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The UWI considers alternative funding models: Launch of University Trust Fund on the horizon
The University Grants Committee (UGC) of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) met in a special session at The UWI Regional Headquarters in Mona, Jamaica on November 1, 2018, to receive the spec.....
University of the West Indies | 2018-11-07 11:59:00

Jamaica among Top 5 Trending Destinations listed by Kayak
Jamaica has been listed as one of the top five trending destinations to travel to in January 2019 by international travel website Kayak. In a recent Kayak report, Jamaica landed at number five among .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-11-07 11:55:00

JAMAICA’S SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEAM GETS 3.8 MILLION JMD FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT
Jamaica’s Special Olympians are one step closer to representing the country in Abu Dhabi in 2019 thanks to a JMD $3.8M contribution from the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics Commi.....
Constabulary Communication Network | 2018-11-07 11:51:00

JAS President Outlines Action Plan for Farmers
The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) under the new leadership of Mr. Lenworth Fulton will be rolling out a plan with objectives to support and protect the rights and interests of farmers, improve th.....
| 2018-11-06 14:29:00

Zion strikes again with ‘The Main Stage’
Following the success of his first release for Trinidad and Tobago’s 2019 Carnival, actor, dancer and singer Zion has released his second Soca single for the upcoming season entitled ‘The Main Stage’......
| 2018-11-06 14:21:00

CHIEF JUSTICE ANNOUNCES MEASURES TO REDUCE DELAYS IN THE CRIMINAL COURTS
The Chief Justice of Jamaica, the Honourable Mr. Justice Bryan Sykes, announced a raft of initiatives which are currently on stream and will be intensified in the next court term to increase hearing d.....
| 2018-11-06 14:15:00

SEVERAL CHALLENGES AFFECT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
The National Water Commission (NWC) wishes to advise that some customers have been experiencing water supply disruptions in the parishes of Clarendon, St. Catherine and St. Mary due to operational iss.....
National Water Commission | 2018-11-06 14:13:00

The UWI considers alternative funding models: Launch of University Trust Fund on the horizon
The University Grants Committee (UGC) of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) met in a special session at The UWI Regional Headquarters in Mona, Jamaica on November 1, 2018, to receive the spec.....
University of the West Indies | 2018-11-06 14:09:00

FIVE MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF MARIJUANA SEIZED ON THE PORT OF KINGSTON
Officers from the Jamaica Customs Contraband Enforcement Team along with Officers from the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Narcotics Division and Port Security seized fifteen (15) packages containing Mar.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2018-11-06 14:06:00

TAJ Electronic Bank Payment Ceiling Increased
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising taxpayers that the limit of its Electronic Bank Payment facility has been increased. This means, customers making Direct Debit payments online via the TA.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-11-06 13:59:00

PNP SALUTES THE LIFE OF BEN FRANCIS
“It is with heartfelt sadness that I extend condolences on behalf of the People’s National Party (PNP) to the family, friends and colleagues of Ben Francis,” said the Opposition Shadow Minister of Gen.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-11-06 13:41:00

Falmouth Tax Office to Close for Relocation
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding customers that the Falmouth Tax Office will be closed to the public on Friday November 2 and Monday November 5 to facilitate the relocation exercise and.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-11-06 13:26:00

Ten UWI Alumni Receive Pelican Awards from Open Campus Alumni Chapters
The Alumni Association of The University of the West Indies (UWIAA) Open Campus on Saturday, October 13, 2018, held their second annual Pelican Awards Ceremony at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa .....
University of the West Indies | 2018-10-31 14:32:00

UTech, JA stages ‘Long Distance’ Musical Theatre Production
History will come alive on stage and screen at the University of Technology, Jamaica on Thursday, November 22, 2018 in the Alfred Sangster Auditorium beginning at 7pm. In celebration of the Universi.....
University of Technology | 2018-10-30 15:41:00

OUR clarifies connection fee for Landmark sewerage rates
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has modified its Determination Notice for Landmark Developers Limited (LDL) to clarify who should pay a connection fee to receive sewerage services from the co.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2018-10-30 11:41:00

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES CARGO ACCEPTING SHIPMENTS OF RELIEF SUPPLIES FOR INDIVIDUALS & ORGANISATIONS IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Caribbean Airlines Cargo is accepting shipments of relief supplies as specified below, sent from any of the airline’s North American, Caribbean and South American destinations, effective immediately.....
| 2018-10-30 11:36:00

CRAWFORD CALLS FOR SPECIAL ACTION AGAINST CHILD KILLERS
CRAWFORD CALLS FOR SPECIAL ACTION AGAINST CHILD KILLERS Kingston, Jamaica, October 23, 2018: The People’s National Party Shadow Minister of Youth, Senator Damion Crawford, is calling for urgent and.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-10-24 16:03:00

Tourism Minister Calls for Greater Investment in Jamaica’s Carnival
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry is leading the charge in developing the Carnival in Jamaica initiative, to strengthen Jamaica’s competitiveness as an entertainment destination.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-10-24 16:01:00

TOP FOURTEEN BOYS AND GIRLS FROM DIGICEL NBA JUMPSTART ELITE CAMP TO PARTICIPATE IN NBA EXPERIENCE IN NEW YORK CITY
Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that the top 14 boys and girls from the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Programme will attend an NBA game at the Barclays Center featuring t.....
Digicel | 2018-10-23 12:02:00

ELECTRICAL ISSUE AFFECTS WATER SUPPLY IN ST. ANN
The National Water Commission (NWC) wishes to advise customers in some sections of St. Ann that as a result of electrical challenges being experienced at two of its facilities, water supply has been d.....
National Water Commission | 2018-10-23 11:45:00

Upsurge in Violence against children
The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) would like to express concern about the increasing number of children going missing, those being killed and the frequent reports of the brutal attacks on scho.....
Jamaica Teachers' Association | 2018-10-23 11:42:00

Relocation of Falmouth Tax Office
The Falmouth Tax Office will have a new home effective November 6, 2018, when it will be relocated to 5 Cornwall Street, Falmouth Trelawny. To facilitate the relocation exercise, Tax Administration .....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-10-23 11:38:00

ALMOST 600 YOUNG PERSONS RECEIVE CERTIFICATES AFTER COMPLETING TERTIARY TRAINING THROUGH PCJ INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
Close to 600 young persons have been awarded certificates and special awards after successfully completing the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Internship Programme which exposed them to tertiar.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2018-10-23 11:33:00

JAMPRO appoints investment adviser to promote Jamaica in India
The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has appointed an Honorary Investment Advisor that will increase business between Jamaica and India, and will promote Jamaica's export and investment opport.....
JAMPRO | 2018-10-18 15:26:00

NHT BREAKING ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS, SAY INDUSTRY PEN RESIDENTS
The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has received recent reports from residents of Industry Cove in Hanover expressing serious concerns regarding the construction of a housing scheme and the associated.....
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2018-10-18 15:16:00

Bartlett orders Security Audit of Hotels
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has ordered an intensive security audit of the tourism sector including hotels and attractions as part of efforts to strengthen destination assurance. “I’ve d.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-10-18 15:13:00

Ja must advance technical training for development says Phillips
People's National Party (PNP) President and Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the University of Technology, formerly the College of Arts, Science, and .....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-10-18 15:09:00

Robinson says Fraser-Pryce represents the best that is in us
People's National Party(PNP) General Secretary Julian Robinson lauded Jamaican Olympian, multi world champion and record holder and super star athlete Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the official statue un.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-10-18 11:58:00

Ground Broken on $26M Salem Beach Upgrades
Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett joined other officials in St. Ann today, for a ground-breaking ceremony at Salem Beach. The beach is being upgraded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) to the t.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-10-18 11:50:00

UTech, Ja. Students Awarded Huawei “Seeds for The Future” Scholarships to Visit China
Five outstanding University of Technology, Jamaica students were presented with the prestigious Huawei Technologies Limited “Seeds for the Future 2018” Scholarship Award at a presentation ceremony and.....
University of Technology | 2018-10-12 14:31:00

MILLIONS IN PRIZES TO BE WON IN SVL AND DIGICEL ‘TOP UP’ PROMOTION
Supreme Ventures Limited and Digicel have teamed up to give their customers more bang for their buck with the ‘Supreme Ventures Top Up with Digicel’ promotion. Starting Sunday, October 14, customer.....
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2018-10-12 14:00:00

Some JPS Employees Stay of the Job: Industrial Action Likely to Impact Service to Customers
JPS is advising customers that there may be interruptions in service, and delays in responding to reports today, due to the continuation of industrial action by some of its employees. More than 200.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2018-10-09 14:39:00

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES DOMESTIC OPERATIONS JANUARY - SEPTEMBER 2018
Caribbean Airlines advises that for the period January 01 – September 30, 2018 a total of 716,299 passengers were transported on the air bridge between Trinidad and Tobago. ACTUAL DOMESTIC OPERATIONS .....
| 2018-10-08 17:31:00

Education Ministry announces guidelines and subsidies for 2018-2019 exams registrations
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is reminding school administrators that students registering to sit various exit level examinations for the 2018-2019 academic year, should do so in ke.....
Ministry of Education | 2018-10-08 13:06:00

A Free Press: Oxygen of Democracy
The Press Association of Jamaica notes with dismay the exchange on Tuesday between State Minister with responsibility for Works, Everald Warmington and Sashana Small, a reporter with Business Access T.....
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2018-10-08 12:24:00

