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UWI Tourism Professor joins the management team of Beach Operators Association
The latest appointment to the management team of the Beach Operators Association is Cristina Jonsson, who has been a professor of Tourism Management Studies at the University Of The West Indies, Cave .....
| 2015-07-17 00:00:00

Revenue Appeals Divsion now established to hear taxpayer’s appeals
The Revenue Appeals Division which was established under the Revenue Appeals Division Act 2015 became operational on July 1, 2015......
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2015-07-17 00:00:00

NHMJ to provide vegetable gardens for schools
The Natural History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) in its aim to promote the “Preservation of our Natural Heritage” hosted the workshop, Vegetable Gardens: Care, Sustainability and An Educational Tool on Ju.....
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-07-17 00:00:00

Trinidadian becomes a Guardian Group Catch a Million Contender
Ricarldo Ragoonanan from Tunapuna, Trinidad, has become the third contender in the Guardian Group Catch a Million promotion at the Hero Caribbean Premier League......
| 2015-07-17 00:00:00

Montego Bay’s elegant corridor lights up
Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor will now be brightly lit at nights following the installation of lights along the thoroughfare under a contract which the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) signed with Y.P .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-07-17 00:00:00

GGPA to approach NCDA to discuss partnership
The Ganja Growers and Producers Association (GGPA) will be approaching The National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) to develop a strategy between both agencies for collaboration on issues of concern and .....
| 2015-07-17 00:00:00

NPTAJ endorses school security initiatives of MOE
The National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica is endorsing the effort by the Ministry of Education in addressing the Security challenges affecting our Schools......
Ministry of Education | 2015-07-16 00:00:00

Disaster Risk Reduction Grants available to vulnerable communities across the Caribbean
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has joined forces with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development of Canada and the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom to.....
| 2015-07-16 00:00:00

Condolences on the death of Constable Crystal Thomas
On behalf of the United States Mission to Jamaica, I wish to extend our deep and sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of Constable Crystal Thomas, who lost her life in the line of duty on .....
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

ECJ & NIA engage Portland & St Mary residents
The Electoral Commission of Jamaica will engage residents of Portland and St Mary in a public forum on Thursday, July 23 at the Port Antonio High School......
Electoral Commission of Jamaica | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

Police Officers’ Association expresses condolence to family & friends of deceased constables
Since the start of the week we have lost two members of the organization: Constable Curtis Lewis of the Westmoreland Division and Woman Constable Crystal Thomas of the Kingston Western Division......
Constabulary Communication Network | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

OUR stays NWC’s Payment Compliance Initiative
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has requested that the National Water Commission (NWC) delays the implementation of its Payment Compliance Initiative (the Initiative), that is, the Early Paym.....
Office of Utilities Regulation | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

Automatic expungement available for certain ganja offences
Minister of Justice, Senator the Honourable Mark Golding, has signed the Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) (Automatic Expungement of Convictions) Order, 2015 to enshrine in law the admini.....
Ministry of Justice | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

Computer Lab at Refuge Temple Learning Academy officially opened
The Computer Lab at the Refuge Temple Learning Academy was officially opened by Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell on July 10......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

80 local companies to participate in ‘Christmas in July’ Showcase
Some 80 local producers of authentic Jamaican gift and souvenir items will be showcasing their products and networking with corporate entities and various industry players at the inaugural staging of .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

Police appeal for information in relation to brutal slaying of Woman Constable
The Police High Command is at this time appealing to anyone with information in connection to the brutal slaying of Woman Constable Crystal Thomas on Tuesday July 14 to come forward......
Constabulary Communication Network | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

JFJ condemns murder of policewoman
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) joins with countless others across the society in condemning the brutal murder of Constable Crystal Thomas last night......
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

Beach Operators Association & Boatyard (Barbados) in talks over dispute with Jet Ski Operators
In reference to the on-going dispute between the management of the Boatyard Beach Club (Barbados) and the Jet Ski Operators, Charles Lewis, Founder/President of the newly formed Beach Operators Assoc.....
| 2015-07-15 00:00:00

PCJ installs $8.4 million energy efficient AC system at Spanish Town Hospital
The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has installed an energy efficient air conditioning (AC) system on the Maternity Unit at the Spanish Town Hospital at a cost of J$8.4 million......
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

Delay in supplies of Motor Vehicle Licence Plates
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) wishes to inform the public that they are currently experiencing a shortage of Motor Vehicle Licence Plates at the Revenue Service Centres (RSC) and Tax Offices island.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

Scotiabank’s Contact Centre Awarded World Class Certification and Highest Customer Service by Industry, for 2014
Scotiabank’s Contact Centre has received the awards for World Class Certification and Highest Customer Service by Industry for 2014 by the Service Quality Management Group (SQM). This is the fourth co.....
Scotiabank | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

Health Policy Project Jamaica & PEPFAR celebrate End-of-Project Event
The Health Policy Project , funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U. S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), celebrated its end-of-project ev.....
| 2015-07-15 00:00:00

‘Independence Village’ to be the Hub of 2015 Festival Celebrations
The Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre will be the heart of national activities for the 2015 Emancipation and Independence Celebrations......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-07-15 00:00:00

New UNDP reports put spotlight on development finance needs for Small Island Developing States
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) share a number of common challenges—from exposure to natural hazards and economic shocks, to slow economic growth, limited capacities to raise domestic resources .....
| 2015-07-15 00:00:00

British Journalist & ‘Place Specialist’ to deliver Keynote Address at Brand Jamaica Symposium
Istanbul-based Journalist and Place Specialist, Samantha North, will be the keynote speaker at the first-ever Brand Jamaica Symposium to be held at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (Mult.....
| 2015-07-15 00:00:00

Pipeline repairs to disrupt water supply in sections of St. Mary
The National Water Commission is advising that it will be carrying out repairs on an eight inches pipeline on the distribution network in Islington, St. Mary, tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15, 2015 betwee.....
National Water Commission | 2015-07-14 00:00:00

Over 80 exhibitors expected at Tourism Linkages Hub’s ‘Christmas in July’ Event
The Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment’s Tourism Linkages Hub has undertaken an innovative initiative to boost the purchase and use of more Jamaican made items as corporate gifts locally......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-07-14 00:00:00

World Reggae Dance Championship Semi-final set for Saturday July 18
The exciting semi-final round of the JCDC World Reggae Dance Championship will be held this Saturday, July 18 at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre commencing at 6 p.m......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-07-14 00:00:00

Negril Development stokes alarm
Jane Issa, one of several Directors of the Negril Chamber of Commerce says she and stakeholders are perplexed that government is promoting breakwaters while at the same time relaxing development laws .....
| 2015-07-14 00:00:00

Capri-Sun goes yellow for the Minions Movie screening
Capri-Sun rolled out the yellow carpet for the highly anticipated Minions screening on Sunday July 12th at the Carib 5 cinema......
| 2015-07-14 00:00:00

NDM comments on remarks made by Security Minister
The NDM would like answers to the following simple questions:.....
National Democratic Movement | 2015-07-13 00:00:00

New Kallco House of Bacchanal Stand Packages available for Hero CPL matches in Trinidad
Due to the huge demand for tickets for the Hero CPL matches in Trinidad and Tobago, the Hero CPL has announced that it is putting an additional stand in place with ticket packages going on sale from t.....
| 2015-07-13 00:00:00

New Kallco House of Bacchanal Stand Packages available for Hero CPL matches in Trinidad
Due to the huge demand for tickets for the Hero CPL matches in Trinidad and Tobago, the Hero CPL has announced that it is putting an additional stand in place with ticket packages going on sale from t.....
| 2015-07-13 00:00:00

NWC encourages use of leak report contacts
The National Water Commission (NWC) is encouraging the public to conserve on their use of water and to use any of the available mechanisms to report any leaks that are observed on the NWC network for .....
National Water Commission | 2015-07-13 00:00:00

'John Crow' comment by Security Minister unbecoming says Young Jamaica
Young Jamaica has responded to unfortunate comments made by Minister of National Security Peter Bunting......
| 2015-07-13 00:00:00

Access to Information denied as Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited applies for Judicial Review
Despite an order of the Appeals Tribunal of the Access to Information Act that the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) release to the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) documents related to the Falmouth Crui.....
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2015-07-13 00:00:00

UTech partners with Nestlé (Jamaica) & CAC for Healthy Eating Campaign
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) in partnership with Nestlé Jamaica Limited and the Consumer Affairs Commission will launch a Healthy Eating campaign on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at UTech’s .....
University of Technology | 2015-07-13 00:00:00

Seventh GraceKennedy Education 5k Run a huge success
The scenic background of downtown Kingston’s waterfront and historic buildings played host to GraceKennedy’s seventh annual Education Run on Sunday, July 12......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2015-07-13 00:00:00

The Phillip and Christine Gore Family Foundation Provides Tennis Equipment For Early Childhood Students
Principals and teachers of several of the target basic schools in the Philip and Christine Gore Family Foundation (PCGFF) Early Childhood Education Project received tennis equipment for use in their t.....
Monetized Marketing | 2015-07-14 00:00:00

Digicel reports success with LNP
Telecommunications forerunner, Digicel, today announced that more than 3,000 customers have ported to its network since the launch of Local Number Portability on June 22......
Digicel | 2015-07-10 00:00:00

Clarendon Health Department actively monitoring health situation in Rocky Point flooding
The Clarendon Health Department has been actively monitoring the Rocky Point flooding in Clarendon and has increased its vector control activities, monitoring of water quality, vigilance of food estab.....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2015-07-10 00:00:00

GG’s Corporate Tour stops at GraceKennedy
Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen yesterday (July 9) continued his tour of corporate Jamaica with a visit to GraceKennedy (GK) Group of Companies......
King's House | 2015-07-10 00:00:00

Household workers to support GK Education Run
Thirty-eight of Jamaica’s finest Household Workers will participate at a subsidised rate of $200 per person in the GraceKennedy Education Run being held this Sunday, July 12......
PROComm | 2015-07-10 00:00:00

PM breaks ground for first utility-scale US$60M Solar Energy Power Plant in Jamaica
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller on Thursday (July 9) broke ground for the development of the first utility-scale solar energy power plant in Jamaica, which upon completion will be the largest and.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-07-10 00:00:00

The Legends of Ska digital tapes have come home
The film, Legends of Ska, has come home to Jamaica. Director/Producer of Steady Rocks Production and the creator of the film, Mr. Brad Klein, presented one hundred digital tapes of the Legends of Ska .....
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-07-10 00:00:00

Media practitioners to benefit from new CARIMAC Weekend Media School
Some thirty broadcast media practitioners will begin an intensive course in the techniques of announcing, presentation and interviewing for radio and television at a special workshop organized by the .....
| 2015-07-10 00:00:00

CDB partners with World Bank Group to build public procurement capacity
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced the creation of a Regional Procurement Centre that aims to improve the efficiency and transparency of public spending across its Borrowing Member Cou.....
| 2015-07-09 00:00:00

Jamaican Youth participate in Global CARICOM Dialogue
Just ahead of the commencement of the 36th CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting to be hosted in Barbados on 2nd -4th of July 2015, the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors of Jamaica and across the region sough.....
| 2015-07-09 00:00:00

PCJ launches Internship Programme for tertiary graduates
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has officially launched its Graduate Internship Programme with the first cohort of nine candidates taking up positions at the organisation......
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

CAPI cautions Jamaican Gov’t against arrest and investigate
CITIZENS’ ACTION FOR PINCIPLES AND INTEGRITY (CAPI) is cautioning the government against acceding to the request of Commissioner of Police Dr. Carl Williams request to empower the police to arrest and.....
CITIZENS ACTION FOR PRINCIPLE AND INTEGRITY | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

Leak affecting water supply on Forest Hills System
The National Water Commission is advising that it is currently carrying out repairs to broken 12 inches pipeline on the Forest Hills water supply system in St. Andrew......
National Water Commission | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

EU Head urges NGOs to increase sustainability
Citing a strong civil society sector as essential to democracy, national development and the protection of human rights, European Union Section Head Achim Schaffert has charged civil society and non-g.....
| 2015-07-09 00:00:00

LIME Foundation starts Cancer Fund for kids with $4.5M
The LIME Foundation has launched a fund valued at $4.5M to assist children diagnosed with cancer......
LIME | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

House passes Bill to modernise Public Procurement Legislation
A Bill to modernise Jamaica’s public procurement legislation was passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, July 7......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

Ministry gets two buses to strengthen mental health care
To strengthen mental health care, two buses valued at more than $11 million have been donated to the Ministry of Health, to support the Psychiatric Emergency Response and Home Visitation programmes......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

Jamaican Gov’t embarks on project to reduce water loss
The Government is embarking on a $4.9 billion project aimed at reducing water loss in the Corporate Area due to leaks and theft......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

TAJ publishes National Compliance Plan
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has, for the first time, published its National Compliance Plan, which strategically outlines the compliance approaches to be used during the current 2015/2016 fiscal .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

McCalla welcomes opening of Justice Offices in Montego Bay
Jamaica’s Chief Justice, Hon. Zaila McCalla, has welcomed the opening of offices for three key departments of the Ministry of Justice at 42B Union Street in Montego Bay......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

Justice Ministry to build Regional Court Facility in Western Jamaica
The Ministry of Justice is looking to acquire property in Montego Bay for the building of a regional court facility to serve the western end of the island......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-09 00:00:00

