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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

INDECOM has published 4 annual reports
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) notes the front page article published in today’s Jamaica Observer entitled “Law Breakers.”.....
INDECOM | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Prime Minister comments on the Outcome of UK Referendum on membership in EU
The outcome of the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union held yesterday was historic......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Wards at Metcalfe/ South Camp benefit from A New Path
Over 100 juvenile wards of the state at the South Camp and Metcalfe facilities have successfully been reintegrated into mainstream society......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Caribbean workers played vital role in the construction of Panama Canal
The extraordinary history and heritage associated with the construction of the Panama Canal has been recorded since the 19th century, through a magnificent collection of stamps, archival records and p.....
| 2016-06-26 00:00:00

CARPHA and TCI launch TCI CARE Tourism & Health Programme
In a determined response to ensuring the health and safety of its visitors and residents, the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) launched .....
| 2016-06-24 00:00:00

CARPHA hosts 61st Health Research Conference
“We must go back to the family, to basics, if we are to successfully address issues such as teenage pregnancy, mental health and youth violence in the Caribbean.”.....
| 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Labour Ministry to host public forum on Child Labour
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security, as part of continuing efforts to sensitize communities on the consequences and developmental impact of child labour, will this Sunday (June 26, 2016), host .....
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Local Government Minister responds to raid on the Manchester Parish Council
The Minister of Local Government and Community Development, the Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says the Ministry has been advised of the investigations currently being carried out into the Manchester Parish C.....
MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT & COMMUNITY DEVELOPME | 2016-06-26 00:00:00

Her Majesty The Queen honours the achievements of The Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners 2016
This evening The Queen presented awards to the 2016 Queen’s Young Leaders from Jamaica in a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace......
| 2016-06-24 00:00:00

Positive communication at home reduces risk of depression among youths
Young people between the ages of 15 – 19 years old who have a positive home environment are less likely to be depressed, even if they have experienced violence, come from a poor family or have no reli.....
| 2016-06-24 00:00:00

UTech, Jamaica expresses appreciation to outgoing USAID Mission Director
Ms. Herbol’s engagement with UTech, Jamaica through the USAID has involved two human rights based projects – the UTech Cares initiative in 2013 which later evolved into the Fi Wi Jamaica Project, both.....
University of Technology | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

West Indies World T20 star Brathwaite hails passion of Patriots fans
West Indies and St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots star Carlos Brathwaite feels indebted to Patriots fans and wants to reward them for their passion and loyalty to the team in the forthcoming Hero Caribbean P.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

EU comments on outcome of the United Kingdom Referendum
Joint Statement by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Mark Rutte, Holder of the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, and Jean.....
EUROPEAN UNION | 2016-06-24 00:00:00

St Mary main road to be closed
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that the main road from Rio Nuevo to Lambkin Hill in St. Mary will be closed for three days, starting today, Wednesday, June 22......
National Works Agency | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Juliet Thorburn launches book
Published in 2015, Juliet’s latest offering from the easel is her outstanding labour of love, titled – “A Watercolour Tribute to Historic Jamaican Churches”......
| 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Victoria Mutual to host 29th staging of Marriage and the Family Series
In light of the alarming statistics coming out of the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (Statin) indicating a significant decline in marriages and an accompanying increase in the rate of divorce, Victo.....
Victoria Mutual | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

TAJ set to roll-out additional online services in September
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is now making the necessary preparations to implement the third and final phase of its Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS) on September 5, 2016......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Festival Song 50th Anniversary Road Tour hits Kingston
The top ten finalists in the Jamaica Festival Song Competition will be performing their entry songs throughout Kingston and St. Andrew, the last leg of their island-wide 50th Anniversary Roadshow, thi.....
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Jamaica shines at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016
U.S. Embassy, Kingston extends its warmest congratulations to Jamaican entrepreneur, Kenia Mattis, winner of the Spark the Fire Pitch Startup Competition......
U.S. Embassy, Kingston | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Minister Bartlett allays concerns about Canadian travel advisory
In response to concerns raised about the latest travel advisory issued by the Canadian Government, Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has underscored that the move was routine and is not expect.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Blood Bank capacity gets a boost
The capacity of the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) to provide hospitals with support for performing surgeries got a boost this morning with the handing over of two Plasma Freezers which wer.....
| 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Supporting Jamaica's Youth
Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, Honourable Fayval Williams (centre right), Dr. Rosalea Hamilton - Vice President, Development and Community Service at University o.....
| 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Sport Minister issues actions to be taken in response to fire at INSPORTS
Sport Minister, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange has written to the Chairman of Independence Park Limited (IPL), Honourable Mike Fennell, outlining actions to be taken in response to the fire on J.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Jamaica gains 34% increase in foreign investments
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)’s annual World Investment Report (WIR) revealed that Jamaica increased its foreign direct investment by 34% in 2015......
JAMPRO | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

3 Medical Imaging Leaders among key collaborative to use and develop IBM’s Watson
Three medical imaging leaders in Miami-Dade County — Baptist Health South Florida, Radiology Associates of South Florida and UHealth - the University of Miami Health System — are among a select group .....
| 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Barbados Tridents launch with National Anthem Video
The Barbados Tridents cricket team includes the Barbados National Anthem as part of the launch of their Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) challenge......
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Jamaica Tallawahs CPL Ticket Office opens tomorrow
The Jamaica Tallawahs are delighted to announce that fans can purchase tickets for all home games in the forthcoming 2016 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign now on www.cplt20.com and the Tic.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

JPS Smart Streetlight Project gets over J$50 million boost
JPS is announcing that its Smart LED Streetlight Project, received a major boost last week, with the official signing of a partnership, which will see over US$425,000 or more than J$50Million, being g.....
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

LASCO NAJ Nurse of the Year takes action to end violence against women & girls
LASCO Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) Nurse of the Year 2015-2016 Treveen Palmer-Miller will stage Jamaica’s very first “Orange Day” on Saturday, June 25 in an effort to increase dialogue and init.....
| 2016-06-23 00:00:00

TLC rallies fathers to defend family life
Fathers’ Day at Transformed Life Church (TLC), was marked by a rallying call for fathers to defend family life, a theme that was consistent from the sermon through to the specially planned activities .....
| 2016-06-23 00:00:00

BGLC resumes normal operations at Hagley Park Office
After temporarily relocating some of its operations earlier this year due to extended sanitation work at its Hagley Park Road facility, the Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Commission (BGLC) will resume no.....
Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