Jackson commends custom workers, JCF on gun find
Opposition shadow Minister of National Security Fitz Jackson M.P. is applauding members of Customs and the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) on the major gun and ammunition find at the Kingston contain.....
Ministry of National Security | 2018-10-08 12:22:00

LISA HANNA NEW PNP TREASURER
Member of Parliament for South East St. Ann, Lisa Hanna, is the new Treasurer of the People’s National Party (PNP). Ms. Hanna, who was elected at a recent meeting of the Party’s Executive Committee.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-10-08 12:21:00

Information Minister Mourns Death of Elva Ruddock
The Minister of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI) Senator Ruel Reid is saddened by the news of the sudden death of popular Jamaican personality, Ms Elva Ruddock. She died early Sunday morning f.....
Ministry of Education | 2018-10-08 12:19:00

Seven truckloads of garbage collected at JET’s beach cleanup on International Coastal Cleanup Day 2018
The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is reporting that seven truckloads of garbage were hauled away from their 2018 International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day flagship event at the Palisadoes Go Kart Trac.....
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2018-10-05 16:29:00

UTech, Jamaica and Elhydro Limited Sign MoU for Biodiesel Production and Research
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.) and Elhydro Limited on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise collaboration in biodiesel production and res.....
University of Technology | 2018-10-05 16:23:00

UTech, Jamaica and Elhydro Limited Sign MoU for Biodiesel Production and Research
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.) and Elhydro Limited on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise collaboration in biodiesel production and res.....
University of Technology | 2018-10-05 16:23:00

US$10 Million in Revenues from Increased Cruise and Stopover Passengers next year
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett fresh from his visit to London for Jamaica Travel Market, has announced that Jamaica is to benefit from nineteen (19) weeks of stopover and cruise passengers for t.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-10-05 16:19:00

HELLSHIRE BAY BEACH CLEAN UP - A STORY OF COMMITMENT
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) are expressing satisfaction at the results of their recently concluded International Coastal Clean-Up Day 20.....
Urban Development Corporation | 2018-10-05 16:16:00

JADCO LAUNCHES JINGLE COMPETITION AT 2018 JUNIOR ATHLETES ANTI-DOPING EDUCATION WORKSHOP
The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) launched its 2018-2019 Jingle Competition at the fifth annual Junior Athletes Anti-Doping Education Workshop, which was held at the Jamaica Conference Cent.....
Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) | 2018-10-05 11:03:00

PHILLIPS LEADS DELEGATION TO U.S. AND CHINA
People's National Party (PNP) President and Leader of the Opposition, Dr Peter Phillips, M.P., leaves the island today for meetings with stakeholders in the United States and China. Dr Phillips is .....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-10-05 11:01:00

Govt must protect commuters at the pump as gas prices rise
Opposition Shadow Minister of Energy Phillip Paulwell says the commuting public and motorists are totally astounded at today's massive increase in the price of all motor fuels announced by the state-o.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-10-05 10:54:00

Enhanced security measures make downtown Kingston safer for Digicel 5K Run
The newly-declared State of Emergency will not affect activities at the Digicel 5K Run for Special Needs, so says Running Events Director Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis. “Registration numbers are strong, and.....
Digicel | 2018-09-27 13:14:00

JPS and NWC Customers get over $36 M compensation in 2018 second quarter
Customers of the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) and the National Water Commission (NWC) were paid more than $36 million between April and June 2018, for service standards breaches. This.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2018-09-27 12:52:00

NCB Customers to get RSA Secure by September 30
According to Forbes Magazine, the global cost of cybercrime had risen from $445 billion USD in 2014 to $600 Billion USD in 2017, and is expected to reach $2 Trillion USD by 2019. Digital fraud levels.....
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2018-09-26 12:27:00

GraceKennedy Encourages Greater Use of Flexi-Time by Its Employees - Urges other employers to do likewise
GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has issued a call for more of its employees to take advantage of the benefits of flexible work arrangements. Under the flexible work arrangement, GK employees can choose b.....
Grace Kennedy | 2018-09-26 12:23:00

UTech, Jamaica to Confer Honorary Degrees on Dorcas White, Keith Amiel and Eric Crawford
The University of Technology, Jamaica will confer honorary degrees on three Caribbean stalwarts in law, agribusiness and business at its graduation ceremonies scheduled for November 3 and November 4, .....
University of Technology | 2018-09-26 11:31:00

Exploring pathways to expanding Jamaica’s Tourism in Japan
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett in his meeting, today, with His Excellency Ricardo Allicock, Ambassador of Jamaica to Japan and Mr. Donovan White, Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board, discusse.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-09-25 13:25:00

Stock Exchange has a New Logo & Tagline for its 50th Anniversary Celebrations “50 Years Strong: Cultivating Economic Growth, Celebrating Our Past and Embracing Our Future”
The Jamaica Stock Exchange will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2019 and as a prelude to this celebration the Stock Exchange unveiled its 50th Anniversary logo and tagline to the public at a .....
Jamaica Stock Exchange | 2018-09-25 11:32:00

STATE OF EMERGENCY
At 5:00 am today, the JCF and the JDF deployed to sections of the following communities that fall within the boundaries of the declared State of Emergency: • Central Downtown (Market & Business Dis.....
Jamaica Defence Force | 2018-09-25 11:16:00

“Courts enhances GC Foster facilities”
Courts Jamaica continued its thrust of sports development in Jamaica with an injection of over $600,000 in furniture and electronics to the refurbishing of the Students Lounge at the GC Foster College.....
Unicomer Jamaica Ltd | 2018-09-25 11:07:00

TURTLE KILLERS FINED AT HALF WAY TREE PARISH COURT
Michael Harris and Clive McNuff were each fined fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) for breaches under the Wildlife Protection Act (WLPA) when they appeared in the Half Way Tree Parish Court on Wednes.....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2018-09-25 11:02:00

Japan joins the Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett met, today, with the immediate past President of the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), Dr. Ryoichi Matsuyama, who is also the current Trustee of the prestigi.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-09-25 11:00:00

NWA to implement Hotmix Patching Programme in Southeastern parishes
The National Works Agency (NWA) is now preparing to implement a new multi-million dollar hotmix patching programme in Kingston, St. Andrew, St. Thomas and St. Catherine. The programme, valued at just .....
National Works Agency | 2018-09-25 10:49:00

UDC TO FACILITATE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF HISTORIC PORT ROYAL
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has set its sights on rolling out a development plan for Historic Port Royal & the Palisadoes over a four year period at the cost of J$4.6 billion dollars. Dr .....
Urban Development Corporation | 2018-09-25 10:45:00

Main road leading into Black River, St. Elizabeth to be closed
Effective, Friday September 21, a section of the road leading into Black River from the direction of Sandy Ground will be closed. The rod is being closed to facilitate its reconstruction. Defective wa.....
National Works Agency | 2018-09-25 10:37:00

More modifications to traffic management plan coming
As the National Works Agency (NWA) continues to tweak its traffic management plan in Kingston and St. Andrew, more change is to come starting this weekend. As of this Sunday, September 23, turning res.....
National Works Agency | 2018-09-19 16:06:00

TAJ Hosts CARICOM Two Day Workshop
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ), is hosting over 35 participants from several Caribbean states includng several Jamaican representatives at a CARICOM-OECD Workshop, September 17-18, 2018 in Kingsto.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-09-19 11:45:00

Vaz rejects suggestion that plastic/styrofoam ban is a knee jerk reaction
Minister Without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz, is rejecting as false and without basis, a claim by Chairman of the Wisynco Group, William Mahfood, that the .....
Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation | 2018-09-19 11:44:00

Bartlett to Re-Engage Japanese Market
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday, to attend the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 and VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart 2018, taking place in Tokyo from September 20 – 23, 2018......
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-09-19 11:35:00

Cases of Poisoning at Primary School in St. Thomas
The Ministry of Health has been informed of an incident where several children at a primary school in St. Thomas were given pills by an unauthorized person. The St. Thomas Health Department (STHD) was.....
Ministry of Education | 2018-09-19 11:34:00

Tourism Awareness Week to Focus on Digital Transformation
The Ministry of Tourism, its agencies and industry partners will seek to further raise awareness about the importance of digital technologies in tourism, during its annual celebration of Tourism Aware.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-09-18 16:53:00

TEF Invests $10 million in 2018 International Coastal Cleanup Day Activities
The Tourism Enhancement (TEF) has invested approximately $10 million in this year’s International Coastal Cleanup Day initiative, which is spearheaded locally by Jamaica Environment Trust (JET). Spea.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-09-18 14:01:00

Bartlett Lauds Travel Agents as Valued Tourism Partners
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded travel agents as “true partners for Jamaica” as the destination consistently attains record visitor arrivals, especially over the past two years. .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-09-18 13:59:00

Education State Minister endorses G20 Declaration on training for employment and sustainable development
State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, the Honourable Floyd Green has endorsed a Declaration on education and training for employment issued at the first-ever G20 Joint Ed.....
Ministry of Education | 2018-09-18 13:32:00

TAX REVENUES AHEAD OF BUDGET
The Honourable Dr. Nigel Clarke, Minister of Finance and the Public Service announced that tax revenues are ahead of budget by approximately four percent (4%) for the first four months of the 2018/1.....
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service | 2018-09-18 13:20:00

UTech, Jamaica and the PCJ Partner to Provide Energy Audit Training for Public Sector Facilities Managers
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.) and The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide energy audit training for some 100 public s.....
University of Technology | 2018-09-14 16:22:00

