Jamaica Press Releases

NHT Funding $54M Bamboo Research Project

The National Housing Trust (NHT) is funding a $54-million bamboo research project, which will facilitate research on bamboo as a possible housing material. The project,...

JPS gets what is owed to them

Government has cleared its debt owed to the Jamaica Public Service Company ( JPS ) for streetlights. In making the disclosure at a disaster preparedness...

Six million visitors in a single year

Prime Minister says Jamaica could attract six million visitors in a single year. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says given Jamaica’s favourable macroeconomic...

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...

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Caribbean Fashion Showroom

Caribbean Fashion Showroom is Open for Business

The Caribbean Fashion Showroom is now open for business online.  Featuring designers from across the CARIFORUM, the Caribbean Fashion Showroom is poised...
IMF

IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Jamaica

The IMF team congratulates Jamaica for the successful completion of the country’s economic reform program supported by the IMF’s Stand-By Arrangement. The...
Pitons Cup

Pitons Cup Slot Secured

A power house triumvirate has secured the first of only 12 slots in the 2019 Pitons Cup, the feature race that is...
St Kitts

St Kitts and Nevis Independence Anniversary

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has noted the significant progress St Kitts and Nevis has made, as the Member State marks its Thirty-Sixth...

Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook – 800 PM | Fri Sep 20, 2019

A tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Windward Islands continues to produce a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms. ...
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Taylor Made Farm secured 2nd Pitons Cup Slot

Taylor Made Farm has been confirmed as the second high profile purchaser of a slot for newly launched Pitons Cup, the...

Security forces going after gang leaders

Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Hon. Rudyard Spencer, says the Government...

CMU Festo Training Centre opens

PM Opens Festo Training Centre at CMU. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, on Wednesday...

Plastic and Styrofoam Ban

Gov’t Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags, Plastic Straws and Styrofoam. Starting January 1, 2019, the Government will...

St. James Prepared as Hurricane Season Peaks

St. James Prepared as Hurricane Season Peaks. The St. James Municipal Corporation says it is prepared...

876 On The Go – New Taxicab Company

New Taxicab Company 876 On The Go offers several options to passengers. Minister of Transport and...

EUVP – European Union Visitors Programme

Minister Floyd Green Participates in European Union Visitors Programme - EUVP. Minister of State in Jamaica’s...

Manufacturers to Reduce Sugar Drinks

Discussions Begin with Manufacturers to Reduce Sugar in Drinks. Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher...

Coffee Farmers needs help

Small coffee farmers who have been severely affected by the ongoing decline in the industry...

Ganja farmers linking with large processors

Minister Shaw Looking to Link Small Ganja Farmers with Large Processors. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture...

JANAAC: Greater Business Success

JANAAC says Accreditation Can Lead to Greater Business Success. Accreditation can lead to greater business success...