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Grange salutes Cunnigham on winning gold at Paralympic Games
Opposition Spokesperson on Youth, Sports & Culture, Olivia 'Babsy' Grange salutes Alphonso Cunningham on winning Gold in the Javelin event at the Paralympic games in London......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-09-05 00:00:00

NLS Joins Hundreds of Cultural Institutions World Wide in Peace Initiative
NLS has announced it will join hundreds of cultural institutions worldwide, from Australia to Zimbabwe, supporting films4peace to celebrate World Peace Day—an international UN day of ceasefire, and a .....
NLS | 2012-09-05 00:00:00

JACCC to hold Press Conference
The Jamaica Association of Contractors Construction and Consultants (JACCC) will be holding a press conference at the Medallion Hall Hotel on Thursday 6th September 2012 starting at 10:00am sharp......
Jamaica Association of Contractors | 2012-09-05 00:00:00

NDM condemns police shooting of women in St. Thomas
The National Democratic Movement is again condemning the shooting of two women by a member of the security forces, a policeman in Yallahs, St. Thomas, last Saturday, resulting in the death of a young .....
National Democratic Movement | 2012-09-05 00:00:00

Advisory & Road Closures Re: Qualifier Between Jamaica and United States at the National Stadium
The Police are advising supporters who will be attending the World Cup Football Qualifier between Jamaica and the United States, which will be held at the National Stadium on Friday, September 7, 2012.....
The Constabulary Communication Network | 2012-09-05 00:00:00

PNPYO calls for the immediate resignation of Police Commissioner Owen Ellington
President of the PNPYO Junior Rose, is calling for the immediate resignation of Police Commission, Owen Ellington. The alarming number of extrajudicial killings by Police Officers with little effort o.....
PNPYO | 2012-09-05 00:00:00

Irwindale Water Supply System back in operation
The National Water Commission (NWC) advises its valued customers in Irwindale, Chelsea, Sign and surrounding areas, who are served by the Irwindale Deep Well, that the company is working assiduously t.....
National Water Commission | 2012-09-04 00:00:00

Guest Accommodation Room Tax Now In Effect
In keeping with the announcement by the Minister of Finance on June 6, 2012 in respect of a room tax on guest accommodations, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) wishes to advise that the Guest Accommoda.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2012-09-04 00:00:00

Crayons Count to provide school supplies for all Early Childhood Institutions
For the first time ever, all early childhood institutions in Jamaica – that have applied for registration with the Early Childhood Commission (ECC) - are slated to receive a standard set of recommende.....
Do Good Jamaica | 2012-09-04 00:00:00

Status on Caymanas Track Limited
The Board of Directors of Caymanas Track Limited (CTL) notes with concern articles published in the Sunday Gleaner of September 2, and again on Monday, September 3, 2012, with comments on the financia.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-09-04 00:00:00

Jamaican Folk Singers presents its 45th Anniversary Concert Season
The Jamaican Folk Singers presents its 45th Anniversary Concert Season at The Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Avenue – Friday, September 14 to Sunday, September 16, 2012......
Jamaican Folk Singers | 2012-09-04 00:00:00

FID investigates a case of breaches of the Proceeds of Crime Act
Officers of the Financial Investigations Division (FID) a division of the Ministry of Finance & Planning are investigating a case of breaches of the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) against Dave Anthony J.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-09-04 00:00:00

Medics review 50 years internal medicine
NEWS RELEASE Consultant Physicians to Commemorate 50 Years of Internal Medicine The Association of Consultant Physicians of Jamaica (ACPJ) will host its 10th annual series of events from Septemb.....
Independent Consultant | 2012-09-05 00:00:00

NFL betting season kicks off with Justbet
Five-time Super Bowl Champions - the Green Bay Packers and three-time Champions - the New England Patriots are joint favourites to win Super BowlXLVII, ahead of the kickoff to the 2012 season. This ac.....
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2012-09-04 11:19:00

Photo Release - State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment Meeting with the Entertainment Advisory Board
Photo Release - State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment Meeting with the Entertainment Advisory Board.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-09-03 00:00:00

Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Human Resources
This summer we all experienced the celebration of our 50th year of independence and were also thrilled and inspired by the performance of our athletes at the London Olympics......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-09-03 00:00:00

NRSC awaits findings of survey on the level of road safety education in schools
The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is reporting that the Ministry of Education has completed a survey among schools, to determine and assess the level of road safety education among children, as .....
National Road Safety Council Jamaica | 2012-09-02 00:00:00

PAJ gets new Executives
Managing Editor of The Gleaner Company Jenni Campbell was returned unopposed Sunday, September 2 for a second term as president of the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ)......
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2012-09-02 13:16:00

JLP on the murder of Dr. Barry Dixon
I am deeply shocked and saddened to learn that Dr. Barry Dixon has fallen victim to murderous criminals in his home town, the city of Montego Bay. From Dr. Kenneth baugh, opposition spokesman on healt.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-09-01 00:00:00

Scheduled disruptions for stony hill… JWSIP works
As the National Water Commission continues the Jamaica Water Supply Improvement Project (JWSIP) works in Stony Hill, St. Andrew, customers of Kingswood and Diamond Road are being advised that they wil.....
National Water Commission | 2012-08-31 00:00:00

Opposition says Government not truthful on total expenditure
Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism and Travel Service Development, Mr. Ed Bartlett said that today’s Press Conference chaired by Information Minister, Sandrea Falconer breaking out expenditure for Lo.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-31 00:00:00

Product Enhancement Work to be Undertaken in Montego Bay
Efforts are underway to further enhance sections of the resort town of Montego Bay, St. James through projects which will be undertaken by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and the Tourism Product De.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-08-31 10:08:00

Prostate Cancer awareness day
Prostate Cancer awareness day.....
Jamaica Cancer Society | 2012-08-30 00:00:00

Journalists to vote on Sunday
The 69-year-old Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) will stage its annual general meeting this Sunday September 2 at its East Avenue Headquarters in St. Andrew. The high point of this year’s AGM is the.....
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2012-08-30 11:56:00