TROPICAL STORM (TS) ISAAC
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reminding the public that we are now at the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. The report from the Meteorological Service o.....
ODPEM | 2018-09-14 16:20:00

DIGICEL AND PAPUA NEW GUINEA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME BRIDGING THE COMMUNICATIONS GAP IN THE WESTERN PROVINCE
The Western Province of Papua New Guinea is looking towards a connected future as the PNG Sustainable Development Programme (PNGSDP) - along with its partner Digicel - implements a telecommunications .....
Digicel | 2018-09-12 16:32:00

Transfer Pricing Agreement Seminar for Kingston
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ), will be hosting the second of two seminars featuring Transfer Pricing Agreement in Kingston on Wednesday September 12, 2018, at the Knutsford Court Hotel between th.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-09-12 16:25:00

Ambient Air Quality Report on fire at the Riverton Solid Waste Disposal Site Available
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is advising that the ambient air quality report on the Riverton Solid Waste Disposal Site fire, which started on July 29, 2018 is now available to t.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2018-09-12 15:46:00

JAMAICA DEFENCE FORCE COAST GUARD (JDF CG) URGES FISHER-FOLK TO EVACUATE PEDRO CAYS
The Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard (JDF CG) is on high alert, as Tropical Storm Isaac continues its approach towards the Eastern Caribbean. In preparation, the JDF Coast Guard says it will be evacu.....
Jamaica Defence Force | 2018-09-11 11:46:00

G2K REJECTS PNPYO’S RETROGRADE UTTERANCES
Generation 2000 (G2K) the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has labeled utterances made by Ms. Krystal Tomlinson as retrograde. According to media reports the PNPYO Presid.....
G2K | 2018-09-11 11:41:00

DIGICEL SELECTED FOR 15 YEAR ICT MANAGED SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA
The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (GoCD) – and by extension the people of Dominica - are poised for a major technology transformation with the news that ICT managed services provider, Dig.....
Digicel Jamaica | 2018-09-07 12:04:00

New Faculty Deans take office at The UWI, Mona
The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Office of Administration is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Deans at the Mona Campus in Jamaica. Professor Michael Taylor is the new Dean of .....
University of the West Indies | 2018-09-03 13:52:00

The UWI Open Campus to re-establish Site in the Turks and Caicos Islands
The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus is partnering with the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) to re-establish a physical presence in the territory. The re-launch of The .....
University of the West Indies | 2018-09-03 13:35:00

PAULWELL, PHILLIPS MEET WITH PETROLEUM SECTOR STAKEHOLDERS
In light of the continued increases at the pump and the impact this is having on the productive sector, People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Mining and Energy, Mr Phillip Paulwell, M.P., h.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-09-03 13:30:00

EDUCATION MINISTER GIVES THUMBS UP TO SVL ROBOTICS SUMMER CAMP
Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, the Hon. Floyd Green has given the 2018 staging of the Supreme Ventures Junior Creators Robotics Camp his stamp of approval. The .....
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2018-09-03 12:23:00

Worshipper’s Heart is the Gospel Song for 2018
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is pleased to announce the results from the Grand Final of the Jamaica Gospel .....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2018-08-07 18:16:00

STATEMENT FROM THE NSWMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS ON THE RECENT FIRES AT DISPOSAL SITES ISLAND-WIDE
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) board of directors met on Thursday, 02nd August 2018, in order to get a full report on the Riverton Disposal Site and ten (10) other fires that oc.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2018-08-07 18:15:00

GAS PRICE INCREASES IMPACTING PUBLIC TRANSPORT, SAYS PNP
The Opposition Shadow Minister of Transport and Works, Mr. Mikael Phillips, says public transport is heading into a state of crisis and uncertainty due to the continuing weekly increases in the price .....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-08-03 11:30:00

TAJ maintains positive revenue performance for first quarter 2018/19 fiscal year
Preliminary figures indicate that Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) surpassed the collections target for the first quarter of the 2018/19 fiscal year. For the period April – June 2018, the Revenue Au.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-08-03 11:18:00

TAJ maintains positive revenue performance for first quarter 2018/19 fiscal year
Preliminary figures indicate that Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) surpassed the collections target for the first quarter of the 2018/19 fiscal year. For the period April – June 2018, the Revenue Au.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-08-03 11:18:00

Minister Bartlett Hails Hotel Four Seasons At 60
Hailing the Hotel Four Seasons as a standard-bearer for small properties in Kingston, Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett said the 60th anniversary of the landmark hotel comes at a time when we a.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-07-31 12:27:00

PNP WELCOMES REMOVAL OF DR ANDREW WHEATLEY FROM THE CABINET
The People’s National Party (PNP) welcomes the long overdue removal of Dr. Andrew Wheatley from the Cabinet of Jamaica, but wishes to strongly signal that cannot and will not be the end of the matter......
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-07-31 11:55:00

The UWI Helping to Engineer the Region’s Future
Thirty-one students from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) are expected to leave for China this September to continue their studies in Software Engineering with a focus on mobile application.....
University of the West Indies | 2018-07-27 13:15:00

Health Fees Increase for Non-Residents and Private Patients/Insured Patients
Effective August 1, 2018, there will be an increase in user fees for services provided to non-residents, private patients and patients with health insurance at all public health facilities. These incr.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2018-07-26 14:20:00

People’s National Party calls for urgent action to meet water need of citizens
The People’s National Party (PNP) has taken note of the update provided by the Government in relation to the extreme heat and drought conditions in some parishes. We also note the allocation earlier t.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-07-24 11:31:00

Over 115 Exhibitors at Successful 4th Staging of ‘Christmas in July’
The Tourism Linkages Network staged another highly successful ‘Christmas in July’ trade show yesterday (July 19), which saw a large turnout of enthusiastic patrons to view and purchase locally produce.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-07-24 11:28:00

GraceKennedy Positions for its Centennial
As GraceKennedy Limited heads into its 100th birthday in 2022, it has announced a round of restructuring activities starting July 2018. This restructuring is one of the strategic steps that the busine.....
Grace Kennedy | 2018-07-24 11:20:00

Santa Cruz Tax Office Closure
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising that the Santa Cruz Tax Office has been closed for business today. This is as a result of recent severe weather impacting power supply in the town and dama.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-07-18 14:40:00

BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT BILL PASSED IN LOWER HOUSE
The Ballast Water Management Bill, 2017 was passed in the Lower House of Representatives on July 10, 2018. Transport and Mining Minister, Robert Montague passed with an amendment yesterday. This Bi.....
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND WORKS | 2018-07-18 14:37:00

PHILLIPS LEADS PNP DELEGATION TO SĂO PAULO FORUM IN CUBA
President of the People's National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips is today leading a high-level delegation to Havana, Cuba to attend the Săo Paulo Forum, under the theme “Latin American and Caribbean .....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-07-18 11:00:00

IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED TO MANAGE THE COUNTRY’S WASTE DISPOSAL SITES
The Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) says immediate and urgent action must be taken to deal with the problem of uncontrolled burning at the country’s dump sites, because of the airborne toxins.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-07-16 19:15:00

$100m MOU Signed for Hospitality and Tourism Management Programme in High Schools
The Ministries of Tourism and Education, Youth and Information signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) yesterday, to initiate the first Hospitality and Tourism Management Programme for high school .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-07-16 10:44:00

$100m MOU Signed for Hospitality and Tourism Management Programme in High Schools
The Ministries of Tourism and Education, Youth and Information signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) yesterday, to initiate the first Hospitality and Tourism Management Programme for high school .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-07-12 14:05:00

Investment in Jamaica moving in right direction - Clarke
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the Honourable Dr. Nigel Clarke is pointing to data that confirms that investment into Jamaica is headed in the right direction. The Minister, who is in Fr.....
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service | 2018-07-11 12:11:00

UDC’S GREEN GROTTO CAVES CELEBRATES SWEET 16 RETENTION OF EARTHCHECK MASTER CERTIFICATION
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) owned and managed Green Grotto Caves & Attractions is in celebratory mode following the retention of its EarthCheck Master Certification, bringing its total to .....
Urban Development Corporation | 2018-07-11 12:09:00

UTech, Jamaica Mourns the Passing of Dr. Janice Lindsay
The University of Technology, Jamaica family is deeply saddened at the passing of Dr Janice Lindsay, former Director of Arts and Culture. Dr. Lindsay died on Friday, July 6, 2018 following a period o.....
University of Technology | 2018-07-10 10:28:00

Traffic Delays Expected along Constant Spring Road
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists to plan for delays when traveling along Constant Spring Road in the vicinity of Mary Brown’s Corner and Hillman Road. This is as a result of pipe .....
National Works Agency | 2018-07-05 12:49:00

US $11, 5000 CASH FORFEITURE ANTHONY DANIELS
On Thursday June 28, 2018, the Financial Investigations Division (“F.I.D.”) was successful in obtaining a cash forfeiture order in the amount of United States Eleven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars (U......
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service | 2018-07-05 10:56:00

US $11, 5000 CASH FORFEITURE ANTHONY DANIELS
On Thursday June 28, 2018, the Financial Investigations Division (“F.I.D.”) was successful in obtaining a cash forfeiture order in the amount of United States Eleven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars (U......
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service | 2018-07-05 10:56:00

