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Caribbean Airlines Cancelled Flights For Monday 03 October & Tuesday 04 October 2016 Due To Hurricane Matthew
Caribbean Airlines advises that due to Hurricane Matthew, the following Caribbean Airlines flights are cancelled:.....
| 2016-10-03 10:00:00

Tourism Emergency Operations Centres To Be Activated In Wake of Impending Hurricane
As Jamaica braces for the possible onslaught of Hurricane Matthew – now a Category 3 system – preparations are in high gear at the Ministry of Tourism to activate its two operations centres, which wil.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-30 16:00:00

Digicel Ready for Matthew
Kingston, Jamaica—September 30, 2016: As Hurricane Matthew heads closer to Jamaica, Digicel has put its hurricane contingency plan into high gear and has ensured that everything is in place to best ma.....
Digicel | 2016-09-30 16:00:00

Mechanical Problems Affect The Bridgewater # 1 Pump Station Sections Of St. Ann Affected
As a result of mechanical problems affecting operations at the NWC’s Bridgewater #1 Pumping Station, customers in some sections of St. Ann are presently without their regular water supply......
National Water Commission | 2016-09-30 00:00:00

Petrojam Assures Fuel Supply as Tropical Storm Matthew Approaches
General Manager of Petrojam Limited, Winston Watson has moved to assure the public that the petroleum market will be adequately supplied with fuel, should Tropical Storm Matthew affect the island in c.....
PetroJam Limited | 2016-09-30 06:00:00

Prime Minister Holness lauds LASCO for contribution to Jamaica’s Economic Growth
Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness has lauded the LASCO Affiliated Companies for their continuous contributions to the growth of the Jamaican economy. Currently ranked fourt.....
LASCO | 2016-09-15 00:00:00

Flow Study Gets More Caribbean Students Closer to Examination Success
Just a month into the new school term, Flow has officially unveiled its e-leaning platform, Flow Study, an online portal to help students better prepare for the CAPE and CSEC examinations......
FlowJamaica | 2016-09-26 00:00:00

Stop it! Chuck warns Scammers in St. James
Speaking at a Justice of the Peace town hall meeting in St. James last Thursday (September 22) Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck sent a stern warning to lottery scammers in the parish to "Stop it, cut.....
Ministry of Justice | 2016-09-27 08:00:00

FLOW Foundation Observes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
On Friday (September 23), the FLOW Foundation joined hands with the parents of childhood cancer survivors and representatives from the Bustamante Hospital for Children( BHC) to fete more than 30 young.....
FLOW | 2016-09-27 14:00:00

Thousands Of Jamaicans Using The Free Stay Alert App For Personal Security
Nearly 18-thousand Jamaicans have so far downloaded the free Stay Alert app as a way of empowering themselves and to support the police in the national crime prevention efforts......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-09-26 11:00:00

US Federal Agent to help coordinate Active Shooter response
Michael Rohlfs, Regional Security Officer at the United States Embassy is to assist local policy makers and law enforcers to prepare a plan in the event of an Active Shooter situation......
Ministry of Education | 2016-09-26 15:00:00

Tourism Minister Names New National Cruise Council
s part of efforts to boost visitor arrivals the National Cruise Council (NCC) has been resuscitated in the Ministry of Tourism with a mandate “to guide and grow the local cruise economy in a steady an.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-26 15:00:00

PCJ WELCOMES NEW GROUP OF GRADUATE INTERNS INTO THE ORGANISATION
Five recent university graduates, who secured employment at the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) under the company’s Graduate Internship Programme,.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2016-09-26 12:00:00

SBE Host Farmers Workshop October–November 2016
SBE Business Support Centre was established in 2010 as a private organization to provide the Small Business Sector with specialized services in business coaching, business plans.....
asd | 2016-09-23 14:00:00

Water Supply Disruptions St. Ann, Clarendon And Portland Affected
NWC customers who are served by the Osbourne Street Relift, Liberty and Harrison Town Pumping Stations in St Ann are without their water supply, as a result of electrical challenges affecting operati.....
National Water Commission | 2016-09-23 13:39:00

Disruption In Operations At Nutshell Relift Station Affects Regular Water Supply To Sections Of St Catherine
The National Water Commission is advising that the Nutshell Relift Station in St. Catherine is presently out of operation due to challenges at the source that supplies the facility......
National Water Commission | 2016-09-23 18:00:00

UDC/NEPA Lead Successful ICCD Cleanup At Hellshire Bay Beach
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), in partnership with the National Environmental Planning Agency (NEPA) is encouraging Jamaicans to adopt proper solid waste disposal practices,.....
Urban Development Corporation | 2016-09-23 16:44:00

Caribbean Airlines Launches Mobile Website
Caribbean Airlines has launched our mobile website application, which allows customers to:.....
| 2016-09-23 17:00:00

Trudy Deans Appointed As Consul General To New York
Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, announces the appointment of Ms. Trudy Deans as Consul General to New York......
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade | 2016-09-23 16:30:00

Electrical Fault Disrupts Operations At Tulloch Springs Water Treatment Facility Sections Of The Corporate Area And St. Catherine Affected
National Water Commission (NWC) customers in some sections of the Corporate Area and St. Catherine are presently experiencing water supply disruptions.....
National Water Commission | 2016-09-23 16:00:00

AIM Cash Giveaway
AIM Financial Corporation Limited one of Jamaica’s leading micro- finance businesses, (launches) its “CASH GIVEAWAY” today Friday, September 23, 2016......
Aim Financial Corp Ltd - | 2016-09-23 10:00:00

The Honourable Minister Daryl Vaz Hands Out Books And School Supplies To Kindergarten Children In Portland
Books4Kids Jamaica was honoured by the participation Hon. Daryl Vaz, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Office of the Prime Minister......
The Palmyra | 2016-09-23 13:00:00

Minister Bartlett to Lobby for New Routes from New and Emerging Markets
In an effort to better tap into new markets and emerging markets, Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett leaves the island today (September 22, 2016) for Chengdu, China where he will attend the 22nd.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-23 13:00:00

JPS, USAID & JSIF Partner to Bring Light to Majesty Gardens UAID Invests $10.8M to Assist with Regularization
JPS is reporting that it has entered into a partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), to assist 400 residents in M.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-09-22 10:00:00

JET welcomes news about Goat Islands hub
The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) welcomes the statement from Prime Minister Holness that the logistics hub port will not go ahead at Goat Islands, due to the environmental damage it would cause......
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2016-09-23 11:00:00

Jamaica Customs Warns Public of Motor Vehicle Auction Email Scam
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) wishes to advise the public of an email scam purporting to be from Major (Ret’d) Richard Reese, CEO/Commissioner of Customs bearing the email address reeserr4@gmail.co.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-09-22 12:00:00

RJR Group Announces Post-Amalgamation Management Changes
The RJR Communications Group has advised of changes to its management team as it effects operational amalgamation of its new subsidiary, The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited, GCML.....
RJR Communications Group | 2016-09-22 11:00:00

Jamaica on Track to Become Major Gastronomy Destination
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is now on track to become one of the world’s major gastronomy destinations......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-20 00:00:00

DIGICEL’S Acquisition Of Tres Networks Approved
Digicel Group today announced that it has received the required approvals from the Government and regulatory authorities for the purchase of TRES Networks in Curacao, and is now moving swiftly to comp.....
Digicel | 2016-09-20 00:00:00

Wheatley meets with Heads of FLOW, Digicel, OUR & BPIAJ
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley recently held meetings with the Heads of FLOW, Digicel and the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) in response to concerns rai.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-09-20 00:00:00