ONE World Sports announces multi-year partnership with CPL
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), heralded as the ‘Biggest Party in Sport’, is coming to ONE World Sports, beginning June 29 at 9:00 PM ET......
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

Caribbean Airlines confirmed as Official Airline Carrier for CPL
Caribbean Airlines is the official airline carrier for the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL T20) 2016 and will be instrumental in connecting enthusiastic cricket fans and teams participating in the .....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-23 00:00:00

MP & Silva partners with Globo to extend Brazilian Football international distribution
MP & Silva, a leading international sports media agency which has been recently acquired by Beijing-based investors Baofeng Technology and Everbright, announced today that they closed a new partnershi.....
| 2016-06-22 00:00:00

Donovan Bailey builds school with Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation
Hall of Fame track and field legend Donovan Bailey and the Donovan Bailey Foundation (DBF) have partnered with Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation and Food For The Poor to service critical education need.....
| 2016-06-22 00:00:00

INSPORTS fire
On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, fire in an office occupied by the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS), at Independence Park Limited complex, caused damage to some records, furniture and equipment. The fire was .....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-06-22 00:00:00

Minister of Education meets with DYUTES
On June 20, 2016 President Ramsay and other National Executive members from DYUTES (Democratic Youth United To Evolve Society) met with the Honourable Sen. Ruel Reid Minister of Education youth and in.....
| 2016-06-22 00:00:00

LMAJ to honour 17 stalwarts at Annual Golden Scale Awards Banquet
The Lay Magistrates' Association of Jamaica" (LMAJ), the umbrella organization for Justices of the Peace in Jamaica, will be honouring 17 of its stalwarts for outstanding work in their contributions t.....
| 2016-06-22 00:00:00

Harper says Guyana Amazon Warriors squad gelling for CPL
Guyana Amazon Warriors Coach Roger Harper has given an update ahead of the start of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign and said the squad are coming together ahead of the opener away to .....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-22 00:00:00

Drakes believes past glories can inspire Barbados Tridents to CPL glory
Barbados Tridents Assistant Coach Vasbert Drakes believes that the Barbados Tridents Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has the right blend of youth and experience this summer to launch an assault on.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-22 00:00:00

Power problems disrupt water supply in sections of Corporate Area, St. Thomas & St. Catherine
NWC customers in the Corporate Area, St. Thomas and St. Catherine are presently experiencing a disruption in their water supply......
National Water Commission | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Joint statement by Cheddi Jagan International Airport & Caribbean Airlines on duty free issue
Officials of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, the Chairman and Executive Management of Caribbean Airlines and representatives from the Civil Aviation Authorities of Guyana and Trinidad and Toba.....
| 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Technology Minister unveils plans free access to government websites
Within the next few weeks, Jamaicans will benefit from a zero rate access plan to key Government of Jamaica websites and services as well as vital content from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Inf.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Government set to procure an additional 100 MW of Renewable Energy
The Government is set to procure another 100MW of Renewable Energy. This is the word from Energy Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, who made the announcement during his contribution to the Sector.....
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining | | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

IDB as a key partner to promote Caribbean Civil Registration & Identity Management
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will participate as a key partner at the Caribbean Civil Registration and Identity Management Conference (CCRIM)......
IDB | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

NEPA reinstates MoU with WRA & MOH
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) and collaborating partners have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as part of the overall efforts to improve Jamaica’s ambient water qua.....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Security Minister condemns killing of Correctional Officer
Minister of National Security Robert Montague has condemned the killing of Correctional Officer Michael White who was shot and killed in the Fletchers Land area of Kingston last Friday June 17......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

3 Jamaican artists to exhibit work in show titled Dimensions of Womanhood
Three engaging Jamaican artists will exhibit recent work in a show titled Dimensions of Womanhood, June 25th & 26th at Spanish Court Hotel, Valencia L......
| 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Prime Minister to honour 40 Educators on June 23
Prime Minister Andrew Holness will honour 40 educators on Thursday, June 23 at the Ceremony for the Presentation of the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation for Service to Education......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Risk Communication Training to help Senior Health Officials better manage health threats
“Risk communication is an important tool in managing health threats such as Ebola, which posed a threat to Caribbean society, and now Zika” stated Dr. C. James Hospedales......
| 2016-06-21 00:00:00

PNP’s position on Party Leader's declaration of assets
It has been brought to our attention that our statement to the media regarding the possible public declaration of assets by our Party Leader was completely miscommunicated to the public and we hasten .....
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Digicel customers ‘Sprint to Brazil’
Two lucky Digicel customers will be enjoying an all-expense paid trip for two to Brazil to cheer on Team Jamaica at the Olympics this August......
Digicel | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

CPL launches Official Tournament App
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are delighted to launch its official App in time for the start of the fourth instalment of the biggest party in sport, which will take place between 29 June – 7.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Darren Sammy gearing up for most competitive CPL to date
West Indies ICC World T20 winning captain Darren Sammy believes that the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is shaping to be the strongest tournament ever......
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Jife Music signs Jamaican Reggae Gospel artist Di Anointed Vale
St. Kitts-based gospel music label JIFE Music has introduced Jamaican reggae gospel artist Di Anointed Vale......
| 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Barbados Tridents rising star Springer ready to take CPL leap
Barbados Tridents’ promising Under-19 player Shemar Springer is relishing the prospect of being a part of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and is excited to learn from some of the best in the b.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

National Gallery’s June Last Sundays features Heavyweight Rockaz & David Gumbs
The National Gallery of Jamaica is presenting a special edition of its Last Sundays on June 26, 2016, on the occasion of the 2016 Kingston on the Edge (KOTE) urban arts festival......
National Gallery of Jamaica | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Reduction of re-application period for expired Public Passenger Vehicle Road Licences
The Transport Authority (Authority) says, that effective August 1, 2016, the time period within which Operators of Public Passenger Vehicles can re-apply for an expired road licence, has been reduced .....
Transport Authority | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

12- Inch dislocated pipeline disrupts water supply
NWC customers in Pottinger Spring and surrounding areas of St. Mary are presently without their regular water supply, as a result of a dislocated 12-inch distribution pipeline......
National Water Commission | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

NCC resolute in opposition to breakwater project
The Negril Chamber of Commerce (NCC) remain resolute in their opposition to the proposed breakwater project for Negril......
Negril Chamber of Commerce | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Jamaica, UNESCO host Adult Education Conference
Minister of Education, Youth & Information Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, Caribbean Education Ministers and senior education experts gather in Montego Bay Jamaica June 30 to July 1, 2016 for the UNESCO C.....
Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning | 2016-06-21 00:00:00