CDB partners with IDB to launch second edition of Proyecto Luz Amarilla
A picture is worth a thousand words, and a video could possibly save a life. That’s the thinking behind the second annual staging of Proyecto Luz Amarilla (Project Yellow Light), a video contest which.....
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

Purity sponsored Jamaica Water Polo Team cops 4 bronze in CCCAN
The Jamaica Water Polo Team, which was sponsored for the first time by Consolidated Bakeries Limited, under its Purity Brand, returned from the Central American and Caribbean Championships (CCCAN) in .....
Consolidated Bakeries Ltd | 2015-07-08 00:00:00

Darren Sammy ruled out of Hero CPL
St Lucia Zouks captain, Darren Sammy, has been ruled out for four weeks, and will miss the remainder of the Hero Caribbean Premier League, after sustaining an incomplete fracture to his left hand......
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

Shaw calls on Credit Unions to lend more to small businesses
Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning Audley Shaw, today called on members of the Jamaica Cooperative Credit Union League (JCCUL) and the Jamaica Association of Cooperative Credit Union Manager.....
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

ACS and the Government of Chile convene Workshop on Seismic, Tsunami and Volcanic Risk
Our region remains one of the most at risk to seismic and the attendant tsunami events......
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

Sandals, Beaches employees and Negril residents provide lifeline for healthcare
Employees at Sandals and Beaches Negril, alongside members of the Negril community, recently provided a lifeline for Jamaica’s healthcare system when they came together as voluntary donors at the reso.....
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

Hero CPL fan takes catch to win US$1000
Private Javed Fisher, of the Jamaica Defense Force, is today US$1,000 richer, thanks to the Hero Caribbean Premier League’s Catch a Million promotion, in association with Guardian Group......
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

JaYAP encourages local Youth Participation in International Dialogue
Just ahead of the commencement of the 36th CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting to be hosted in Barbados on 2nd -4th of July 2015, the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors of Jamaica and across the region sough.....
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

CARICOM leaders served cassava-based dishes at CARICOM Heads of Government Summit
Addressing the food import bill, creating new jobs in the food and agricultural sector and improving nutrition and health through appropriate public policy for the cassava industry were promoted at th.....
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

Government's unawareness of Jamaican's release from Qatari Prison worrying says Bartlett
Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, Mr. Edmund Bartlett, says he finds worrying, a report by one of the daily newspapers that the Government of Jamaica was unaware of Tuesday's re.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2015-07-08 00:00:00

Jamaica host to Spiritual Wellness Conference in 2016
Spiritual Wellness is an emerging sub-sector of Wellness Tourism which comes to Jamaica in 2016.....
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

JCDC now accepting entries for Big Stage Competition
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture is now accepting entries for the 2015 Big Stage Competition......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-07-08 00:00:00

St. Thomas Sugar Factory closure would be catastrophic
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Caretaker for St. Thomas Eastern Delano Seiveright today called on the Minister of Agriculture, the Hon. Derrick Kellier to immediately look into now official reports that S.....
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort reopens its doors
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT), in partnership with MetLife, Inc. and Thayer Lodging Group, is pleased to announce the official reopening of Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, de.....
| 2015-07-08 00:00:00

St Lucian film screening at UK Festival
Iland Boy Films and Nexus Networks present Soucouyant – a short film shot entirely in St Lucia as part of a week-long signature film challenge to cast and crew......
| 2015-07-07 00:00:00

OCR pleased to announce the opening of its newest parish office in St. Mary
The Office of the Children’s Registry, OCR, an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture is pleased to announce the opening of our newest office, located in the parish of St. Mary......
Office of the children's Registry | 2015-07-07 00:00:00

Bartlett welcomes release of Jamaican from prison in Qatar
Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, Mr. Edmund Bartlett, is welcoming news that a Jamaican who had been languishing in prison in Qatar and subjected to abuse by other inmates has .....
| 2015-07-07 00:00:00

Jamaicans urged to do more to document our unique culture
State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Damion Crawford is urging more Jamaicans to dedicate time and effort to documenting aspects of our unique culture......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-07-07 00:00:00

Ministry of Trade and Industry signs historic agreements with Caribbean Development Bank
The Ministry of Trade and Industry on Friday signed two historic agreements with the Caribbean Development Bank for projects to improve Suriname’s implementation of both the CSME and the European Part.....
| 2015-07-07 00:00:00

Hot mix patching works begins in St Elizabeth
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists and pedestrians that the Agency has embarked on Hot Mix Patching along four corridors in St Elizabeth......
National Works Agency | 2015-07-07 00:00:00

Pipeline repairs to disrupt water supply in sections of St. Mary
The National Water Commission is advising that it will be carrying out repairs on a ten inches pipeline on the distribution network in Highgate, St. Mary, tomorrow, Wednesday, July 8, 2015 between the.....
National Water Commission | 2015-07-07 00:00:00

Roadway from Schoolhouse Corner to Shrewsbury in Portland inaccessible to large vehicles
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising operators of large vehicles to avoid using the Schoolhouse Corner to Shrewsbury roadway, from the Ring Intersection, in Portland......
National Works Agency | 2015-07-06 00:00:00

Health Care Workers challenged to replace poor customer service with customer appreciation
Regional Director for the Southern Regional Health Authority, Michael Bent has challenged public sector health care workers to replace poor customer service with customer appreciation......
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2015-07-06 00:00:00

Clarendon parents sharpen their parenting skills
With communities in Clarendon being identified by child advocates as hotspots for child abuse, some 54 parents in the community of Kilsyth located in the north of the parish benefited from a parenting.....
Child Development Agency | 2015-07-06 00:00:00

Agriculture, Health & Environment leaders benefit from training in Food Security & Safety
Thirty-five leaders selected from the agriculture, health and environment sectors in 12 Caribbean countries, participated in the recently held One Health Leadership Workshop: Interconnectivity for Foo.....
| 2015-07-06 00:00:00

Grant Thornton named one of the 50 'World’s most attractive global employers'
A survey of more than 240,000 business and engineering students from 12 of the world’s largest economies named Grant Thornton one of the 50 'World’s most attractive global employers'......
| 2015-07-06 00:00:00

Several Optimist Club members & Junior Optimists go to International Convention
Close to fifty adult Optimist Club members and a dozen Junior Optimists (teens) from across the Caribbean are making their way to New Orleans for an International Convention......
| 2015-07-05 00:00:00

Brian Lara launches ultimate batting masterclass ahead of Hero CPL 2015 Final
West Indies legend and Hero CPL T20 ambassador, Brian Lara, has today announced that he will be giving an exclusive cricketing masterclass to thousands of children from Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday.....
| 2015-07-05 00:00:00

Hero CPL All-Star Charity Game raises $10,000 (US) for education charity in St Kitts & Nevis
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has announced that the All-Star charity cricket match, which featured greats of the game like Sir Viv Richards and Brian Lara alongside celebrities, politicians.....
| 2015-07-05 00:00:00

Caribbean Employers’ Organizations hold Forum to develop policy positions
Thirty two representatives from 19 Employers’ Organizations from the English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean participated in a regional Forum entitled “Facilitating Participation of CARIFORUM Civil Soci.....
| 2015-07-03 00:00:00

PM Simpson Miller raises Cuba-USA relations and trade with Canada
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller on Friday (July 3) raised the issue of the improvement of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States of America at the first plenary session of the 36.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-07-03 00:00:00

Road deaths increase by 8%
The Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing is reporting an increase in fatalities by 8 % when compared with similar period in 2014......
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND WORKS | 2015-07-03 00:00:00

Holmes, Russell for Contender Finals
Kemahl ‘Hitman’ Russell and Richard ‘Frog’ Holmes, the two finalists in the Wray & Nephew Contender Series for 2015, are both looking forward to winning the $2,000,000 cash prize which will be awarded.....
PROComm | 2015-07-03 00:00:00

TEF welcomes designation of Blue & John Crow Mountains as World Heritage Site
The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has expressed delight at news that the push to have the Blue and John Crow Mountains designated as a World Heritage Site has yielded significant success......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-07-03 00:00:00

Blue & John Crow Mountains become Jamaica’s first World Heritage site
The Blue and John Crow Mountains has become Jamaica’s first World Heritage site, following advice from IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, responsible for evaluating the site’s natur.....
| 2015-07-03 00:00:00

Haiti to host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA
CARIFESTA, which is the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, has fused all forms of expression of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1972......
| 2015-07-03 00:00:00

Businesses from Caribbean invited to participate in EXPOCOMER 2016
When EXPOCOMER 2015 opened in Panama City, Panama on March 11, for the first time in its 33 year history, there was a pavilion dedicated to Caribbean and African businesses, thanks to the intense lobb.....
| 2015-07-03 00:00:00

Grant Thornton named one of the 50 'World’s Most Attractive Global Employers'
A survey of more than 240,000 business and engineering students from 12 of the world’s largest economies named Grant Thornton one of the 50 'World’s most attractive global employers'......
| 2015-07-02 00:00:00

JPS employs 100 students for the summer
One hundred (100) students from secondary and tertiary institutions across the island commenced their seven-week summer employment with JPS on Monday, June 29, in a Summer Employment Programme valued .....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-07-02 00:00:00

CCCAN Gold and Silver for Jamaica’s Synchro Team
Jamaica’s three member National Synchronized Swimming Team reaped success in Barbados at the recently concluded CCCAN Age Group Championship with a four medal haul of one gold and three silver medals......
| 2015-07-02 00:00:00

CAIC’s view on the diplomatic tension between South American neighbours
The Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC) has pledged to support Guyana in the on going maritime border dispute with Venezuela......
| 2015-07-02 00:00:00

Farmers urged to plan to benefit from tourism boom
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has urged the nation’s farmers to plan strategically to benefit from the increased demand for local produce expected as the tourism se.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-07-02 00:00:00

Republic Bank is named Official Bank of Hero CPL
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has, today, announced that Republic Bank, the largest bank and financial service provider in the Caribbean, will become the Official Bank of the Hero CPL tourna.....
| 2015-07-02 00:00:00

JPSCO power outage to disrupt water supply in sections of St. Ann
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that, due to scheduled JPSCO maintenance work on Sunday, July 5, 2015, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, some customers in St. Ann will be witho.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-07-02 00:00:00

CDA launches Safe Homes Emergency Readiness Competition
In an effort to protect the lives of children in its care, the Child Development Agency (CDA) recently launched its Safe Homes Emergency Readiness Competition at a ceremony held at its 48 Duke Street .....
Child Development Agency | 2015-07-02 00:00:00

Hilton Garden Inn opens new hotel in Guatemala City
Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) award-winning brand of hotels, announced today the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Guatemala City, representing an addition to the brand’s growing portfo.....
| 2015-07-02 00:00:00

Jurors’ allowance to be increased to $2,000 from $500
The Minister of Justice, Senator the Honourable Mark Golding has signed Regulations that will increase the allowance payable to persons who serve as jurors in civil and criminal cases......
Ministry of Justice | 2015-07-02 00:00:00

TAJ publishes its National Compliance Plan
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has developed a National Compliance Plan (NCP), which strategically outlines the compliance approaches that will be used during the current 2015-2016 Fiscal Year, to e.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2015-07-02 00:00:00

CARICOM Competition Commission completes the preliminary examination of CWC’s agreement to acquire Columbus
The CARICOM Competition Commission (“the Commission”) hereby provides an update to its statement published on 28 January 2015 on www.caricomcompetitioncommission.com and issued to media organisations .....
| 2015-07-01 00:00:00

Brian Lara & Dwight Yorke to take part in Hero CPl Charity Match
Sporting legends, Brian Lara and Dwight Yorke, are the latest stars confirmed to take part in the Hero CPL charity match at Warner Park which takes place on Thursday, July 2nd at 6pm (EST)......
| 2015-07-01 00:00:00

Excuses for election postponement insufficient says G2k
Generation 2000 (G2k), the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party is labeling the move by the Government to postpone local government elections as improper and inexcusable......
G2K | 2015-07-01 00:00:00

Local & international experts for inaugural staging of National Conference on Educational Leadership & Management
The inaugural National Conference on Educational Leadership and Management will be held on August 20 -21, 2015 at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica under the theme, “Educationa.....
International University of the Caribbean (IUC) | 2015-07-01 00:00:00

JPS begins installation of prepaid meters in McGregor Gardens
Monday, June 29, JPS began the installation of prepaid meters in McGregor Gardens, as part of the Company’s Community Renewal Programme, which is being implemented in collaboration with the Jamaica So.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-07-01 00:00:00

State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade meets with the Jamaican Diaspora
The Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, Honourable Arnaldo Brown, MP, met with the Jamaican Diaspora in Trinidad and Tobago on 25th June 2015 at an event hosted by Hi.....
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade | 2015-07-01 00:00:00

Wards of Wortley Home temporarily relocated
Preliminary reports from the Child Development Agency (CDA) have indicated that a section of the 90 odd year-old Wortley Home for Girls, which housed the facility’s dormitory, was completely destroyed.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2015-07-01 00:00:00

JTA regrets the passing of Past President Wesley Hewling
The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) regrets the passing of Past President Wesley Augustus Findlater Hewling......
Jamaica Teachers' Association | 2015-06-30 00:00:00