ROTARY CLUB DOWNTOWN KINGSTON TO PROVIDE 50 BEDS TO MARIE ATKINS SHELTER
Newly appointed President of the Rotary Club, Downtown Kingston, Mr Robert Scott, has given his commitment that some fifty beds will be provided for the overnight shelter, the Marie Atkins Shelter, lo.....
Rotary Club of New Kingston | 2018-07-05 10:53:00

PETROJAM LIMITED OPERATIONS
Recognizing the direct impact that the operations of Petrojam Limited have on the Petroleum Retail Trade, the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) welcomes the steps taken by the Prime Minste.....
PetroJam Limited | 2018-07-05 10:52:00

40 students for Kingston Wharves Limited summer employment and internship Programme.
Kingston Wharves Limited announced that for forty students will gain employment and on-the-job experience as part of its summer employment and internship programme. The students will be posted in vari.....
Kingston Wharves Limited | 2018-07-05 10:49:00

GCT Returns for May due Friday June 29
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding business persons that GCT Returns for the month of May are due on Friday June 29, 2018. This is in keeping with the requirement for registered GCT taxpa.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-07-02 15:56:00

Increase Minimum Wage and Allowances for Security Guards effective August 1, 2018
The Honourable Shahine Robinson, Minister of Labour and Social Security, speaking in the Sectoral Debate on June 26, 2018, announced an increase in the Minimum Wage and allowances payable to security .....
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2018-07-02 15:37:00

JAMAICA CIVIL SERVICE ASSOCIATION CLAIM FOR TRAVEL AND UPKEEP ALLOWANCES
The Jamaica Teachers’ Association wishes to express its support and solidarity with the Jamaica Civil Service Association in its demand on the government to provide an offer to the relevant public ser.....
Jamaica Teachers' Association | 2018-06-26 11:14:00

Opportunities Untapped; Tourism Stakeholders Purchasing locally and Receptive to Buying
The JHTA is encouraging local entrepreneurs, agricultural interests and businesses to address some of the untapped opportunities which exist in linkages to the tourism industry. According to the 2015.....
Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association | 2018-06-26 11:11:00

BARTLETT APPOINTS PWC SENIOR EXECUTIVE TO GUIDE EXPANDED TOURISM WORKING GROUP
Prominent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) partner, Wilfred Baghaloo, has been appointed by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett to lead technical arrangements for a Tourism Working Group assessing various is.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-06-26 10:54:00

UTech, Jamaica Research to Address Gender-Based Violence (GBV)
The University of Technology, Jamaica has partnered with the None in Three (Ni3) Research Centre at the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom for the development of prosocial computer games for t.....
University of Technology | 2018-06-26 10:49:00

Crisis facing road construction companies as Petrojam asphalt production falters
The PNP Shadow Minister of Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell, says a major crisis is now facing construction companies involved in road construction and maintenance projects due to the shortage of a.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-06-26 10:47:00

Tourism Linkages Network Trains 26 Hotel DJs
Entertainment in the island’s hotels received a boost, with the certifying of 26 hospitality workers, who participated in the inaugural Tourism Linkages Network's DJ Capacity Enhancement Training Prog.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-06-26 10:43:00

The UWI Open Campus Academy of Sport (OCAS) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) Host Outreach Initiative for Girls and Women in Sport
The UWI Open Campus, Academy of Sport, Jamaica. June 22, 2018— The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Academy of Sport (OCAS) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) hosted a group of teenage girls.....
University of the West Indies | 2018-06-26 10:38:00

Caribbean Airlines is the Official Airline for the Hero CPL
Caribbean Airlines is the Official Airline for the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL T20) 2018 series. As the Official Airline partner, all teams and officials travelling to CPL matches and related a.....
| 2018-06-26 10:36:00

JPS Activates Multiple Operations Against Electricity Theft - Upscale Residences Discovered with Bypasses
JPS is reporting the activation of multiple operations today (June 21), against electricity theft. Teams from the Company, carried out several meter audits and investigations, as well as raids to rem.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2018-06-26 10:34:00

Bartlett and Shaw to Get More Local Products in Hotels
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry will be working closely with the new Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, to ensure that imports to .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-06-26 10:28:00

INCREASED CAPACITY BUILDING FOR CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE
Approximately five thousand (5000) smallholder farmers in the parishes of Portland, St. Thomas and St. Mary will benefit from technical and technological expertise to increase their capacity to implem.....
Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation | 2018-06-26 09:59:00

A BITTERSWEET CELEBRATION OF THE SCHOOLS’ ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY
On Tuesday, June 18, the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) hosted the 20th annual awards ceremony for its Schools’ Environment Programme (SEP) at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston. It was a bitterswee.....
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2018-06-26 09:47:00

FLOW Invests Heavily in Network Expansion
“Each year, we invest a significant portion of all revenues obtained in Jamaica to expand and improve our network. In fact, we are investing way above the market standard for the telecommunications in.....
FLOW | 2018-06-26 09:43:00

Kingston Wharves records strong performance in 2017 and first quarter of 2018
Kingston Wharves announces continued growth from new initiatives in results presented at Annual General Meeting......
Chris Benjamin | 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Kingston Wharves to invest 300,000 square foot new Modular Warehousing Complex in Kingston
Kingston Wharves announces construction of mega warehouse project at Annual General Meeting......
Chris Benjamin | 2018-06-22 00:00:00

AMBASSADOR E. COURTENAY RATTRAY SET TO SPEAK AT THE 36TH ANNUAL JCC AWARDS CEREMONY
Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations, Ambassador E. Courtenay Rattray, is set to give remarks as the Keynote speaker for this year’s 36th Annual JCC Awards Ceremony. With his ye.....
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce | 2018-06-15 15:18:00

The UWI announces Staff Games in Grenada and plans for Faculty of Sport on the island.
On Wednesday 6th June, 2018, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) launched its 16th Biennial Inter-Campus Staff Games, to be held in the Spice Isle of Grenada as tribute to the island’s governm.....
University of the West Indies | 2018-06-15 15:13:00

Bartlett wants more Investment in Supply Side to Reduce Leakage of Tourism Earnings
Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is urgently calling for more investment in the supply side of the Tourism value chain. Speaking at the Jamaica Investment Forum at the Montego Bay Convention Cent.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-06-15 15:09:00

FLOW “BALL & BLAZE TOUR” TO HEIGHTEN FOOTBALL FEVER IN RURAL COMMUNITIES
As Jamaicans get ready for football fever, telecommunications firm Flow, has announced plans to heighten the experience in several rural town centres and communities across the island starting on June.....
FLOW | 2018-06-15 11:11:00

Daren Sammy looks to his future ahead of the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League
It won’t be long before Daren Sammy is appearing for St Lucia Stars at this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) which gets underway on 8thAugust. As an all-rounder who is still very much in .....
Caribbean Premier League | 2018-06-12 11:58:00

Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS
The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, collaborated with the Integr.....
Pan American Health Organization | 2018-06-12 11:51:00

June 15 Tax Payments Now Due
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding business persons that the following taxes are due on Friday, June 15, 2018:  Estimated Income Tax (2nd quarter)  Self Employed Statut.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-06-12 11:45:00

MORE COMPANIES ON BOARD FOR GRACEKENNEDY JAMAICAN BIRTHRIGHT SUMMER INTERNSHIP
GraceKennedy Limited will host four university students from the Diaspora for a five-week professional and cultural internship that is designed to immerse them in Jamaica’s rich culture as well as pro.....
Grace Kennedy | 2018-06-07 17:25:00

NEPA CONDEMS GRUESOME KILLING OF TURTLE
The National Environment and Planning Agency and the Jamaica Constabulary Force are investigating an unfortunate incident involving the killing of a turtle, in 9 Miles Bull Bay, St. Thomas yesterday......
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2018-06-07 17:17:00

NINE TO VIE FOR JCDC 2018 MISS KINGSTON & ST. ANDREW FESTIVAL QUEEN TILE
Nine beautiful and talented ladies were sashed at the recently held Mayoral Reception and Sashing Ceremony of the Miss Kingston & St. Andrew Festival Queen Competition at the Ranny Williams Entertainm.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2018-06-06 15:10:00

Bartlett to Present Regional Tourism Development Model Concept to Caribbean Ministers
Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett, will this week share his strategy on creating a cohesive tourism model to increase economic development of the region with fellow Caribbean Tourism Ministers in .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-06-06 15:08:00

EMERGENCY MEETING WITH CHINA HARBOUR ENGINEERING COMPANY AND SINOPHARM PAN CARIBBEAN
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security has called an emergency meeting with China Harbour Engineering Company Limited and Sinopharm Pan Caribbean......
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2018-06-06 14:41:00

EMERGENCY MEETING WITH CHINA HARBOUR ENGINEERING COMPANY AND SINOPHARM PAN CARIBBEAN
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security has called an emergency meeting with China Harbour Engineering Company Limited and Sinopharm Pan Caribbean......
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2018-06-06 14:41:00

Bartlett presents Resort Areas with Satellite Phones at Start of Hurricane Season
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett today presented Destination Assurance Managers from each of the island’s resort areas with satellite phones designed to increase communication during major clima.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-06-06 13:24:00

PCJ LAUNCHES US$40 MILLION ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND EFFICIENCY PROGRAMME
The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has officially launched the US$40 million Energy Management and Efficiency Programme (EMEP) through which energy efficiency interventions, aimed at reducing .....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2018-05-30 16:00:00