Prime Minister to Attend 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York
Prime Minister Andrew Holness will make his formal introduction to the international community at the 71st Session of the United States General Assembly being held at the United Nations Headquarters i.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-09-20 00:00:00

Minister Bartlett Supports International Coastal Cleanup Day 2016
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett joined thousands of volunteers, who participated in this year’s staging of International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day, at 140 sites across the island on Saturday.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-20 00:00:00

Grange congratulates Freddie McGregor on being nominated for Colombia’s prestigious award
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Honourable Olivia Grange has congratulated Freddie McGregor on his nomination for the ‘Guachupé de Oro’ award in Colombia.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-09-20 00:00:00

NRSC Appeals For Crash Reduction In Last Quarter Of 2016
The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is appealing to motorists, passengers, pedestrians, cyclists and pillion riders, to be extremely careful, responsible and courteous on our roads.....
PROComm | 2016-09-15 17:00:00

Thinking beyond the Cell: Security Ministry launches educational initiative
State Minister in the Ministry of National Security, Pearnel Charles Jr. has launched an initiative to be rolled out in the island’s Juvenile Correctional facilities......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-09-16 00:00:00

JPCo Tackles Stone Revetment On Palisadoes This Saturday Beach Clean-up expands company recycling project
Jamaica Property Company Ltd (JPCo) will join the International Coastal Clean-up efforts on Saturday, September 17. The team from JPCo will focus its collection at the stone revetment on the Palisadoe.....
| 2016-09-15 18:00:00

Tourism for All: Promoting Universal Accessibility
The Ministry of Tourism, its agencies and industry partners will seek to further raise awareness about the role Jamaica is playing in promoting responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tour.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-15 18:00:00

PM Hails Artist and Musician Cecil Cooper as Extraordinary and Influential
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed profound sadness at the passing of Cecil Harvey Cooper, CD......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-09-15 18:00:00

Usain Bolt Tracks and Records franchise good for Brand Jamaica – Grange
Honourable Olivia Grange is confident that the Usain Bolt Tracks and Records franchise will make significant contributions to the promotion of Jamaica’s sport, music and cuisine.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-09-15 17:00:00

IslandNet is rolling out its Anywaredata WiFi
Right across the Nation, IslandNet is rolling out its Anywaredata WiFi hotspot network at highly frequented locations in Jamaica’s cities and towns......
Island Networks Ltd | 2016-09-15 12:00:00

DIGICEL Dares Customers To ‘double Dat’ And Save - Launches Jamaica’s Best Ever Mobile Value Plan With Free Minutes To Any Local Number
Beginning this Friday, September 16, 2016 over two million Digicel customers wanting more free minutes and super-sized mobile data will be able to take advantage of the company’s newest and best value.....
Digicel | 2016-09-15 15:00:00

Broken Mains Disrupt Water Supply To Sections Of Portland And St Ann
The National Water Commission is advising that in order to carry out emergency repairs, it has been forced to shut down operations at its Fairy Hill Facility in Portland......
National Water Commission | 2016-09-15 16:00:00

Mechanical Problem Disrupts Operations At Green Acres Booster Station In St Catherine
The National Water Commission wishes to advise that there is a breakdown of the Green Acres Booster Station in St Catherine which has forced the shutdown of the Kitson Town Booster Station......
National Water Commission | 2016-09-15 16:00:00

NPTAJ Commends Honourable Minister
The NPTAJ commends the Ministry / Minister on the proactive action taken in reinstating immediately the 12 year old student barred from Petersfield High School due to non-payment of Auxiliary Fees......
National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) | 2016-09-15 16:00:00

Fire at the Maggotty Substation Results in Power Outage in St. Elizabeth
JPS advises that approximately 27,000 customers are now without electricity in St. Elizabeth due to a fire at the Maggotty Substation......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-09-15 16:00:00

Customers Embrace FLOW Lend - Credit Advance App For Prepaid Mobile Customers
Customers who need to top up their phone’s credit but are short on cash, or simply can’t make it to a top-up station, no longer have a problem. Prepaid mobile customers now have an easy way to top up .....
FLOW | 2016-09-15 00:00:00

The Mercy Associates – Jamaica Announce Soft Launch Of Inaugural Week Of Mercy & Historical Centre, Alpha
The Mercy Associates and the Sisters of Mercy have planned a week of activities, beginning Friday, September 16, as part of the global Year of Mercy, to celebrate and impart mercy values across Jamaic.....
Alpha Academy | 2016-09-15 00:00:00

Scotiabank invests over $14 Million in Junior Achievement Jamaica's
Scotiabank is investing over $14 million in Junior Achievement (JA) Jamaica's project Road to Success. JA Jamaica is a part of JA Worldwide, one of the largest non-government organizations (NGOs) in t.....
Scotiabank | 2016-09-15 00:00:00

Grange: UNESCO to spend JMD$10 million on development projects
The Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO has secured close to J$10 million to fund development projects in the areas of Culture, Gender, Youth and Science......
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-09-15 00:00:00

Students To Benefit From GraceKennedy & Bob Marley Foundation - Music Gonna Teach Them Many Lessons
Students from under-resourced communities in the Corporate Area will be the main beneficiaries of the Marley Music Room which was officially opened in downtown Kingston on September 14, 2016......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-09-15 00:00:00

JCF, JDF & MOCA Officers To Be Trained In Polygraphing
Members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), and the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will embark on a ten-week polygraph certification-training progra.....
Constabulary Communication Network | 2016-09-13 12:00:00

UDC Completes Major Works On Landscaping Project At Cast Iron Bridge In Spanish Town
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is concluding landscaping works to a section of the environs of the historic Cast Iron Bridge in Spanish Town, St. Catherine......
Urban Development Corporation | 2016-09-13 00:00:00

Well done Dana-Gaye – Grange
uesday, September 13, 2016 – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has congratulated Dana-Gaye Weller on her “outstanding performance” at the Paralympic G.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-09-13 17:00:00

JAMPRO heads to New York on export promotion mission
The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) will lead a seven-member trade delegation to New York City to promote Brand Jamaica......
JAMPRO | 2016-09-13 17:00:00

Usain Bolt reports for work as Digicel’s Chief Speed Officer - Gets upgrade to fastest home in the world
Usain Bolt reported for his first day on the job as Digicel’s Chief Speed Officer on Tuesday, September 13. And to mark his first day, Usain’s home was officially upgraded to the fastest in the world......
Digicel | 2016-09-13 16:00:00

Honey Bun appoints Yaneek Page to its Board of Directors
Honey Bun has appointed businesswoman Yaneek Page to its board of directors, effective August 15......
Honey Bun Ja | 2016-09-13 15:00:00

IDB launches "Rise Up", a multimedia school kit on climate change for teachers, students and parents
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched "Rise Up," a free multimedia tool for primary and secondary schools in Latin America and the Caribbean to empower students.....
IDB | 2016-09-12 09:00:00

Honey Bun CEO Challenges Bakers to Think Outside the Oven,Michelle Chong urges sector to engage export
Honey Bun CEO Michelle Chong challenged the baking industry to increase its export output at its annual general meeting at the Hibiscus Lodge in Ocho Rios on Sunday, August 21......
Honey Bun Ja | 2016-09-09 00:00:00

Landslides Cause Pipeline Dislocation In Gordon Town, St. Andrew
NWC customers in Gordon Town and surrounding areas in St. Andrew are without their regular water supply, as a result of landslides dislocating a major section of the piping network along the Gordon To.....
National Water Commission | 2016-09-12 00:00:00

JPS Pre-paid Service Goes Islandwide - Customers Can Expect 35-50% Savings in Electricity Costs
JPS is reporting that it has now joined the ranks of utilities in several technologically advanced nations, as it now offers its pre-paid metering service nationwide......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-09-12 00:00:00