Water supply disruption in sections of Clarendon
National Water Commission customers in sections of Clarendon who are served by the Patterson Spring are being advised that the disruption they are currently experiencing in their service is a result o.....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-29 00:00:00

Vaz expresses sadness at killing of truck driver
Daryl Vaz, Member of Parliament for West Portland has expressed sadness and regret at the death of 38 year old truck driver, Christopher Anderson of St. Margaret’s Bay in his constituency at the hands.....
| 2015-06-29 00:00:00

JPS appeals for proper balance in integration of renewables
Jamaica’s energy provider, JPS, is appealing for a balanced approach to the integration of renewables in the energy sector......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-06-29 00:00:00

Misbah-ul-Haq to replace Shoaib Malik for Barbados Tridents
Former Pakistan captain, Misbah-ul-Haq, will replace his compatriot, Shoaib Malik, for the Barbados Tridents in the Hero Caribbean Premier League......
| 2015-06-29 00:00:00

Clear the air on school closures says Seiveright
JLP Caretaker for St. Thomas Eastern Delano Seiveright is today calling on the Ministry of Education to name the Primary schools that will be closed down in coming weeks......
| 2015-06-29 00:00:00

Eddie James’ new hit single makes major headway
Acclaimed Worship Leader, Singer and Artist Eddie James’ new, timely and hit radio single, “He’s Alive” has made major headway, picking up new adds across the country at Gospel Radio......
| 2015-06-29 00:00:00

Transport Minister meets with JATOO about seating capacity for Hackney Carriages
Representatives from the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing met with members of the Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) on Friday, June 26, 2015 to discuss the seating .....
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND WORKS | 2015-06-29 00:00:00

Over 1,200 mobile customers made the move to Digicel in 48 hours
Following the introduction of Number Portability, telecommunications and value leader in Jamaica, Digicel, has reported that more than 1,200 mobile customers have ported in to its network over the pas.....
Digicel Jamaica | 2015-06-27 00:00:00

CDA /FHC partner to train Kingston parents
Approximately thirty (30) parents were positively impacted through a one-day parenting seminar which was held at the Alpha Institute, 26 South Camp Road in Kingston, on Wednesday (June 17)......
Child Development Agency | 2015-06-27 00:00:00

Percy Junor Hospital celebrates 70th Anniversary with week-long activities
To mark the significant milestone of 70 years, the Percy Junor Hospital will host a series of activities that will also raise funds towards its Accident and Emergency department modernization project......
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2015-06-27 00:00:00

“Work together to maximize Sports Tourism benefits” says Tourism Minister
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has charged tourism and sports stakeholders to work together to maximize the potential of sports tourism and its benefits to Jamaica......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-06-27 00:00:00

Mechanical works disrupt water supply in St. Thomas
The National Water Commission is reminding customers in sections of St. Thomas who are served by the Prospect Deepwell that the Well is out of operation starting today, Monday, June 29, 2015 through t.....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-29 00:00:00

Scheduled power outage to affect operation of NWC System
On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, the Mahoney water supply in St. Andrew as well as the Glengoffe Pumping Station, Sue River Treatment Plant and Free Town water supply system in St. Catherine will also be ou.....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-27 00:00:00

EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions updated with Caribbean countries
Some Caribbean countries/territories, including those under the purview of this Delegation - Belize, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Islands and Cayman Islands - are among a list of 30 non-cooperative tax jur.....
EUROPEAN UNION | 2015-06-26 00:00:00

Holy Childhood High School Alumnae celebrates strong beginnings
On July 4th, 2015, the Holy Childhood High School’s class of 1990 celebrates its 25th anniversary reunion at the Jamaica Pegasus, Kingston, Jamaica......
HCHS Alumnae | 2015-06-26 00:00:00

Water supply disruption to affect sections of St. Thomas & St Catherine
National Water Commission customers in sections of St. Thomas who are served by the Prospect Deepwell are being advised that they will experience disruptions in their water supply starting on Monday, .....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-26 00:00:00

Leak repairs on Constant Spring System to cause lane closure
The National Water Commission is advising that it will be carrying out leak repair activities on the Constant Spring system in the vicinity of Manor Park, St. Andrew, tonight, between the hours of 9:0.....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-26 00:00:00

United Nations Global Compact and RICS target land, construction and real estate sector
The United Nations Global Compact and RICS today issued a call to organisations in the land, construction and real estate sector, and those working with them, to take a leading role in global efforts .....
| 2015-06-26 00:00:00

Scrap Krauck and Anchor Initiative completely and fire Hylton says JLP
Opposition Spokesman on Industry, Investment and Commerce Karl Samuda, called on the Prime Minister to terminate the Krauck and Anchor US$5.0B initiative completely and fire Minister Anthony Hylton fo.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2015-06-25 00:00:00

Lotto Jackpot winner claims $44M prize!
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) is pleased to announce that just three weeks after a Jamaican claimed the biggest Lotto Jackpot of $395M, another winner has come forward and claimed the $44M Lotto Jack.....
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2015-06-25 00:00:00

Factsheet on proposed closure of small schools
The Ministry of Education in keeping with the procedures has been monitoring small schools over the last five years......
Ministry of Education | 2015-06-25 00:00:00

Maritime Authority of Jamaica salutes Seafarers
“Opportunities to Work at Sea”, is this year’s theme for Day of the Seafarer, celebrated Thursday June 25, 2015......
Maritime Authority of Jamaica | 2015-06-25 00:00:00

Jamaica stands firm in face of global decline in FDI
The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) today announced the country’s steady performance in attracting investments at the launch of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) .....
JAMPRO | 2015-06-25 00:00:00

IOJ Saturday Openings presents Body Riddims
The Jamaica Music Museum (JaMM) is pleased to announce Body Riddims with Percussionist Ouida Lewis, a special IOJ Saturday Openings event this Saturday, June 27 at the Institute of Jamaica Junior Cent.....
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-06-24 00:00:00

Students motivated to advocate for their environment at SEP Awards Ceremony
“Who will be the next voice for the environment?” asked President of the Press Association of Jamaica, Dionne Jackson Miller of the students in the audience at the Jamaica Environment Trust’s (JET’s) .....
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2015-06-24 00:00:00

Tourism Ministry hosts Belize Delegation
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has credited Jamaica’s Tourism Master Plan for Sustainable Tourism Development with providing guidance for the development of the indus.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-06-24 00:00:00

Minister Falconer to represent Prime Minister at Regional Roundtable
Information Minister Senator Sandrea Falconer left the island this morning for Belize where she will represent Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller at a specially convened Round Table On Adolescent Pr.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-24 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of Kingston & St. Andrew
The National Water Commission is reporting that due to operational challenges that are currently impacting operations at its Ferry & Constant Spring Water Supply Systems in St. Andrew, a number of cus.....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-24 00:00:00

“Seating accommodation for Hackney Carriages is a law” says Transport Authority
The Transport Authority (Authority) is issuing a warning to Hackney Carriage operators to abide by the law particularly as it relates to the total seating accommodation for these vehicles or face pros.....
Transport Authority | 2015-06-24 00:00:00

Information Minister expresses condolence on the passing of David Ebanks
Information Minister Senator Sandrea Falconer has expressed deep sadness at the passing of veteran journalist and parliamentary reporter Mr. David Ebanks......
Students' Loan Bureau | 2015-06-24 00:00:00

NLIC updates Cabinet on Krauck Group
The National Logistics Initiative Council (NLIC) has informed Cabinet that insufficient due diligence information has been presented by the proposed bidders – Krauck Group, to enable the Council to re.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-24 00:00:00

CARICOM should protect Dominicans of Haitian descent says G2K
It has come to the attention of Generation 2000 (G2K), the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party, that the government of the Dominican Republic has passed a law which could make 250.....
G2K | 2015-06-23 00:00:00

Festival Fashion 2015: “Bandana wid Dem Ketch de Fashion Riddim”
One of the special features of the 2015 Emancipation and Independence Celebration is the return of a Festival Fashion Theme......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-06-23 00:00:00

More land ownership to be awarded to Clifton residents
More celebration for Clifton Residents as the SCJ Holdings Limited (SCJH) under its Community Regularization Programme, continues the issuance of some 200 Certificates of Possession to more residents.....
| 2015-06-23 00:00:00

Industry Minister to advance trade talks in Washington
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, leaves the island today to meet with the US Department of Commerce and to deliver the keynote address during the National Caribbean .....
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2015-06-23 00:00:00

National Gallery and KOTE to launch poetry collection ‘The Way Home’
The National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sundays programme for June 28 is staged in association with the 2015 Kingston on the Edge (KOTE) urban art festival......
National Gallery of Jamaica | 2015-06-23 00:00:00

BITU seeks intervention as tension rises at BOJ
The Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU) has written Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and Planning, the Hon Horace Dalley, raising concerns about the delay in commencing salar.....
BUSTAMANTE INDUSTRIAL TRADE UNION | 2015-06-22 00:00:00

Mechanical problems cause water supply disruption in sections of St. Thomas
The National Water Commission is advising customers in sections of St. Thomas who are served by the Goodyear Well that the system remains out of operation as a result of mechanical problems affecting .....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-22 00:00:00

Wray & Nephew to award boxing legend
Boxing legend Richard ‘Shrimpy’ Clarke will be awarded the Spirit of Jamaica Award for Boxing by Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum on Wednesday, June 24......
PROComm | 2015-06-22 00:00:00

Caribbean anti-corruption commissions gather at Commonwealth Conference
Anti-corruption commissions from across the Caribbean are gathering in Grenada this week for a Commonwealth conference aimed at boosting regional cooperation and sharing innovations in the fight again.....
| 2015-06-22 00:00:00

Jamaica signs IOSCO Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding
Jamaica’s commitment to the hosting of the 42nd Annual Conference of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) was further formalised this Wednesday past (June 17) when the Exec.....
The Financial Services Commission | 2015-06-22 00:00:00

US and Canadian Starlets among six new additions to CPL Squads
Six up-and-coming young cricketers, including USA international, Steven Taylor, and Canadian, Nikhil Dutta, will have the chance to play with and against some of the biggest names in world cricket aft.....
| 2015-06-22 00:00:00

MSBM Roundtable 2015: CEO Breakfast Forum
Mona School of Business & Management (MSBM) is holding an exclusive gathering of the country's leading chief executive officers at MSBM Roundtable 2015 on “Organizational Renewal, Transformation and G.....
Mona School of Business | 2015-06-22 00:00:00

‘Painted’ takes over Cayenne Beach on June 27
Six layers of paint, a mega paint pool, paint pits, paint cannons, paint pumps, face painting and water truck cannons are what patrons can expect on Saturday, June 27 at Cayenne Beach in Negril, when .....
PROComm | 2015-06-20 00:00:00

Beware of JPS employee impersonators offering discounts
JPS is warning customers that it has received several reports in the Manchester area about unscrupulous persons, pretending to be JPS employees, who have been approaching customers and offering them d.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-06-20 00:00:00

Photo Release-May Pen mom gets help with back-to-school expenses at Digicel Summer roadshow
May Pen mom gets help with back-to-school expenses at Digicel Summer roadshow......
Digicel Jamaica | 2015-06-20 00:00:00

PCJ to advise consumers about Renewable Energy Solutions at Alternative Energy Expo
Consumers seeking to lower their electricity bills can get information on the latest energy solutions at the 2015 PCJ Jamaica Alternative Energy Expo which is set for Monday June 29 and Tuesday June 3.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2015-06-22 00:00:00

Celebrations commemorating 10th anniversary of Caribbean American Heritage Month take place
Celebrations commemorating the 10th anniversary of Caribbean American Heritage Month have been taking place in several cities across the United States since the beginning of the month and this week th.....
| 2015-06-21 00:00:00

Sickle cell disease priority condition for the Ministry of Health
Minister of Health Minister, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson says that sickle cell disease is one of the priority conditions that have been included in the Strategic and National Action Plan for the Preventi.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-06-19 00:00:00

Taxi Operators in Central Jamaica restive
Taxi Operators in Central Jamaica (Clarendon, Manchester, St. Elizabeth) are again restive and have vowed to take to the street in coming days if the Transport Authority does not come clean and stop t.....
| 2015-06-19 00:00:00

CACNY presents 8-day Program to benefit the New Market Community
The Caribbean American Center of New York has again partnered with Giving Tree Jamaica, WI to present another special and much needed 8-day Program to benefit the New Market Community in St. Elizabeth.....
| 2015-06-19 00:00:00

Belize leads regional sugar production in May 2015
For the second consecutive month, Belize is the leading sugar producer in the region......
| 2015-06-19 00:00:00

Child Protection Committee sensitises St. Catherine children
Over 200 children drawn from primary schools across the parish of St. Catherine recently converged on the Old Harbour Church of God of Prophecy Conference Centre for a child abuse awareness preventio.....
Child Development Agency | 2015-06-19 00:00:00

Digital Recording Pilot Project launched in Supreme Court
On May 4, 2015 the Judiciary of Jamaica through the Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project being implemented by the Caribbean Court of Justice, launched a digital recording P.....
Court Management Services | 2015-06-19 00:00:00

National PTA condemns attack at Maldon Secondary School
The National PTA is condemning the violent attack perpetrated by a group of indiscipline and misguided parents on the Maldon Secondary School......
National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) | 2015-06-19 00:00:00