NCB ABM AVAILABILITY
NCB wishes to sincerely apologise to our valued customers for any inconvenience experienced related to downtime and the ability to do the normal range of transactions on our ABMs. We are aware of the .....
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2018-05-30 15:58:00

DIGICEL AND CRICKET WEST INDIES END SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT
Digicel has reached an agreement to end to its sponsorship relationship with Cricket West Indies one year early following a successful 13-year partnership. Digicel Group CFO, Raymond Leclercq, comm.....
Digicel | 2018-05-30 15:28:00

Festival Song Road Show to Hit the Road June 1
The top ten performers of the 2018 Jamaica Festival Song Competition will hit the road running come Friday, June 1, a date which marks the beginning of a month-long, cross-island display of their perf.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2018-05-30 15:23:00

Bartlett Announces Montego Bay Convention Centre Board
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced a series of senior appointments to the board of directors of the Montego Bay Convention Centre (MBCC). This follows Cabinet approval for the owner.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-29 16:49:00

OUR to determine JPS’s 2018 Tariff Adjustment by August
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) will make a decision on the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited’s (JPS’s) 2018 Annual Review of its rates by 2018 August 2. JPS’s submission, which was rec.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2018-05-29 16:47:00

Jamaican Cuisine to Take Centre Stage in Thailand
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett leaves the island tomorrow to participate in the 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in Bangkok, Thailand. While there, the Minister will participate in.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-29 16:19:00

Jamaican Cuisine to Take Centre Stage in Thailand
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett leaves the island tomorrow to participate in the 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in Bangkok, Thailand. While there, the Minister will participate in.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-29 16:19:00

PNP PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES MIA MOTTLEY ON MASSIVE VICTORY IN BARBADOS GENERAL ELECTION
The President of the People's National Party(PNP), Dr Peter Phillips, MP, heartily congratulates newly elected Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley and the Barbados Labour Party(BLP) on a hist.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-05-29 14:56:00

UTech, Jamaica and Brock University Sign MoU to enhance Scholarship and Research
The University of Technology, Jamaica and Brock University, Canada, on Monday, May 21, 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), formalising the intention of both institutions to collaborate.....
University of Technology | 2018-05-29 11:52:00

PSOJ PRESIDENT’S FORUM DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS CONTINUITY
Disaster preparedness and risk management have long been a concern for us all, however, over the years, the emphasis has constantly been placed on individuals and communities. The PSOJ has observed a .....
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2018-05-29 11:39:00

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES, THE OFFICIAL AIRLINE OF GUYANA INDEPENDENCE
Caribbean Airlines is delighted to be the “Official Airline” with the Co-operative Republic of Guyana’s Ministry of the Presidency- Department of Social Cohesion, Culture, Youth and Sport for the upco.....
| 2018-05-29 11:34:00

The Role of the Public Sector in an Economically Independent Jamaica
Speaking at today’s 99th Annual General Meeting the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), Finance Minister, the Honourable Dr. Nigel Clarke said that “the civil service is the single most importan.....
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service | 2018-05-29 11:33:00

Choose Employment over Crime - PM Holness
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has used the occasion of Labour Day to encourage all Jamaicans to commit to doing work and seeking employment over crime. “I want every single able bodied Jamaican to .....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2018-05-29 11:26:00

Government must work in partnership with the voluntary sector – PM Holness
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says volunteerism is an important part of national development. Speaking at the Kiwanis Eastern Canada and Caribbean District Convention in Montego Bay recently, the P.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2018-05-29 11:22:00

DCS Staff College to be upgraded says State Minister Spencer
Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Hon. Rudyard Spencer has indicated that the Carl Rattray Staff College facility is to receive upgrades before the end of this financial year. T.....
Ministry of National Security | 2018-05-29 11:19:00

JDF PROMOTES SENIOR OFFICERS
Major General Rocky Meade, with the approval of the Defence Board, has promoted two Lieutenant Colonels (Lt Col), two Commanders (Cdr) and one Major to the ranks of Colonel, Captain (Naval) and Lieute.....
Jamaica Defence Force | 2018-05-29 11:17:00

GraceKennedy CEO receives Key to Broward County
Don Wehby, Group CEO of GraceKennedy Limited was on Saturday, May 19 presented with A Key to Broward County by Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness. Broward County is located in Florida, USA. The presentat.....
Grace Kennedy | 2018-05-24 15:09:00

Children’s Gospel Finals to Rock Ranny Williams Ent Centre • Outstanding Juniors on show for Child’s Month
Sunday, May 27 will see the 24 finalists of 2018 Jamaica Children’s Gospel Song Competition compete at the National Finals at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre, 36 Hope Road, Kingston 10. The co.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2018-05-24 15:06:00

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke has announced that the rate of poverty has fallen significantly to a six year low of 17%.
In a statement to Parliament today (22 May), Dr Clarke noted that the Jamaica Survey of Living Conditions shows that poverty fell from 21.2% for calendar year 2015 to 17.1% in calendar year 2016, a fa.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-24 11:07:00

CPFSA responds to case of child neglect in the Rivoli Community, Spanish Town
In light of recent media reports, regarding an alleged case of child neglect of a four (4) year old child in the Rivoli Community, Spanish Town, the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFS.....
Child Development Agency | 2018-05-24 11:03:00

Manufacturers stand to benefit from Christmas in July Tradeshow - says Bartlett
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has issued an open call for manufacturers of locally produced corporate gifts to apply for the Tourism Linkages Network’s annual Christmas in July tradeshow, by .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-24 10:57:00

G2K DONATES $100,000 TO HODGESLAND BASIC SCHOOL
Generation 2000 (G2K) the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), donated J$100,000 to the Hodgesland Basic School in St. Elizabeth. The generous donation will go towards the b.....
G2K | 2018-05-24 10:53:00

Statement by ECJ Commissioners Julian Robinson and Wensworth Skeffery
Given recent commentary in the public domain about the resignation of the former Director of Elections, Orrette Fisher, we feel compelled to make the following statement. On Sunday, May 13, 2018, the.....
Electoral Commission | 2018-05-24 10:50:00

Agent Sasco to Headline Guardian Group 5K After Race Lyme-Kingston
Dancehall artiste, Jeffery Campbell, better known as Agent Sasco (previously Assassin) is set to perform at the Kingston after race lyme of the Guardian Group Foundation’s Keep It Alive 5K Night Run o.....
Guardian Life Limited | 2018-05-24 10:47:00

The Mico University College establishes a Foundation of America
In May 2018 the University College established the Mico University College Foundation of America (MUFCA) in the United States of America. This initiative was successful with the help of members of the.....
n/a | 2018-05-24 10:26:00

$10 billion from PetroCaribe fueling growth in the BPO industry
Over the last five years the PetroCaribe Development Fund, (PCDF), has provided funding of approximately $10 Billion dollars (US$80 Million) to the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry. This .....
n/a | 2018-05-24 10:21:00

Distinguished historian Colin Palmer for PNP 80th anniversary lecture this Sunday
As part of its 80th anniversary celebrations, the People’s National Party (PNP) this Sunday, May 20 will host a public lecture under the theme: The 1938 Rebellion and the PNP’s vision of an independen.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-05-16 15:54:00

Bartlett calls for a 'Holistic Sustainable Tourism Roadmap for Asia'
Speaking at the 9th Asian Leadership Conference on Globalisation in Crisis: Navigating the World with New Opportunities in Seoul, South Korea, Min the Hon Edmund Bartlett called for the need for a 'Ho.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-16 15:52:00

Award Winning Visual Artists to Launch Exhibition May 20
The top three winners of the Jamaica Visual Arts Competition’s coveted 2017 Jury Prize will see their works exhibited at the Jamaica Conference Centre, Port Royal Street, Kingston, from May 21 to May .....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2018-05-16 15:48:00

New Architecture to meet Tourism Demands
The Ministry of Tourism has restructured some of its key agencies to meet changing demands of the global tourism markets. Outlining “a new architecture to meet tourism demands,” in his 2018 Sectora.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-16 15:47:00

Seniors Give Back to May Pen Hospital
The citizens of Clarendon and users of May Pen Hospital now have a new sonography machine valued at US $7000, courtesy of Dr. Hyacinth Hue and her husband Eric Hue. The presentation was made to the fa.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2018-05-16 13:28:00

POWER FAILURE AND BROKEN MAIN DISRUPTS WATER SUPPLY SECTIONS OF CLARENDON AND ST. ANN AFFECTED
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some sections of Clarendon, who are served by the Toll Gate Water Facility that the disruption currently being experienced, is as a result of JPS.....
National Water Commission | 2018-05-16 13:26:00

POWER FAILURE AND BROKEN MAIN DISRUPTS WATER SUPPLY SECTIONS OF CLARENDON AND ST. ANN AFFECTED
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some sections of Clarendon, who are served by the Toll Gate Water Facility that the disruption currently being experienced, is as a result of JPS.....
National Water Commission | 2018-05-16 13:00:00

Unprecedented Tourism Growth Exceeding Targets
Tourism continues to experience unprecedented growth as the industry plays a lead role in the government’s growth agenda. With three years into a five-year expansion plan set by Tourism Minister, Hon .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-16 12:50:00

NARCOTICS POLICE TO QUESTION JDF SOLDIER
The Narcotics Police are now making arrangements for a Jamaica Defence Force soldier and his wife to be interviewed in the presence of their attorney following their arrest in connection with the seiz.....
Constabulary Communication Network | 2018-05-15 11:13:00