Inaugural Fathers’ Forum to recognize, mentor and equip fathers with parenting skills
In an effort to recognize and encourage fathers, the St. Elizabeth Health Services will host a Father’s Empowerment Workshop which will equip some 30 fathers with parenting skills, provide mentorship .....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-06-20 00:00:00

Dump to Moravia roadway in Manchester now reopened to vehicular traffic
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists and pedestrians that the Dump to Moravia roadway, in the vicinity of Silent Hill, has been reopened to vehicular traffic......
National Works Agency | 2016-06-20 00:00:00

TEF Business Model to be repositioned to grow Jamaica’s Tourism Industry
In keeping with efforts to transform the country’s tourism sector, Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has revealed that the business model of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) will be repositi.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

Application for Jamaica House Fellowship Programme opens June 20
The Jamaica House Fellowship Programme will begin accepting applications from qualified candidates to serve as full-time paid Fellows at the Office of the Prime Minister on June 20, the day when the p.....
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

1000 community workers to train as part of phase two of Zika Virus Response
One thousand (1000) community workers will be trained and certified through the HEART Trust/NTA under the guidance of the local Medical Officer of Health starting July 4, 2016......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

India offers fully-funded training courses to Commonwealth citizens
The Government of India is giving Commonwealth citizens the opportunity to attend fully-funded training courses across a range of areas, including rural development, IT, telecommunications and renewab.....
Commonwealth Foundation | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

Water supply disruption to affect areas served by Constant Spring Treatment Plant
National Water Commission customers who are served by the Constant Spring Water Treatment Plant in St. Andrew, are being advised that their water supply will be disrupted at 8:00 p.m on Monday, June.....
National Water Commission | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

Four killed in Old Harbour identified
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has confirmed the identity of all four civilians killed in the multiple fatal shooting incident in Old Harbour Bay St. Catherine on June 14, 2015.....
INDECOM | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

Hon. Shahine Robinson regrets passing of Chinese Labourer
On behalf of Ministry of Labour and Social Security, let me express our sadness at the passing of 47-year old Mr. Agen Han, who suffered fatal injuries last evening (Thursday, June 16, 2016) while at .....
Ministry of Labour and Social Security | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

Caribbean Airlines clarifies issue with transit duty free from Guyana into North America
Guyana is an important destination for Caribbean Airlines and we remain committed to our loyal Guyanese customers whom we have consistently served with reliable service since our start in 2007......
| 2016-06-17 00:00:00

Sir Patrick Allen & Lady Allen join The Queen for Birthday Celebration
Their Excellencies Governor- General the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen and the Most Hon. Lady Allen joined Members of the Royal Family, Heads of State and Governors- General from the Commonwealth .....
King's House | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

Tax Computation Methodology remains unchanged
In response to a news release carried this afternoon, the Ministry wishes to clarify that the tax methodology computation remains unchanged......
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

Pakistan's Imad Wasim aiming to showcase talents at CPL
Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim is relishing the prospect of being a part of the Jamaica Tallawahs squad for the fourth edition of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) this summer and is determined.....
Caribbean Premier League | 2016-06-17 00:00:00

Local writer publishes new novel about Mary Seacole
Local writer Jay Margrave’s latest novel, Can her glory ever fade? A life of Mary Seacole, is to be published on July 4 to coincide with the erection of a statue of the famous ‘black nurse who went to.....
| 2016-06-17 00:00:00

MP cautions Government
Member of Parliament for Eastern St. Thomas, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, has declared that any suggestion of the abandonment of the St. Thomas highway, will not be accepted by the people of St. Thomas......
PNP HEADQUARTERS | 2016-06-16 00:00:00

Minister Bartlett to meet with tourism stakeholders in Florida
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett leaves the island today (June 16, 2016) to meet with strategic tourism partners in Miami, Florida, in a bid to boost arrivals to the island. Minister Bartlett.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-06-16 00:00:00

Karisma Hotels and Resorts’ Mega Hotel Project now ready to proceed
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the largest single development of hotels in Jamaican history, being undertaken by Karisma Hotels and Resorts, is now ready to proceed as th.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-06-16 00:00:00

JFJ responds to the tabling West Kingston Commission of Enquiry Report
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the tabling of the report of the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry in parliament, and unreservedly affirms the value of the Commission’s process to securing just.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2016-06-16 00:00:00

Mars voluntarily recalls specific varieties of COMBOS®
Mars Caribbean & Central America (“Mars”) has announced a voluntary recallof two variants of COMBOS brand of products in Jamaica......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-06-16 00:00:00

NSWMA responds to complaints-noncollection of solid waste
The Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Honourable Desmond McKenzie met with the NSWMA management team earlier today to address media reports and complaints from citizens about non.....
National Solid Waste Management Authority | 2016-06-16 00:00:00

NCC comments on senseless killing of visitor
The Negril Chamber of Commerce would like to offer their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was tragically taken on Friday night while walking on the West End Road......
| 2016-06-16 00:00:00

D’YUTES comments on mass shooting at Club Pulse in Orlando
The Executive and Members of the Democratic Youth United to Evolve Society sends our sincere condolences to the families of the fifty innocent lives that were taken out of hate and discrimination......
| 2016-06-16 00:00:00

Flow counts down to Rio 2016 Olympic Games
The magic will begin in just under 50 days from now, and Flow is all set to deliver the most comprehensive coverage of the Olympic Games the people of the region have ever seen......
FLOW | 2016-06-16 00:00:00

What motivated US Embassy to fly Rainbow Flag?
I commend our Attorney General Mrs. Marlene Malahoo Forte for her boldness in standing on a principled and moral position that also reflects the views of the majority of our people whom she and her ad.....
| 2016-06-16 00:00:00

Appointments completed for GOJ Sports Sector Boards
Sport Minister the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, today, disclosed that the appointment of all boards in the Government’s sports sector have now been completed with Cabinet’s approval of the new Bo.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-06-16 00:00:00

Women’s Prosperity Network celebrating 3 years in Jamaica
Prosperity Network (WPN) announced the celebration of the 3-year anniversary of the Kingston, Jamaica Chapter......
| 2016-06-16 00:00:00

Women’s Prosperity Network celebrating 3 years in Jamaica
Prosperity Network (WPN) announced the celebration of the 3-year anniversary of the Kingston, Jamaica Chapter......
| 2016-06-16 00:00:00

Multimillion Dollar Hotmix Patching Programme to commence across the Island
The National Works Agency (NWA) will next week commence a new multi-million dollar Hot Mix patching programme across the island......
National Works Agency | 2016-06-15 00:00:00