The ODPEM & Intelligent Multimedia limited partners to publicize disaster preparedness tips
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has partnered with Intelligent Multimedia Ltd. (IML) to publicize disaster preparedness tips for the 2012 North Atlantic Hurricane .....
ODPEM | 2012-08-30 10:10:00

Disasters costing Jamaica hundreds of billions
Director General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), Ronald Jackson, has stated the agency’s commitment to strengthening the country’s resilience to disasters, whi.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-29 00:00:00

Sites in Montego Bay being considered for upgrading
Several sites in Montego Bay are being considered for upgrading by the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, in tandem with a number of related agencies......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-29 11:16:00

Go after wealthy Tax Dodgers – Bullock
Lecturer in the Department of Economics, University of the West Indies, Collin Bullock, is suggesting that the Government target wealthy tax evaders as it embarks on tax reform measures......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-29 14:16:00

Country needs seal of approval from the IMF - Bullock
Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Collin Bullock, says it is important that the country secures a “seal of approval” from the International Mon.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-29 10:14:00

Country must sustain gains from Jamaica 50 - Falconer
Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, says that effective branding must be part of the national development imperative, if the country is to capitalise on Jamaica 50......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-30 00:00:00

Gov’t committed to working with Diaspora
Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller, says her administration is committed to working with all Jamaican Diaspora organisations in the on-going development of the country......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-30 00:00:00

ATL bats for St Ann Regional Hospital
The St Ann’s Bay Hospital welcomed a new Electrocardiogram (ECG) printer for its Department of Internal Medicine courtesy of Appliance Traders Limited (ATL)......
ATL | 2012-08-29 00:00:00

Shelter programme having positive impact
Chairman of the Committee for the Homeless, Dr. Winston De La Haye, says the shelter programme for the homeless is having a significant impact on their lives......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-28 17:09:00

The Palmyra foundation begins 3 week distribution of 25,000 free books
Palmyra Foundation sponsors and volunteers are busy preparing for this year’s book distribution, set to commence at Montego Bay Infant School on Monday, September 3, 2012. Under the slogan " The futur.....
The Palmyra | 2012-08-28 00:00:00

Treasure Beach First in Best Competition
Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth cops top prize of $2 million in the National Best Communities Competition......
Digicel Foundation | 2012-08-29 00:00:00

Bartlett demands breakdown of promotions expenditure
Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism and Travel Service Development, Mr. Ed Bartlett today called on the government to once and for all clear the air on the money spent on Olympics London 2012 promotio.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-28 13:13:00

COMCLEAN Project takes flight in Trench Town
Approximately 200 community members came out for Jamaica Social Investment Fund’s (JSIF’s) COMCLEAN pilot event in Lower Trench Town on Friday August 24 to Sunday August 26, a project which forms part.....
Jamaica Social Investment Fund | 2012-08-28 15:19:00

Virgin Atlantic launches services between Heathrow and Manchester
Virgin Atlantic Airways has announced plans to provide services from London Heathrow to Manchester airport from March 2013. The new route will be the first of a new domestic network facilitating regi.....
Virgin Atlantic | 2012-08-28 10:46:00

JPS Discovering More Sophisticated Bypass Devices
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is reporting an increase in the discovery of sophisticated meter bypass devices, used in the illegal abstraction of electricity. This, while the Company conti.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2012-08-27 10:14:00

Back to School for Children in Conflict with the Law?
In the context of the beginning of the new school term, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is raising the issue of the educational instruction for children in conflict with the law. All children in conflict .....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-08-28 09:59:00

Minister Dalley Condemns Robbery at CTL
The Honourable Horace W. Dalley, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and Planning, has condemned robbery at Caymanas Track Limited (CTL) yesterday after the raceday......
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-08-26 15:16:00

Barry and Sligoville routes inaccessible to small Vehicles
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management wishes to advise the public that the Barry Road route, in the vicinity of Red Pond and Johnson Pen and the Sligoville route in the vicinity o.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-27 09:22:00

Lorna Myers to become first woman inducted into PSOJ hall of fame
It will be an historic moment when Lorna Myers, Chairman of Restaurants of Jamaica Limited, becomes the first woman inducted into The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica's Hall.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2012-08-24 10:06:00

NFPB invites young persons to submit entries for essay competition
The National Family Planning Board (NFPB) is inviting Jamaica’s youth to submit entries for its 2012 Sexual and Reproductive Health Essay Competition, under the theme: ‘Children by Choice and not by C.....
National Family Planning Board | 2012-08-24 00:00:00

TEF contributes $25 Million to Community Development Initiative over five years
The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has over the past five years contributed a total of $25 million for sectional and national prizes to the National BEST Community Competition and Programme. Of this a.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-08-24 00:00:00

Weather postpones Women’s Freedom Movement Meeting
The Women's Freedom Movement of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) wishes to advise that its conference scheduled for this Sunday August 26th at the YWCA in Kingston, has been postponed in light of the an.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-25 00:00:00

Jamaica now under Tropical Storm Watch
The Meteorological Service has advised that we are now under a Tropical Storm Watch. The public is advised to either commence or complete preparations in the event that Jamaica is adversely impacted b.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-25 00:00:00

Residents in Parry Town, St. Ann marooned due to heavy rainfall
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management wishes to advise the public that flooding, due to heavy rainfall, has left residents in Parry Town, St. Ann marooned on lands uphill of Coyab.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-23 17:37:00

ODPEM advises Jamaicans to take precautionary measures
Taking into consideration the current forecast for Tropical Storm Issac as advised by the Jamaica Meteorological Service, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-23 00:00:00

Jamaican Athletes to be Feted in their Communities
Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, says plans to fete the athletes who represented Jamaica at the 2012 Olympics in London will involve the staging of a national event.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-22 18:00:00

Jamaican Sports Minister committed to boosting the capacity of local sports organisations
Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, has committed to boosting the capacity of local sports organisations......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-22 15:07:00

Education Minister says Jamaican Education System ranks highly with those of developed Countries
Education Minister, Rev. the Hon. Ronald Thwaites, says the country’s education system ranks highly with those of other countries, particularly developed nations, whose standards Jamaica surpasses in.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-22 14:00:00

