Budget Increased by $17.4 Billion

2018/19 Budget Increased by $17.4 Billion The Government is proposing to spend an additional $17.42 billion for this fiscal year. This is outlined in the first...

NCDs CARICOM must fight

CARICOM Must Remain Committed to Fighting NCDs – PM Holness. Prime Minister of Jamaica and Chairman of CARICOM, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness has called...

Visa requirements with Russian Federation

Cabinet approves amendment to Visa requirements with Russian Federation. Cabinet has given approval for an amendment to the agreement between the Government and the Russian...

State of Public Emergency Declared

Prime Minister Declares State of Public Emergency in Three Corporate Area Police Divisions. Prime Minister, the Most Andrew Holness, on Sunday (Sept. 23), declared a...

Policy to Respond to Natural Disasters

Finance Ministry Drafting Policy to Respond to Natural Disasters. Finance and the Public Service Ministser, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, says the Ministry is drafting...

Security forces going after gang leaders

Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Hon. Rudyard Spencer, says the Government is taking the formation and participation in gangs very...

CMU Festo Training Centre opens

PM Opens Festo Training Centre at CMU. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, on Wednesday (September 19), officially opened the region’s first Festo Authorised...

Plastic and Styrofoam Ban

Gov’t Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags, Plastic Straws and Styrofoam. Starting January 1, 2019, the Government will be imposing a ban on the importation, manufacture, distribution...

St. James Prepared as Hurricane Season Peaks

St. James Prepared as Hurricane Season Peaks. The St. James Municipal Corporation says it is prepared to deal with any eventualities should the parish be...

876 On The Go – New Taxicab Company

New Taxicab Company 876 On The Go offers several options to passengers. Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Robert Montague, says the newly established Transport...
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