Dominica kicks off first day of Caribbean Aviation Meetup Conference
The government of the Commonwealth of Dominica through the Ministry of Tourism and Urban Renewal and Discover Dominica Authority officially opened the first CARIBBEAN AVIATION MEETUP Conference in Dom.....
| 2016-06-15 00:00:00

Ministry pays schools $1.4 billion early for next year
THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, Youth and Information this week released $1.4 billion to high schools, which is considered the earliest historically......
Ministry of Education | 2016-06-15 00:00:00

JCHS comments on Flag flown at US Embassy
The Jamaica Coalition for a Healthy Society joins with others in condemning the murder of 49 persons and the injuring of 53 others at a mass shooting in Orlando, USA on Sunday, June 12, 2016......
| 2016-06-15 00:00:00

Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship calls upon US Ambassador to take down rainbow flag
The Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship views as provocative and insensitive the flying of the rainbow flag at the US Embassy in Kingston since yesterday, Monday June 13, 2016......
| 2016-06-15 00:00:00

American Paediatrician exposes relationship between childhood trauma & adult illnesses
Child care professionals are being urged to take a collaborative approach in treating children exposed to trauma instead of the segmented methods being employed......
| 2016-06-14 00:00:00

JFJ calls for action on support for foster families
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the announcement by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to review the government’s support for foster parents and implement improved monitoring measur.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2016-06-14 00:00:00

Huge interest in Tessanne's NYC performance
With less than two weeks left before New York's premier reggae and R&B summer festival - Groovin In The Park - unfolds at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens on Sunday, June 26, 2016, event organizers are repo.....
| 2016-06-14 00:00:00

Culture and Entertainment Minister attends Creative Industries Workshop
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, led a delegation to a Caribbean Export Development Agency sponsored Workshop in Port of Spain, Trinidad and .....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-06-14 00:00:00

Moody hails growth of CPL & predicts bright chapter in Sunshine State
Australian two-time ICC Cricket World Cup winner Tom Moody believes that this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be the most competitive yet and that the inclusion of a myriad of world-cl.....
| 2016-06-14 00:00:00

Single phase power supply problem disrupts water supply in sections of Portland
The National Water Commission is advising customers who are served by the Drapers Pumping Station in Portland that the disruption in service they are currently experiencing is as a result of a single .....
National Water Commission | 2016-06-14 00:00:00

NWC working on sewerage problem affecting Edgewater
The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that work is continuing to complete a series of repairs to various sections of its sewerage network in Portmore, St. Catherine following sewer line bre.....
National Water Commission | 2016-06-14 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of Clarendon
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some sections of Clarendon that the disruption in service they are currently experiencing, is as a result of an electro/mechanical fault affectin.....
National Water Commission | 2016-06-14 00:00:00

Electricity prices increase due to rising fuel costs
Jamaica’s energy company, JPS, is urging customers to conserve on their electricity usage, as the upward trend in oil prices has resulted in an increase in the cost of electricity......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-06-14 00:00:00

Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program keeps farms viable
As a chronic shortage of domestic workers on Canadian farms intensifies, demand is continuing to grow for a 50-year old labour program that helps Ontario farmers remain viable......
| 2016-06-14 00:00:00

St. Ann gets new Optimist Club
The parish of St. Ann has a new Optimist Club......
| 2016-06-13 00:00:00

NCU Board of Governors selects President Elect
The Board of Governors of Northern Caribbean University (NCU) on Sunday selected Dr. Lincoln Edwards to replace outgoing President, Dr. Trevor Gardner who demits office after graduation in August 2016.....
Northern Caribbean University | 2016-06-13 00:00:00

Income Tax threshold to be increased effective July 1, 2016
Legislation has now been amended to bring into law, the increase in the income tax threshold of $407,492 from $592,800 to $1,000,272, effective July 1, 2016......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-06-13 00:00:00

PM Holness to open First Security & Ethics Conference
Prime Minister Andrew Holness will open the inaugural Security and Ethics Conference to be held this Tuesday, June 14 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, commencing at 8:00 a.m......
Ministry of Education | 2016-06-13 00:00:00

Fire causes damage at JPS’ Hydro Station
A unit at the JPS Maggotty Hydro Station was damaged this morning during a fire at the St. Elizabeth power plant......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-06-13 00:00:00

NCC offer condolences to family of victim
The Negril Chamber of Commerce would like to offer their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was tragically taken on Friday night while walking on the West End Road......
| 2016-06-13 00:00:00

ScotiaFoundation Contributes to the JAAC Free Medical Mission to Jamaica
The ScotiaFoundation stepped in to assist the Jamaica Awareness Association of California, (JAAC) with the cost of transporting their 46 strong mission team across the island. The JAAC is a charitabl.....
Scotiabank | 2016-06-13 00:00:00

Scotiabank Targets 3000 for Regional HIV/AIDS Testing Day
3000 people, at 16 locations islandwide, will be targeted by Scotiabank for HIV/AIDS testing for this year’s celebration of Regional Testing Day. That’s up from ten sites in 2015. The activities kick .....
Scotiabank | 2016-06-13 00:00:00

Public Health Inspectors always present says Chief Public Health Inspector
Chief Public Health Inspector for Manchester, Mrs. Charmaine Palmer-Cross says Public Health Inspectors are always present at slaughtering facilities in Manchester which could not result in the police.....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

TAJ holds access to Third Party Information Sessions out West
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) recently held a series of stakeholder meetings with hotel and medical sector representatives in Western Jamaica......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of Portmore
The National Water Commission sincerely apologizes to its customers in Portmore, St. Catherine regarding the continued water supply disruption they are experiencing......
National Water Commission | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

Digicel launches Jamaica’s First LTE Network
Jamaica’s largest and fastest network, Digicel, picked up significantly more speed with the switching on of its LTE network today – becoming the first mobile provider to introduce innovation that deli.....
Digicel Jamaica | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

Produce more locally to meet tourism sector’s demand says Tourism Minister
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett is urging local manufacturers to boost local production to meet the growing demand of the island’s vibrant tourism sector......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

INDECOM probes fatal shooting of two civilians in Marvely
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of two civilian this morning at approximately 5:35 a.m. The incident occurred on Denver Crescen.....
INDECOM | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

Approximately $4m worth of marijuana seized at Kingston Container Terminal
On Wednesday, June 8, 2016, members of the Jamaica Customs Agency’s Contraband Enforcement Team (CET) and officers from the Port Security Team seized a shipment consisting of 605 lbs of marijuana with.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