More Classroom places for Mandeville
The Ministry of Education is currently holding discussions with at least two private institutions, in an effort to provide additional classroom places at the secondary level, within the town of Mandev.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-22 16:00:00

Jamaican Educators participate in workshops to improve student performance in Math & Science through Sports
Approximately 300 educators from primary and secondary schools across the island participated in three one-day workshops analyzing the interplay of Math, Sports and Science in education.....
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2012-08-22 10:00:00

LMH Publishing launches Leonie Forbes Autobiography
LMH Publishing Limited takes great pleasure in announcing the launch of one of our most recent publications "Leonie: Her Autobiography, Journey of a Jamaican Woman" by Leonie Forbes and Mervyn Morris......
LMH Publishing Limited | 2012-08-22 14:06:00

Jamaica’s business brand highlighted in London
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, is satisfied with the promotional activities and business outcomes of the Jamaica House initiative, which was staged at the North Greenwi.....
JAMPRO | 2012-08-22 16:17:00

Jamaicans urged to be vigilant as Hurricane Season intensifies
As the hurricane season enters the peak period, Director General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), Ronald Jackson, is urging Jamaicans to intensify their prepare.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-22 16:06:00

Gov’t partners with Food For the Poor to provide housing solutions
The Government of Jamaica has partnered with Food for the Poor to provide some 9,000 housing solutions over the next five years for low-income earners across the island......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-21 10:08:00

JFJ Heartened by Actions of Policemen to Tackle Corruption
Jamaicans For Justice is heartened by recent incidents of policemen reporting and dealing with actions which appear corrupt. The first such report was carried in the media on August 20th 2012 that a .....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-08-22 13:07:00

Flow boost for community mental  health programme in Western Jamaica
The community mental health programme in Western Jamaica will get a further boost from the 2012 CUMI Come Run, the annual fund raising event staged by the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally .....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-08-21 10:07:00

LIME Customers “Take it to the Track” with Asafa & Yohan
LIME Twitter followers and Facebook fans will get a chance to experience LIME’s ‘Take it to the Track’ online event featuring 2012 Olympians and LIME brand ambassadors Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell thi.....
LIME | 2012-08-21 09:14:00

Top UK Chocolatier wants to invest in Cocoa Farm
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Roger Clarke, has informed that discussions are underway with chocolatier, Charbonnel et Walker Limited, to invest in a local company, which will lead to an.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-20 08:06:00

£1 Million on promotional activities in London well spent
Tourism Minister, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, is assuring that the money spent on activities to capitalize on the London Olympics and promote brand Jamaica will translate in investment opportunities in .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-20 10:06:00

Jamaica house in London a success - Mcneill
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, said that the Government’s multi-ministerial marketing and promotional initiative in the United Kingdom (UK), 'Jamaica House' was "a sp.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-20 12:07:00

Nicholson urges continued engagement of Canadian Diaspora
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Hon. A.J Nicholson, has challenged the Jamaica 50 Canada committee, to continue to engage the Diaspora in a meaningful way......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-20 00:00:00

ODPEM offers relief to evicted Duke Street Citizens
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) recognizes the plight of the evicted citizens of Duke Street in Down Town Kingston. In association with the Kingston and Saint Andr.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-20 17:10:00

Water supply systems out of operation in Sections of St. Elizabeth
The NWC is advising that some customers across St. Elizabeth are experiencing a disruption in their water supply due to electrical problems at the Malvern facility, as well as mechanical problems at U.....
National Water Commission | 2012-08-20 00:00:00

Olympics Promotional Activities an Overwhelming Success-Minister McNeill
Tourism and Entertainment Minister, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill has termed the island’s promotional activities for the London 2012 Olympics, a resounding success. Minister McNeill today outlined key .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-08-21 10:21:00

Mitigation system needed for squatter removal
Advocacy group Help JA Children is calling for the implementation of a mitigation system that will seek to cushion the effects of displacement experienced by the removal of squatters. The group’s comm.....
Help JA Children | 2012-08-21 09:56:00

Significant investment possibilities generated in London at Jamaica House 2012
A number of significant investment leads are currently being pursued by the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) in key sectors following the successful staging of the Jamaica House 2012 initiative.....
JAMPRO | 2012-08-20 09:51:00

Children's Registry's Phone Lines now Operational
The Office of the Children's Registry (OCR) wishes to advise that all of its phone lines, including its toll free number 1-888-PROTECT, are now fully operational......
Office of the Children's Registry | 2012-08-20 17:12:00

Digicel Kick Start Clinics wrap up in Jamaica at Barbican Beach
Digicel today officially launched the final leg of the Digicel Kick Start Clinics 2012 at a press conference featuring Head Coach and England and Liverpool football legend, John Barnes, at the Barbica.....
Digicel | 2012-08-20 15:09:00

Edmund Bartlett requests accurate details about London 2012
Opposition Spokesperson on Tourism and Travel Service Development, Mr. Edmund Bartlett today said he and the people of Jamaica will accept nothing less than a clear-cut and accurate account of the mar.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-19 14:34:00

JGRA concerned about the closure of Gasoline Retail Outlets
The Jamaica Gasoline Retailers Association (JGRA) is gravely concerned about the number of Gasoline Retail Outlets that have or now face imminent closure......
Jamaica Gasoline Retailers Association | 2012-08-19 15:05:00

Lime gets ready for ‘Skool Aid’ 2012
Telecommunications company LIME is now finalizing plans for the staging of its massive back-to-school event - 'LIME Skool Aid' - scheduled for next Saturday (August 25) at the Jamworld showground in .....
LIME | 2012-08-19 16:28:00

LIME hit with $9M bill after Cable Theft
As the government considers lifting the ban on the scrap metal trade, telecoms company LIME is reporting that the latest incident of theft of some of its transmission cables in Hellshire Heights, St. .....
LIME | 2012-08-19 00:00:00

Minister impressed with work of JCAA
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, Hon. Dr. Morais Guy, says he is impressed with the work of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA)......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-17 11:17:00

Gov’t declares August 17 Marcus Garvey Day
The Government of Jamaica has declared August 17 as Marcus Garvey Day in honour of the nation’s first National Hero......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-17 07:21:00