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES IS THE OFFICIAL INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE OF VINCY MAS 2018
Caribbean Airlines is pleased to announce its partnership with the St Vincent and Grenadines Tourism Authority, as the Official International Airline Sponsor of Vincy Mas 2018. Vincy Mas provides the.....
| 2018-05-15 10:50:00

NINE TO VIE FOR JCDC 2018 MISS KINGSTON & ST. ANDREW FESTIVAL QUEEN TILE
Nine beautiful and talented ladies were sashed at the recently held Mayoral Reception and Sashing Ceremony of the Miss Kingston & St. Andrew Festival Queen Competition at the Ranny Williams Entertainm.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2018-05-15 10:48:00

Post Cabinet Briefings to resume shortly
The Government of Jamaica is committed to open and accessible communication with the media and the public. In this regard, a series of communication activities as part of a wider communication strateg.....
Ministry of Education | 2018-05-15 10:47:00

C-TOC CONTINUES TO CLAMP DOWN ON BREACHES OF TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT ACTS
The Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC Branch) charged four men for breaches of the Trademark and Copyright Acts on Monday, May 14. This followed a Pharmaceutical Cou.....
Constabulary Communication Network | 2018-05-15 10:42:00

Passing of Odean Wood
JPS has indicated that it is with great sadness that the Company has learnt of the passing of Odean Wood, who was injured during an incident at the JPS Rockfort Power Plant in April. At the time of th.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2018-05-15 10:31:00

Opposition calls on the Government to formulate a strategic response to the risk of higher oil prices
The Opposition notes with concern the deteriorating international geo-political climate and the effect it is having on world market price for oil. Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch have recent.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2018-05-15 10:27:00

Strengthening & Promotion of Bilateral Trade relations between Jamaica & South Africa
Mrs. Angella Comfort, High Commissioner-designate to the Republic of South Africa had a bilateral discussion on a number of issues of mutual interest to both Jamaica & South Africa. "I believe that th.....
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce | 2018-05-15 10:25:00

Minister Bartlett to participate in South Korean Conferences
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett leaves the island today to participate in the 9th Asian Leadership Conference (ALC) and the PATA Annual Summit in South Korea. While there, the Minister is ex.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-15 10:24:00

Tourism Demand Study to Look at Needs of the Industry
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has tasked the Tourism Linkages Council to complete the tourism demand study by August this year. “I have charged the Chairman of the Tourism Linkages Council.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-15 10:20:00

Ministry of National Security Hosts Men’s Reasoning Session
The Ministry of National Security in collaboration with Rondell Positive Music and the Peace Management Initiative (PMI) yesterday (May 10) conducted a Men’s Reasoning session at the Wembley Centre of.....
Ministry of National Security | 2018-05-15 10:19:00

MEN TO FACE COURT ON DRUG CHARGES
Two St. Catherine men are to face the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court next week to answer to several breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act. They have been identified as 21-year-old Cavon Duncan .....
Constabulary Communication Network | 2018-05-15 10:18:00

Neita Joins PAJ in Call for the Resumption of Post Cabinet Press Briefings
The Government is not only demonstrating a lack of respect for the press by not convening the weekly post cabinet press briefings since November 2017 but the Holness administration is also treading a .....
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2018-05-11 10:49:00

WATER SUPPLY DISRUPTION TO FACILITATE BARBICAN ROAD EXPANSION WORK
The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers on Barbican Road and its evirons, that their water supply will be disrupted today Friday, May 11, 2018 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. This disrup.....
National Water Commission | 2018-05-11 10:47:00

CDB adds electric vehicle to its transportation fleet
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has added an electric vehicle to its transportation fleet, as part of its commitment to advance a clean energy agenda in the Region. Energy security is a considera.....
Caribbean Development Bank | 2018-05-11 10:19:00

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES DELIVERS STRONG FIRST QUARTER FOR 2018
With a revenue boost from strong passenger demand and increased cargo business together with enhanced cost management, Caribbean Airlines got off to a great start in 2018. Today, Caribbean Airlines.....
| 2018-05-11 10:13:00

FIFA WORLD CUP 2018TM STILL EXCLUSIVE ON TVJ, TVJSN
The 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM which begins in 35 days will be exclusively live and delayed on TVJ, TVJSPORTS Network in Jamaica, with extensive non-exclusive coverage on radio via HITZ 92FM, online.....
| 2018-05-11 10:03:00

Coping with Stress
Can you think of instances where you were stressed? What were some of the reasons behind it? What are some of the results of stress and most importantly, when you’re stressed how do you cope?.....
Northern Caribbean University | 2018-05-10 10:12:00

Statement Concerning Odean Wood
JPS has noted with concern, the apparent misunderstanding as it relates to matters regarding Odean Wood......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2018-05-10 09:59:00

NARCOTICS POLICE CHARGED MEN ARRESTED BY THE COAST GUARD
The Narcotics Police have charged two Jamaicans and one Haitian who were taken into custody by the JDF Coast Guard after they were found in possession of 762 lbs of compressed ganja in a boat off the .....
Constabulary Communication Network | 2018-05-10 09:56:00

Safety, Security Top Priority for Region’s Tourism – Bartlett urges
Faced with the reality of the Caribbean being the most tourism-dependent region on earth, Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has pointed regional commissioners of police to the need for an integ.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-01 11:41:00

Jamaica to Sign Multi-Destination MOU with Peru
Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett will sign a Multi Destination Marketing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Peru to strengthen tourism in both countries. The Multi-Destination MOU is slate.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-04-25 11:06:00

CHILEAN COUPLE SURPRISED WITH FREE HONEYMOON BY BARTLETT
Diners at one of the largest restaurants in Santiago, Chile last night erupted in rapturous applause after a Chilean couple was presented by Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett with a free hone.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-04-24 10:07:00

RJRGLEANER Group Radio Stations Providing Greater Music Variety On All Stations Emphasises Reggae Music On HITZ 92 FM
The Board and Management of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group have taken note of media reports of a call by Moses “Beenie Man” Davis and another deejay for the dismissal of our General Manager, Radi.....
| 2018-04-17 15:56:00

Record Arrivals for Carnival in Jamaica
Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica welcomed over 50,000 tourists in the first week of April, ahead of the island’s carnival celebrations. This represents an increase of 14.1 per cent o.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-04-09 17:43:00

AAJ Hosts Annual Yuri’s Night Celebration
The Astronomical Association of Jamaica (AAJ) will host the local Yuri’s Night ‘Space party’ on Thursday, April 12, as the world marks the first time a human being flew into space. Yuri Gagarin, a.....
| 2018-04-11 17:48:00

Jamaica Named Best Destination in the Caribbean
Jamaica is celebrating its #1 ranking on the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice™ awards’ Best Destinations in the Caribbean list. The well respected planning and booking website highlighted the Caribbean’.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-03-22 12:13:00

BARTLETT GARNERS INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE CENTRE
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that a number of key global personalities and professionals are expressing interest to participate, at a very high level, in structuring the region’s first .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-03-14 12:02:00

US$500 ROUNDTRIP GERMANY AIRFARE - NEW NONSTOP FLIGHTS START JULY 18
As Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett’s aggressive European Tourism growth strategy continues to take root, he today confirmed with Eurowings officials that once weekly scheduled nonstop flights between.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-03-08 12:53:00

Minister Bartlett to Address World Tourism Forum Lucerne Think Tank in Greece
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has left the island, to participate in the World Tourism Forum Lucerne Think Tank in Costa Navarindo, Greece. The Think Tank is a top-level strategic body .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-03-07 12:50:00

Bartlett takes Tourism Investments to Wall Street
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett today (February 21, 2018) visited the New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street, to participate in a series of meetings and media engagements to promote Jamaica’s .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-02-22 12:16:00

Tourism and Education Ministries to Launch Tourism Certification Programme for High School Students
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says a tourism certification programme for secondary students will officially be launched, with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information on the 15th o.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-02-20 11:06:00

Minister Bartlett to Meet with Diaspora in New York
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett will visit New York City tomorrow (February 20, 2018) to engage in a series of strategic meetings with tourism partners and members of the Diaspora. The meetings w.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-02-20 11:08:00

Bartlett Wants 500,000 Canadian Arrivals By 2020
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says recently released figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) indicate that the country is on a growth trajectory from the Canadian Market. “In 2017, the arr.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-02-15 13:21:00

New Date for Tourism Linkages Speed Networking Event
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the much-anticipated Tourism Speed Networking Event, slated for March 14, 2018, at the Hilton Rose Hall Hotel & Spa in Montego Bay, has bee.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-02-15 12:58:00

Tourism Continues to Grow...January 22- 25 Stop Over Arrivals Up by 13.7%
Provisional data from the Ministry of Tourism is showing an increase in arrivals for the month of January. Of note is the period January 22-25, 2018, where stopover arrivals increased by 13.7% with M.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-01-31 11:28:00

PSOJ Supports the Limited State of Emergency
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) wants to register our support for the limited State of Emergency (SOE) called on Thursday January 18th for areas in St. James. The PSOJ had earlier.....
N/A | 2018-01-24 12:04:00

2017 Shatters Tourism Arrival and Earning Records
Jamaica closed out its 2017 tourism year, shattering all previous records for the fast-growing industry. “Last year was a signature year for growth in tourism; we ended the year with 4.3 million visi.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-01-12 15:51:00

