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Inter-American Development Bank Says Jamaica Doing Great Job.

KINGTON, Jamaica--December 24th, 2020--The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says institutional reforms initiated by the Government of Jamaica placed the country in a very strong...

Welcome To Jamaica: Will All Arriving Passengers And Crew From The...

Norman Manley International Airport, Jamaica--December 21st, 2020--Jamaica yesterday imposed an immediate two-week ban on flights from the UK where a new strain of the...

Under New Bill Pictures Of Drugs Can Be Used In Evidence...

KINGTON, Jamaica--Since the start of 2020, a total of 743 individuals have been arrested for attempting to illegally traffic narcotics in Jamaica. This was disclosed...

Jamaica’s Bartlett Talking To Airlines About Mandatory Health Insurance, But What...

KINGSTON, Jamaica--December 16th, 2020--The Jamaica Ministry of Tourism is in discussions with international airlines regarding the implementation of the Jamaica Cares insurance program. Speaking in...

Christmas Party Crackdown In Jamaica Fueled By Tips.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--December 15th, 2020--The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) will be maintaining an increased presence in public spaces during the Yuletide season and have already...

Barbados Commits To All-Electric Cars In Less Than 10 Years.

December 15th, 2020--Several Caribbean Community Member States showcased their ambitions to further address climate change at a CARICOM Moment of Ambition event held on...

Jamaica Dumps Staying Open All Night As Nocturnal Reindeer Expected.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--December 10th, 2020--Jamaica's National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is implementing late night operations across the island during the holiday season, to ensure...

Bamboozling: Jamaica Wants To Turn Cane Fields Into Gold Mines.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--December 9th,2020--State Minister for Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. Norman Dunn, says the Government is targeting the bamboo industry as part of a...

Prisoner Deported From UK To Jamaica Tests Postitive For Covid-19.

December 5th,2020--(BBC)--One of the 13 prisoners deported from the UK to Jamaica on Wednesday has tested positive for Covid-19, the Jamaican government has told...

Jamaica Cops Forming Santa Squads For Crackdown On Illegal Seasonal Celebrations.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--December 3rd, 2020--Jamaica's Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, has announced that specific measures as well as response teams will be instituted...

Water Not Free In Jamaica: National Water Commission Says Pay Up...

KINGSTON, Jamaica--December 2nd, 2020--“Pay For It Or Lose It" that's the latest message from Jamaica's National Water Commission, which has launched a massive disconnection...

Holness Calls On First World Countries To Man Up Over Covid-19.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--December 1st, 2020--Prime Minister Andrew Holness is calling on countries which traditionally provide aid to other countries, especially Small Island Developing States, not...

Many Jamaicans Maimed For Life By Dog Attacks, Says Government Leader.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--November 30th,2020--Leader of Government Business in the Upper House, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, says that owners of disciplined, well-cared-for and trained...

Jamaicans Warned To Watch Out At Crossroads Due To Failing Traffic...

KINGTON-Jamaica--November 27th,2020--The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that three traffic signals in Montego Bay, St. James are now malfunctioning and works to repair...

Jamaica Arresting More For Praedial Larceny.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--November 26th, 2020--Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, is reporting an increase in the arrests of praedial larcenists this year, stemming...

Jamaica Looking To Ease Up On Funerals Ban

KINGSTON, Jamaica--November 26th,2020--Jamaica Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says that the Government is examining measures to facilitate funerals with restrictive protocols. Ceremonies are...

No Bad Owners, Only Bad Dogs, Says Jamaica Justice Minister.

KINGTON, Jamaica--November 24th, 2020--Justice Minister, Hon. Delroy Chuck, says the pending Dog (Liability for Attacks) Act is not actually meant to make owners of...

Even Stiffer Penalties Coming For Covid-19 Violators In Jamaica.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--November 23rd,2020--Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says that stiffer penalties are coming for persons, who breach the coronavirus...

Jamaica To World: Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Get Wellness Soon.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--November 20th, 2020--Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is uniquely poised to capitalize on a surge in wellness tourism as persons...

Jamaica Youth Crime Prevention Program Gets Underway, Will Help 160 At-Risk...

KINGTON, Jamaica--November 19th,2020--Approximately 160 youngsters from Trench Town and Whitfield Town, St. Andrew, will benefit from interventions aimed at steering them away from crime...

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