African Diaspora World Tourism Awards sets new agenda for cultural heritage tourism
The recently held African Diaspora World Tourism Awards (ADWTA) staged in Atlanta, Georgia set a new agenda for cultural heritage tourism......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-12 12:00:00

Elton Johnson is U.S. Embassy, Kingston’s ATLAS Corps Fellow
Three years of experience in the nonprofit sector, a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication from the University of the West Indies, Mona, and sights set on working in development communication fo.....
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2016-09-12 08:00:00

Week-long Transfer Pricing Workshop to be held in Kingston
Jamaica will again benefit from the expertise of two Transfer Pricing specialists who will be in the island for a week-long visit. Consultants from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Devel.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-09-12 00:00:00

Caribbean Airlines Upgrades Its Loyalty Programme
aribbean Airlines announces the upgrade of our Caribbean Miles Frequent Flyer Programme, to Amadeus Loyalty & Awards Management Solutions. Amadeus is a leading technology provider which is used by ove.....
| 2016-09-09 13:00:00

RUBiS invested in Road Safety
Petroleum marketing company RUBiS Energy Jamaica has invested heavily in Road Safety Training Programmes as they continue to champion the seriousness of road fatalities in Jamaica. RUBiS has been cons.....
RUBiS Energy Jamaica | 2016-09-09 00:00:00

Mavis Bank and surrounding areas to be affected
The National Water Commission is advising that the Clydesdale Pumping Station in rural St. Andrew will be taken out of operation today Friday, September 9, 2016......
National Water Commission | 2016-09-09 00:00:00

CAC endorses Banking Services Code of Conduct
The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) endorses the Bank of Jamaica’s enforceable Banking Services (Deposit Taking Institutions) (Customer Related Matters) Code of Conduct.....
Consumer Affairs Commission | 2016-09-09 00:00:00

Montague’s Lethargic Approach Unacceptable
It is unacceptable that halfway through the fiscal year and when Jamaica is gripped by a wave of murders and shootings, the Ministry of National Security has not commenced the process of procuring veh.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-09-09 00:00:00

Broken Main Disrupts Water Supply To Sections Of St Mary
The National Water Commission wishes to advise that a broken 8 inch main in the White River area of St Mary is causing a disruption in regular water supply to its customers......
National Water Commission | 2016-09-09 00:00:00

Persistent Electricity Theft in Maxfield Avenue Community Destroys Numerous Streetlights
Exactly one month after the collaborative move between JPS, the Jamaica Constabulary Force and the residents of Maxfield Avenue to keep streetlights free of illegal connections and thereby functional.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-09-07 13:00:00

Pan-Jam Colours Boy's Town Happy,Staff members donate time to beautify school
Staff from Jamaica Property Company and its parent company Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Limited turned out for the back-to-school project Colour Boy’s Town Happy......
Breakthrough Communications | 2016-08-30 00:00:00

Entrepreneurs set to expand businesses under HEART TRUST/NTA MSME Support Programme
The price of automating their business is no longer a steep one to pay for six entrepreneurs who will receive tools and equipment valued at over $14M in total under the HEART Trust/NTA Micro Small Med.....
HEART Trust/NTA | 2016-09-06 09:00:00

Kingston Wharves Limited supports the work of the Missionaries of the Poor as Prime Sponsor of Moses.
Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) Company’s, announced its support for the staging of the Father Ho Lung and Friends’ production of Moses. The show, produced by the Missionaries of the Poor,.....
Kingston Wharves Limited | 2016-09-07 08:00:00

SMEs Get $150K Tech Boost from Digicel Business
Three small business owners who are winners in the Scotiabank Vision Achievers programme plan to use technology that was once available only to large firms to fulfil their expansion needs......
Digicel | 2016-09-07 07:00:00

SERHA Purchases New Air Conditioning Unit for Main Operating Theatre at KPH
The South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) has purchased a 230 Ton Chilled Water Air Conditioning Unit for the Main Operating Theatre Suite at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH)......
South East Regional Health Authority | 2016-09-07 12:00:00

Popular Entertainers Slated for Aunty Roachy Online Party
Jenifer ‘Jenny Jenny’ Small, Christopher ‘Johnny’ Daley and Michael ‘String Beans’ Nicholson are just some of the names listed to perform authentic Jamaican pieces in celebration of Miss Lou at the “S.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-09-06 20:00:00

Mechanical Problems Disrupt Pumping Operations In St. Catherine And Clarendon
The National Water Commission is advising that customers in sections of St Catherine are experiencing a disruption in their water supply which is due to mechanical problems.....
National Water Commission | 2016-09-06 19:00:00

Disruption In Operations At Barnettwood Pumping Station In St Andrew
The National Water Commission is advising that operations at the Barnettwood Pumping Station in St. Andrew have been shut down due to operational issues at the facility......
National Water Commission | 2016-09-06 18:00:00

Expected Increased Rainfall Warns ODPEM
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has received reports from the Meteorological Service that a Strong Tropical Wave is currently over the Central Caribbean.....
ODPEM | 2016-09-06 20:00:00

RUBiS pumps for modernized service stations
Petroleum marketing company RUBiS Energy Jamaica on Friday, August 26, had the grand opening of the newly refurbished RUBiS Bridgehouse Service Station at Barnett Street in Spanish Town. This marks th.....
Breakthrough Communications | 2016-09-05 00:00:00

Prime Minister Holness Commits to Free Access to Education
Speaking at a Special School Opening Ceremony at Seaward Primary this morning (Monday, September 5) he said, “I know in communities like these the tremendous struggle that parents go through.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-09-05 15:00:00

Power Supply Issues Disrupt Pumping Operations At Sue River Treatment Plant
The National Water Commission is advising that customers in sections of St Mary and St Catherine are experiencing a disruption in their water as a result of electrical problems at the Sue River Water .....
National Water Commission | 2016-09-05 14:40:00

Transat Holidays to Aid in Bolstering Arrivals from Canada
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett is excited at the prospects of expanding the Canadian market through partnerships with major industry players such as Transat Holidays......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-05 15:30:00

Tax Administration Jamaica Goes Live with Additional Online Services
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) today implemented phase three of its Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS), which now completes the two year project to improve the tax administration syste.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-09-05 15:00:00

Government to Launch Task Force on the State of Electricity and Telecommunications Services in Jamaica
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr. Hon. Andrew Wheatley has decided to convene a task force to examine the state of utilities in Jamaica in light of recent devastating incidents.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-09-05 14:15:00

Wheatley Demands Report on Network Outages from FLOW
Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley has requested a full report from telecommunications provider FLOW surrounding the lengthy and widespread internet and phone serv.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-09-05 14:00:00

Hanna Says The Government Needs to Get Serious About Tackling the Crimes Against Our Nation’s Children
Opposition Spokesperson on Youth, Lisa Hanna is calling on the Government to urgently enact the recommendations to amend the Child Care and Protection Act and the Criminal Justice (Administration) Act.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-09-05 14:00:00

A Tough Day For Jamaica’s Chess Teams
Jamaica’s participation was made possible chiefly by sponsorship from the Government of Jamaica (via the Sports Development Foundation), the Jamaica Chess Federation and the Kasparov Chess Foundation......
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-09-05 13:00:00

Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is saddened by death of Mrs. Betty Bryan Webber
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is saddened by the sudden death of Mrs. Betty Bryan Webber, Principal of St. Thomas Technical High School.....
Ministry of Education | 2016-09-05 10:00:00

DIGICEL Blazes 100,000Mbps Fibre Speed In Barbados
Digicel today announced that, in tandem with its technology partner Huawei, it had delivered fibre speeds of 100,000Mbps (100Gbps) in a real live environment in Barbados.....
Digicel | 2016-09-05 08:00:00

