A total of 3304 moves were handled withi.....
Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited | 2019-01-30 11:36:00

Jamaica will need 98,000 health and education professionals by 2040
A new IDB study from the series The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean estimates that Jamaica will need 49,000 teachers, 12,000 doctors and 37,000 nurses by the year 2040......
| 2019-01-30 11:32:00

Online Filing Mandated for Corporate Income and Assets Tax Returns
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding taxpayers that Corporate Income Tax (CIT) and Assets Tax Returns MUST be filed online as of this tax season, via TAJ’s online portal at www.jamaicatax.gov.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2019-01-30 11:31:00

SVL DONATES OVER $1M TO HOMES ACROSS THE ISLAND IN NEW YEAR OUTREACH
Supreme Ventures’ #SimplyVestedInLove outreach programme brought smiles to hundreds of children across the island with a three-day donation spree intended to give 10 child institutions a bright start .....
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2019-01-30 11:25:00

AIS joins International Health IT Conference
Local Technology solutions company, Advanced Integrated Systems (AIS) will be among the many companies to participate in the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Global C.....
| 2019-01-30 11:23:00

PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model
Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett have welcomed the return of the EP (European Plan) model of hotels as part of the expanding tourism industry. Sunday’s offic.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2019-01-30 11:16:00

Heart Foundation of Jamaica calls for proactive heart care
With heart disease as the leading cause of death globally and in Jamaica, the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ), through its mandate of “Promoting Heart Health in Jamaica” aims to reduce the number of.....
Heart Foundation of Jamaica | 2019-01-28 14:50:00

PCJ ENERGY PROJECTS YIELD $5.8 MILLION IN SAVINGS FOR ARDENNE HIGH SCHOOL
The installation of a 15 kW Solar Photovoltaic System coupled with the completion of a major LED Lighting Upgrade Project carried out at Ardenne High School by the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PC.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2019-01-28 14:48:00

RADIO AND TELEVISION JAMAICA LIMITED ACQUIRE EXCLUSIVE CABLE AND FREE-TO-AIR TELEVISION RIGHTS FOR JAMAICA TO FIFA EVENTS IN 2019, INCLUDING THE FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP
Radio and Television Jamaica Limited, the country’s leading media providers, have acquired the exclusive FIFA Women’s World Cup™ free-to-air and cable television rights, including the right to simulca.....
| 2019-01-28 14:36:00

SOMC TO FAST-TRACK THE DELIVERY OF JUSTICE IN ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
On Monday, 21 January 2019, the Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project, in collaboration with the High Court of Justice in Antigua and Barbuda, created history when it offici.....
| 2019-01-28 11:59:00

The Jamaican people are the best guarantors of Jamaica’s Fiscal Prudence
Minister of Finance, Dr. The Honourable Nigel Clarke, while addressing the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s 14th Regional Investments & Capital Markets Conference on ‘Life after the IMF: Preserving the Benefi.....
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service | 2019-01-28 11:57:00

JAMAICA DOMINATES TRAVVY TOURISM AWARDS
Jamaica came away as big winners at the 2019 Travvy Awards held in New York City last night copping 5 major awards including Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett being awarded the inaugural Chairman’s Awa.....
| 2019-01-28 11:50:00

New Board Appointed for the Students’ Loan Bureau
Dr The Honourable Nigel Clarke, Minister of Finance and the Public Service has announced that a new Board of Directors for the Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) was appointed in December, 2018......
Students' Loan Bureau | 2019-01-28 11:46:00

APPOINT A PORT AUTHORITY CHAIRMAN
The People’s National Party (PNP) Opposition Shadow Minister of Transport and Work, Mikael Phillips, M.P., is calling on the Prime Minister, in his capacity as Minister of Economic Growth and Job Crea.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2019-01-28 11:44:00

Some Motorists to See Lower Rates at Sections of Highway 2000 North South Toll
Some motorists using the Highway 2000 – North-South Link will soon observe a decrease in rates for some sections. This, as the Ministry of Transport and Mining has been informed of the new toll adjust.....
| 2019-01-28 11:43:00

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