Minister Falconer to meet with PBCJ workers today
Minister with Responsibility for Information, Senator Sandrea Falconer has scheduled a meeting with some workers of the Public Broadcasting Corporation (PBCJ) for this afternoon to discuss issues of c.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-19 00:00:00

UTech advancing marijuana research with revolutionary Cannabis Testing Machine
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) has further advanced research efforts to examine the scientific and medicinal properties and potential of the Cannabis (Marijuana) plant with the acquisit.....
University of Technology | 2015-06-19 00:00:00

PSJ expresses concern about recent incidents affecting the profession
The Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ) views the present state of the regulation of pharmacy in Jamaica as Extremely Regrettable......
Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica | 2015-06-19 00:00:00

Hero Caribbean Premier League 2015 Preview
Excitement is reaching fever pitch in the Caribbean on the eve of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL)......
| 2015-06-19 00:00:00

Kiwanis Club of Liguanea puts on party in aid of National Road Safety Campaign
The Kiwanis Club of Liguanea presents MEMORIES…the premium oldies party…at The Deck [Kingston’s premiere entertainment spot on Saturday July 4, 2015......
Kiwanis Club of Liguanea | 2015-06-19 00:00:00

NCB Insurance to host Pension Fund Management Seminar
NCB Insurance Company (NCBIC) Limited will on Tuesday June 23 host a Pension Fund Management Seminar for persons who manage retirement funds to offer greater insights into the efficient management of .....
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2015-06-19 00:00:00

Several St. Thomas Eastern Primary Schools reported to be on verge of closure
JLP Caretaker for St. Thomas Eastern Delano Seiveright today called on the Ministry of Education to send in a high level team to carry out comprehensive consultations with parents, guardians and commu.....
| 2015-06-18 00:00:00

JCDC World Reggae Dance Championship Elimination Show set for Mandela Park on June 19
The Kingston leg of the JCDC World Reggae Dance Championship Elimination round is set for this Friday, June 19 at the Nelson Mandela Park, Half Way Tree starting at 5:00 p.m......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-06-18 00:00:00

Prime Minister of Jamaica urges public support for Economic Programme
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is encouraging Jamaicans to keep faith with the social and economic programme that her Administration is pursuing to achieve sustainable growth and development for.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-18 00:00:00

Jamaican PM commends JSIF’s Scarlette Gillings for helping to reduce poverty
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has commended former Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Mrs. Scarlette Gillings for her contribution to the Government’s efforts to re.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-18 00:00:00

Government must do more to grow the economy and create jobs says JLP
The Opposition Jamaica Labour Party, through its Spokesman on Finance and Planning Audley Shaw, today said that the Government of Jamaica needs to take urgent steps to secure aggressive broad-based gr.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2015-06-17 00:00:00

Jamaicans in the Diaspora encouraged to be Tourism Ambassadors
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has called on members of the Diaspora to take on the role of being ambassadors for Jamaica’s growing tourism industry as a valuable mea.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-06-17 00:00:00

Festival Song Finalsits to showcase at Keesing Live
Keesing Live will be hosting a special edition to showcase the JCDC 2015 Jamaica Festival Song finalists this Friday, June 20 at 5 Keesing Avenue, (off Hagley Park Road) starting at 8:00 p.m......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-06-17 00:00:00

Prime Minister must hold Hylton accountable says CAPI
CITIZEN’S ACTION FOR PRINCIPLES AND INTEGRITY (CAPI) is urging Prime Minister Portia Simspon-Miller to conjure up the political will to hold her ministers accountable or risk ruining her enviable lega.....
CITIZENS ACTION FOR PRINCIPLE AND INTEGRITY | 2015-06-17 00:00:00

Wellness, Food & Culture Tourism Talk with Chef Ross
Atlanta-based chef Lamara DuPree Ross, a student of Le Cordon Bleu Atlanta, Associates in Culinary Arts has just returned from her first international externship at Spa Augusta in Sanxenxo, the bigges.....
| 2015-06-17 00:00:00

Miss Jamaica World to present Top 20 contestants at Sunday’s Eliminations Show
Crowning a new queen involves a grueling process of elimination and with three auditions already completed, the group is now ready to be reduced to twenty contestants and matched to sponsors during th.....
| 2015-06-17 00:00:00

Mechanical & pipeline works to affect water supply in sections of St. Andrew & Port Antonio
The National Water Commission is advising customers served by the Hydra Drive Pumping Station in St. Andrew that they will experience a disruption in their service tomorrow, Thursday, June 18, 2015 be.....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-17 00:00:00

Sagicor Group reports 15 years of continuous profitability
Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited (SGJ) has reported a 35 percent increase in profits for year ending 2014 with $8.51 billion......
Sagicor Jamaica Group | 2015-06-17 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Group announces further details of plans to divest its shares in H&L
GraceKennedy Group CEO Don Wehby has announced that it has entered into the previously reported conditional agreement for the sale of GraceKennedy’s 58.1% shareholdings in Hardware & Lumber Limited (H.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2015-06-16 00:00:00

KKR owners to acquire Trinidad & Tobago Franchise in the CPL
The Hero Caribbean Premier League is today thrilled to announce that the owners of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), one of the top franchises in the IPL, intends to acquire the Trinidad & Tobago franchise.....
| 2015-06-16 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Group announces further details of plans to divest its shares in H&L
GraceKennedy Group CEO Don Wehby has announced that it has entered into the previously reported conditional agreement for the sale of GraceKennedy’s 58.1% shareholdings in Hardware & Lumber Limited (H.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2015-06-16 00:00:00

Industry Minister emphasizes importance of Diaspora investment into Jamaica's economy
Industry Minister, the Honourable G. Anthony Hylton, says that Jamaica is experiencing the ideal conditions for diaspora investment in a number of sectors......
JAMPRO | 2015-06-16 00:00:00

International players confirmed as replacements for Hero CPL
The Guyana Amazon Warriors, Barbados Tridents, St Lucia Zouks and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots have today confirmed changes to their squads for this year’s Hero CPL......
| 2015-06-16 00:00:00

Martinique to host fourth edition of the International Floralies in Trois-Ilets
From June 17th to 21st 2015, Martinique will host the fourth edition of the International Floralies in Trois-Ilets, as part of an innovative concept called Caribbean Bouquet......
| 2015-06-16 00:00:00

G2K presses Minister Phillips for answers
It has come to the attention of Generation 2000 (G2K), the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party, that the Minister of Finance, Dr. Peter Phillips, will be updating the nation on th.....
G2K | 2015-06-16 00:00:00

Digicel Business wins Avaya’s Best Project of the Year Award
Digicel, the region’s leading Business Solutions provider, recently won the highly coveted, Avaya Caribbean-wide Project of the Year award thanks to its ICT and Unified Communication platform deployed.....
Digicel | 2015-06-16 00:00:00

Diesel oil leak into storm drain near the Kingston Harbour
Digicel is aware that there was an oil leak at its downtown headquarters this morning, where a small amount of diesel oil was leaked into a storm drain near the Kingston Harbour......
Digicel Jamaica | 2015-06-16 00:00:00

Caribbean marginalized at OAS General Assembly in Washington DC
Civil society representatives from the Caribbean have been marginalized during negotiations at the 45th regular session of the OAS General Assembly......
| 2015-06-16 00:00:00

Photo Release: Jamaica Diaspora Conference's Opening Ceremony
Jamaica Diaspora Conference's Opening Ceremony held last night, June 14, in Montego Bay......
JAMPRO | 2015-06-15 00:00:00

JPS identifies preferred gas supplier for Bogue Power Station
Jamaica’s energy company, JPS, has selected US-based New Fortress Energy as the preferred supplier to provide a long-term natural gas solution for its power plants......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-06-15 00:00:00

Global Broadcasters announced for Hero CPL
With less than a week to go before the start of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the global broadcasters for the 2015 tournament have been announced, ensuring that the Biggest Party in Sport w.....
| 2015-06-15 00:00:00

Fiction Fantasy celebrates first anniversary this weekend
The Marketplace Constant Spring Road located Fiction Fantasy Nightclub, now owned and operated by the David Annakie led Linkup Media Group of Companies, will celebrate its one year anniversary on Frid.....
| 2015-06-15 00:00:00

Ministry of Justice to host Town Hall Meeting on Ganja Law
The Ministry of Justice will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting aimed at raising awareness of the amendments made to the Dangerous Drugs Act often referred to as “the Ganja Law” at the St. Luke’s Anglican.....
Ministry of Justice | 2015-06-15 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of corporate area
The National Water Commission wishes to advise that the Ferry Water Supply System located in St. Andrew is currently out of operation due to power supply problems which are affecting the system......
National Water Commission | 2015-06-15 00:00:00

Restrictions continue for NWC customers
Despite the sporadic instances of rainfall experienced in some sections of the island last month, the National Water Commission is reporting that operations at many of its systems remain severely chal.....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-15 00:00:00

Public Health Sector crisis affecting tourists says Shahine Robinson
Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism and Cruise Shipping, Shahine Robinson today said that she is deeply disturbed by a series of recent incidents involving tourists in need of and or receiving medical.....
| 2015-06-15 00:00:00

DBJ hosts Venture Capital Training for industry stakeholders
The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has announced that, in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank Multilateral Investment Fund (IDB-MIF), it will be hosting a series of training work.....
The Jamaica Venture Capital Programme Unit | 2015-06-15 00:00:00

GSAT results to be released June 17
The results for the 2015 GSAT Examination will be released to all Regional Offices on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 17, 2014......
Ministry of Education | 2015-06-15 00:00:00

Winners of the 53rd Annual Junior Art and Craft in Schools Competition
The awards ceremony for the 53rd annual Junior Art and Craft in Schools Competition, which took place on Wednesday, June 10 at the Institute of Jamaica Lecture Hall, was a success with Immaculate Conc.....
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-06-12 00:00:00

PM Simpson Miller concludes Economic Cooperation Talks at EU-CELAC Summit
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller on Thursday (June 11) ended her participation in a two-day summit of Heads of State and Government of the 28-member European Union (EU) and the 33 countries of the.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-12 00:00:00

Win a trip to the Hero Caribbean Premier League Finals in Trinidad with Digicel & Alcatel Onetouch
Digicel is giving its customers a chance to be a part of the 2015 Hero Caribbean Premier League when they send online top up valued at US$20 or more to a Digicel customer in any one of the six partici.....
Digicel | 2015-06-12 00:00:00

Tablet in Schools security measures outlined
Under the Tablets In Schools Project, which is being implemented by E-Learning Jamaica Limited, an agency of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, each tablet is controlled by a cent.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2015-06-12 00:00:00

CDB signs renewable energy agreement with EU-CIF
Efforts by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to promote the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency among its Borrowing Member Countries have been advanced by the signing of a Contribution Ag.....
| 2015-06-12 00:00:00

Scheduled water supply disruptions in sections of St. Andrew & Portland
The National Water Commission is advising that the Hope Filter Plant in St. Andrew will be taken out of operation on Sunday, June 14, 2015 between the hours of 9:00am and 6:00pm......
National Water Commission | 2015-06-12 00:00:00

Opening of the St Catherine YIC and the NYS Parish Office
The Ministry of Youth and Culture today, hosted the Official Opening of the St. Catherine Youth Information Centre (YIC) and National Youth Service (NYS) Parish Office.....
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2015-06-12 00:00:00

PICA staff receive training in Chinese culture
Four staff members from the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) are currently participating in a seminar entitled Chinese Culture & Economy for Government Officials from Developing Cou.....
| 2015-06-11 00:00:00

Illegal connections in Rocky Point cause malfunctioning streetlights
JPS is reporting that rampant illegal connections in the Rocky Point community of Clarendon, has resulted in several streetlights malfunctioning.  .....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-06-11 00:00:00

JSIF Programme promotes Community-driven infrastructure maintenance
Representatives from various community-based organisations island-wide have been taking part in a series of workshops geared towards training and awareness of the need for stronger community backing t.....
EUROPEAN UNION | 2015-06-11 00:00:00

Illegal connections in Rocky Point cause malfunctioning streetlights
JPS is reporting that rampant illegal connections in the Rocky Point community of Clarendon, has resulted in several streetlights malfunctioning.  .....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-06-11 00:00:00

Ministry issues advisory on computer threat
The Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining is aware that a virus infected message has been circulated on a number of Government of Jamaica networks......
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2015-06-11 00:00:00

Courts hosts Jamaica Tallawahs at Constant Spring store
Courts Jamaica will be giving their customers an opportunity to meet the Jamaica Tallawahs as activities get into high gear for the 2015 staging of the Caribbean Premier League CPL T20 cricket tournam.....
Unicomer Jamaica Ltd | 2015-06-11 00:00:00

UTech hosts “Heritage in Young Hands” Summer Programme for children
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) through its Centre for the Arts, will host its annual “Heritage in Young Hands” arts and culture summer programme for children, from July 6 -31, 2015 at U.....
University of Technology | 2015-06-11 00:00:00

Minna Israel appointed to JPS' Board of Directors
JPS Board Chairman, Mr Jin Won Kim, has announced the appointment of Minna Israel to the JPS Board of Directors......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-06-11 00:00:00

Child Protection Database being strengthened
Stakeholders in the child protection sector have taken a major step to strengthen the Child Protection Database (CPD), the central repository of information on children in Jamaica......
Child Development Agency | 2015-06-11 00:00:00