Broken Main Disrupts Water Supply To Norbrook and Surrounding Areas
The National Water Commission is that advising that some customers in St. Andrew are currently experiencing a disruption in their regular water supply which is as a result of broken water main in the .....
National Water Commission | 2016-09-02 16:00:00

NPTAJ has establishes hotline
The NPTAJ has established a hotline to receive calls from parents / guardians who are experiencing challenges.....
National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) | 2016-09-02 17:00:00

Cari-Med Brings ‘Swiss’ Summer to Maxfield Park Children’s Home
As summer screeches to a halt many children would be looking to make the most of the final days of frolic that will eventually form those lasting summer memories......
Cari-Med | 2016-09-05 08:00:00

Forest Hills Water Supply Network Taken Out Of Operation - Red Hills Without Water
The National Water Commission is reporting that the Forest Hills series of relift stations in St. Andrew have been taken out of operation due to a mechanical fault on the water supply network......
National Water Commission | 2016-09-02 18:00:00

Sliding Jamaican Dollar Creating Back To School Misery, Says Jennifer Edward
Back to school woes are being heaped on to the shoulders of the Mothers of our nation, as they try to get all in place to send their children back to school, says Jennifer Edwards, President of the PN.....
PNP Women’s Movement | 2016-09-02 16:00:00

GG Officially Opens Hi-Tech Lab at JAGAS
The newly retrofitted autotronics laboratory at the HEART Trust/NTA’s Jamaican-German Automotive School (JAGAS) on Maxfield Avenue was officially opened by Governor-General the Most Honourable, Sir Pa.....
King's House | 2016-09-02 17:00:00

NMIA Travelers to enjoy Miss Lou Concert
In honour of the late Hon. Louise Bennett–Coverley OM, OJ, MBE, The Kingston & St. Andrew Parish Office of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) will partner with Airports Authority of Ja.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-09-02 17:00:00

JCSF Supports NIA, Calls For State Investigation Into Campaign Finance Allegations
The Jamaica Civil Society Forum (JCSF) has followed the chain of events within the People’s National Party (PNP), the response of the Leader of the Opposition.....
Jamaica Civil Society Forum | 2016-09-02 17:00:00

Tourism Minister’s Meetings with Canadian Stakeholders to Yield Positive Results
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, who is currently in Canada to discuss strategies with the country’s leading stakeholders, to address the decline from that market,.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-01 00:00:00

Zik V related New Guillian-Barre Death Raises Concern
Opposition Spokesman on Health Mr. Horace Dalley is deeply saddened by the news of a death related to the Guillian- Barre Syndrome (GBS) at the Kingston Public Hospital yesterday......
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-09-01 13:00:00

Digicel Launches Play Go Streaming App
Digicel Play today, announced the launch of Play Go, its all-new live streaming service with premium and exclusive content for sports fans and TV lovers across its markets in the Caribbean......
Digicel | 2016-09-01 12:00:00

Customs addresses Online (ePayment) Delays to the Automated System for Customs Data - ASYCUDA World
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) wishes to advise our valued clients of resolution to the nuance surrounding inconsistent service while using the ePayment portal......
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-09-01 00:00:00

NWC Meter Readers Robbed in St. Andrew, Water Meters Targeted by Thieves in St. Catherine
The National Water Commission is reporting that two of its Meter Readers were recently robbed and physically abused in the Brooks Level Road area in Stony Hill, St. Andrew, while completing meter read.....
National Water Commission | 2016-09-01 12:00:00

JPS Invests Over $36M in Roadway Leading to 190MW Power Plant
JPS has now completed work on a J$36.1 million road rehabilitation project, for the corridor leading to the site for the proposed 190MW Power Plant, to be located in Old Harbour Bay, St. Catherine......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-09-01 00:00:00

First Class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows
First Class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows Today, the White House is proud to announce the inaugural class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows......
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2016-08-29 18:00:00

Karisma Hotels & Resorts Set To Break Ground For Mega-hotel Sugarcane Development In St. Ann
Karisma Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that plans are in place to break ground for its mega-hotel development – Sugar Cane Project at Llandovery, St. Ann - in January, 2017......
Karisma Hotels & Resorts | 2016-08-29 15:34:00

TAJ begins suspension of some services to upgrade systems
As of September 1, 2016, Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) will begin conducting upgrading activities for the September 5 roll out of phase three of its Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS).....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-08-29 16:14:00

Water Supply Disruption - St. Catherine, Kingston, St. Ann And Clarendon Affected
NWC customers in some sections of St. Catherine, Kingston and St. Ann are experiencing a disruption in service, as a result of operational challenges.....
National Water Commission | 2016-08-29 16:00:00

NWC Call Centre Operations Disrupted Online Service Affected
The National Water Commission is advising that operations at its Call Centre have been reduced as a result of a disruption in the online connectivity to its Customer Information System, due to the rec.....
National Water Commission | 2016-08-29 15:00:00

Yute Employability Workshops Oversubscribed
Leading Jamaican charitable organisation, Youth Upliftment Through Employment (YUTE), hosted two workshops for the benefit of more than 100 unemployed young persons residing in communities in South Ea.....
YUTE | 2016-08-29 16:00:00

Experts in spiritual life honoured by Kiwanis Club
On Wednesday August 24, 2016 the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston in keeping with the first tenet of the Objects of Kiwanis International recognized two stalwarts of the Anglican Diocese for over eighty y.....
KIWANIS CLUB OF NEW KINGSTON | 2016-08-28 00:00:00

Reduced River Inflows Impact Operations At The Bogue Water Supply System In St. Ann
The National Water Commission is reporting that reduced river inflows have been impacting operations at a number of its water treatment facilities.....
National Water Commission | 2016-08-24 16:00:00

GOJ to receive US$35 million for Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project
The Government of Jamaica will this week sign an agreement for thirty-five Million ($35,000,000.00) United States Dollars from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD).....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-08-24 00:00:00

USD33M to Finance Climate Change Resilient Infrastructure in the Caribbean
Officials from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed an agreement to provide USD33,000,000 towards financing sustainable infrastructure proje.....
Caribbean Development Bank | 2016-08-24 15:00:00

Prime Minister Extends Solidarity and Support to Italy
In a letter to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of the Republic of Italy, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has conveyed Jamaica’s deepest sympathies to the Government and people of Italy.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-08-24 14:00:00

Water supply disruptions - Grean Acres
The National Water Commission is advising that in order to carry out scheduled maintenance inspection at the Green Acres Pumping Station in St. Catherine.....
National Water Commission | 2016-08-23 09:00:00

Statement from the Executive on the Treasurer’s Report
The Executive of the People’s National Party notes that the media has published the report of the Treasurer which was tabled at the National Executive Council (NEC) Meeting in July. That report was no.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-08-23 08:00:00

Down Power Lines And Low Storage Levels Impact Distribution.
The NWC is advising customers in Cheesefield, Dover and surrounding areas in St. Catherine that their present water supply disruption, is as a result of fallen JPSCo power lines at the Bershire Hall P.....
National Water Commission | 2016-08-22 12:00:00

National Security Council Developing Strategic Anti-Crime Action Plan
The National Security Council (NSC), chaired by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is in the process of elaborating a strategic anti-crime action plan, involving an integrated and comprehensive set of mea.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-08-23 00:00:00

What Has Happened To The Search For NSWMA Executive Director?
The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) takes note of the recent appointment of former Jamaica Labour Party councillor Audley Gordon to the newly created post of Chief Technical Officer at the National So.....
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2016-07-16 17:00:00