Youth top new electors on May 31 voters’ list
Seventy-four per cent of the newly registered electors on the May 31, 2016 voters’ list are between the ages of 18 and 24 years......
Electoral Commission of Jamaica | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

JPS among lowest electricity rates in the region
Jamaicans are paying less for electricity than many of their regional counterparts, according to the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) most recent Electricity Tariff Results......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

Spain’s RMF/ The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation host Dynamic Coaching Workshop
The Real Madrid Foundation (RMF) - the instrument through which the Real Madrid Football Club develops social and cultural awareness programs aimed at giving back to society - in association with The .....
The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

MPs to be given 1 million to support Zika Response
Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton announced in Parliament on Tuesday June 7, 2016 that the Ministry of Health through the National Health Fund will be providing one million dollars t.....
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

Minister Grange endorses new focus of Reggae Sumfest
Culture and Entertainment Minister, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, has endorsed the new focus taken by organisers of Reggae Sumfest to put on show the best of Jamaica’s roots, rock and reggae a.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-06-09 00:00:00

Inaugural Caribbean Showcase provides landmark opportunities for Caribbean athletes
Young, talented sportsmen and women from the Caribbean and Brazil are being urged to take advantage of a landmark opportunity to gain the attention of United States-based colleges and universities......
| 2016-06-08 00:00:00

Minister of Health attends UNGASS High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS
Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton is at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) attending the UNAIDS high level meeting on ending the AIDS epidemic......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-08 00:00:00

UTech, Ja./Joan Duncan Memorial Lecture examines monetizing Brand Jamaica’s music success
A large gathering of music business experts, influencers, music aficionados, academics and students, gathered for the 3rd Annual Joan Duncan Memorial Lecture hosted by the Joan Duncan School of Entrep.....
University of Technology | 2016-06-08 00:00:00

Fort Lauderdale’s CPL Ticket Office open tomorrow
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are delighted to announce that the Ticket Office at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center, located next to the Central Broward Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, will .....
| 2016-06-08 00:00:00

Staying Fit, Strong and Sexy at age 40 and beyond – the Spartan Way
We all agree that staying fit, strong and sexy at 40 and beyond isn’t as easy as it used to be when you were in your 20’s or even 30’s......
| 2016-06-08 00:00:00

Guyana Amazon Warriors ticket offices open tomorrow
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are delighted to announce that the Ticket Offices at Guyana CPL Office, Corner Camp and Quamina Streets in Georgetown will open tomorrow......
| 2016-06-08 00:00:00

Judiciary launches National Public Education Symposium
The Honourable Mrs. Justice Zaila McCalla OJ, Chief Justice of Jamaica, encouraged members of the public to embrace the reform programmes being implemented in Justice Sector......
Court Management Services | 2016-06-08 00:00:00

Broken 20 Inch transmission main disrupts water supply
The National Water Commission is advising customers in some sections of Portmore, St. Catherine that their present no water supply disruption is due to emergency repairs being carried out on a break i.....
National Water Commission | 2016-06-08 00:00:00

Tax payments due June 15
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding business persons that payments are due on or before Wednesday, June 15, 2016......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-06-08 00:00:00

NWA implements drain cleaning exercise in the Corporate Area
The National Works Agency (NWA) is now conducting a drain cleaning exercise at several locations in the Corporate Area......
National Works Agency | 2016-06-08 00:00:00

ACS to host historical VII Summit
In just five days, the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) will host its historical VII Summit of Heads of State and/or Government which will take place on June 4, Havana, Cuba......
| 2016-06-07 00:00:00

CDB funding Caribbean music sector development
The Caribbean Region is known and celebrated for reggae and dancehall, soca, zouk and other genres......
| 2016-06-07 00:00:00

Jamaica to host Caribbean Financial Action Task Force Plenary Meeting
The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) in conjunction with the Government of Jamaica will host its Plenary and Working Groups Meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica from June 6-9, 2016 at the Hilt.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2016-06-07 00:00:00

Blood Bank appeals for public support for ‘Donorfest’ 2016
The National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS), popularly known as the Blood Bank, is appealing for support to register at least 150 Voluntary Blood Donors at “Donorfest”; its annual event to mark Worl.....
National Blood Transfusion Service | 2016-06-07 00:00:00

NIA appreciates MP Robinson’s disclosure of his finances
NIA wishes to express its appreciation to Member of Parliament Julian Robinson for publicly disclosing his statutory declaration, an important step towards enhancing transparency and accountability in.....
National Integrity Action Limited | 2016-06-07 00:00:00

Simmons vows Patriots will leave no stone unturned in quest for CPL title
West Indies star batsman Lendl Simmons says that the best is yet to come from the St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and his team are primed to challenge for.....
| 2016-06-07 00:00:00

Grange expresses shock and disbelief at Gary Spaulding’s untimely passing
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has expressed shock and disbelief at the untimely passing of veteran journalist of the Gleaner Company Limited, Gary .....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-06-07 00:00:00

GraceKennedy Board approves recommendation for a three-for-one stock split
The Board of Directors of GraceKennedy Limited has approved a recommendation being made to the Stockholders of the Company for the sub-division of its ordinary shares (a stock split), three-for-one......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-06-06 00:00:00

Grange: Muhammad Ali – The People’s Fighter
Minister of Sport, Hon. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, in reacting to the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, says he’s the people’s fighter and has called for everyone to celebrate his life. Ali died last.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-06-05 00:00:00

South African Delegation visits Jamaica
“A South African delegation headed by Mr. Collin Pillay, Programme Manager, Municipal Institute of Learning (MILE), located in the EThekwini Municipality in Durban, South Africa is now in Jamaica on a.....
| 2016-06-05 00:00:00

Power problem disrupts water supply in sections of Corporate Area
The National Water Commission is advising customers who are served by the Havenmeade Pumping Station in the Corporate Area that the disruption in service they are currently experiencing is as a result.....
National Water Commission | 2016-06-06 00:00:00

ICOJ celebrates life of Muhammad Ali
The Islamic Council of Jamaica (ICOJ), the umbrella organization for All Muslims in Jamaica, wishes to express regret at the passing of our beloved brother in Islam, the Champ, Muhammad Ali who was pr.....
| 2016-06-05 00:00:00

Grange expresses sorrow at death of journalist, Glenroy Sinclair
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia “Babsy” Grange, has expressed sorrow at the sudden passing of the Assignment Co-Ordinator at the Jamaica Gleaner, Glenroy Sinclair......
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-06-05 00:00:00