JPS Credit Union presents bursary and Scholarship awards
The JPS and Partners Co-operative Credit Union Limited yesterday (Aug. 16) awarded 33 bursaries and a scholarship to students, who will be attending high school in September, as well as two tertiary-.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-17 05:00:00

Revenue protection division (RPD) arrests two more in St. James
Officers of the Revenue Protection Division (RPD) - a division of the Ministry of Finance & Planning,yesterday arrested and charged two more men in St. James in its ongoing and joint RPD/ JamaicaConst.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-08-17 00:00:00

There must be renewed emphasis on literacy and numeracy - Education Minister
Minister of Education, Rev. the Hon. Ronald Thwaites, says there must be renewed emphasis on literacy and numeracy by the society, going forward, to ensure greater advancement of, and enhanced product.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-15 12:00:00

T&T Red Cross continues its response to the Northwest Trinidad Flooding Emergency
The Trinidad & Tobago Red Cross Society (TTRCS) has been in the field reaching out to help the thousands of people affected by the flooding last Saturday......
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cres | 2012-08-17 08:08:00

St. Ann celebrates Marcus Garvey
The life and work of National Hero the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey, was on Friday (August 17), given special recognition in the parish of his birth, St. Ann......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-18 04:05:00

Health Minister signs contracts for upgrade of health facilities in Western Jamaica
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, has signed three contracts valuing in total $40 million, to upgrade sections of three health care facilities in Western Jamaica. The projects are being f.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-18 00:00:00

New Health Center opens in Madras
Hundreds of citizens from Madras and adjoining communities in northeastern St. Ann are now proud beneficiaries of a new health centre. The centre was established by the Harris Family Vision Foundation.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-18 02:14:00

Garvey presented with Keys to the City Of Kingston
The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC), presented the Keys to the City of Kingston to Jamaica’s first National Hero, the Right Excellent Marcus Garvey, posthumously, on Friday (Aug.17).....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-18 01:10:00

OCR's Phone Lines Temporarily Out of Service
The Office of the Children's Registry (OCR) wishes to advise that several of its phone lines, including its toll free number 1-888-PROTECT, are currently out of service......
Office of the Children's Registry | 2012-08-17 16:11:00

JPS Reports Success in Efforts to Reduce Electricity Theft in St. Catherine
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is reporting continued success in its efforts to reduce theft of electricity, in St. Catherine, one of the parishes exhibiting a high rate of this occurrence......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2012-08-17 11:22:00

Jamaican Government to Provide Update on the Success of Olympics Promotional Activities – Minister McNeill
The Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill has expressed that he has noted the comments made in the media by the Opposition Spokesman on Tourism and Travel Service Develop.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-08-17 11:15:00

Jamaica 50 celebration a success - Hanna
Minister of Youth and Culture, Hon. Lisa Hanna, is praising the Jamaican people and her team, for the successful staging of celebratory activities to mark the country’s 50th anniversary of Independenc.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-17 11:13:00

Hon. Damion Crawford with contestants in the Miss Jamaica Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant
Hon. Damion Crawford with contestants in the Miss Jamaica Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-08-17 11:06:00

Water supply disruption - St. Thomas affected
NWC customers in some sections of St. Thomas are currently without their regular water supply as a result of mechanical problems affecting the Prospect Pumping Station......
National Water Commission | 2012-08-17 11:01:00

Jamaica House a Success in London
Jamaica House 2012 in the North Greenwich Arena, London, has helped to enhance Brand Jamaica and further cement connections with new and existing investors, says JAMPRO President Sancia Bennett-Temple.....
JAMPRO | 2012-08-16 10:41:00

FSI Creative becomes member of ICOM+IN
http://www.fsicreative.com, which represents the in global marketing communications network ad agency network in the Caribbean, is now a member of the world’s biggest and broadest.....
FSI Creative | 2012-08-16 10:24:00

Highway 2000 East-West To Address Minister's Concerns
Highway 2000 East-West will be addressing the concerns put forth by the Minister of Transport & Works and as such, the May Pen leg of the highway was opened on August 15 at approximately 1pm......
Highway 2000 | 2012-08-15 17:45:00

PSOJ congratulates Athletes on their stellar performance
Christopher Zacca President of The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), has congratulated Jamaica’s team of athletes and the entire Jamaican delegation, for their awe-inspiring performance a.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2012-08-15 16:12:00

Burger King Jamaica treats Children in State care
As part of its contribution to the Jamaica 50 celebrations, the management and staff of Burger King Jamaica, on Sunday August 5, shared time and meals with children from a number of children's homes .....
Burger King | 2012-08-15 15:35:00

Jamaican Government drops the ball on London 2012
Opposition Spokesperson on Tourism and Travel Service Development, Mr. Edmund Bartlett congratulated Jamaica’s athletes for their stellar performance in the London 2012 Olympics and for bringing the m.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-15 15:19:00

Who is in charge of Energy? – Mair asks
Opposition Spokesman for Industry, Commerce and Energy, Gregory Mair is concerned with recent developments showing clear policy and leadership confusion on Energy matters in the Prime Minister Portia .....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-15 15:12:00

JSIF donates new ambulances to MOH
The North East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) yesterday received from the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) new ambulances funded by the Government of Jamaica and European Union under its Tropi.....
Jamaica Social Investment Fund | 2012-08-15 12:11:00

CDA St. James Meeting Now Scheduled for August 30
The Child Development Agency’s (CDA’s) "Every Child is My Child" community forum scheduled for St. James has been postponed to August 30, 2012. The event will take place at the Granville All-Age Schoo.....
Child Development Agency | 2012-08-15 11:09:00

Minister hints at participation in more Sporting disciplines
Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, has suggested that the Government, through the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), could seek to diversify the number of sporting.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-14 15:52:00

OCG to Commence Formal Investigation into NWA CDF Contracts Awarded
The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) will commence a formal Investigation into the circumstances which surround the award of Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Government contracts, by the Nati.....
Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica | 2012-08-14 15:47:00