Water supply disruptions - Forest Hills and surrounding areas in St. Andrew affected
The National Water Commission is advising that a mechanical fault at the Forest Hills Relift Station in St. Andrew has forced the shutdown of operations at the facility......
National Water Commission | 2016-08-16 16:00:00

CICMC Hosts Conference On Enhancing The Export Competitiveness Of Caribbean Professional Services
The Caribbean Institute of Certified Management Consultants (CICMC) will host its 3rd Annual Conference in St. Lucia under the theme: Enhancing the Export Competitiveness of Caribbean Professional Ser.....
CICMC | 2016-08-16 18:00:00

eGov Jamaica and Ministry of Finance set to sign MOU
eGov Jamaica will benefit from a US$35 million loan from the World Bank when it signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Finance and Planning on August 25, 2016......
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-08-16 16:00:00

INDECOM is here to stay
“Our vision we know is shared by a vast majority in society and within law enforcement. What is also interesting about the vision for the Commission is that, instrumental to its success is a strong pa.....
INDECOM | 2016-08-16 00:00:00

Agro-Processing Incubator to benefit St James Farmers
Farmers in the St James are set to benefit from an agro-processing incubator project currently under construction on the grounds of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) offices at Cathe.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-08-16 00:00:00

Important Findings of IDB-funded Coral Reef Restoration Programme to be disclosed at Workshop
The findings of a US$350,000 Coral Reef Restoration Program, commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank and executed by UWI Mona’s Centre for Marine Sciences (CMS), will be disclosed over a t.....
UWI Centre for Marine Sciences | 2016-08-15 16:00:00

JDETF, Isupport Jamaica And Net Partner To Raise Funds For Education In Jamaica
The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF) has partnered with iSupport Jamaica powered by Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), and National Education Trust (JDETF) to raise US$2,000,000 to.....
Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force | 2016-08-12 19:30:00

'Pitch It!' offers over $6 million in business grants
On Friday, August 12, over forty youngsters will become one step closer to owning their own business. The youth, who are former remandees or wards of the state, will pitch their business ideas to a .....
Junior Achievement Jamaica | 2016-08-12 19:00:00

Agro-Processing Incubator to benefit St James Farmers
Farmers in the St James are set to benefit from an agro-processing incubator project currently under construction on the grounds of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) offices at Cathe.....
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2016-08-12 18:30:00

eGov Jamaica and Ministry of Finance set to sign MOU
eGov Jamaica will benefit from a US$35 million loan from the World Bank when it signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Finance and Planning on August 18, 2016......
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-08-12 18:00:00

Over $100 million Spent to Benefit 5,000 Youths Under Spruce Up Summer Intern Programme
Over 5,000 young Jamaicans have so far benefitted under the Ministry of Tourism’s Spruce Up Jamaica Tourism Summer Intern Programme, at a cost of over $100 million.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-08-12 17:00:00

Broken main and power outage disrupts water supply in St. Andrew, Jamaica
NWC customers who are served by the Constant Spring Water Treatment Plant in St. Andrew are currently experiencing a disruption in their service.....
National Water Commission | 2016-08-11 16:00:00

The Prime Minister of Jamaica Visits Athletes in Rio
Prime Minister Andrew Holness today left the island for Brazil in support of Jamaica’s athletes participating in the Rio Olympics.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-08-11 16:30:00

$120M to be spent on projects for St Andrew Farmers
Some $20 million for farm road repairs and $100 million for a water supply project are two of the projects that have been identified to help farmers improve production and productivity levels in secti.....
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2016-08-10 11:00:00

HEAR THE CHILDREN’S CRY OUTRAGED AT REPORTED ARREST OF 15-YEAR-OLD MOTHER
Hear The Children’s Cry is extremely concerned about the reported arrest of a 15-year-old mother who is reported to have left her day-old baby at the Chapelton Hospital on Saturday night August 6.....
| 2016-08-10 09:00:00

Pan-Jam releases reflective documentary - Strong Legacy, Powerful Future
Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Limited (Pan-Jam) are all set to release a 22-minute documentary as part of their observance of Maurice Facey Day 2016 on Friday, August 12......
| 2016-08-09 16:00:00

Water supply disruptions in St. Mary and St. Catherine.
National Water Commission customers who are served by the Woodpark and Pagee Pumping Stations in St. Mary are presently experiencing a disruption in their water supply, as a result of an electrical fa.....
National Water Commission | 2016-08-09 15:00:00

Recent closure of the Tastee New Kingston Location
The New Kingston Branch of Tastee Limited reopened for business at 12 noon today after the Public Health Department lifted its closure order......
Tastee Limited | 2016-08-09 00:00:00

LASCO partners with Miss Universe Jamaica 2016 Pageant
LASCO brands iCool, LaSoy, and Curves are all on board in support of Miss Universe Jamaica 2016.....
| 2016-07-20 00:00:00

UTech, Jamaica receives Heather Little-White Collection
The immeasurable contribution of Jamaican icon, Dr. Heather Little-White – Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle Consultant, who made her transition January 22, 2013, continues to live on through her legacy a.....
University of Technology | 2016-07-27 00:00:00

New innovative procedure to treat Caribbean patients with atrial fibrillation
The Heart Institute of Florida at Florida Medical Center recently adopted a new procedure, the convergent approach, for the treatment of Caribbean patients with atrial fibrillation, or AFib......
| 2016-07-26 00:00:00

Tourism Ministry commits $1 billion to fund national security efforts
The Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has committed 1 Billion dollars over the next four years to fund security initiatives as part of his Ministry’s efforts to support the Ministry of National.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-07-25 00:00:00

Major initiative underway to develop Craft Sector
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has declared that his Ministry and its agencies are placing greater emphasis on the development of creative talents within the craft and fine arts sector to f.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-07-13 00:00:00

TAJ decentralising refunds operations
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising the public that as of Monday July 4, 2016, its refunds operations can now be accessed at the Constant Spring Revenue Service Centre (RSC), 191 Constant Spr.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-07-12 00:00:00

Six participants awarded in Children’s Drug Treatment Programme
Six participants enrolled in the Children’s Drug Treatment Programme at the Kingston and St. Andrew Family Court, were this morning awarded certificates for successfully completing the programme......
Court Management Services | 2016-07-12 00:00:00

Charles Sinclair comments on failure to convene Parish Crime Committee
Government Senator Charles Sinclair is taking the Mayor of Montego Bay, Glendon Harris to task for his continued failure to immediately convene the Parish Crime Committee to have all stake holders dis.....
| 2016-07-12 00:00:00

JDAT & JAS to host Denbigh Symposium
The 64th Annual Denbigh Agricultural show, the oldest and largest agricultural event in the Caribbean, will take place in Clarendon, Jamaica from July 30 – August 1, 2016......
| 2016-07-13 00:00:00

IslandNet rolling out Anywaredata WiFi hotspot network
Right across the Nation, IslandNet is rolling out its Anywaredata WiFi hotspot network at highly frequented locations in Jamaica’s cities and towns......
| 2016-07-12 00:00:00

PSOJ & JMMB Group explore life after the IMF
As the four year mark signalling the contractual end to the most recent IMF agreement approaches, it is important for the business community and the general public to explore the long-term development.....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Digicel Play announces agreement with ESPN to add ESPN Play to its offerings
Digicel Play announced today, an agreement with ESPN, which will see its customers enjoying seamless and even greater access to all their favourite sporting games on their mobile devices......
Digicel | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

