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More Influential Women Urged To Mentor Children

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Member of Parliament for East Rural St. Andrew, the Most Hon. Juliet Holness, is urging more influential Jamaican women to become mentors for the country’s children and adolescents. She said this will assist in steering them away...

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) will be hosting an intensive four-week residential summer enrichment programme, known as the Student Programme for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE), from July 15 to August 13,...

Health Ministry Partners With UWI To Establish Mosquito Unit

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Health and the University of the West Indies (UWI) have partnered to establish a Mosquito Control and Research Unit at the tertiary institution’s Mona Campus in St. Andrew. The Unit will be responsible for...

President Trump Underscores US-Jamaica Relations

KINGSTON (JIS) -- United States President, Donald Trump, says he looks forward to working with the administration of Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, on bilateral and regional issues. The President made the comment during a courtesy...

Jamaica Moves 74 Places Up On The Global Energy Index

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Jamaica has moved 74 places up on the World Economic Forum’s Global Energy Architecture Performance Index. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the country’s ranking improved from 166 to 92 for 2017. The report...

FCCA Hails Jamaica’s Visitor Anti-Harassment Thrust

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) has hailed Jamaica’s success in significantly reducing visitor harassment, saying it augurs well for future relations. During a three-day fact finding trip to the island, the FCCA...

Prime Minister Lauds Local Investor Support For Renaissance Project

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has lauded local investors and other stakeholders for supporting the US$330 million Renaissance Project which entails the construction of a 190 megawatt (mw) power plant at Old Harbour...

Diaspora Members Encourged to Invest In Jamaica

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Members of the Jamaican Diaspora are being encouraged to tap into investment opportunities being offered in various sectors of the local economy by the Government. This invitation was extended by Jamaica’s Consul General to New...

World Bank Technical Team Coming

KINGSTON (JIS) -- A World Bank technical team is coming to Jamaica for discussions with the Government on the extent of assistance which the multilateral institution can provide in developing the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (...

Child Development Agency Gets Mobile Mental Health Unit

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Child Development Agency (CDA) today (April 7) received a Mobile Mental Health Unit, ‘Smile Mobile’, from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It has been provided under the Transitional Living...

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