Tsunami Cancelled for Jamaica
On January 9th, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred between the Coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands. The epicenter was located at latitude 17.5 north, longitude 83.6 west at a depth of 20 miles. .....
ODPEM | 2018-01-12 15:44:00

Bartlett is Caribbean Tourism Minister of the Year Round Hill and Jewel Grande Spa also Cop Awards
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett is the Caribbean Tourism Minister of the Year according to the Caribbean Travel Awards 2017, carried out by the Caribbean Journal Editorial team......
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-12-11 14:42:00

OFFICE OF DISASTER PREPAREDENSS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HANDS OVER RELIEF FUNDS TO DOMINICA at the 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management
The 10th Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Conference of 2017 under the theme Check Point 2017 Building Resilience through Partnerships is currently taking place in Nassau Bahamas (December 4-9,.....
ODPEM | 2017-12-11 14:39:00

SOUTHWEST ADDS YET ANOTHER DAILY FLIGHT TO MOBAY -NOW UP TO 7 FLIGHTS A DAY
A mere five months after inaugurating daily non-stop flight-service between Fort Lauderdale and Montego Bay, Southwest, a major US airline, recently upped its operations to include two daily flights b.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-11-07 12:12:00

Minister Bartlett to Address International Travel Crisis Management Summit In London
In his capacity as chairman of the newly formed Caribbean Tourism Recovery Group Secretariat (CTRGS) and coordinator of the ‘UNWTO Disaster Recovery Working Group for the Affected States in the Caribb.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-11-07 12:11:00

Deadline extended for free Tourism Training Programme
The Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCO) has announced that the deadline for the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) three month tourism certification programmes has been extend.....
ODPEM | 2017-10-27 12:33:00

Applications close Wednesday October 25 2017 for the JCTI free training programme
The Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo), the agency with responsibility for the development of the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) has announced that the deadline for submi.....
ODPEM | 2017-10-23 18:44:00

Tourism Ministry to Host First Falmouth Heritage Expo
Falmouth’s noted Georgian architecture and rich historical heritage will take centre stage on October 18, with the inaugural staging of the Falmouth Heritage Exposition, in Water Square in the parish .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-10-12 11:26:00

NWC/Miya CONTINUES NON-REVENUE WATER REDUCTION PROGRAMME
The National Water Commission is advising that as part of its ongoing Non-Revenue Water Reduction programme being carried out with Co-management Partners Miya International, the company will be conduc.....
National Water Commission | 2017-09-26 12:31:00

“Evacuation of Jamaican Nationals from the British Virgin Islands”
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM) coordinated flights from the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for Jamaican Nationals who have requested to return home due to the devasta.....
ODPEM | 2017-09-26 12:29:00

NWC EMERGENCY WORK NOW UNDERWAY IN HOPE PASTURES WATER SUPPLY DISRUPTED BY BROKEN MAIN
The National Water Commission is advising that work is now underway to repair a broken main in the Hope Pastures community of St Andrew. As a result, it has been necessary to suspend water supply ope.....
National Water Commission | 2017-09-26 12:28:00

RPJL optimistic about Negril facility rebounding from fire setback
Recycling Partners of Jamaica Limited (RPJL) is resolute that a major fire at their Negril facility recently will not deter the organization’s plastic bottle recycling efforts even though it has been .....
| 2017-09-26 14:00:00

RPJL calls for partnership with CBOs, Parish Council & JHTA Mobay Chapter
Recycling Partners of Jamaica Limited (RPJL) is calling for community-based organisations (CBOs), the St James Municipal Corporation and the Montego Bay chapter of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Associ.....
| 2017-09-26 12:00:00

JAMAICA NATIONALS RETURN HOME AFTER THE DEVASTATION CAUSED BY HURRICANE IRMA
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management is announcing the evacuation plans for our Jamaican Nationals from countries impacted by Irma. The aftermath of Irma left some of our Jamaic.....
ODPEM | 2017-09-19 10:07:00

Jamaica to Serve on UNWTO Executive Council
Jamaica has again been elected to the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to serve a two-year term alongside Argentina and Uruguay......
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-09-15 14:42:00

Bartlett Appeals For UNWTO Aid For Hurricane Ravaged Caribbean
Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has leveraged his position as Chairman of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) Board of Affiliate Members to appeal for aid for Caribbean is.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-09-12 10:20:00

Minister Bartlett to Promote UNWTO Global Conference in China
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett leaves the island tomorrow (September 9) to participate in the 22nd Session of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) General Assembly, which.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-09-12 10:15:00

World Travel and Tourism Council to Collaborate With Jamaica for Global Conference
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is to collaborate with the Government of Jamaica in the staging United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNW.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-08-23 10:53:00

‘Bolt Has Made the Nation Proud’- Bartlett
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says, sprint legend Usain Bolt will go down in history as one of the greatest athletes of our time. The statement follows the athlete’s final individual race.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-08-08 14:53:00

TEF $1.2B for MoBay, says Bartlett
Having spent $2.8 billion from the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) in the Montego Bay area over the last ten years, the Ministry of Tourism is ploughing an additional $1.2 billion over the next four ye.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-08-03 10:00:00

Minister Bartlett Urges More Jamaicans to Own Tourism Inputs
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says more Jamaicans need to own the inputs of tourism so that the country can benefit from a raise in the level of retention of earnings from the industry. S.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-08-03 09:04:00

Health Fair and Domestic Violence Seminar
The community of Cassava Piece in partnership with The Social Development Commission and the Constant Spring Police present their Health Fair and Domestic Violence Seminar at the Cassava Piece Communi.....
| 2017-06-23 00:00:00

Health Fair and Domestic Violence Seminar
The community of Cassava Piece in partnership with The Social Development Commission and the Constant Spring Police present their Health Fair and Domestic Violence Seminar at the Cassava Piece Communi.....
YUTE | 2017-06-23 00:00:00

PASSING OF CAPTAIN HORACE BURRELL, JFF PRESIDENT
On the news of the passing of The President of the JFF, Captain Horace Burrell, yesterday, the National Democratic Movement has extended condolence to his family and close friends and lauded his sterl.....
National Democratic Movement | 2017-06-12 12:05:00

PASSING OF CAPTAIN HORACE BURRELL, JFF PRESIDENT
On the news of the passing of The President of the JFF, Captain Horace Burrell, yesterday, the National Democratic Movement has extended condolence to his family and close friends and lauded his sterl.....
National Democratic Movement | 2017-06-12 12:05:00

Minister Bartlett Mourns Passing of Football Icon Horace Burrell
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep sadness at the passing of President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Captain Horace Garfield Burrell......
Ministry of Tourism | 2017-04-18 10:16:00

Go Green project collects over 8,100 plastic bottles at 2017 Sigma Run
The Go Green initiative, which was undertaken at the 2017 Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run, yielded massive returns as approximately 8,100 plastic bottles, the equivalent of over 400 pounds, was collected .....
Breakthrough Communications | 2017-05-25 09:51:00

SunCity High School DJs pull with LASCO
Malik Campbell took the second SunCity High School Disc Jockey title back to Spanish Town, when he grabbed the win on Saturday, March 25......
Breakthrough Communications | 2017-05-25 09:49:00

Massy Gas Products meeting Global Customer Service Performance Standards
Massy Gas Products (Gas Pro) continues to showcase the worth of excellent customer service in developing and maintaining good client relations that directly impact business operations and success. The.....
Breakthrough Communications | 2017-05-25 09:43:00

Kingston Criterium set to return May 7
The 2017 staging of the Jamaica Cycling Federation’s Kingston Criterium takes over the streets of Downtown on Sunday, May 7 as the picturesque Kingston Waterfront will once again provide the backdrop .....
Breakthrough Communications | 2017-05-25 09:00:00

LASCO’s Expansion Thrust Drives Value
The LASCO Affiliated Companies invested over US$23 million on expansion efforts across LASCO Manufacturing Limited (LASM), LASCO Distributors Limited (LASD) and LASCO Financial Services Limited (LASF).....
LASCO | 2017-05-22 12:14:00

Chris Zacca, President and CEO of Sagicor Group Jamaica, commits to continuing legacy of excellence at Sagicor
President and CEO of Sagicor Group Jamaica, Christopher Zacca, made his first official presentation at a cocktail event on Thursday May 4 amongst an audience of Sagicor clients and members of the busi.....
| 2017-05-22 10:32:00

Young Career Women inspire students of The Queen’s School
The students of The Queen’s School received sound career advice from dynamic female leaders in corporate Jamaica at its annual career day held on Friday, April 28......
| 2017-05-22 10:26:00

Police Commissioner George Quallo
The National Democratic Movement is surprised, disappointed and concerned that Acting Commissioner Novelette Grant was not confirmed as Commissioner of Police. The secretive interview process conduct.....
National Democratic Movement | 2017-04-18 10:16:00

GG Lauds LASCO’s Contribution to Upholding the Integrity of the Police Force
His Excellency Sir Patrick Allen, Governor General of Jamaica has lauded the LASCO Affiliated Companies for its continued efforts to inspire members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force to uphold the int.....
LASCO | 2017-03-30 11:12:00

19th Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run raise record $50,537,400 for beneficiaries
The 19th staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run raised a record JMD$50,537,400 on Sunday, February 19 for 2017 Beneficiaries; the Bethlehem Home for Abandoned Children and Babies, Spanish Town Hos.....
| 2017-02-20 00:00:00