World FM Day Conference announces Past Global FM Platinum Excellence recipient
Deborah Rowland, Head of Property Asset Management for the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Justice and recipient of the 2014 Global FM Platinum Excellence Award, will be a keynote speaker at the inaugura.....
| 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Buff Bay Boys & Hanson Place Men’s Chorale of New York come to Jamaica
The Hanson Place Men’s Chorale (HPMC) of New York will be in Jamaica from July 8 to 17!.....
| 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Sections of St. Mary affected by disruption in pumping operations at Trinity Pumping Facility
The NWC wishes to advise that some customers in sections of St. Mary will experience a disruption in their regular water supply due to the shutdown of the Trinity Pumping Facility as a result of mecha.....
National Water Commission | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Hero CPL reasserts its commitment to Anti-Corruption
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) can today confirm that an Indian national was questioned and subsequently ejected from Warner Park on Tuesday night at the beginning of the St. Kitts & Nevis Pa.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Grange to head Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange will lead the new board of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO in the capacity of Chairman......
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

TAJ mounts public education campaign for changes to Personal Income Tax
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has embarked on a campaign to educate and inform the public about the changes to Personal Income Tax that were implemented on July 1, 2016......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Cloete keen to encourage next generation of West Indies Match Officials at Hero CPL
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is well underway and aside from the top quality players on display from all four corners of the world, there is a strong team of Match Officials from across the.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Civil Registration & Identity Management key to fighting crime
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and senior leaders of Jamaica’s executive and judicial branches, as well as officials from various other Caribbean regional jurisdictions and organizations, i.....
IDB | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

The UWI hosts a conversation with the Commonwealth Secretary-General
The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC, invites Caribbean youth to tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges as The University of the West Indies hosts a Town Hal.....
University of the West Indies | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Spinners dominate thriller in Providence
On a pitch where the spinners were dominant the Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs produced a thrilling contest in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) that was full of twists and turns......
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Catch the Hero CPL action live and exclusive across the Caribbean & North America
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is being shown on a number of free-to-air channels across the Caribbean and is also being shown live with our broadcast partner ONE World Sports in the USA......
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Sections of Kingston affected by broken main along Washington Boulevard
The NWC wishes to advise that some customers in some sections of Kingston are experiencing a disruption in their regular water supply that is due to a broken 9 inch main on the Washington Boulevard ne.....
National Water Commission | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

PSOJ supports JHTA on State of Emergency
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) supports the position of the JHTA that a State of Emergency should not be the immediate response to the current crime situation affecting the western .....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Transport Authority expresses outrage at incident in May Pen, Clarendon
The Transport Authority is expressing outrage at an incident, which occurred yesterday (July 5, 2016) in May Pen, Clarendon, where an unlicensed private motor car injured two Route Inspectors, in a bi.....
Transport Authority | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

NWC to commence rehabilitation work on Fairy Hill Well
As the National Water Commission continues its drive in upgrading its water supply infrastructure, the Company is advising that rehabilitation works will commence on the Fairy Hill Well in Portland ef.....
National Water Commission | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

Hero CPL fans set to reap benefits from 'Going Places Travel' partnership
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are pleased to announce a new partnership with Going Places Travel, the Caribbean's leading travel management company offering clients cutting-edge technology c.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-08 00:00:00

JSE set to surpass total funds raised in 2015
“Within the first six months of 2016, the Jamaica Stock Exchange has raised over J$9.6 billion in the market through facilitating the issuing of Initial Public Offerings......
Victoria Mutual | 2016-07-06 00:00:00

UTech, Ja. presents appreciation plaque to KPH
The longstanding history and productive partnership between the University of Technology, Jamaica’s College of Health Sciences and the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) was further solidified on Monday, .....
University of Technology | 2016-07-06 00:00:00

Tackling organized crime tops agenda at INTERPOL Americas meeting
INTERPOL is deploying a Major Event Support Team to support Brazil’s security framework ahead of and during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games......
| 2016-07-06 00:00:00

GOJ must come clean regarding Noranda
As part of its Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Proceedings in the USA, Noranda Aluminum Inc. will sell its St Ann bauxite mining assets......
| 2016-07-06 00:00:00

Festival Song 50th Anniversary Grand Final slated for July 9
This Saturday, July 9, the top ten finalists in the Jamaica Festival Song Competition will vie to take home the title as the competition celebrates 50 years, making it the longest running song competi.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-07-06 00:00:00

Changes to funding arrangements for Secondary Institutions
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI) has increased the funding to the high schools from 2.6 Billion dollars to 5.1 Billion dollars......
Ministry of Education | 2016-07-05 00:00:00

Tourism to be boosted by collaborative marketing strategy
In the face of various challenges, a collaborative approach has been adopted by public and private sector tourism stakeholders to market destination Jamaica moving forward......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-07-05 00:00:00

Digicel connects customers with prepaid plans
Digicel is kicking off the summer in a big way by making it possible for customers in the US, UK and Canada to send International prepaid plans to their families in Jamaica who are also Digicel custom.....
Digicel | 2016-07-05 00:00:00

Gayle strikes gold as Jamaica Tallawahs chase down Trinbago Knight Riders
Chris “Universe Boss” Gayle once again proved his status as the greatest T20 batsman of all time as he helped the Jamaica Tallawahs to victory against the Trinbago Knight Riders in the Hero Caribbean .....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-05 00:00:00

Prime Minister attends CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting in Guyana
The Most Honourable Prime Minister Andrew Holness leads Jamaica’s delegation to the 37th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM being held in Georgetown, Guyana, July 4-6 .....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Digicel Play inks deal with Flow Sports
Sports fans are in for a treat with the news that Flow Sports will be joining Digicel Play’s awesome line-up of content from 1st August......
Digicel | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Faf du Plessis aiming to build "momentum" when Patriots face Tridents in Hero CPL
St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots captain Faf du Plessis believes that his side will take confidence from their victory on Sunday as they bid to finish the home leg of Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) mat.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Small businesses urged to use Digital Marketing for growth
“Future-ready businesses must be armed with a Digital Marketing strategy if they want their businesses to survive in this economy.”.....
Digicel | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

NWC alerts customers to fraudulent emails
It has come to the attention of the National Water Commission that some members of the public have been receiving e-mails purportedly sent by the Commission and or its representatives......
National Water Commission | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Ministry of Health is preparing health sector to manage impact of the Zika Virus
The Ministry of Health has employed several strategies to ensure the Health Sector is able to manage and mitigate the impact of the Zika Virus......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Kingston Container Terminal successfully divested
Financial closure was attained on Thursday, June 30, 2016 with respect to the Concession Agreement between the Port Authority of Jamaica and Kingston Freeport Terminal Ltd (KFTL)......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Former Dominican Prime Minister son to file lawsuit against Dominica
As a direct consequence of the illegal arrest, detention and deportation of international recording artiste and skilled Caribbean Community national Leroy Russell (aka Tommy Lee), top Jamaican music i.....
| 2016-07-04 00:00:00

AB de Villiers "excited" about starting new Hero CPL chapter with Barbados Tridents
Barbados Tridents star batsman AB de Villiers has admitted his excitement about beginning a new chapter in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tonight against Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) at Queen.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Grange commends Under-19 volleyball team
Sport Minister, Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, says the National Under-19 male volleyball team must build on the positives learned from their recent participation in the North, Central America and .....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Companies aim to increase exports through JAMPRO’s Export Max Programme
19 Jamaican manufacturers are receiving export development support through JAMPRO’s export development programme, Export Max II......
JAMPRO | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

“Crime and violence in the west not merely a police matter” – Custos Perrin
Hartley Perrin, Custos of Westmoreland, has indicated that the problem of crime and violence in the parish and in the west is not merely a police matter, but a socio-economic one that has to be addres.....
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Professor Gordon Shirley’s appointment as GraceKennedy Chairman extended
The GraceKennedy Board announces the extension of the appointment of Professor the Honourable Gordon Shirley, O.J. as Board Chairman for an additional period of three years......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Hero CPL fans set to reap benefits from 'Going Places Travel' partnership
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are pleased to announce a new partnership with Going Places Travel, the Caribbean's leading travel management company offering clients cutting-edge technology c.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