Drainage infrastructure guidelines completed
Work on the new drainage infrastructure guidelines for the approval of building and subdivision applications has been completed.    .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-06-10 00:00:00

Accreditation Ambassadors Programme lauded
Chair of the Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC), Ileana Martinez, has lauded Jamaica’s Accreditation Ambassadors Programme as an excellent means of building awareness about this vital cer.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-06-10 00:00:00

Jehovah’s Witnesses welcome all to 2015 “Imitate Jesus!” Convention
Jehovah’s Witnesses will soon hold their annual convention at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Sports Stadium......
| 2015-06-10 00:00:00

TODSS concerned about some proposed changes to Road Traffic Act
The Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services (TODSS) while we welcome changes to the Road Traffic Act believe that some the new proposed changes to the act need to be re-visit with a view .....
| 2015-06-10 00:00:00

Emerging Economy Infrastructure Investments hit $107.5 Billion in 2014
Total infrastructure investments in 139 emerging economies – for projects with private participation in the energy, transport and water sectors – rose to US$107.5 billion in 2014......
| 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Petroleum Marketers Association elects new officers
Dr. Michael Faulkner, Managing Director of Total Jamaica Ltd. was elected President of the Jamaica Association of Petroleum Marketers at their recent Annual General Meeting held at the Hotel Four Seas.....
| 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Polygamy could be viable option in resolving family problems in Jamaica says ICOJ
It is the intention of the Islamic Council of Jamaica (ICOJ) to invite the government of Jamaica to consider going a step further in making further changes in the matrimonial law to allow limited poly.....
| 2015-06-09 00:00:00

St. Lucia to host 5th Annual Caribbean Urban Forum
​​The Saint Lucia Institute of Land Use Planners in collaboration with the Ministry of Physical Development, Housing and Urban Renewal will host the 5th Annual Caribbean Urban Forum (CUF5).....
| 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Sandals Foundation brings World Ocean’s Day message to Caribbean schools
Over 600 students from approximately 12 schools across the Caribbean were given lessons on maintaining a “Healthy Ocean, Healthy Planet” in observation of World Ocean’s Day on Monday, June 8, 2015......
Sandals Resorts | 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Stiffer penalties to be introduced for tourism breaches
As the tourism sector continues to register growth, moves are afoot to ensure tighter regulation in order to boost compliance with the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) Act and safeguard the sustainability .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Hero Motocorp is the new title sponsor of CPL
The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) announced the appointment of Hero MotoCorp Ltd., the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, as the new Title Sponsor of the league for a period of one-year......
| 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Amendments to be made to Cyber Security Act
Amendments to the Cyber Security Act (2010) to include increased penalties and fines for cyber criminals should be passed in Parliament in another month......
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Terrelonge describes zone based GSAT placement as institutionalized elitism
Alando Terrelonge, JLP Caretaker for East Central St. Catherine, is  today calling for the Education Minister, Mr. Ronald Thwaites to discontinue any plans his Ministry has to carry out zone based GSA.....
| 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Tourism Minister urges sector interests to practice responsible tourism
In a bid to ensure that more Jamaicans benefit from the vibrant tourism sector Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill is urging tourism partners to be more proactive in foster.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Limacol renews Caribbean Premier League deal
New Guyana Pharmaceutical Company Incorporated (NEW GPC INC), under its popular Limacol brand, has today confirmed that it will continue as a Principal Partner of the Caribbean Premier League. As part.....
| 2015-06-09 00:00:00

Black River Hospital has adequate medication and medical sundries
The management of the Black River Hospital in St. Elizabeth says there is over a month’s supply of medication and medical sundries including disinfectant and gloves at the hospital......
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2015-06-09 00:00:00

TUI Group driving growth out of European Market
As stopover visitor arrivals continue to trend upwards, the European conglomerate, TUI Group, has been helping to drive significant growth out of the European market......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-06-07 00:00:00

Despite country’s achievements we have a long way to go says Finance Minister
Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. The Hon. Peter Phillips has said that despite Jamaica’s achievement in its Economic Reform Programme and the fact that the economy is returning to growth evidence.....
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2015-06-07 00:00:00

PM urges all Jamaicans to play their part in reducing road crashes
A total of 150 persons have died in road crashes since the start of 2015, a figure which represents an increase of 9more deaths when compared to the corresponding period last year......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-07 00:00:00

PAJ changes deadlines for Awards submission
The Press Association of Jamaica is announcing that the deadlines for entries to the National Journalism Awards are being brought forward by one month......
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2015-06-05 00:00:00

Judicial Service Commission to consider incident involving Senior Resident Magistrate and police officer
The Judicial Service Commission is to consider a report concerning an alleged incident on February 2, 2015, involving the Senior Resident Magistrate for the parish of St. Ann and a member of the Jamai.....
Court Management Services | 2015-06-05 00:00:00

Photo Release: Launch of CDA & FHC Positive Parenting Seminars Campaign
The CDA and FHC recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a partnership to execute related public education and child protection community based seminars, teaching positive parenting .....
| 2015-06-05 00:00:00

We do not import MAGGI Masala Noodles says Nestle Jamaica
The MAGGI brand of products consisting of soups, seasonings and recipe mixes are safe, trusted and enjoyed by our Jamaican consumers for over 40 years......
| 2015-06-05 00:00:00

IDT issues back-to-work order for Petrojam workers
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is advising that the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) has issued a back-to-work order for workers of Petrojam Limited, who are represented by the Petroleum.....
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2015-06-04 00:00:00

Flowers and Music for 350th Anniversary
The St Andrew Parish Church is commemorating 350 years of service to Jamaica and an ongoing series of activities has been underway since November 2014......
| 2015-06-04 00:00:00

Minister welcomes the return of the Police Federation to the bargaining table
Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting, MP has commended the professionalism demonstrated by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force who have remained in their posts, putting the interest of t.....
Ministry of National Security | 2015-06-04 00:00:00

Marcus Garvey Lecture for St. Ann Library June 10
Former Governor General of Jamaica Sir Kenneth Hall will be the presenter for the 2015 Marcus Garvey Lecture at the St. Ann Parish Library on Wednesday June 10, at 10:00am......
| 2015-06-04 00:00:00

Jamaican companies to capitalize on demand for fresh produce on Korean trade mission
A Jamaican delegation will be promoting Jamaican fresh produce (and related value added products) for export at the Korea Importers Association’s (KOIMA) 13th Import Goods Fair held in Seoul, South Ko.....
JAMPRO | 2015-06-04 00:00:00

The DBJ and EHF sign agreement to assist Parade Gardens    
Mr. Milverton Reynolds, Managing Director of the Development Bank of Jamaica, and Ms. Novlet Deans, Chief Executive Officer of the Environmental Health Foundation (EHF), today signed an agreement unde.....
| 2015-06-04 00:00:00

PAHO/WHO urges measles and rubella vaccination for travelers to the 2015 Americas Cup
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is urging travelers to the 2015 Americas Cup, scheduled for June 11 to July 4 in Chile, to ensure they are protected from vac.....
| 2015-06-04 00:00:00

PM Simpson Miller says Government committed to accountability & transparency
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says her Administration remains committed to the principles of good governance, accountability and transparency......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-04 00:00:00

NSWA embarks on intensive enforcement initiative
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has embarked on a month-long intensive enforcement and compliance initiative in Portmore, St. Catherine as of 01st June 2015......
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2015-06-04 00:00:00

Junior Centre Alumni show their support at Meet and Greet Mixer
Past and present students of the Junior Centre came together to show their support of the Junior Centers 75th anniversary at a Meet and Greet Mixer at the Simon Bolivar Cultural Centre on Sunday, May .....
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-06-03 00:00:00

Westmoreland Bridge safe for use
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that the Westmoreland Bridge, located along the Chovey main road in St. Mary is safe and in no danger of collapsing......
National Works Agency | 2015-06-03 00:00:00

Workshop on loss reduction in the Power Sector
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) the Ja.....
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2015-06-03 00:00:00

Government taking steps to ratify convention to protect domestic workers
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says Government is taking the necessary steps to officially ratify Convention 189 of the International Labour Organization (ILO), a convention that seeks to protec.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-03 00:00:00

Gas prices up $0.86 Diesel down $0.68
Petrojam Limited has announced an increase in gas prices effective Thursday, June 4......
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2015-06-03 00:00:00

JANAAC proposes accreditation to improve Health and Social Care
The Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) is taking steps to heighten awareness on accreditation and how this process can support the efficient and effective delivery of health and social.....
| 2015-06-03 00:00:00

New ILO Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean
On 1 June 2015, José Manuel Salazar Xirinachs of Costa Rica assumed the role of ILO Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean......
| 2015-06-03 00:00:00

Jamaica's renewable energy future at centre of CaPRI Workshop
On Thursday, May 28th, 2015 Jamaican stakeholders in the energy sector grew more aware of economically and financially viable renewable energy options relevant to the Jamaican context following the co.....
EUROPEAN UNION | 2015-06-02 00:00:00

PM commends Sandals Group for continued investments in Jamaica
With Jamaica being ranked the highest in the Caribbean for ease of doing business and now being referred to as a ‘sweet spot for investments’ in the region, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller welcom.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-06-03 00:00:00

Mike Henry takes reparation fight to Africa
Mike Henry asks Ambassador Owen Ali to make Reparations presentation to President of Nigeria and the family of Chief Abiola......
LMH Publishing Limited | 2015-06-03 00:00:00

Erna Brodber releases new book
Erna Brodber is an award-winning novelist and independent scholar......
| 2015-06-02 00:00:00

Purity Bread is first bread in Jamaica to be Whole Grains Council approved
Consolidated Bakeries Jamaica Ltd is thrilled to report that they were recently crowned as the first Jamaican company to have their whole wheat bread internationally certified by International Whole G.....
Consolidated Bakeries Ltd | 2015-06-03 00:00:00

Belize to receive BZE$4,800,000 from CDF
The Prime Minister of Belize, the Honourable Dean Barrow and the Chief Executive Officer of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), Ambassador Lorne McDonnough, signed an agreement in Belize City recently.....
| 2015-06-02 00:00:00

NLIC reports to Cabinet
The National Logistics Initiative Council (NLIC) yesterday reported to the Cabinet on the analysis of the information presented by the proposing parties, Krauck Gruppe, Krauck Systems and Anchor Finan.....
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce | 2015-06-03 00:00:00

The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation treats Spanish teachers
The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation member hotel Grand Palladium was happy to once again host another lively group of outstanding teachers of Spanish, specially selected by the Ministry of Education from .....
| 2015-06-03 00:00:00

Minister Bunting calls on Federation to end protest actions
The Minister of National Security is calling on members of the Police Federation to discontinue the apparent protest action that commenced last night......
Ministry of National Security | 2015-06-02 00:00:00

Shooting River Bridge Closed
With immediate effect, the Shooting River Bridge in the community of Ramble, St. Thomas is closed. The National Works Agency (NWA) took the decision this afternoon following an inspection after protes.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2015-06-02 00:00:00

Youth Ministry encouraging Jamaican Youth to access programmes
The Ministry of Youth and Culture is encouraging Jamaican Youth to get involved in the many programmes and opportunities now available to enhance and support their growth and development......
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2015-06-01 00:00:00

Belize tops Regional Sugar Production for April 2015
The Sugar Association of the Caribbean (SAC) has announced that the top sugar producer in the region for the month of April 2015 was Belize, with 28,289 tonnes......
JMG Communications Limited | 2015-06-01 00:00:00

Destroy mosquito breeding sites in light of increased rainfall and start of Hurricane Season
Minister of Health, Dr. Fenton Ferguson is urging Jamaicans to rid their homes of anything that can collect water and become breeding sites for mosquitoes......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-06-01 00:00:00

Negril Breakwater Controversy brought to the Public Defender & International Body
Negril Stakeholders have brought its opposition to the government’s proposed Negril Breakwater project to the Office of the Public Defender and the Adaptation Fund, the international organization fund.....
| 2015-06-01 00:00:00

SVL/JNA Major & Minor Netball League Finals
The Final matches in the Supreme Ventures/JNA Major & Minor Netball Leagues were played on Saturday -May 30, 2015 in the National Indoor Sports Centre, located at the National Stadium Complex......
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2015-06-01 00:00:00

Police officer arrested, charged for shooting with intent
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 arrested, charged and placed before the courts a police officer attached to the Mandeville Police Station for shooting.....
INDECOM | 2015-06-01 00:00:00

There should be no political control of INDECOM says NDM
In light of recent comments by DPP Paula Llewellyn, National Security Minister Peter Bunting and Justice Minister Mark Golding, the National Democratic Movement (NDM) has reiterated that, the Independ.....
National Democratic Movement | 2015-06-01 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of the Corporate Area
The National Water Commission is advising customers who are served by the Cookhamdene Relift Station in St. Andrew that the continued disruption they are experiencing is due to electrical problems bei.....
National Water Commission | 2015-06-01 00:00:00

Portmore Municipal Council to have Zika Eradication Clean Up Exercise
The Portmore Municipal Council in partnership with the Public Health Department and the National Solid Waste Management Authority will conduct a cleanup exercise from June 2-4, 2015......
| 2015-05-29 00:00:00

CaPRI hosts conference in London June 1-3
The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI), Wilton Park, JN Foundation and the Caribbean Council In association with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will host an event (Caribbean 2030) in Lo.....
CaPRI | 2015-05-29 00:00:00

