Jamaica Press Releases

Policies to Achieve Growth

PM Says Government Has Implemented Well-Tried and Well-Studied Policies to Achieve Growth. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says he is satisfied that the...

Pregnant Woman and Children Killed

Minister Grange Condemns Killing of Pregnant Woman and Children. It’s reported that 38-year-old Abanique Cunningham and her two children — four-year-old Sanique Coote and seven-year-old...

PM calls on Jamaicans to report criminals

Prime Minister Calls on Jamaicans to Report Criminals. Prime Minister, the Most Hon Andrew Holness, is again calling on Jamaicans to assist the police in...

Legislation to Modernise BOJ to be Tabled

egislation to modernise the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is to be tabled in Parliament within the next six months. This was disclosed by Minister of...

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IMF

US$80 Million Disbursement for Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Completes Combined Eleventh and Twelfth Reviews under the Extended Fund Facility for Jamaica and Approves US$80 Million Disbursement. On June 17, 2016,...
PetroCaribe

Venezuela Committed to Petrocaribe

Despite facing economic challenges, the Venezuelan Government has reiterated its commitment to maintaining its arrangements with Jamaica under the PetroCaribe Agreement. The President of the...

Neglected Minerals a Goldmine

JAMAICA:  Permanent Secretary in the Transport and Mining Ministry, Dr. Alwin Hales,  says the Neglected Development Minerals sector has the potential to create jobs...
JCAA

Everything being done to have normal flights – Henry

The Government is assuring the public that everything is being done to ensure that flights in and out of the island return to normal...
National Conference on Girls

National Conference on Girls – 2017

Hundreds of girls to take part in National Conference Nov. 15. Hundreds of girls are expected to participate in the second staging of the National...

Gov’t to Develop Bunkering Industry

Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Robert Montague says the government is to aggressively pursue...

Four-Year Climate Change Project

Jamaica to Benefit from Four-Year Climate Change Project Jamaica is among three Caribbean islands to benefit...

Shared Services Sector Making a Major Impact

Shared Services Sector Making a Major Impact Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Director General, Dr. Wayne...

UWI Open Campus Launches Photo Exhibition

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dean-Roy Bernard, has commended the...

National Careers Week Event

Students to Showcase Technical Skills at National Careers Week Event. More than 6,000 students will put...

Environmental Wardens in Primary Schools

50 Environmental Wardens to be placed in Primary Schools. Fifty environmental wardens are to be placed...

Jamaica Condemns Slave Trading in Libya

The Government has condemned the acts of slave trading which has been reported in Libya. “This...

Education Ministry Committed to Transformation

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, says the...

Schools to improve disabled access

Schools being retrofitted to improve disabled access. Work is under way to retrofit all primary and...

Edith Dalton James High Gets Walk-Through Metal Detector

The Edith Dalton James High School in Kingston has been equipped with a walk-through metal...