Changes in Collection schedule
MPM Waste Management Limited wishes to advise residents in the Kingston Metropolitan Region (KMR) that changes will be made to their collection schedule for the period August 13 to 18, 2012......
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2012-08-14 15:41:00

Children’s Registry Reminds Parents To Ensure Children Are Properly Supervised
The Office of the Children’s Registry (OCR), the body responsible for managing reports of child abuse, is reminding parents and guardians to ensure their children are properly supervised and receive a.....
Office of the children's Registry | 2012-08-14 15:36:00

Hope water supply disruption on Wednesday
Customers of the National Water Commission (NWC) in the Corporate Area served by the Hope Filter Plant are being advised that they will experience a temporary disruption in their normal piped water su.....
National Water Commission | 2012-08-13 15:32:00

Cost Savings the Silver Lining in the Cloud for SME’s
Small businesses in Jamaica are poised to enjoy the economic benefits to be gained from adopting cloud services to power their business operations. SME’s now have access to a suite of cloud-based, en.....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-08-14 06:00:00

LIME Partners with Canadian Company for New Call Centre Services
LIME Jamaica has announced a partnership with Canadian-based telecommunications company TELUS, through its global contact center delivery arm TELUS International, which will result in a transition of .....
LIME | 2012-08-13 15:28:00

Train service between Spanish Town and Charlemont via Linstead terminated
Effective August 21, The Passenger Train Service, between Spanish Town and Charlemont via Linstead will be TERMINATED......
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND WORKS | 2012-08-13 13:21:00

Benefits projected from Ferris cross to Belmont road rehabilitation
Transport, Works and Housing Minister, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, has said that major rehabilitation works to be carried out on the roadway between Ferris Cross and Belmont in Westmoreland, is expected.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-12 00:00:00

Agriculture takes centre stage in London at Jamaica House
Minister of Agriculture Roger Clarke has declared Jamaica ready for agricultural investment, with the Government intending to encourage more public private sector participation in an effort to advance.....
JAMPRO | 2012-08-11 00:00:00

OUR issues no objection to Can Cara rates for Meadows of Irwin St. James
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has issued a no-objection to the water and sewerage rates proposed to be charged by Can Cara Limited to residential customers of the Meadows of Irwin in St. Ja.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2012-08-13 10:18:00

G2K congratulates Jamaica’s Athletes
Generation 2000, the young professional arm of the Jamaica Labour Party today, congratulated the Jamaican athletes at the London Olympics for continuing Jamaica’s enviable history of track dominance......
G2K | 2012-08-09 00:00:00

Jamaicans need to be Vision-Inspired” – Beverley Manley-Duncan
Beverley Manley-Duncan is encouraging all Jamaicans to "live a vision-inspired life" in order to live their lives powerfully. She notes that Jamaicans, as individuals and as a nation, need to break aw.....
The Shipping Association of Jamaica | 2012-08-13 09:36:00

Mr. Al Edwards resigned as CEO from CVM TV.
The Chairman of the board of CVM Television, Mr Wayne Chen has announced that Mr Al Edwards has resigned as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect following a brief stint......
CVM-TV | 2012-08-09 18:48:00

OCG’s response to the JAC
The Office of the Contractor General’s is in receipt of an Open Letter, dated today, August 9, 2012, from the Jamaica Association of Contractors and Construction Consultants Co. Ltd. (JAC)......
Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica | 2012-08-09 18:26:00

Digicel’s Olympic triple bubble spells triple value and triple delight
On the back of the stunning one, two, three success by the Jamaican athletes in the men’s 200 metres final at the Olympics – and Shelly-Ann’s silver in the women’s 200 metres final yesterday - Digic.....
Digicel | 2012-08-09 17:00:00

PNP Congratulates Bolt, Blake & Weir
The People's National Party, PNP is beyond itself with excitement as it extends congratulations to Jamaican athletes Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake & Warren Weir who took their place among the greats in hist.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2012-08-09 16:03:00

Holness salutes Bolt, Blake & Weir on sensation sprinting in London
Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, is today congratulating Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Warren Wier on their stellar performance in the final of the men's 200 metres at the games in London, as they fin.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-09 19:16:00

Food For The Poor Constructs New Home For Care Centre in St. Elizabeth
Food For The Poor-Jamaica (FFP-Jamaica) has enhanced services provided for the mentally ill and homeless residents of St. Elizabeth by constructing a new facility for the Santa Cruz Care Centre......
foodforthepoorja | 2012-08-09 19:12:00

JSEA welcomes Energy Liberalization
The landmark decision taken by Justice Sykes in the case of the JPS vs CUREand other civil society groups on July 30, 2012 will help to liberalize theproduction and distribution of electricity in Jama.....
Jamaica Solar Energy Association (JSEA) | 2012-08-09 18:58:00

International Investors Positive about Jamaica
International investors have given Jamaica high marks for its investment climate and business prospects during the second Trade and Investment Days hosted by the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO.....
JAMPRO | 2012-08-09 18:38:00

Digicel Jamaica CEO, Mark Linehan, promoted to Regional CEO for the Eastern Caribbean South
After four very successful years at the helm, Digicel Jamaica CEO, Mark Linehan, is to be promoted to the role of Regional CEO for the Eastern Caribbean South, with overall responsibility for the isla.....
Digicel | 2012-08-09 17:47:00

Education Ministry to assist Mount Rosser Primary
Help is on the way for the Mount Rosser Primary School in St. Catherine. Minister of Education, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, said the Ministry will assist the school’s efforts to built modern sanitary.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-09 10:09:00

NEPA boosts air quality monitoring
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has strengthened its air quality management programme and its capacity to assess air quality parameters within the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KMA)......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-08 00:00:00

GOJ Health Card by November
The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) Health Card, aimed at improving the accessibility of medication for persons, who receive care at public-health facilities, should be available in the next three months......
Jamaica Information Services | 2012-08-09 10:05:00

Sagicor shares Jamaica’s heritage with future leaders
Sagicor Life Jamaica has this year placed even more emphasis on the legacy of Jamaica’s rich cultural heritage through lessons taught at the company’s annual summer school programme......
| 2012-08-08 09:56:00