Court of Appeal rules INDECOM entitled to phone records for criminal investigations
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) will now be able to require telecommunications service providers to supply it with information, on the condition that it is in furtherance of a c.....
INDECOM | 2015-05-29 00:00:00

Local number portability deadline extended
Telecommunications industry participants have been granted an 18-day extension in order to facilitate the seamless roll-out of Local Number Portability (LNP)......
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2015-05-29 00:00:00

Section of Morant Bay main road reduced to single lane
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that a section of the Morant Bay to Port Morant main road in St. Thomas has been reduced single lane traffic......
National Works Agency | 2015-05-29 00:00:00

Dominica officially launches Patricia Scotland as its candidate for Commonwealth Secretary General
On May 15th, 2015, exactly 96 years after the birth of Dominica’s own iconic Iron Lady and first female Prime Minister, Dame Eugenia Charles, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit travelled to London, the .....
| 2015-05-29 00:00:00

Water supply disruptions affect sections of the Corporate Area
The National Water Commission is advising customers who are served by the Cookhamdene water supply system in St. Andrew that due to electrical problems being experienced on the system, the Cookhamdene.....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-29 00:00:00

Over 100 entrepreneurs gear up for NCB SME Conference June 5 -7
Over 100 entrepreneurs are gearing up to attend the National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB) Limited second bi-ennial small and medium enterprise (SME) Conference scheduled to be held next weekend (Jun.....
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited | 2015-05-29 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of St. Mary & St. Andrew
National Water Commission customers in Robin’s Bay, Islington, Heywood Hall, Friendship, Albany and Martin in St. Mary are being advised that the disruption they are currently experiencing in their se.....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-29 00:00:00

Minister Hylton’s negligence cannot be overlooked says G2K
Generation 2000 (G2K), the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party,today expressed grave concern over what it calls a gross mismanagement of Minister Anthony Hylton's handling of the .....
G2K | 2015-05-29 00:00:00

Carla Dunbar Ministries in association with the RJR Communications Group present Loving Without Limits 2015
Sex, family, passion, innovation and transformation are synonymous with the name Carla Dunbar. Rev. Carla Dunbar combined these qualities to produce a very successful two city staging of her inaugural.....
| 2015-05-28 00:00:00

Final five Festival Queens to be crowned
The JCDC will close the Parish Coronations of Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition with the crowning of the final five Parish Queens this weekend in the parishes of Clarendon, St. Thomas, Westmorel.....
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-05-28 00:00:00

WIPA expresses its disappointment in the treatment of Shivnarine Chanderpaul
The President and the Executive of the West Indies Players’ Association would like to express its immense disappointment with the treatment of Shivnarine Chanderpaul, a man who has given over two deca.....
| 2015-05-28 00:00:00

Tullow Oil reaffirms commitment to oil & gas exploration in Jamaica
Tullow Oil PLC has re-affirmed its commitment to its Oil & Gas exploration programme in Jamaica following a series of meetings between company executives and Minister of Science, Technology, Energy an.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2015-05-28 00:00:00

Lucky lotto player hits $395m Jackpot!
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) is pleased to announce that one lucky Lotto player hit last night’s (May 27, 2015) Jackpot of $395M.   .....
Supreme Ventures Limited | 2015-05-28 00:00:00

Regional Workshop hosted on Salmonella Surveillance and Risk Management
25 participants including personnel from the Jamaican poultry and egg industries and veterinarians, microbiologists and public health inspectors from across the Caribbean Region, participated in the r.....
| 2015-05-28 00:00:00

Students send up prayer kites for Child’s Month  
Over thirty students from three primary schools in the downtown corporate area attended the National Day of Prayer and Fasting for Child’s Month to share prayers that they wrote as part of under Digic.....
Digicel | 2015-05-28 00:00:00

Digicel launches Trade-In Programme
Digicel is making it easier and more affordable to own a smartphone with the launch of its new trade-in programme which offers customers the best value by giving them a chance to turn in their used or.....
Digicel | 2015-05-28 00:00:00

Nominations to close for LASCO/MoE Teacher and Principal of the Year
ston, Jamaica; Nominations for the 2015 LASCO/Ministry of Education (MoE) Teacher and Principal of the Year will come to a close May 29. Educators, students, parents and members of the community have .....
| 2015-05-28 00:00:00

TODSS welcomes recommendation to allow coaster bus drivers to drive buses to pound
The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) and the Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services(TODSS) welcome recommendation by the Transport Authority to allow operato.....
| 2015-05-28 00:00:00

WRHA integrates visiting health missions with primary care
The Ministry of Health has endorsed a strategy being employed by the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA) to integrate volunteer health projects with the established government service with emphas.....
| 2015-05-28 00:00:00

Ministry of Local Government to improve customer service with training from Digicel
With a focus on improving the standard of customer service in public sector entities across the island, the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development is set to embark on an extensive cust.....
MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT & COMMUNITY DEVELOPME | 2015-05-28 00:00:00

NPTAJ concerned about the impact of wage negotiation on Education System
The National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica is concerned about the uncertainty hanging over the Education system and in particular possible disruption of classes due to inconclusive negotiation.....
| 2015-05-28 00:00:00

Guardian Life invests over $3M in Labour Day Projects
Guardian Life Invests over $3M in Labour Day Projects Guardian Life Limited provided a much needed ‘facelift’ to the grounds of selected Fire Stations, The Jamaica Constabulary Force Traffic Headquart.....
| 2015-05-27 00:00:00

‘Nuh Guh Deh’ Campaign to stop sexual abuse of girls heads to Westmoreland
The ‘Nuh Guh Deh’ campaign to end the sexual abuse of the girl child in Jamaica will host its second community forum in Truro district, Frome, Westmoreland on Saturday, May 30 at 4 p.m......
| 2015-05-27 00:00:00

Top panelists discuss new ways to assess progress and well-being in the Caribbean
Caribbean countries need a more comprehensive means to measure progress and well-being, beyond traditional Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and "living above or below an international poverty line" assess.....
| 2015-05-27 00:00:00

  TEF marks Ten Year Anniversary
The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has expended billions of dollars on tourism projects since it began operations ten years ago on May 1, 2005, in fulfilling its mandate of promoting growth and develo.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-05-27 00:00:00

Institute of Jamaica features Zawadi in May
The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) will host Zawadi: A Tribute to the Ancestors Through the Arts on May 30 at 10:00 am at the Institute of Jamaica Lecture Hall, 10-16 East Street, downtown Kingston......
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-05-27 00:00:00

ICD Group upgrades Parade Park
Members of the management and staff of ICD Group Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries joined forces today (May 25) to the enact the theme for Labour Day 2015 ‘Labour for love: nurturing spaces for ch.....
| 2015-05-26 00:00:00

Digicel Business launches Disaster Recovery Solution across the Caribbean & Central America
With the hurricane season fast approaching, Digicel launched its new Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) product to boost the resilience of small and medium size companies' data security in the eve.....
Digicel | 2015-05-26 00:00:00

Theft of electrical cables results in service disruption for sections of Clarendon
The National Water Commission is reporting that yet again, one of its water supply facilities has been hit by vandals who this time, have stolen electrical cables from the Chatteau Relift in Clarendon.....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-26 00:00:00

Improved health care in Western Jamaica
Chairman of the Western Regional Heath Authority (WRHA), Calvin G. Brown, has pledged to ensure that public health services in the region are delivered at a high standard......
| 2015-05-26 00:00:00

Sarah Fisher releases new song
While another season of Degrassi is winding, down some of the show's most popular stars are just warming up for the summer and cast member Beck Baker (Sarah Fisher) is no exception to this rule!.....
| 2015-05-26 00:00:00

Young Jamaica completes Labour Day Project at Mina Carr Basic School
The youth arm of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Young Jamaica travelled to St. Andrew East Rural to give the Mina Carr Basic School in the Kintyre Division a facelift this Labour Day.   .....
| 2015-05-25 00:00:00

Army Of One – takes on Drews Avenue Primary School as Labour Day Project  
Marketing Consultants, Monumental Partners Limited adopted the Drews Avenue Primary School’s beautification project this Labour Day 2015......
| 2015-05-25 00:00:00

G2K rolls out slate of local Labour Day Projects
Labour Day was originally celebrated in commemoration of May 23, 1938, when Sir. Alexander Bustamante led a Labour Rebellion, which helped to secure Jamaica’s independence......
G2K | 2015-05-25 00:00:00

NSWA provides assistance to communities on Labour Day 2015
As we celebrate Labour Day 2015 under the theme: Labour of Love, Nurturing our Children’, the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) through our regional offices will be providing assistanc.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2015-05-25 00:00:00

Michael Hart to receive Private Practitioner of the Year Award issued by the CCPA
Elim Counseling Services, an Ottawa-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental heath awareness and making counseling services available to those who might not be able to afford st.....
| 2015-05-25 00:00:00

TEF supports push to designate Blue and John Crow Mountains as World Heritage Site
As part of Jamaica’s continued push to have the Blue and John Crow Mountains designated as a World Heritage Site, the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has provided over $ 13 million to date to support t.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-05-25 00:00:00

USA apologises to Jamaica
An official with the US Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica has apologized to the Government of Jamaica for what he described as “a diplomatic faux-pas and miscommunication’ regarding the on-going visit to t.....
| 2015-05-22 00:00:00

IYF Jamaica to re-open Parade Gardens Teen Training Center
The International Youth Fellowship in Jamaica (IYF) will operate as the linchpin for two Kingston communities’ Labour Day projects......
| 2015-05-22 00:00:00

UDC to carry out improvement works at Rae Town School on Labour Day 2015
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) will participate in Labour Day 2015 by carrying out improvement and beautification works at the Salvation Army Basic School, Rae Town in Downtown Kingston on Mo.....
Urban Development Corporation | 2015-05-22 00:00:00

JPS’ President & CEO elected to CARILEC Board  
JPS President and CEO, Kelly Tomblin, has been elected to the Board of the Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation (CARILEC).  .....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2015-05-22 00:00:00

ECJ and NIA to host island wide public forums
The Electoral Commission of Jamaica will on May 28 host the first of a series of public forums across the country to improve knowledge of the electoral process, urging greater participation......
Electoral Commission of Jamaica | 2015-05-22 00:00:00

Courts volunteers to join hands on Labour Day
Courts Jamaica will be mobilizing its islandwide network on Labour Day, Monday May 25 with three projects in three parishes......
Unicomer Jamaica Ltd | 2015-05-22 00:00:00

CDB’s 45th Board of Governors Meeting ends with pledge to fight poverty more creatively
The continuing impact of poverty and high unemployment on the Region emerged as one of the key areas of concern for Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) who wrapped up the 45th Annual Mee.....
| 2015-05-22 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affect sections of St. Andrew
The National Water Commission is advising customers in Hope Pastures, St. Andrew, that the disruption in water supply that they are experiencing, is as a result of operational challenges affecting the.....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-22 00:00:00

JFJ welcomes Corner’s Verdict in police killing of Neville Lemmon  
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the jury verdict of the Special Coroner’s Court in the inquest into the death of Neville Lemmon. On May 20, 2015, a Coroner’s Jury handed down a verdict of manslau.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2015-05-22 00:00:00

CIAT Secretariat delegation visits Jamaica
The Inter-American Centre of Tax Administrations (CIAT) is in the island for a two-day institutional visitwith Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ), from May 18-19, 2015......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2015-05-21 00:00:00

St Kitts PM calls for more integrated approach to region’s challenges
Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, has suggested that Caribbean countries should take a fresh look at a mo.....
| 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Economic growth alone does not improve well-being says UNDP
While two thirds of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean are poor and vulnerable, only one in three is "worried about money".....
| 2015-05-21 00:00:00

CDB study proposes multi-pronged thrust to cut high regional youth unemployment
A new Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) study has proposed a comprehensive, multi-sectoral approach to tackle chronic youth unemployment in regional territories......
| 2015-05-21 00:00:00

U.S. Embassy, Kingston bids farewell to the United States Naval Ship
U.S. Embassy, Kingston bids farewell to the United States Naval Ship, ‘Comfort’ which visited the island from May 5 to May 14, 2015......
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Government delivers for St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services
The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis presented a one million dollar state-of-the art Rosenbauer Timberwolf fire tender to the St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services today (May 21) at a ceremony.....
| 2015-05-21 00:00:00

NDM calls for smaller increases in Passport Fees
In response to the massive increase in the prices of passports (as high as 48%), the National Democratic Movement is calling on the government and the PICA to either reduce the rate of the increases .....
National Democratic Movement | 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Digicel Business wins Avaya’s Best Project of the Year Award
Digicel, the region’s leading Business Solutions provider, recently won the highly coveted, Avaya Caribbean-wide Project of the Year award thanks to its ICT and Unified Communication platform deployed.....
Digicel | 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Miss Jamaica World to host reigning Miss World, Rolene Strauss at Grand Coronation
With over J$15 million dollars in cash and prizes, University Scholarships and a special visit to Jamaica by the reigning Miss World 2014, Rolene Strauss – the Miss Jamaica World 2015 Pageant is once .....
| 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Jamaica Spa Association must meet international standards!
Chairman of the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ), Professor Winston Davidson lauded the formation of the Jamaica Spa Association (JSA) at the body’s launch May 19, at JAMPRO’s Business Auditorium......
JAMPRO | 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Guru Swami Parthasarathy to present at Vedanta Institute's 2014 Seminar
The Vedanta Institute will present their latest seminar ‘Minimise Stress, Maximise Success’ at London’s May Fair Hotel on Thursday 25 June 2015, led by the pre-eminent philosopher, guru and author, Sw.....
| 2015-05-21 00:00:00