Jamaican Government to promote Medical Tourism at business forums in the U.S.
Jamaica’s trade and investment promotion arm Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) will be hosting two business forums on June 7 and 9, 2016 in Washington, D.C and Atlanta, Georgia respectively......
JAMPRO | 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Amalgamated Security Services Regional Recognition Awards Programme for Public Law Enforcement 2016
On a yearly basis Amalgamated Security Services invites 25 members of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police to nominate top performers within their respective police forces for the Amal.....
| 2016-06-03 00:00:00

NWC lends a hand to residents of Rema
Responding to a request for assistance from the Minister of Local Government and Community Development and arising from the reportedly untenable situation of sewage overflow in the community of Wilton.....
National Water Commission | 2016-06-03 00:00:00

$750,000 Lifeline for Renal Clinic in Manchester
The Haemodialysis (Renal) Unit of the Mandeville Regional Hospital has received another lifeline from proceeds from the High Mountain Coffee 10K Road Race valued at $750,000......
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Minister Johnson Smith emphasises need for reform at 8th ACP Summit
“The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group must re-evaluate and adapt its role in order to maintain its relevance and effectiveness”......
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade | 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Government of Taiwan donates rice to Food For The Poor
As Haiti endures its worst food crisis in more than a decade, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is donating 3,380 metric tons of rice to the country this year through Food For The Poor......
PROComm | 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Brand Jamaica takes cyberspace by storm
Irie Finds, a 100% Jamaican owned and operated online boutique, started welcoming shoppers to its website, www.iriefinds.com in April 2016......
| 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Jamaica to host Caribbean Financial Action Task Force Plenary Meeting
The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) in conjunction with the Government of Jamaica will host its Plenary and Working Groups Meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica from June 6-9, 2016 at the Hilt.....
Ministry of Finance and Planning | 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Food For The Poor 5K raises J$53 million
Sixty poverty-stricken families will have the comfort of new two-bedroom houses from Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica later this year, thanks to the J$53 million donated by individuals, companies and o.....
Food For The Poor - Jamaica | 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Carter excited about new CPL chapter with St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots
West Indies and St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots batsman Jonathan Carter has spoken exclusively to www.cplt20.com about his hopes for this year’s HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and what makes the bigge.....
| 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Discussions underway for long haul flights between Jamaica & Ethiopia
The facilitation of long haul flights between Jamaica and Ethiopia, through Ethiopian Airlines, was the subject of yesterday’s discussion between Hon. Michael Henry, Minister of Transport and Mining, .....
| 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Wigton III commissioned by Prime Minister Holness
Wigton III, the 24 MW expansion of the Wigton Windfarm in Rose Hill, Manchester which was officially commissioned today by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is the first of the three renewable energy pro.....
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica | 2016-06-04 00:00:00

Major patching programme continues in Kingston & St. Andrew
A major hotmix patching programme that commenced in early April continues across the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew......
National Works Agency | 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Photo Release- Ethiopian Ambassador meets with contingent from the Ministry of Transport and Mining
Ethiopian Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Girma Birru yesterday met with Hon. Mike Henry, Minister of Transport and Mining and his contingent at the Ministry of of Transport and Mining......
| 2016-06-03 00:00:00

Air Racing drama returns to Japan 4-5 June
The only Red Bull Air Race stop in Eastern Asia – Chiba, Japan – serves up volatile open-water conditions and crowds that are crazy about motorsport......
| 2016-06-02 00:00:00

RTAJ congratulates Cecil Morgan
The Route Taxi Association of Jamaica (RTAJ) wishes to use this medium to congratulate Mr. Cecil Morgan on his appointment as Managing Director of the Transport Authority......
| 2016-06-02 00:00:00

US Embassy releases Presidential Proclamation
The dynamism and diversity of Caribbean Americans have contributed to our Nation's story in extraordinary ways......
U.S. Embassy, Kingston | 2016-06-02 00:00:00

SportsMax kicks-off Copa America 6-A-Side Competition
Football fans are in for a treat as SportsMax kicks-off its Copa America 2016 coverage with its 6-A-Side competition at Football Factory on Sunday, June 5 at 10am with 32 teams vying for over JA$100,0.....
SportsMax | 2016-06-02 00:00:00

Brendon McCullum aims to shine ahead of CPL bow with Trinbago Knight Riders
Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) star batsman Brendon McCullum says that the chance to be a part of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) this summer is an exciting one and one which he is determined to.....
| 2016-06-02 00:00:00

JPS launches mobile money for customer convenience
JPS customers now have another convenient way to pay their bills from their phone or other device, even without a bank account or credit card......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-06-02 00:00:00

Flow’s TV Services reach new heights
Revolution has a new name, as Flow rolls out the rebranding of its cutting-edge Advanced Video Services (AVS) to Horizon from Flow......
FLOW | 2016-06-02 00:00:00

Inaugural Nursing Symposium challenges nurses to do what is right at all times
At a time when nurses are challenged to give of their best, one noted educator is appealing to nurses to do what is right at all times and go beyond what is expected of them......
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-06-02 00:00:00

JET welcomes news of no coal plant for JAMALCO
The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) welcomes the recent announcement that there will be no coal fired plant for the JAMALCO facility in Clarendon......
Jamaica Environment Trust | 2016-06-02 00:00:00

Denbigh gets Bigger and Better
Digicel today announced its recommitment to the Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial Show to the tune of JMD26,500,000 (twenty-six million dollars)......
Digicel | 2016-06-01 00:00:00

Ministry of Health increases days yellow fever vaccinations are administered
Persons intending to travel to yellow fever affected areas now have greater access to yellow fever vaccinations......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-06-01 00:00:00

Photo Release: Minister Bartlett meets one of Negril’s oldest hoteliers
It was indeed a delightful moment for Doretta Forrester and Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, as they greeted each other at Caribbean Delight, one of the fine boutique hotels along the coastline.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-06-01 00:00:00

Digicel unites the Caribbean with Bring the Beat Campaign
Today, Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive, teamed up with Digicel to launch its Bring the Beat campaign in front of an inquisitive bunch of little kids from across the Caribbean at the Terra Nova All S.....
Digicel | 2016-06-01 00:00:00

Digicel benefits from sun2com solar energy solution
Steady developments of new technologies as well as an increasing need of staying online and connected on an international level require reliable internet and mobile phone connections – even in the mos.....
| 2016-06-01 00:00:00

