Jamaica Press Releases

CCTV to be Installed in Secondary Schools

Education, Youth and Information  Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the Government will be installing Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) systems in secondary institutions...

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...

Jamaica Signs CCREEE Agreement

Jamaica Signs Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - CCREEE Agreement. Jamaica is now a signatory to the Agreement establishing the Caribbean Centre...

MIND Offers State Protocol and Business Etiquette Course

The Management Institute for National Development (MIND) is now accepting registration for its annual State Protocol and Business Etiquette course. The MIND course will be...

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JIS ‘Think Tank’

Energy Efficiency Project Saves Government $100 Million

JAMAICA:  Since implementation of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programme (EECP), two and half years ago, the project has saved the Government some $100...
Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking Conference Underway

Caribbean Human Trafficking Conference Underway in Montego Bay. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice, Carol Palmer, says Jamaica stands to benefit from expertise in...
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...
Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Ruel Reid

Education Ministry Improving Financial Management

The Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Ruel Reid, said strategies are being implemented to strengthen the financial management of his Ministry. He was...
Kamina Johnson

Diaspora Policy will maximise contribution of overseas Jamaicans

Diaspora Policy will maximise contribution of overseas Jamaicans. Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, says the Government’s move to...

BEEEP a new innovative travel APP

BEEEP the new and innovative travel app that will change the way tourists travel with...

82% Reduction in Number of Jamaicans Denied Entry into T&T

82% Reduction in Number of Jamaicans Denied Entry into T&T. Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith,...

JIS Governor General New Year’s Message

New Year Message 2017 From His Excellency the Governor-General The Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen. My...

Prime Minister to Participate in UN Climate Change Conference in Morocco

Prime Minister Andrew Holness will participate in the 22nd Session of the Conference of the...

Agriculture Minister Commends JAST

The Jamaica Association of Sugar Technologists ( JAST ) has been commended for the contributions...

Private Sector Willing to Recruit Persons with Hearing Impairments

A Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ)-commissioned study shows that an overwhelming majority of private sector...

Gov’t Mandates HEART Trust to Expand Its Community Intervention Programme

The Government has mandated the HEART Trust /NTA to expand its Community Training Interventions (CTI)...

JPS to Provide Report on Blackout October 31

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) will...

Compensation for motorists affected by Bad Gas

The Government has commenced discussions with petroleum marketing companies and other players within the industry...

MP Calls for Improvement in Water Systems

Member of Parliament for Southern Manchester, Michael Stewart, has suggested that improving the constituency’s water-supply...