HAJ offers “Smart” Treat to customers
The Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited (HAJ) is offering a special, limited-time offer for persons who purchase units at the Hills of Boscobel housing development in St. Mary......
Housing Agency of Jamaica Ltd. | 2015-05-20 00:00:00

Gas prices up $0.97, diesel up $0.42
Gas prices are set to increase this week, announces Petrojam Limited. E10 87 and E10 90 octane gasoline will both move up by $0.97 per litre, selling for $113.82 and $115.47 per litre respectively. Au.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2015-05-20 00:00:00

CDB President renews call for global partnerships
President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Warren Smith is urging regional governments to set aggressive timelines for implementing reforms that create more “business-friendly” environment.....
| 2015-05-20 00:00:00

CDB launches Regional PPP Support Facility
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), in cooperation with its development partners the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, Multilateral Investment Fund, and the Public Private Infrastruct.....
| 2015-05-20 00:00:00

Spectacular Dancers thrill audience at ‘Arts in the Park’- Dance Edition
Hundreds of patrons who flocked to Hope Gardens last Sunday (May 17) were treated to a spectacular and unforgettable showcase of Jamaican Dance by some 35 dance groups and individuals at the fourth .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-05-21 00:00:00

JCDC to continue beautification work at Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Labour Day
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture will continue the beautification and improvement of the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Labour.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Speaker’s Corner celebrated the life of Simon Bolivar
Homage was paid Venezuelan Liberator, Simon Bolivar as the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) commemorated the 200th anniversary of his visit to Jamaica in 1815 at a public lecture at the St. William Grant Pa.....
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-05-20 00:00:00

Correct cost of Genealogy Research at RGD
In an interview with the JIS the Registrar General Department inadvertently quoted a cost of $600 per hour to conduct Genealogical Research......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-05-20 00:00:00

Jamaica scores poorly on access rights in the region
A new research tool to evaluate the progress of countries in giving their citizens rights to access information, access to justice and rights for public participation shows Jamaica scoring well below .....
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2015-05-20 00:00:00

Urgent action needed to build resilient health systems
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson has called for urgent, comprehensive and cohesive action from Governments to build resilient health systems that can withstand shock and deal adequately wi.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-05-20 00:00:00

Call on Police High Command to restore trust in Bath
JLP Caretaker for St. Thomas Eastern, Delano Seiveright is calling on the Police High Command to go into the Bath community and start to repair what is now a major breakdown of trust in the police by .....
| 2015-05-20 00:00:00

12th Annual Palm Beach Jerk and Caribbean Culture Festival set for Memorial Day
The 12th Annual Palm Beach Jerk Festival is set to kick-off the summer with an international flair......
| 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Children in charge for a day at CDA
If you walked into the offices of the Child Development Agency on Friday (May 15), it was likely you would have been served by children......
Child Development Agency | 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Manifesto Jamaica recognizes 5 years of youth empowerment through art & culture
In the spring of 2010 a cadre of indignant creative spirits coalesced around the shared vision of a society where citizens, youth especially, are empowered to explore their innate creativity and to pa.....
| 2015-05-19 00:00:00

OCR clarifies management of toll free child abuse reporting number
The Office of the Children’s Registry, OCR, an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture, wishes to advise the public that the toll free number 1-888-PROTECT which is used for the reporting of known.....
Office of the children's Registry | 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Four Festival Queens to be crowned this weekend
The parish coronations in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition continue this weekend with the crowning of Miss St. Elizabeth, Miss Hanover, Miss K.....
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-05-19 00:00:00

H&L reports strong profits for first quarter of 2015
On May 14, 2015,GraceKennedy's Group Chief Executive Officer Don Wehby announced that GraceKennedy has entered into a conditional agreement for the planned divestment of its 58.1% shareholdings in Har.....
| 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Power supply problems affect water supply to Harbour View areas
The National Water Commission is advising customers in Harbour View, Port Royal, Shooters Hill, Palisadoes and the Norman Manley International Airport, that the disruption they have been experiencing .....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Water supply disruptions in sections of St. Catherine, Kingston & St. Andrew
The National Water Commission is advising that the Tulloch Springs water supply system located in St. Catherine is currently out of operation due to power supply related works which are being carried .....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Annual National Convention attracts Jamaicans to learn about Islam
The 3rd Annual Convention, the premier national event of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Jamaica, is scheduled to launch on May 23rd and May 24th, 2015 at the Mahdi Mosque, Old Harbour, St Catherine, Jam.....
| 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Health Minister calls for review of practices surrounding the recruitment of Health Care Workers
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson has called for an urgent review of the World Health Assembly Resolution on the Global Code of Practice for International recruitment citing challenges by l.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Regional maritime Passenger Transportation System to be considered at ECLAC meeting
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will engage regional experts in discussions regarding the development of an inter-regional maritime passenger transportation system,.....
Maritime Authority of Jamaica | 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Police cautions drugs couriers
Members of the  Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division (TCND) are cautioning drugs courier to desist from the dangerous and illegal practice of ingesting illicit drugs, as it not only will land th.....
| 2015-05-19 00:00:00

Corporate Governance to be addressed at IIA Conference
Government officials and audit professionals will be equipped with worthwhile information to increase their knowledge base in corporate governance at the inaugural staging of The Business Conference h.....
Ministry of National Security | 2015-05-19 00:00:00

PICKNEY Friends 2K/5K Cross Country - Road Race a Success
PICKNEY Friends a not-for-profit organization which currently lends support to children in the communities of Maxfield Avenue, Rose Town, Trench Town and Whitfield Town, under the auspices of the Offi.....
| 2015-05-18 00:00:00

IOJ hosts 5th annual HUSH Children’s Symposium
Students from upper primary, secondary and tertiary-level schools across the island participated in the fifth annual HUSH children’s symposium hosted at the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ), Lecture Hall by.....
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-05-18 00:00:00

Feeding of the 5000 Outreach Foundation hosts treat at Randolph Lopez School of Hope
Friday May 15, was an amazing day for the students and teachers of the Randolph Lopez School of Hope in August Town......
| 2015-05-18 00:00:00

Mechanical works at Molynes Booster Station to disrupt operations
The National Water Commission is advising that the Molynes Booster Station in St. Andrew will be taken out of operation tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 and Thursday, May 21, 2015, between the hours of.....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-18 00:00:00

RGD encourages parents to get children fully registered
In recognition of Child Month 2015, the Registrar General Department (RGD) is encouraging parents and guardians to ensure their children are fully registered and they have a birth certificate......
| 2015-05-18 00:00:00

Mechanical works at Molynes Booster Station to disrupt operations
The National Water Commission is advising that the Molynes Booster Station in St. Andrew will be taken out of operation tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 and Thursday, May 21, 2015, between the hours of.....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-18 00:00:00

PICA implements customer-flow measures
In anticipation of a greater demand for passports, following the announced price increase, the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) has adopted measures to ensure that its customers are.....
| 2015-05-17 00:00:00

Social protection & health interventions must be put in place for elderly population     
Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says countries must put in place social protection and health interventions to deal specifically with the elderly as they are facing a situation where the.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-05-17 00:00:00

Jamaica’s collapse in international tourism ranking a major blow says Shahine Robinson
Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism and Cruise Shipping, Shahine Robinson is today expressing deep concern about Jamaica ’s worst ever ranking in the Global Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 201.....
| 2015-05-14 00:00:00

National Museum Jamaica set to celebrate International Museums Day    
National Museum Jamaica, a division of the  Institute of Jamaica, in partnership with the Jamaica Military Museum and Library will be hosting a series of programmes to commemorate International Museum.....
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

‘Vaccines’ against road fatalities are the way to go
Dr. Lucien Jones, Vice Chairman of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) has declared that, if Jamaicans follow the World Health Organisation’s model of five “vaccines” against road fatalities, then.....
PROComm | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Double win for Digicel Group at the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards 2015
Digicel Group took home two awards at the annual Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards 2015 held at the Sheraton Park Hotel, Piccadilly, London......
Digicel | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Courteville Business Solutions to make J$300 M investment in Jamaica
Nigerian business development firm Courteville Business Solutions PLC has announced its acquisition of the motor damage assessment and valuation arm of Priority Group International Ltd, Priority Loss .....
JAMPRO | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Senator Imani Duncan Price leaves for EU study tour
Senator Imani Duncan-Price, the second of two Jamaican Senators selected to participate in the highly competitive EU Visitor's Programme (EUVP) is scheduled to leave the island on Saturday (May 16) fo.....
EUROPEAN UNION | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

PM thanks Comfort Crew for kindness to Jamaicans
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has expressed deep gratitude to the United States Naval Ship (USNS) Comfort for generously providing well-needed medical services to many Jamaicans......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

GraceKennedy revenues up $2.9 billion (over prior year) for first quarter
In releasing unaudited results for the period ended March 31, 2015, the GraceKennedy Group is reporting revenues of $ $21.1 billion, a $2.9 billion or 16% increase over the corresponding period of 201.....
GraceKennedy Financial Group | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Govt. bringing tougher legislation to combat child abuse
Government is taking legislative action to stem child abuse and neglect......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

St. Andrew takes day one lead in JTA Sagicor National Athletics Champs
With eight finals scored on day one of the Jamaica Teacher’s Association (JTA) Sagicor National Athletics Championships, constant challengers St. Andrew have taken the early initiative......
Sagicor Jamaica Group | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Government commended for approval of amendments to Child Care & Protection Act
Hear The Children’s Cry is commending the Government on its announced approval of long needed amendments to the Child Care and Protection Act and the Criminal Justice Administration Act......
| 2015-05-14 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Group announces plans to divest Hardware & Lumber
GraceKennedy Group CEO Don Wehby has announced the planned divestment of its Hardware & Lumber (H&L) subsidiary inclusive of the Rapid True Value and Agro Grace businesses......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

PAJ calls for action on ATI recommendations
Following its recent focus on the Access to Information Act for World Press Freedom Day, the Press Association of Jamaica is urging the government to follow through on its promise to implement the lon.....
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Caricom to commit US$65 million to CDF
Ambassador Lorne McDonnough, CEO of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), has confirmed that CARICOM Member States will provide US$65,840,931, approximately EC$177,660 million, in new funding for the CD.....
| 2015-05-14 00:00:00

House approves CCJ Bills
All 63 Members of Parliament were in the House of Representatives on Tuesday (May 12) for the historic vote on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Bills......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Jamaica to host regional Hackathon
Jamaica is slated to host a regional “Hackathon,” which aims to employ the use of technology in finding solutions to real-life problems and to enhance growth in critical sectors......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Mayor of Kingston commends firefighters
Firefighters battling the blaze in parts of the Mavis Bank communities of St. Andrew have received high praise for their efforts in containing the fires, and creating safety for the affected residents.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

ICAJ and MSBM– UWI sign Cooperation Agreement for Anniversary Scholarship
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) and the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), UWI, signed a Cooperation Agreement for an ICAJ/MSBM joint Anniversary Scholarship on Ma.....
Mona School of Business | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Speaker’s Corner Lecture honours Simon Bolivar’s arrival in Jamaica
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival of Venezuelan Liberator, Simon Bolivar to Jamaica......
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

$21M contract signed to refurbish Linstead Hospital Administrative Building
A $21.6 million ($21,689,196) contract was signed with Black Brothers Incorporated Limited to refurbish the Administrative Building of the Linstead Hospital in St. Catherine......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Programmes Coordination Division (Junior Centres) honours its 75th Anniversary
The Programmes Coordination (Junior Centres), a division of the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ), celebrates its 75th Anniversary this year. Established in 1940 with the support of Sir Phillip Sherlock, the.....
The Institute of Jamaica | 2015-05-14 00:00:00

Food for the Poor raises over $46million from Inaugural 5k Run/Walk
Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica raised over $46.5 million from race registrations, local and overseas donations and pledges by donors from their inaugural 5K Run/Walk which was held on May 9......
PROComm | 2015-05-12 00:00:00

O’Neil Hamilton joins United Nations SCAD Roster of Experts
The United Nations Security Council Affairs Division (SCAD) has approved the nomination of Mr. O'Neil Hamilton to its Roster of Experts which advises the United Nations Security Council......
Ministry of National Security | 2015-05-12 00:00:00

America’s cricketers get the chance to shine at CPL
Six up and coming young cricketers from across the Americas have been rewarded with the opportunity of a lifetime with the chance to make their mark in the 2015 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tour.....
| 2015-05-12 00:00:00

"Scrutiny is good!" say human rights groups
On May 13, 2015 Jamaica’s human rights record will be examined for the second time in Geneva by the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)......
| 2015-05-12 00:00:00

Chief Justice pays tribute to the late Justice Boyd Carey
Chief Justice, The Honourable Mrs. Justice Zaila McCalla O.J, on behalf of the Judiciary, expresses deep sympathy and sadness at the passing of The Honourable Justice Boyd Carey, and extend condolence.....
Court Management Services | 2015-05-12 00:00:00

