Jamaica Press Releases

Jamaica Condemns Slave Trading in Libya

The Government has condemned the acts of slave trading which has been reported in Libya. “This human indignity is unreservedly and entirely condemned by the...

Education Ministry Committed to Transformation

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, says the Ministry is committed to the process of transformation through...

Schools to improve disabled access

Schools being retrofitted to improve disabled access. Work is under way to retrofit all primary and secondary schools across the island with lifts and ramps...

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 detector, which will provide greater safety and security of...

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Jamaica 55

Jamaican Writers Perform at Jamaica 55 Literary Evening

Three award-winning United Kingdom-based Jamaican writers, Alex Wheatle, Kerry Young and Kei Miller, were featured at the Jamaica 55 Literary Evening, which was hosted...
Omar Robinson

Omar Robinson Appointed President of the JHTA

OCHO RIOS, JAMAICA, Tuesday, June 14 – The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) has announced the appointment of Omar Robinson as their new...
Expo Jamaica 2016

Hundreds of Buyers to Take Part in Expo Jamaica 2016

JAMAICA:  Over 460 buyers and 350 exhibitors of Jamaican made products are expected to participate in Expo Jamaica 2016. The trade show, scheduled for April...
JHTA

JHTA to Host 55th Annual AGM

KINGSTON, JAMAICA-The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) will host its fifty fifth annual general meeting at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort on Saturday, June...
IMF

IMF Welcomes Increase in Income Tax Threshold

Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Mission Team to Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, has welcomed the Government’s implementation of the amended personal...

Violence Interruption and Prevention Initiative Launched

Violence Interruption and Prevention Initiative Launched. A violence interruption and prevention initiative geared at promoting kindness...

Youth Ambassadors receive Instruments of Office

Six youth leaders were presented with instruments of office to begin their two-year tenure as...

CMU Opens Centre for Digital Innovation

The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) has officially opened a new Centre for Digital Innovation and...

Road Safety HUB Launched

The Government is now better equipped to develop road safety policies and programmes utilising traffic...

Praedial Larceny Essay and Poster Competitions

Praedial Larceny Unit Invites Entries for Essay and Poster Competitions. The Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit (PLPU)...

National Conference on Girls – 2017

Hundreds of girls to take part in National Conference Nov. 15. Hundreds of girls are expected...

100 National Youth Parliamentarians

100 Young Persons to be Appointed National Youth Parliamentarians. Approximately 100 youth from across the island...

Over 300 Officials Expected for IMF Caribbean Forum

More than 300 officials are expected in the island for the sixth International Monetary Fund...

Jamaicans to do more to protect children from abuse

Deputy Chief Education Officer Urges Jamaicans to Do More to Protect Children From Abuse. Deputy Chief...

2018 Heritage Festival to Focus on the Breadfruit

The October 2018 Heritage Festival will feature several varieties of the Jamaican breadfruit plant. In an...

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