Today is ‘Donate a $100’ to Sagicor Sigma Run
On Friday, February 10, 2017 the Sigma Corporate Run will launch their ‘Donate a $100’ day to help raise funds toward their JMD$60 Million target for the 19th Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run Beneficiaries.....
| 2017-02-16 12:01:00

LFSL puts LASCO Money into Circulation
LASCO Financial Services Limited (LFSL) has launched LASCO Money, a new one-stop money store concept for its suite of financial services. LASCO Money is now the company's portal for LFSL's Money Trans.....
| 2017-02-03 12:36:00

Fresh Food Flare, A Farm to Table Experience
A fresh, flavourful array of local fare was the order of the day for guests at the second staging of the C.B. Facey Foundation’s charity fundraiser, Farm To Table on Sunday, November 6......
| 2017-01-16 00:00:00

iCool set to power new season of Dancin’ Dynamites
Popular juice drink and water brand LASCO iCool is set to take their magnetic energy and drive to the 12th season of Dancin’ Dynamites......
LASCO | 2017-01-13 11:18:00

LASCO Top Cop builds Peace Park
Corporal Kimaryo Pinnock, LASCO JCF Police Officer of the Year 2016-2017, broke ground on uniting his community and creating a sanctuary for youth with the construction of a Peace Park at Morant Bay P.....
| 2017-01-10 14:48:00

Las Migas arrive for a spicy cultural exchange
The female quartet, Las Migas, arrived in Kingston earlier today ahead of two Flamenco concerts beginning at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 4 at the Spanish Court Hotel and on Saturday, November 5 at the.....
| 2017-01-06 12:04:00

RUBiS Red Hills Road, new home for Domino’s
Petroleum marketing company RUBiS Energy Jamaica has partnered with Wisynco Foods through their Domino’s franchise for the opening of the fourth Pizza Theatre location in Jamaica. The partnership come.....
| 2017-01-05 09:53:00

STETHS top LASCO/MOEYI Teacher and Principal of the Year Awards
St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) walked away with top prizes at the 16thLASCO and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year awards on Tu.....
LASCO | 2017-01-03 13:38:00

Special bond brings international musician Angel Soria Diaz to Jamaica for a second time, Saxophonist to perform at Xaymaca on December 4
Spanish musician Angel Soría Diaz has had a love affair with Jamaica since his first visit last year......
Breakthrough Communications | 2017-01-03 13:34:00

Sagicor Bank/UWI Guild Champions League launched to full slate of weekend fixtures
The 2016 Sagicor Bank, UWI Guild Champions League Football Tournament was launched on Thursday, November 10 at the UWI Students’ Union as a prelude to last weekend’s opening slate of games......
| 2016-11-28 11:21:00

Letter from Phillip Paulwell to Minister Derrick Smith on the Government’s Breach of Faith and the Implications for co-operation in Parliament
The Opposition wishes to bring to your attention our grave concern that the Government has breached the codes of good governance by approving and commencing a $600 million programme.....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-11-25 12:00:00

Broken Water Main Disrupts Water Supply To Sections Of St Andrew Spanish Town Road And Surrounding Areas To Be Affected
The National Water Commission wishes to advise its customers that in order to carry out necessary repairs to a Transmission Main along Spanish Town (near Riverton City).....
National Water Commission | 2016-11-25 11:00:00

Pan-Jam shareholders approve name change at EGM
Shareholders of the former Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Limited (Pan-Jam) have approved a change to the private equity company's 51-year-old name......
Breakthrough Communications | 2016-11-24 11:06:00

13 Finalists announced for LASCO MoEYI Principal and Teacher of the Year 2016-2017 Competition
LASCO and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI), are proud to announce the top 13 educators who will vie for the coveted titles of Principal and Teacher of the Year 2016-2017. The .....
| 2016-11-17 11:33:00

C.B. Facey Foundation funds six college tuitions
Six university students now have an easier way through college as their tuitions were fully covered by the C.B. Facey Foundation (CBFF)......
| 2016-11-17 11:26:00

Haiti receives well needed aid from LASCO
Citizens affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti can expect a container filled with relief supplies from LASCO Distributors Limited and LASCO Manufacturing Limited in short order. The donation, facilit.....
LASCO | 2016-11-17 11:10:00

Pan-Jam's C.B. Facey Foundation endorses budding eight-y-o artist
It came as a surprise for eight-year-old Aljarno Patric Campbell and his family when his artwork 'Radiant Earth' was selected to be used as the graphic for tickets to the second staging of Mount Plent.....
Breakthrough Communications | 2016-11-08 10:18:00

NIA calls for the strongest sanctions in relation to breakdown of accountability at the Firearm Licensing Authority
In the light of the November 1, 2016 statement by the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA), National Integrity Action (NIA) calls for an immediate investigation of the failure of the authority to withdra.....
National Integrity Action Limited | 2016-11-03 04:00:00

Regional Tourism Ministers to Examine Sector Policies at 2016 Tourism Outlook Seminar
In an effort to bolster Caribbean Tourism, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, recently announced that he will be hosting a Summit of Caribbean Ministers.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-11-03 07:00:00

Jamaican Gov't must restart the HEART National Unattached Youth Programme
Robinson commended HEART which instituted the NUYP, as well as his fellow MPs, 32 of whom took advantage of the opportunity to enroll their constituents, for contributing to its success......
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-11-03 08:00:00

Spain Celebrates With Flamenco, Commemorates The 50th Anniversary Of The Establishment Of Diplomatic Relations Between Spain And Jamaica
The Valencia Suite of the Spanish Court Hotel will come alive on Friday November 4 at 7:30p.m. with the sounds and rhythms of a Flamenco showcase featuring Las Migas, a Spanish female quartet......
Breakthrough Communications | 2016-10-28 00:00:00

Flooding and landslides affecting four parishes in Jamaica
A combination of flooding and landslides is now impacting a number of communities in the eastern parishes of St. Mary, Portland, St. Thomas and St. Andrew in Jamaica. Hundreds of persons in the parish.....
National Works Agency | 2016-10-27 08:00:00

Minister Vaz Leads High Level Delegation On Bpo Visit To The Philippines
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Daryl Vaz is leading a high level delegation on a fact finding visit to the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sect.....
Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation | 2016-10-27 06:00:00

Incident at Sam Sharpe Square
We wish to advise the public that the incident that occurred today, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 14a Market Street, St. James is not affiliated with Tastee Ltd......
Tastee Limited | 2016-10-27 05:00:00

FAO pushes investment in youth agricultural entrepreneurs at Caribbean Week of Agriculture
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and its partners are ensuring that youth involvement.....
FAO UN | 2016-10-27 10:00:00

Hero CPL welcome new owners of Zouks
Jignesh ‘Jay’ Pandya is the founder of the Rohan Group of companies, a real estate venture with over 100 combined commercial and retail properties that employs in excess of 1,200 people. He currently .....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-10-27 06:00:00

Blog Walk Gorge now Impassasble
The Bog Walk Gorge in St. Catherine is now impassable due to flooding; motorists are therefore being advised to use alternative routes at this time......
Constabulary Communication Network | 2016-10-27 09:00:00

Roadway Closed Due To Eroded Sewer Line Trench - Mona Heights Community
The National Water Commission is reporting that it has been forced to close off a section of roadway in the Mona Heights community......
National Water Commission | 2016-10-23 21:00:00

Jamaica's National Security Minister attends CBSI in Washington DC
Minister of National Security, Hon Robert Montague this week attended the Sixth Annual Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue in Washington DC. The dialogue is part of the Caribbean Bas.....
Ministry of National Security | 2016-10-23 14:00:00

Jamaican team attends final US Presidential Debate between Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump
A team from the Jamaica Debates Commission (JDC) was among the hundreds of invited guests in the auditorium at the University of Nevada.....
Jamaica Debates Commission | 2016-10-23 17:00:00

Jamaican government offers rehabilitation assistance to the USA following Hurricane Matthew
The Jamaican Government is offering assistance to the United States in its rehabilitation efforts following the passage of Hurricane Mathew......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-10-20 15:00:00

Prime Minister Hails Brian George
The government of Jamaica mourns the passing of businessman, President and CEO of Supreme Ventures Limited and vice chairman of the National Health Fund, Brian George......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-10-23 16:00:00

Over $1 Billion Tourism Investment Made in Ocho Rios - Minister Bartlett
ourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has revealed that over $1 billion has been invested in Ocho Rios in recent years to enhance the resort town.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-10-20 14:00:00

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Mourns Death of Educators
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is saddened by the sudden deaths of two teachers in separate incidences on Tuesday......
Ministry of Education | 2016-10-20 00:00:00

HURRICANE MATTHEW REDIRECTS MAERSK VESSEL TO KINGSTON WHARVES
Kingston Wharves receives fillip in transshipment operations due to unexpected call by the Maersk Northern Jubilee. Vessel diverted due to ravages of Hurricane Matthew in the Bahamas......
Chris Benjamin | 2016-10-14 00:00:00

Statement From The Jamaican Bar Association On Prohibition Of Social Media Posts
Reports about social media posts by persons alleged to be the family of Khajeel Mais harshly criticising the justice system and that a Supreme Court Judge ordered their removal, has sparked significan.....
Gleaner | 2016-10-14 11:00:00

Spain Celebrates National Day
Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Spain and Jamaica as well as the 10th Anniversary of the creation of The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation (SJF).....
Embassy of Spain | 2016-10-12 13:00:00

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