Inova Solutions recognized as 2016 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year
Inova Solutions today proudly announced it has won the 2016 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Jamaica......
| 2016-06-01 00:00:00

Jamaica & Ethiopia to strengthen sport and cultural bilateral cooperation
Jamaica and Ethiopia have agreed to further strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the areas of sport and culture......
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

Portland JSX Limited to launch Initial Public Offering
Portland JSX Limited is set to launch its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on June 8 and it is expected to close on June 22......
Victoria Mutual | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

GraceKennedy launches 8th Annual 5K Education Run
With hundreds of invited patrons working out in Emancipation Park, GraceKennedy launched its 8th Annual 5K Education Run on Monday, May 30......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

Single Phase power problems disrupt water supply
NWC customers in sections of St. Catherine and the Corporate Area are being advised that their present disruption in service, is as a result of a single phase power supply problem affecting operations.....
National Water Commission | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

Chairman of Southern Regional Health Authority to address MAJ Banquet
Wayne C. Chen, President of the Caribbean Employers’ Confederation, Chairman of NCB Insurance Company and Chairman of the Southern Regional Health Authority will be the Guest Speaker at the Medical As.....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

HMCL extends Title Sponsorship of Hero Caribbean Premier League until 2018
Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL), the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, today extended its Title Sponsorship of the popular Caribbean Premier League (CPL) for another three years......
| 2016-05-31 00:00:00

Minister Bartlett visits Japan for critical tourism engagements
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett and Director of Tourism, Paul Pennicook will meet with several tourism stakeholders in Japan as part of efforts to re-engage the market and grow visitor traff.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

Honey Bun unveils solar-energy system
Honey Bun (1982) Limited unveiled the first phase of its 100-kilowatt solar-energy system on Friday, May 27, 2016......
| 2016-05-31 00:00:00

Caribbean countries expanding share in US$130 billion global seafood market
Caribbean economies are poised to benefit from a region-wide initiative to expand seafood market share, through the implementation of food safety measures to enable countries to get a bigger piece of .....
| 2016-05-31 00:00:00

#JPSPowerSmart Energy Challenge starts May 29 on TVJ
The highly anticipated second season of the Reality TV show, JPS PowerSmart Energy Challenge is finally here......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

CARICOM-US discuss threat of lawsuit over queen conch & IUU fishing
Officials from the Caribbean Community and the United States advanced talks in Washington last week at the 7th Annual Meeting of the CARICOM-US Trade and Investment Council, on several key concerns af.....
| 2016-05-31 00:00:00

#JPSPowerSmart Energy Challenge starts May 29 on TVJ
The highly anticipated second season of the Reality TV show, JPS PowerSmart Energy Challenge is finally here......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

NWC working to recover from flood damage in St. Thomas
The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that restoration work continues apace to complete repairs to a number of its water supply systems that have been severely affected by the recent flood .....
National Water Commission | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

Water supply disruption affects sections of Clarendon & St. Catherine
The National Water Commission is advising customers in the Belle Plain area of Clarendon that the disruption in service they are currently experiencing is as a result of an electrical fault affecting .....
National Water Commission | 2016-05-31 00:00:00

Millions recovered from delinquent taxpayers
Tax Administration Jamaica’s (TAJ) Special Enforcement Team (SET) recently conducted joint operations with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in the parishes of St. Mary, Manchester and Clarendon......
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-05-27 00:00:00

Inmate dies after being shot during escape bid
The Department of Correctional Services says about 12:10 p.m. an inmate who attempted to escape from the St. Catherine Adult Correctional Centre was shot by a Correctional Officer......
Ministry of National Security | 2016-05-27 00:00:00

Caribbean Airlines sponsors National Culinary Team
Caribbean Airlines is delighted to provide sponsored air travel for the 2016 National Culinary Team members to attend the prestigious “Taste of the Caribbean” competition in Miami, Florida from June 6.....
| 2016-05-27 00:00:00

PSOJ saddened by WISYNCO Fire
The PSOJ’s officers, executives, council, membership and staff are saddened by news of the massive fire still raging at WISYNCO Group’s Warehouse in St. Catherine......
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica | 2016-05-27 00:00:00

Jamaica to host 2018 International Sport Kickboxing Association World Championship
Sport Minister, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange says a meeting will be convened with members of the organizing committee headed by Mr. Jason McKay at the earliest possible date, with a view to se.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-05-27 00:00:00

Pan-Jam votes to split stock at AGM
Shareholders of Pan-Jamaican Investment Limited (Pan-Jam) approved a five for one stock split on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at its annual general meeting (AGM) at the Courtyard by Marriott Kingston......
| 2016-05-27 00:00:00

Measures recommended to improve adjudication of praedial larceny cases
The establishment of specialized Parish Courts for Praedial Larceny and specialized training for clerks of courts in the prosecution of praedial larceny cases, along with accompanying manuals, are amo.....
Ministry Of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fish | 2016-05-27 00:00:00

Evan Thompson appointed Head of the Meteorological Service Division
The Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Evan Thompson as the new Director for the Meteorological Service Division......
Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation | 2016-05-27 00:00:00

Inova Solutions presented “Be Bigger & Faster in your Growing Business” free Seminar
Last Thursday, May 26, Inova Solutions organized a 1-day seminar and breakout session at the Courtyard by Marriott......
| 2016-05-26 00:00:00

Minister Grange congratulates the Jamaica Taekwon-Do Team
Sport Minister, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, has congratulated the Jamaica Taekwon-Do team on their outstanding performance at the recently concluded International Sport Kickboxing Associatio.....
Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment | 2016-05-26 00:00:00

Mandeville Regional Hospital improves capacity building for medical education
The Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) has now boosted its capacity for medical education through the opening of an Internal Medicine Teaching Room which will be used to teach medical students, conduc.....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-05-26 00:00:00

Minister Johnson Smith to attend ACP Summit in Papua New Guinea
Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, leaves the island Friday, May 27 to attend the 8th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Caribbean .....
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade | 2016-05-26 00:00:00

High turbidity disrupts water supply in sections of St. Catherine
National Water Commission (NWC) is advising Customers in some sections of St. Catherine, that the disruption they are currently experiencing is as a result of high turbidity affecting the operations a.....
National Water Commission | 2016-05-26 00:00:00

Water supply disruption to affect sections of St. Andrew
The National Water Commission is advising customers in the Chancery Hall area of St. Andrew, that their water supply will be disrupted tomorrow Friday, May 27, 2016 from 8:00am to 5:00pm......
National Water Commission | 2016-05-26 00:00:00

