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BPO To Boost Economies Of St. James And Hanover

KINGSTON (JIS)-- President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce, Gloria Henry, says business process outsourcing (BPO) will significantly boost the economies of St. James and neighbouring Hanover, creating some 60,000 jobs over the next five...

World Bank Country Director Cites Critical Areas For Growth

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Newly appointed World Bank Caribbean Country Director, Tahseen Sayed, has cited three areas which she says are pivotal to Jamaica’s attainment of developed country status, in keeping with the Vision 2030 National Development Plan...

Companies Office Of Jamaica – Leading The Ease Of Doing Business

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Over the years, various reforms and processes have been implemented to significantly improve Jamaica’s business environment to facilitate hassle-free, seamless and convenient transactions. The Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ) is...

Finance State Minister Invites Pharmacists To Meeting

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Hon. Fayval Williams, has invited a delegation of pharmacists to discuss pressing concerns with Ministry personnel. This, she said, would allow the Government to have a better...

HEART Trust/NTA Increases Grant To SLB

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The HEART Trust/NTA has increased its grant to the Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) by 100 per cent to provide support for students pursuing technical, vocational, education and training (TVET) programmes at the tertiary level. State...

George Quallo Appointed Commisioner Of Police

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague has announced the appointment of Mr. George Fitzroy Quallo as Commissioner of Police for the Jamaica Constabulary Force, with effect from the April 18, 2017. Minister Montague...

Security State Minister Lauds JDF

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr., says the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) continues to be a beacon of excellence that serves as a shining example for the region. Speaking on...

Cashless System for Schools Launched

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Jamaica’s first cashless system for schools was officially launched yesterday (April 10) during a function at St. George’s College, North Street, downtown Kingston. The system, to be administered by Alliance Payment Services, will...

‘Carnival In Jamaica’ – Further Diversifying The Tourism Product

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government is partnering with carnival stakeholders to market Jamaica as an entertainment destination. This endeavour aims to enhance brand Jamaica while further boosting the global appeal of carnival, and is being done...

Regional Drug Law-Enforcement Training Centre Launches Website

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Caribbean Regional Drug Law Enforcement Training Centre (REDTRAC) today (April 10) launched an interactive and informative website, which provides information on the entity’s projects and various training programmes. The...

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