Statement from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) has taken note of recent news of an accountant being charged with fraud, and of complaints received from the public about persons who present t.....
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica | 2012-08-08 00:00:00

OCG Secures 100% QCA Report Submission Compliance Rate from Country’s Public Bodies
The rigidly enforced Zero Tolerance Policy of the Office of the Contractor General (OCG), which was first introduced in October 2006 by Contractor General Greg Christie to combat Public Bodies which w.....
Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica | 2012-08-08 17:45:00

OUR requests more information on JPS outage
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) in response to its request, on Tuesday afternoon received from the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS), a preliminary report on the loss of power acro.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2012-08-08 15:00:00

Jamaicans Celebrate Jamaica 50, Bolt's Victory at the O2 in London
Jamaicans Celebrate Jamaica 50, Bolt's Victory at the O2 in London.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2012-08-07 14:55:00

Release from JAC
All contractors who are having problems with registration from NCC National Contract Commission are invited to a meeting at the Medallion Hall Hotel 53 Hope Road Kingston 6 on Wednesday 8th August 201.....
Jamaica Association of Contractors | 2012-08-07 14:33:00

Jamaicans basking in performance of Athletes
Jamaicans at home and abroad are basking in the euphoria created by the outstanding performance of the country’s athletes to date in the Olympic Games in London......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-07 01:11:00

Jamaica can be proud of heritage and achievements - General Powell
Former United States (US) Secretary of State, General Colin Powell, says Jamaica can be proud of its heritage and numerous achievements, despite the problems facing the country......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-07 11:30:00

Advisory panel to speak out on Youth issues
The old adage "children must be seen and not heard," is being actively challenged by the Child Development Agency (CDA), through its recent launch of the Children’s Advisory Panel (CAP), which seeks t.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-07 02:00:00

Jericho Community pays tribute to Senior Citizens
The Jericho community in Hanover on Sunday (Aug. 5) paid tribute to its community builders at a special recognition dinner held at the Tryall Club in Sandy Bay. Some 52 senior citizens from the area w.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-07 00:00:00

Governor-General lauds farmers
Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has lauded Jamaican farmers for their rich contribution to the country’s socio-economic development over the last 50 years......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-07 02:00:00

Hundreds of Jamaicans celebrate at flag-raising Ceremony in London
Hundreds of Jamaicans decked out in the national colours transformed a section of the O2 Arena in London into a sea of Black, Green and Gold, as they celebrated Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of Independ.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-09 11:20:00

JAMPRO Targets the Diaspora with Jamaica House 2012 Forum
The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) kicked off a series of Trade and Investment days at Jamaica House 2012 in the North Greenwich Arena, London with a special Diaspora Day forum held on Sunday.....
JAMPRO | 2012-08-07 09:15:00

Holness salutes our Athletes on their impressive showing in London
Leader of the Opposition, Andrew Holness, is tonight saluting our Olympians on their impressive showing over the weekend at the games in London. Mr. Holness said it is a distinct pleasure to join wit.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-07 09:10:00

Hundreds of Jamaicans celebrate at flag-raising Ceremony in London
Hundreds of Jamaicans decked out in the national colours transformed a section of the O2 Arena in London into a sea of Black, Green and Gold, as they celebrated Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of Independ.....
Jamaica Information Services | 2012-08-06 00:00:00

Jamaica 50 sparks effort to establish St Elizabeth Chamber Of Commerce
The groundswell of support and unity created by activities in St. Elizabeth to mark Jamaica’s Golden Jubilee has led to the business community committing to the establishment of a chamber of commerce .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-06 02:00:00

South African President in Jamaica for Independence celebrations
President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Jacob Zuma and his wife, Mrs. Nompumelelo MaNtuli Zuma, arrived in the island at about 9:00 am this morning (Aug. 6), to participate in the co.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-06 11:03:00

JAS President pledges to work to reduce food imports
Newly elected President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), Senator Norman Grant, said that the organization will work with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to substantially reduce the.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-04 01:00:00

Renal patient elated at surgery
After undergoing surgery to remove a catheter and replace it with a fistula, both of which facilitate dialysis treatment, Maurice Leighton uttered the words: "You have given me a bridge to life.".....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-05 00:00:00

Social development has been significant - Jubilee Panelists
While Jamaica has recorded slow economic growth since independence, the social development of its people has improved significantly......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-05 00:00:00

Jamaica to benefit from marketing project
Jamaica is one of four Caribbean countries set to benefit from a US$25 million pilot project, to be funded and implemented by the Canadian Hunger Foundation in the region over the next two years, aime.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-05 10:49:00

Govt. To reduce food import bill by US$300 million
Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Roger Clarke, says the administration is seeking to reduce Jamaica’s food import bill by at least US$300 million, in the first instance, through measures to be.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-05 00:00:00

British Foreign Minister praises Jamaica House
The British Foreign Minister with responsibility for the Caribbean, Henry Billingham, has praised Jamaica House at the O2 in London, arguing that it presents a unique opportunity for Jamaica to forge .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-05 10:44:00

Guardian Life awards Scholarships to Students
Gabrielle Brown and Kevon Findley are this year’s recipients of Guardian Life Limited’s Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) scholarships......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-05 00:00:00

Changes to GSAT next year
Minister of Education, Rev. the Hon. Ronald Thwaites, has informed that there will be changes to the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) come next year......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-05 00:00:00

Grand Gala still on
The Jamaica 50 Secretariat is advising that the Independence Grand Gala, which will be the showpiece of the Golden Jubilee celebrations, is still on at the National Stadium tomorrow (August 6), with S.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-05 00:00:00

Golden Jubilee Village closed today
The Jamaica 50 Secretariat is advising that the Golden Jubilee Village at Independence Park is closed today (August 5), but persons wishing to go inside the National Arena to see the display booths, a.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-05 10:25:00

11th Annual
11th Annual "Caribbean Hall of Fame Awards for Excellence" in Celebration of Jamaica 50.....
Caribbean Development for the Arts | 2012-08-05 00:11:00

CDA Launches Children's Advisory Panel
Fifteen young persons on Tuesday (July 31) received their certificates of authority as members of the Child Development Agency Children’s Advisory Panel......
Child Development Agency | 2012-08-03 17:19:00