€ 1.8 million Project launched to build capacity in Regional Civil Society
Some of the region’s foremost civil society actors, academics, and trade unionists gathered at a gala dinner held at the Princess Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana as the Caribbean Policy Development Centre.....
| 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Governor-General appoints Dr. Patricia Dunwell as Custos of St. Andrew
Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen has appointed veteran Dermatologist Dr. Patricia Dunwell as Custos Rotulorum for the parish of St. Andrew......
King's House | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

IIC finances expansion of Kingston’s Container Terminal in Jamaica
The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), acting on behalf of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, has signed a US$265 million financing package with Kingston Freeport Terminal Limi.....
IDB | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Customs continues to clamp down on breaches
With the Automated System for Customs Data – ASYCUDA World – in full effect at the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA), since April 1, 2016, the Agency is confident that it will be able to ‘clamp down’ even .....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Archbishop Elect Kenneth Richards receives his pallium
The mood within the Roman Catholic Church community is indeed euphoric as many eagerly watched, via television, as their own Jamaican Archbishop Elect Kenneth Richards receive his pallium from the Hol.....
| 2016-07-04 00:00:00

INDECOM secures 6th conviction
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) wishes to advise the public that two matters were completed in the Western Region this week......
INDECOM | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

National Security Minister briefs Cabinet on crime situation
Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague, this afternoon briefed Cabinet on the current crime situation, and in particular events that have occurred in St. James over the past few days......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

World record stand wins Hero CPL game for Trinbago Knight Riders
A world record fifth wicket stand between Hashim Amla and Dwayne Bravo rescued the Trinbago Knight Riders in their Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) match against Barbados Tridents......
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Dairy Board’s Grass and Loan Programmes boosting milk production & profits
Dairy cattle farmers and at least one processor of milk are commending the Jamaica Dairy Development Board for its efforts to increase milk production in Jamaica and improve the livelihoods of those w.....
| 2016-07-04 00:00:00

PNP Western Leaders demand response to burgeoning crime wave in St. James
The People’s National Party is expressing its concerns over what they view as a worrying trend in western Jamaica generally and the parish St. James in particular......
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

The piling up of garbage need urgent attention
Former Local Government Minister and Opposition Spokesperson, Noel Arscott is expressing concern about the noticeable pile up of garbage across the island and particularly in the urban areas......
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Prime Minister hails Manning as a Stalwart of CARICOM
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has extended condolences to the people of Trinidad and Tobago on the death of their Former Prime Minister Patrick Manning......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Guyana Leader of the Opposition comments on passing of Patrick Manning
On behalf of myself and the People's Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C), I express sincere condolences to the family, friends and citizens of Trinidad and Tobago on the passing of the nation's Former Pr.....
| 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Remarkable Colin Munro hundred not enough for victory in Hero CPL
Colin Munro became the first overseas player to make a Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) century as he played a remarkable lone hand that helped the Trinbago Knight Riders to reach a competitive sco.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

PNP saddened by passing of Hon. Patrick Manning
The People’s National Party is saddened by the news of the passing of former Prime Minster of Trinidad and Tobago, the Hon. Patrick Manning......
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Bunting recommends emergency measures to halt crime wave
Opposition Spokesperson on National Security, Peter Bunting, is calling on the Minister of National Security to persuade Cabinet to make an emergency allocation of budgetary resources to support the s.....
| 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Senator Charles Sinclair responds to public statement made by Commissioner of Police
"It is becoming clearer by the day that the Commissioner of Police is out of his depth. For him to have interpreted the proposal to cauterize the run away murder rate with a State of Emergency to mean.....
| 2016-07-04 00:00:00

Huge Patriots total sees them to first victory of Hero CPL 2016
A superb batting display from the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots saw them make the second highest total in Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) history as they won their first match this season......
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-04 00:00:00

CCRP to host meeting for Central Jamaica members in Mandeville
Seniors’ organization, the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP), has announced that it will host a meeting with CCRP Central Jamaica members in Mandeville......
Caribbean Community of Retired Persons | 2016-07-05 00:00:00

Hero CPL begins relationship with Rainforest Seafoods
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are delighted to welcome Rainforest Seafoods as an Official Partner for the 2016 campaign......
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-01 00:00:00

Jamaica winning the fight against human trafficking
Jamaica has been commended and upgraded to a Tier 2 ranking in its fight against Trafficking in Persons (TIP) by the US Department of State in its 2016 TIP Report......
Ministry of Justice | 2016-07-01 00:00:00

High drama as Amazon Warriors squeeze past Patriots
A superb bowling performance from Sohail Tanvir and Adam Zampa helped the Guyana Amazon Warriors to victory in their opening fixture of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) against the St Kitts & N.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-07-01 00:00:00

Commonwealth Secretary-General heads to Caribbean for CARICOM summit
Climate change, indebtedness, protecting migrant remittances and banking systems, and the consequences of the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union on small and vulnerable economies are priori.....
Commonwealth Foundation | 2016-07-01 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects Jacks Hill & surrounding areas in St. Andrew
National Water Commission customers, who are served by the Cookhamdene Water Treatment Plant in St. Andrew, continue to experience a disruption in their water supply as a result of challenges impactin.....
National Water Commission | 2016-07-01 00:00:00

INDECOM probing shooting injury of 15-y-o Alpha student
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has launched an investigation into the shooting injury of a 15 year old female student of the Convent of Mercy Academy (Alpha)......
INDECOM | 2016-06-30 00:00:00

Busta sponsors Hero CPL for fourth consecutive year
Every year since the inception of the Hero CPL T20 tournament in 2013, Busta Soft Drinks has brought the flavour and colour to the crowds, harnessing and amplifying the full energetic vibrancy of the .....
| 2016-06-30 00:00:00

CCRP alarmed at recent increase in crimes against seniors
The Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) is expressing concern about the recent attacks on senior citizens, as reported in the news......
Caribbean Community of Retired Persons | 2016-06-30 00:00:00

Leader of the Opposition comments on public release of Integrity Report
The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, Leader of the Opposition has written to Hon. Justice Paul Harrison, OJ, CD Chairman of the Integrity Commission requesting the release to her of certified an.....
| 2016-06-30 00:00:00

TKR & Barbados Tridents prepare for crunch Hero CPL clash on Friday
Ahead of Friday night’s crunch Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) clash, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) Chief Mentor Jacques Kallis and Barbados Tridents Captain Kieron Pollard faced the media to look .....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-30 00:00:00

G2K reprimands PNP Councillors
Generation 2000 (G2K), the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) finds inappropriate and reprehensible the move by Kingston's Mayor, Senator Angela Brown Burke and the caucus .....
G2K | 2016-06-30 00:00:00

Digicel Business partners with Microsoft to launch Office 365
Local ICT solutions provider, Digicel Business and global software leader, Microsoft, have announced the launch of Microsoft Office 365—an all-in-one solution that enables users to access a wide array.....
Digicel | 2016-06-30 00:00:00

Bunting addresses High Level Youth Violence Prevention Summit in the USA
Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) Spokesperson on National Security, Peter Bunting is a specially invited panelist at a high level summit on Preventing Youth Violence currently underway in Balt.....
| 2016-06-30 00:00:00

JAMPRO & JAFTA partner for film development programme, PROPELLA!
JAMPRO has partnered with the Jamaica Film and Television Association (JAFTA) to support the production of five Jamaican short films to be shown at the September 2016 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.....
JAMPRO | 2016-06-29 00:00:00