TEF provides $286 million to enhance Ocho Rios
The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has approved funds to carry out additional improvement work in Ocho Rios this year, as part of ongoing efforts to make the resort town more appealing......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-05-26 00:00:00

Flash Flood Warning in effect for St. Thomas, Portland, St. Mary & St. Ann
As a Trough continues to move across Jamaica, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is urging citizens to be alert as the Meteorological Service of Jamaica has advised t.....
ODPEM | 2016-05-25 00:00:00

Tourism Minister urges agricultural suppliers to help reduce import bill
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has issued a charge to local agricultural suppliers to use the recently released tourism demand study to help reduce the island’s import bill......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-05-23 00:00:00

Guyana Amazon Warriors announce home 2016 CPL fixtures
The Guyana Amazon Warriors have announced their fixtures for the forthcoming 2016 HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign and will open the home series of matches with an evening clash against Ja.....
| 2016-05-23 00:00:00

The Regentrification of Downtown Kingston
I went to a real estate meeting and listened to a representative of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) demonstrating via slide show, the grand plans for the upgrading or renewal of Downtown Kings.....
Azanell Properties Int’l | 2016-05-19 00:00:00

More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in the Americas
A number of countries of the Americas have made progress in implementing tobacco control policies designed to reduce suffering and death due to tobacco......
| 2016-05-18 00:00:00

Minister of Finance scores with outlined vision for Jamaica's Ganja Industry
The Minister of Finance Audley Shaw in his Budget Speech to Parliament on Thursday May 12th made it clear that Jamaica will move with a sense of Urgency in developing an international standard medical.....
| 2016-05-17 00:00:00

NWC will contribute to Golden Grove road repairs
The National Water Commission (NWC) is publicly indicating that it will be contributing to covering the costs of effecting needed repairs to the Golden Grove main road in St. Ann......
National Water Commission | 2016-05-12 00:00:00

Top draw jackpot doubled to $2,000,000 per day
From now until May 21, players of Supreme Ventures Top Draw game will have a chance to win double the daily jackpot!.....
| 2016-05-12 00:00:00

Four receive Excellence Awards in Hospitality Assured Caribbean Awards Programme
Three Caribbean hospitality businesses and one business advisor received excellence awards today in the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s first-ever Hospitality Assured (HA) Caribbean Awards Prog.....
| 2016-05-12 00:00:00

INDECOM probing fatal shooting in Wakefield - Appeals for cooperation
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Jeffery Richards on May 10, 2016 at approximately 4:30 a.m. in Wake.....
INDECOM | 2016-05-12 00:00:00

Tourism Ministry calls emergency meeting to discuss Royalton Negril Incident
The Ministry of Tourism has called an emergency meeting to discuss the implications of this morning’s incident in which a section of the Royalton Negril Resort and Spa, Hanover, which is under constru.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-05-10 00:00:00

State Minister meets with Department of Correctional Services staff
Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr. disclosed that an additional 300 cells are to be constructed at the Tamarind Farm facility as part of the drive to r.....
Ministry of National Security | 2016-05-10 00:00:00

Tourism Minister dispatches high level team to Royalton Negril Resort
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has dispatched a high level team from the Ministry to visit The Royalton Negril Resort and Spa, Westmoreland where a section of the building, which is under co.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-05-10 00:00:00

Marcus Garvey Eisteddfod for St. Ann Parish Library May 12
A schools’ Elocution Competition organized by the St. Ann Homecoming & Heritage Foundation will be staged at the St. Ann Parish Library, St. Ann’s Bay, on Thursday May 12, commencing at 10am......
| 2016-05-10 00:00:00

St. Lucia Zouks announce home 2016 CPL fixtures
The St. Lucia Zouks have announced their fixtures for the forthcoming 2016 HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign and will open the home series of matches with an evening clash against St. Kitts.....
| 2016-05-10 00:00:00

Press Release
KIWANIS WORLDWIDE PRAYER WEEK FOCUSES ON PAEDRIATRIC CANCER.....
KIWANIS CLUB OF NEW KINGSTON | 2016-05-12 00:00:00

Bunting condemns murder of third police officer since start of 2016
Opposition Spokesperson on National Security, Peter Bunting, MP is expressing condemnation at the murder of yet another member of the police force, that of District Constable Lewis Robinson......
| 2016-05-09 00:00:00

PAJ invites media workers to discuss trade union representation
The Press Association will be highlighting the issue of trade union representation of media workers, at a special meeting on Sunday, May 15, 2016......
Press Association Jamaica Of Jamaica | 2016-05-09 00:00:00

GraceKennedy launches Third Annual GraceKennedy Heather Little-White Household Worker Award
GraceKennedy launched its Annual GraceKennedy Heather Little-White Household Worker Awards on Friday, May 6, at its Headquarters on Harbour Street in Downtown Kingston......
GraceKennedy Limited | 2016-05-09 00:00:00

Physical activity being used to tackle lifestyle diseases
Research has shown that there is a strong association between the emerging epidemic of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCDs) and lifestyle choices and for this reason, the Ministry of Health is en.....
Southern Regional Health Authority | 2016-05-06 00:00:00

Prime Minister urges Jamaicans to embrace the spirit of volunteerism
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaicans must embrace the spirit of volunteerism to advance the country’s development agenda......
Office of the Prime Minister | 2016-05-06 00:00:00

2nd Annual International Safeguarding Children Conference well received by attendees
Local and international stakeholders in child protection yesterday converged on the Mona Visitors Lodge, UWI, for day 1 of the 2nd staging of the International Safeguarding Children Conference, which .....
| 2016-05-06 00:00:00

Phone numbers now available for new Refunds Offices
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising the public that the recently relocated sections of its refunds operations have now been outfitted with telephone lines for the public to call for assistanc.....
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2016-05-06 00:00:00

Bogue Power Plant now ready to use natural gas
JPS has officially concluded work to convert the Bogue Power Plant in Montego Bay, St. James, to dual fuel capability......
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited | 2016-05-06 00:00:00

Ministry of Health encourages persons travelling to Yellow Fever areas to get vaccinated
The Ministry of Health is encouraging persons to get vaccinated before travelling to yellow fever affected areas......
Ministry of Health (NERHA) | 2016-05-06 00:00:00

Grand Cayman to use Oxitec solution to suppress wild Aedes aegypti
Oxitec and the Cayman Islands Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) announced a new plan to fight wild Aedes aegypti, the dangerous mosquito that spreads dengue, Zika and chikungunya, to prevent t.....
| 2016-05-05 00:00:00

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