Pan Caribbean Financial Services (PCFS) reports net profits of $791M
Pan Caribbean Financial Services (PCFS) has reported net profits of $791 Million for the first half of its financial year ended June 30, 2012......
| 2012-08-03 16:43:00

JLP Women’s movement raises alarm about Jamaica 50 tagged billboard
Merlene Watson-Evans, General Secretary of the Women’s Freedom Movement of the Jamaica Labour Party is outraged at a Jamaica 50 tagged billboard in Portmore, St. Catherine that represented a defiled J.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-03 14:03:00

Jamaica house celebrates jamaica 50 in london with 'art jamaica in fashion'
Jamaica House 2012 will be celebrating Jamaica’s 50th year of independence with a special art exhibition titled ‘Art Jamaica in Fashion’ from Jamaican art curator Mrs. Theresa Roberts and fashion desi.....
JAMPRO | 2012-08-03 13:58:00

Jamaica house celebrates Jamaica 50 in London with 'art Jamaica in fashion'
In an effort to minimize the impact of the present drought condition on its customers, the National Water Commission is forced to implement regulatory measures in order to continue service to those ar.....
National Water Commission | 2012-08-03 13:31:00

ACP Justin Felice to head Financial Investigations Division
Assistant Commissioner of Police Justin Felice will assume the duties as the new head of theFinancial Investigations Division (FID) in the Ministry of Finance and Planning effective, today,Thursday, A.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-08-03 13:24:00

CXC results to be released online next week
Students who have recently completed CAPE, CSEC and CCLC examinations will be able to access their results online in the upcoming weeks......
St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service | 2012-08-03 13:20:00

Transparency needed in selection of New Contractor General
Greg Christie, the incumbent Contractor General demits office in a few months. He has been a strong figure, occupying a powerful post, in an office integral to Jamaica’s fight against corruption. The .....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-08-03 13:04:00

Opposition says economy veering dangerously off course
The Opposition today said that the results of the recent Jamaica Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Consumer Confidence Survey, which showed the largest ever quarterly decline in consumer confidence a.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-03 12:06:00

Opposition tables problng LNG-related questions
Cornwall Regional Hospital, Montego Bay has received a 40-foot container of medical supplies courtesy of the organization , American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ)......
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-08-03 11:54:00

Cornwall Regional Hospital Gets 40 foot Container of Medical Supplies
Cornwall Regional Hospital, Montego Bay has received a 40-foot container of medical supplies courtesy of the organization, American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ)......
American Friends of Jamaica | 2012-08-03 11:50:00

Jamaica Feature to Premiere on HBO this Saturday
On Saturday August 4th, international attention will be focused on Jamaica while the country is in the midst of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of independence when at 7:30pm that evening HB.....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-08-03 11:37:00

OUR approves fuel rebate for JPS customers
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has directed that customers of the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS), during the month of August, benefit from a rebate of fuel charges for which th.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2012-08-03 09:47:00

Annual service of thanksgiving to celebrate 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s Independence
Thousands gathered into the majestic nave of the Riverside Church in Morningside Heights, New York City, for the annual Service of Thanksgiving celebrating the nation of Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary o.....
CONSULATE GENERAL OF JAMAICA NEW YORK | 2012-08-01 16:17:00

U.S. Embassy Closure for Jamaica’s Emancipation Day, Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The Embassy of the United States of America will be closed on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 in observance of Jamaica’s Emancipation Day......
U.S. Embassy, Kingston | 2012-07-31 00:00:00

Member of Parliament, Andre Hylton, hosts Jamaica 50 Market and Health Fair Day
On Thursday, August 2, 2012, the Member of Parliament for St. Andrew Eastern, Andre Hylton, in Collaboration with the JCDC, NSWMA, NWA, KSAC and the Papine Police Station will be hosting a Jamaica 50/.....
Member of Parliament St. Andrew Eastern | 2012-08-01 16:01:00

Caribbean Chefs Delight, Excite and Impress the Palate at New York Event
OCEAN Style put Caribbean culinary excellence on display to a discerning audience of foodies, journalists and trendsetters last week at New York’s chic Studio 450. RESERVEDnyc – Chefs of the Caribbea.....
OCEAN Style | 2012-08-01 12:24:00

Jamaica Cultural Development Commission provides the public with opportunity to view Grand Gala celebrations
In anticipation of the overwhelming demand for Grand Gala tickets, the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission on behalf of the Ministry of Youth & Culture has taken pre-emptive measures in establishi.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2012-07-31 18:20:00

Mechanical problem disrupts water supply corporate area affected
The NWC is advising customers served by the Chancery Hall Deepwell in St. Andrew, that the disruption in service they are currently experiencing is due to a mechanical problem affecting the facility......
National Water Commission | 2012-07-31 18:12:00

Celebrating Jamaica and Trinidad 50 Years of Independence
The year was 1962 and it would be a year of immense change for two small but important English speaking Caribbean islands it was a time when social and political change was taking place in the region......
JAMROCK Magazine | 2012-07-31 18:05:00

Release from JATOO
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) said despite the many goings made by Jamaica and Jamaicans over the post 50 years especially in the areas of Tourism, Sports, Culture,.....
JATOO | 2012-07-31 18:02:00

Jamaica Yellow Pages supports Jamaica 50 "One Million Pins"
[Kingston, Jamaica] Jamaica Yellow Pages as a proud supporter of the Jamaica 50 "One Million Pins" initiative will be giving away 50 "Pins of Pride" to 50 lucky fans of the Jamaica Yellow Pages facebo.....
JAMAICA YELLOW PAGES | 2012-07-30 12:08:00

Militant Contractors Plan Protest against OCG
The Jamaica Association of Contractors, The Group representing present and former government contractors met on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the Medallion Hall Hotel in Kingston. The Group wishes to p.....
Jamaica Association of Contractors | 2012-07-30 11:58:00

Release from the NSWMA to Party Promoters
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) wishes to advise Events Planners, Party Promoters and all other interest groups that arrangements must be made for the proper cleaning, clearing a.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2012-07-30 11:37:00