Transport Authority refutes claim by President of the TODSS
The Transport Authority is refuting claims by the President of the Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services (TODSS), Mr. Edgerton Newman, that it is legal for rural buses to pick-up and se.....
Transport Authority | 2015-05-12 00:00:00

Transport Authority clarifies seating capacity issues with taxi operators
The Transport Authority is moving to clarify issues as they pertain to the seating capacity of public passenger vehicles operated by Transport Operators in the May Pen area......
Transport Authority | 2015-05-12 00:00:00

IMF conducts 8th EFF Review Mission
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff visited Jamaica over the period 04 – 13 May 2015 to conduct the eighth scheduled Staff Review of Jamaica’s performance under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2015-05-12 00:00:00

Port Maria host Visual Arts F.E.A.S.T
Visual Arts comes alive in St. Mary, as the JCDC launches the Travelling Showcase of the Jamaica Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church Hall,.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-05-08 00:00:00

CHASE pumps $5 million into JAMPRO Film Festival
The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has received a $5 million grant from the CHASE Fund in support of the Jamaica Film Festival......
CHASE Fund | 2015-05-08 00:00:00

ECLAC panel discussion explores innovative financing solutions for the Caribbean
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) celebrated a panel discussion at the Forum on the Future of the Caribbean, in Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday 7 May 2015, to explore.....
| 2015-05-08 00:00:00

Fire at Flamstead under control says ODPEM
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising that ongoing firefighting efforts in the Flamstead area of Mavis Bank have resulted in the fire being brought under con.....
ODPEM | 2015-05-08 00:00:00

Caricom to commit US$65 million to CDF
Ambassador Lorne McDonnough, CEO of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), has confirmed that CARICOM Member States will provide US$65,840,931, approximately EC$177,660 million, in new funding for the CD.....
| 2015-05-08 00:00:00

No discussions with US President about regulatory action for cable channels says Office of PM
The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to clarify assertions made in the media about impending regulatory action pertaining to unlicensable cable channels......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-05-07 00:00:00

‘Arts in the Park’ to Showcase Vibrant Jamaican Dance Forms
A vibrant showcase of Jamaican dance, ranging from traditional folk forms to contemporary dancehall, will be on display when the fourth staging of ‘Arts in the Park’ gets underway at 3:00 p.m., on Sun.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-05-07 00:00:00

TEF funds historic Rastafari Exhibition at Museum West
Western Jamaica has been given the opportunity to be better informed about the history and nature of the Rastafari movement through a historical exhibition mounted at National Museum West, located in .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-05-07 00:00:00

Private Sector Groups concerned about Fuel Pricing Policy
The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), the Jamaica Manufacturers Association (JMA), and the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ,) are calling on the government to revisit the Common External .....
| 2015-05-07 00:00:00

Western Union & GraceKennedy expand educational programs for Caribbean Diaspora Youth
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, announced the expansion of its educational programme for Caribbean-born or second generation of Caribbean Americans* residing.....
GraceKennedy Limited | 2015-05-07 00:00:00

Photo Release JAMPRO and ProColombia sign agreement of partnership
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing between ProColombia and JAMPRO......
JAMPRO | 2015-05-07 00:00:00

350 local teachers get a taste of luxury at Sandals Resorts
Luncheons, a cruise, games, luxury weekend getaways and a glorious repast of local culinary offerings marked Jamaica’s Teachers’ Day 2015 celebrations as about 350 of the island’s educators were feted.....
| 2015-05-07 00:00:00

Maritime Authority’s Director General receives Global Award
Rear Admiral Peter Brady, Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) was earlier today awarded the prestigious International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Themed Award for World Maritim.....
Maritime Authority of Jamaica | 2015-05-07 00:00:00

Digicel launches convenient Top Up App for customers abroad and in the Caribbean
Digicel today announced the official launch of its convenient Top Up App which delivers a fast, reliable and convenient way for customers from abroad to send minutes to their family and friends living.....
Digicel | 2015-05-07 00:00:00

On Seraph Wings races to 1 million downloads
A challenge unlike none Jamaica has ever seen has begun, and the country has until December 31st! Yet another Jamaican will sprint to achieve a monumental feat of worldly recognition......
| 2015-05-06 00:00:00

US Medical Mission reduces surgical waiting list at May Pen Hospital
With the help of US Medical Mission, the United Mission of Goodwill, the surgical waiting list at the May Pen Hospital has been greatly reduced with over 100 proceedures being done, 70 surgical and 30.....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2015-05-06 00:00:00

Deputy Director of Elections heads Observer Mission to Guyana Election
Deputy Director of Elections in Jamaica Earl Simpson is currently leading a CARICOM observer mission to Guyana’s May 11 general election......
Electoral Commission of Jamaica | 2015-05-06 00:00:00

Photo Release:Teachers' Day talk with LASCO over Breakfast
Teachers' Day talk with LASCO over Breakfast......
| 2015-05-06 00:00:00

St. Ann and Trelawny to name Festival Queen
The 2015 Parish Coronations of the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition continues this Saturday, May 9 at the Shaw Park Hotel & Spa, Ocho Rios......
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2015-05-06 00:00:00

ECLAC Deputy Executive Secretary opens Caribbean Future Forum
ECLAC’s Deputy Executive Secretary Antonio Prado signaled that if the Caribbean is to achieve equitable growth in an environmentally sustainable manner, critical challenges will have to be addressed, .....
| 2015-05-06 00:00:00

Jamaican talent shines at Digicel Kickstart Clinics
Jamaica’s top young footballers alongside Jamaica Special Olympics players got the chance of a lifetime to participate in training sessions hosted by coaches from English Premier League Champions, Che.....
Digicel Jamaica | 2015-05-06 00:00:00

Water supply disruptions affect sections of Clarendon
The National Water Commission wishes to advise that the Clarendon Park water supply system in Clarendon will be taken out of operation tomorrow, May 7, 2015 at 9:00am until 5:00pm in order to facilita.....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-06 00:00:00

Poetry Bloc stages Fashion Meets Poetry Extravaganza
Returning for it's third installment on June 4th 2015, The Poetry Bloc promises to feed the senses of the public with it's revamped, fashion meets poetry extravaganza entiltled "Food for Thought"......
| 2015-05-05 00:00:00

Prolonged dry season forces NWC to implement water restrictions for Portmore
The National Water Commission is reporting that continued low rainfall and corresponding declines in inflows from the major rivers that supply some water supply facilities in sections of the island ha.....
National Water Commission | 2015-05-05 00:00:00

NEPA releases air quality results on Riverton Fire
The results of the air quality monitoring and associated tests conducted during the recent fire at the Riverton Waste Disposal Site can be accessed at the National Environment and Planning Agency’s we.....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2015-05-05 00:00:00

MAJ hosts meeting with Permanent Secretary in Health Ministry & President of JMDA
The Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) hosted a meeting on Monday May 4th 2015, with the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and the President of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association (J.....
Medical Association of Jamaica | 2015-05-05 00:00:00

Montego Bay Community College marks 40th Anniversary with a series of events
Montego Bay Community College began its series of events to mark its 40th Anniversary under the theme “Celebrating the Past, Impacting the Present, Transforming the future” with a Church service on Su.....
| 2015-05-05 00:00:00

Police to meet with dance/event promoters
In keeping with the Jamaica Constabulary Force revised murder reduction strategy, all officers across the geographical Police divisions will be engaging promoters of events in meetings, relating to th.....
Constabulary Communication Network | 2015-05-05 00:00:00

JGRA holds Emergency Meeting
The Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) held an Emergency Meeting today, Monday, May 4, 2015 with the general membership which echoed total disgust and concern with the operation of two majo.....
Jamaica Gasoline Retailers Association | 2015-05-04 00:00:00

T&T writer wins Hollick Arvon Prize
Poet Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné has been announced as the 2015 winner of the Caribbean’s leading award for emerging writers, the Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize......
| 2015-05-04 00:00:00

Prime Minister of Jamaica calls for unified approach to protect children
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is calling all Jamaicans this Labour Day to adopt a unified approach to protect and preserve the lives of children as it is important for the health and stability .....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-05-04 00:00:00

National Team scouts players from Digicel Kickstart Clinics
The Digicel Kickstart Clinics came to its penultimate stop in Antigua and Barbuda where 30 aspiring young footballers played at an extremely high level to impress the National Team scouts who were pre.....
Digicel | 2015-05-04 00:00:00

Transport Minister urged to rethink plans to construct Transport Centre in Portmore
The Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services (TODSS) is calling on Transport Minister Omar Davies to rethink plans to construct a Multi Billion dollar Transport Centre in Portmore St Cathe.....
| 2015-05-04 00:00:00

Rastafari Motorcade/March for ‘Global Ganja March Day’
The Ethio-Africa Diaspora Union Millennium Council aka Rastafari Millennium Council (RMC) and Solomonic Productions on behalf of ALL the Communities in Jamaica will be staging a motorcade and a Soap B.....
| 2015-05-01 00:00:00

STATIN presents its findings of the January 2015 Labour Force Survey
The main findings of the January 2015 Labour Force Survey, conducted by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

After Pickersgill statements, Negril stakeholders remain resolute
Following Wednesday's Parliamentary Sectoral Debate presentation by Land, Environment and Climate Change Minister Robert Pickersgill, the Negril Chamber of Commerce remains resolute in its opposition .....
| 2015-05-01 00:00:00

Due date for Filing Consumption Taxes and Property Tax Payments extended
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising that the due date for filing of Consumption Taxes to include: General Consumption Tax (GCT), Special Consumption Tax (SCT), Guest Accommodation Room Tax (G.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

JCC recommends reduction in primary surplus target to facilitate growth
Under the leadership of Finance & Planning Minister Dr. Peter Phillips, the Government of Jamaica continues to live up to the obligations contained in the agreement between Jamaica and the Internation.....
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

JLP wants Finance Ministry & Auditor General to probe state of affairs at NPCB
Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning, Audley Shaw, today called on the Ministry of Finance and Planning as well as the Auditor General of Jamaica, to carry out an urgent and immediate investig.....
Jamaica Labour Party | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

Sagicor Bank gives customers chance to win trip to Beijing in August
Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited has launched a promotion dubbed The Sagicor Bank Beijing Giveaway for its MasterCard credit card customers......
| 2015-05-01 00:00:00

The Rita Marley Foundation (JA) launches 2nd Annual Essay Competition
The Rita Marley Foundation (JA) recently launched its 2nd annual Essay Competition with participating schools issuing the essay theme and competition guidelines to students......
| 2015-05-01 00:00:00

Prime Minister of Jamaica urges road users to take heed and “Save Kids Lives”
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is urging all road users to heed to road safety warnings and to be careful at all times in light of the growing number of road deaths in Jamaica over the past two .....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

Air quality results on Riverton Fire to be released by May 5
The results of the air quality monitoring and associated tests conducted during the recent fire at the Riverton waste disposal site will be released at a later date contrary to commitment given for to.....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

Youth Ministry participates in the Caribbean Region Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting
The first Caribbean Region - Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting was held in St John’s, Antigua, from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 April 2015 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium......
Ministry of Youth and Culture | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

May Pen Hospital reminds public of procedure when persons are brought in dead
CEO of the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon, Nadia Nunes is reminding the public, particularly drivers that when they give assistance to members of the public who have been injured and those injuries res.....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

Scotiabank Launches Student Loan Plan Targeting Professionals

Scotiabank today announced the launch of the Scotia Professional Student Plan, an alternative to traditional student loan for the financing for students focused on pursuing a professional degree.....

Scotiabank | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

Scotiabank Gives $4-Million to Prep School Cricket

Scotiabank today announced sponsorship of $4-million towards the annual Scotiabank-JCA Prep School Cricket Competition. The announcement was made by Shelley Sykes-Coley, Sponsorship Manager at t.....

Scotiabank | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

ScotiaFoundation Focused on Children’s Safety and Security for Child Month
The ScotiaFoundation yesterday launched its calendar of activities as part of its celebration of Child Month, as they seek to identify solutions to stem the tide of crimes against our children. Under .....
Scotiabank | 2015-05-01 00:00:00

Minister Azan lauds USAID / Ja REEACH Project for J$ 2.9 million donation of Water Tanks and Shade House
The Thompson Town High School in upper Clarendon, received ten one-thousand gallon water tanks and a 2,100 square feet shade house from the USAID funded Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting t.....
| 2015-04-30 00:00:00

Holiday Inn undertakes US$15M rebranding and renovation exercise
The 518-room Holiday Inn, once dubbed the largest hotel in Montego Bay, has received a major boost with a US$15 million renovation and re-branding exercise, which is now underway......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-04-29 00:00:00

JUTC abandons Clarendon Rural School Bus Service
I am by this release calling on the Minister of Transport to advise why the JUTC has withdrawn its support of the Clarendon rural school bus service, and whether this is an abandonment of the Rural Ur.....
| 2015-04-29 00:00:00

UDC signs contract for Historic Capital Expenditure Project
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has signed a contract with Y.P. Seaton & Associates Company Limited for the construction of the Caymanas Estate Sewage Conveyance System in St Catherine valued .....
Urban Development Corporation | 2015-04-29 00:00:00

Police Officer charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm and assault
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) charged another member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) with inflicting grievous bodily harm and assault occasioning actual bodily harm......
INDECOM | 2015-04-29 00:00:00