NWC continues installation of solid state water meters in Kingston
The National Water Commission (NWC), as part of its Non-Revenue Water (NRW) reduction programme for Kingston and St. Andrew, continues to install new solid state water meters throughout many communiti.....
National Water Commission | 2016-06-29 00:00:00

Prime Minister launches CARICOM Review Commission
Prime Minister Andrew Holness this afternoon (Tuesday, June 28) launched the CARICOM Review Commission at Jamaica House......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-06-29 00:00:00

Digicel bats for four more years with the Caribbean Premier League
As excitement heightens around the much-anticipated Caribbean Premier League, founding partner, Digicel, announced that it has re-signed a multi-year contract as official telecommunications sponsor of.....
Digicel | 2016-06-29 00:00:00

PNP regrets the passing of Former Mayor Rickman Thomas
The People's National Party expresses condolences to the family and friends of former Mayor of Port Antonio Rickman Thomas, who passed away peacefully this morning (June 28, 2016)......
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-06-29 00:00:00

CPL launches exciting ‘Hero Fan of the Match’ competition for CPL 2016
Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), in association with tournament Title Partners Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL), the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, has launched an exciting initiative at this y.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-29 00:00:00

Military exercise comes to an end
Military personnel and VIPs from 17 participating nations in Exercise Tradewinds 2016, converged at Up Park Camp this morning for the closing ceremony of the land based phase of the annual regional mi.....
Jamaica Defence Force | 2016-06-29 00:00:00

Festival Song 50th Anniversary Road Tour does Brawta Leg
The Jamaica Festival Song Competition will be making a “brawta” leg on their island-wide 50th Anniversary Road Show to the south coast parishes of St. Elizabeth, Manchester, Clarendon and St. Catherin.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-06-29 00:00:00

CPL T20 an important sport tourism product says Grange
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange expressed great satisfaction with the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) for their role in propelling cricket to .....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-06-29 00:00:00

OCA scores major victory at Vanessa Wint Coroner’s Inquest
The Office of The Children’s Advocate (OCA) received a verdict that it is satisfied with this afternoon in the Coroner’s Inquest held at the Sutton Street Coroner’s Court in Kingston to determine how .....
Office of the Children's Advocate | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Jamaica, UNESCO host Adult Education Conference
Minister of Education, Youth & Information Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, Caribbean Education Ministers and senior education experts gather in Montego Bay Jamaica June 30 to July 1, 2016 for the UNESCO C.....
Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Gov’t remains committed to Education Sector
Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid says the Government remains focused on ensuring that schools are able to meet their financial obligations......
Jamaica Information Service | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Jones Town Church of God Basic School refurbished
The 142 students enrolled at the Jones Town Church of God Basic School in St. Andrew now have an improved learning environment following upgrades carried out at the institution......
Jamaica Information Service | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Finance Minister leads delegation to the US for Annual Non-Deal Road Show
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the Honourable Audley Shaw, is leading a Government of Jamaica's delegation on the Annual Investor Non-deal Road Show to cities in the United States of Amer.....
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

PNP's statement on Party President's Integrity Report
The President of the People's National Party and Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition, the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, will in Parliament next week, table a statement which will speak spe.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

J$80M worth of equipment handed over to the Mandeville Regional Hospital
Equipment valued at €580,000 or approximately J$80 million was on Friday (June 24, 2016) handed over to the Mandeville Regional Hospital as part of activities under the Programme for the Reduction of .....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Gospel Song finalists start their reality journey
The top ten finalists of the Jamaica Gospel Song Competition will make their television debut in the reality series Gospel Vibes starting this Sunday, June 26......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

J$16M worth of equipment & medical supplies donated to the Cornwall Regional Hospital
Equipment and medical supplies valued at J$16 million was donated on Thursday, June 23, 2016, to the Cornwall Regional Hospital from proceeds of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run 2015......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

CPL CEO outlines huge opportunity for growth at 2016 season launch
Damien O’Donohoe, Chief Executive Officer of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), believes that this year’s competition will be the biggest and best yet as the biggest party in sport welcomes some.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

MoEYI gives detailed account of Public School Funding Guidelines & Framework
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI) has implemented the policy of provision of greater financial support, to schools as we seek to improve the quality of Education in this country.....
Ministry of Education | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Academics agree stock market good for SMEs
Researchers at Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) are pointing to the raising of capital on the Jamaica Stock Exchange as a good bet for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)......
Mona School of Business | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

VITAMALT launches Official Summer Road Tour
On Friday June 10, 2016 VITAMALT launched its highly anticipated summer promotion dubbed: VITAMALT ‘Let’s go on a Summer Road Trip’......
| 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Hospiten Montego Bay hosts blood collection drive
On the 14th of June 2016 Hospiten Jamaica Ltd and the National Blood Transfusion services (Blood Bank) of Jamaica celebrated World Blood Donor Day by staging a blood collection drive at the Hospiten M.....
| 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation launches YEAP
In an effort to raise awareness among Jamaica’s youth about the importance of the environment, the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation in partnership with several government entities, will la.....
Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Trinbago Knight Riders & St. Lucia Zouks set for CPL opener
Trinbago Knight Riders and St. Lucia Zouks coaches Simon Helmot and Stuart Williams, respectively, were joined by captains Dwayne Bravo and Darren Sammy on Tuesday for a joint media conference in Port.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Manchester steps up vector control activities
The Manchester Health Department has heightened its vector control activities in the parish and is appealing to residents to cooperate with the health workers when they enter the community to employ v.....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

Opposition seeks answers on Jamaica's vote at OAS summit on Venezuela
There are reports questioning the validity of the procedure adopted at the controversial "precedent-setting" June 23 meeting, called by the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OA.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

PCJ Schools Energy Competition winners get $2 million in prizes
The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has awarded over $2 million in cash and prizes to 30 students who emerged as winners in its 2016 Schools Energy Programme Competition......
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

People's National Party nomination period
The National Executive Council of the People's National Party approved a nomination period for the positions of President and Vice Presidents at its meeting yesterday at the University of the West Ind.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

CPL confirms Warner Park in St. Kitts & Nevis as 2016 Finals venue
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are delighted to announce that the staging of this year’s finals have been awarded to Warner Park in St. Kitts & Nevis......
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-28 00:00:00

International attention focused on vulnerability of Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
A World Heritage Committee draft decision released on the 10th of June by UNESCO signaled a possible decision to retain Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System on the List of World Heritage in Danger......
| 2016-06-28 00:00:00

PNP repeating call for increased road safety
PNP Spokesperson on Transportation Mikael Phillips, is again urging road users to exercise greater care, as the rate of accidents and fatalities on the nation’s roads continues to increase following t.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Kallco sign as official contractor of CPL
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has today announced Kallco Ltd. as 'Official Contractor of the CPL' and one of the tournament's sponsors for 2016. Kallco Ltd. is a leading civil and building c.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Visitor arrivals and earnings on the increase
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is urging members of the new Tourism Competitiveness Task Force to build on the achievements of the tourism sector to further enhance the industry’s competit.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Ministry of Health partners with JDF in National Coastal Cleanup
The Ministry of Health has partnered with the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) to execute a National Coastal Cleanup on Sunday June 26, 2016 from 12:30pm to 6:30pm......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

PNP congratulates Global Entrepreneurship Summit winner
Peoples National Party joins all Jamaica in congratulating yet another outstanding Jamaican Kenia Mattis, who walked away with the coveted prize at Spark the Fire Start-up Award at the Global Entrepre.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Jamaica launches Open Data Portal
The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology on behalf of the Government of Jamaica and its partners officially launched today the Jamaica Open Data Portal - available at http://data.gov.jm - which .....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

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