Crayons Do Count! U.S. Embassy Kingston supports initiative
The U.S. Embassy in partnership with the Early Childhood Commission and the HEART Trust/NTA, has given its support to 'Crayons Count', an initiative led by Deika Morrison, Founder of Do Good Jamaica/C.....
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2012-07-30 11:23:00

National Integrity Action support Office of Political Ombudsman
The National Integrity Action (NIA) is calling for the House Sessional Select Committee on Human Resources and Social Development to extend its deliberations in reviewing the Office of the Political.....
National Integrity Action Limited | 2012-07-30 11:08:00

Sugar stakeholders challenged to collaborate to rebuild sugar industry
Agriculture & Fisheries Minister, Roger Clarke has challenged stakeholders to work together to rebuild the sugar industry. Minister Clarke was speaking at a Seminar put on by the Manchester office of .....
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries | 2012-07-30 11:00:00

Pioneering Health Care Boost for South Eastern Jamaica
Health practitioners were on Saturday July 14 introduced to Eastern Imaging Associates a new company offering CT Scan and X – Ray services at the Dynamic Imaging Centre 14 Miramar Drive Morant Bay......
Eastern Imaging Associates | 2012-07-30 10:50:00

Repayment of GOJ 11% Euro 200 Million Bond
The Government of Jamaica advises that the11% EURO 200 Million Bond was settled today, July 27, 2012. Repayment of the Euro Bond was financed through the utilization of funds secured from the domest.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2012-07-27 09:00:00

GraceKennedy revenues up $1.6 Billion for first half of the year
In releasing its Stockholders’ Report for the period ended June 30, 2012, GraceKennedy Group CEO, Don Wehby, is reporting that the first half of 2012 has provided both challenges and opportunities. T.....
GraceKennedy Ltd | 2012-07-26 08:58:00

Best of Festival series - A treat to the public
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Best of festival Series comes to a close this weekend with the best in Speech and Drum Fest. The Best in Speech will continue at the National Indoors.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2012-07-25 00:00:00

St Elizabeth has taken the lead in Sports Tourism
The Highly rated President of the Ontario Youth Soccer League Mr. Bert Lobo has been on a visit to the Island recently. The purpose of the visit was to assess the suitability of facilities in the pa.....
ST ELIZABETH PARISH COUNCIL | 2012-07-29 08:34:00

Grand Gala Ticket Outlets – Public Service Announcement
The JCDC apologizes unreservedly to the public for any inconvenience caused by the previous announcement relating to the distribution of Gala tickets. Please note that tickets will be available to th.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2012-07-26 08:30:00

2012 Game Bird Shooting Season to open on August 18
Minister of Water, Land Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Robert Pickersgill has approved the 2012 Game Bird Shooting Season. The approval was in keeping with the recommendation of the Natural .....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2012-07-27 12:20:00

The St Elizabeth Parish Council will host an Independence Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service
The St Elizabeth Parish Council will host an Independence Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service on Sunday July 29, 2012 at the St John’s Anglican Church in Black River starting at 3: PM. The Mayor of Black .....
ST ELIZABETH PARISH COUNCIL | 2012-07-27 12:07:00

Opposition seriously concerned about LNG
Opposition Spokesman for Industry, Commerce and Energy, Mr. Gregory Mair says he is baffled about issues surrounding the selection of South Korean company Samsung as the preferred bidder to develop Ja.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2012-07-27 10:56:00

JaCC Celebrates Jamaica 50 with CREATIVITY TUN UP Road Shows
A series of cultural and artistic road shows entitled, Creativity Tun Up will be staged by Jamaica Creative Co-operative (JaCC), distributors of authentic Jamaican crafts, gifts and souvenirs. The fir.....
Jamaica Creative Co-operative | 2012-07-27 10:46:00

Jamaica 50 National Church Service
The National Independence Church Service will take place at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, 1-3 George Headley Drive on Sunday July 29, 2012 beginning at 11:00 am. As we prepare for the main celebratory p.....
Jamaica 50 Secretariat | 2012-07-27 10:32:00

100 students benefit from PCJ'S summer employment programme
More than 100 students from local secondary and tertiary institutions are gaining valuable workplace experience during their holidays under the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica’s (PCJ) Summer Employme.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2012-07-26 18:50:00

OOCUR 10th Anniversary Message from Chairman
I am pleased to be serving as chairman of The Organisation of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR), which commemorates its 10th anniversary this year, having been established by agreement as a non-pro.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2012-07-26 11:43:00

Trotta still fully committed to completing the Palmyra
After choosing not to comment on the internal affairs of The Palmyra since the lenders appointed a Receiver for the property last July, developer Robert Trotta has come out in full force labeling the .....
The Palmyra | 2012-07-26 11:31:00

University of the West Indies extends application deadline for MA in social and behaviour change
The new deadline to apply for the Master of Arts in Communication for Social and Behavior Change offered by the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC ), University of the West Indies.....
Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication | 2012-07-25 10:19:00

HBO Presents "Where the Music is Always Alive: Jamaica Jazz & Blues 2012"
In the midst of Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence, HBO and Flow will host a private screening of theHBO Special,Where the Music is Always Alive: Jamaica Jazz & Blues 2012. The program, debuti.....
Flow Jamaica | 2012-07-25 09:51:00

The 133rd Annual General Meeting of The Victoria Mutual Building Society
The One Hundred and Thirty-Third Annual General Meeting of The Victoria Mutual Building Society will be held in Ballroom 3, Wyndham Hotel, 77 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5, on Thursday, July 26, 201.....
Victoria Mutual | 2012-07-25 09:27:00

Water Supply disruptions St. Mary and Clarendon affected
The NWC is advising customers in Tower Isle, Balmoral Heights and surrounding areas of St. Mary, that their water supply will be disrupted tomorrow Wednesday, July 25, 2012 from 8:00am to 6:00pm. .....
National Water Commission | 2012-07-25 09:20:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Water supply disruption section of St. Andrew affected
National Water Commission customers in sections of St. Andrew who are served by the Cookhamdene water supply system are being advised that the disruption they are experiencing in their water supply on.....