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JGRA Lauded For Integrity In Retail Trade

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) has been lauded by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, for ensuring integrity in the retail trade. Speaking at the Association’s inaugural Trade Show on...

Continuing Professional Development Coming For Real Estate Professionals

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Persons in the Real Estate industry will join a growing list of professionals required to engage in continuing professional development (CPD), with the Real Estate Board set to introduce CPD courses through its Real Estate...

Statement By The Minister Of Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Mr Speaker, we all sat in this Honourable House and listened in disbelief as a former Cabinet Minister, the Member for South East St Ann, made several erroneous statements and hurtful allegations — against not only me, but against...

IPAD 4 Life Beneficiary Shines At Champs

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Petersfield High School family erupted with delight and pride when 19-year-old Kevin Nedrick broke the javelin and shot put records at the 2017 Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Boys and Girls’ Championships...

Parliament Updated On KCT Expansion Project

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Work on the dredging of the access to the Kingston Harbour is now 50 per cent complete. This was disclosed by Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Dr Horace Chang, during his...

NLA Explains Land Valuation Process

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Effective April 1, a new property tax regime was implemented based on valuations carried out by the National Land Agency (NLA) in 2013. With the new valuations, properties have either increased in value, experienced a decline, or...

Bartlett Assures Of Accountability And Transparency In TEF Operations

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the new arrangements for the administration of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) will ensure accountability and the transparency in the disbursement of funds. He noted that the...

JDIC Hosts Public Forum In St. Thomas April 6

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Jamaica Deposit Insurance Corporation (JDIC) and the St. Thomas Chamber of Commerce will host a Public Forum in the parish on Thursday, April 6, to educate residents of systems in place to regulate the financial sector and to...

Diaspora A Reservoir Of Capital, Skills And Expertise – PM

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Jamaican diaspora represents a powerful reservoir of capital, relationships, skills and expertise that can be harnessed to assist in driving the country’s development. He was...

Shovel-Ready Projects Coming On Stream

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says several projects are coming on stream under the Shovel-Ready Initiative. “The initiative seeks to directly assist investors by obtaining preliminary development approvals, conducting...

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