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GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The Chamber of Commerce candidate forums, where election hopefuls will be quizzed on key topics in their districts ahead of polling day, will take place in each of the new 19 constituencies where there is more...

Kurt’s Brother Contesting Seat On Mac’s Team

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Sibling rivalry will be pushed to a new level during this election campaign after Denniston Tibbetts was confirmed as the Cayman Democratic Party’s candidate for Red Bay at the weekend.

NHT On Ambitious Housing Drive – NHT Chairman

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT), Ambassador Dr. Nigel Clarke, says the entity has embarked on an ambitious and aggressive drive to assist persons in realising their dreams of owning their own home. During 2017/18, the...

Gov’t Must Ensure That All Students Have Access To Education – Senator Reid

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator, the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the Government has a responsibility to ensure that all students have access to quality education, regardless of their socio-economic situation. He...

Education Minister Engages Tertiary Institutions On Affirmative Action

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, has engaged tertiary institutions in a discussion about the implementation of an affirmative action policy for poor and vulnerable youth through a system of...

CIG Challenged By PR Backlog

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Officials from immigration said they will decide permanent residency applications within 30 days of receiving final submissions from applicants and will begin with the oldest first.

Fair Allocation Of Houses

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, says housing allocation will be done in a manner that is fair to all Jamaicans. Speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony for a...

Premier Pulls Lawyers Law As Time Runs Out

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- With so much controversy still surrounding the Legal Practitioners Bill, despite efforts by government to seek agreement with the opposition benches, the premier pulled the proposed bill Monday, the last sitting...

1,200-Unit Housing Project For Negril

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says ground will be broken shortly for a 1,200-unit housing development in Negril, Westmoreland, which will target tourism workers. “We expect this project to be completed by 2020 and...

National Identification System Will Be Game Changer – Chuck

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Justice, Hon. Delroy Chuck, says the National Identification System will be a huge game changer in the fight against crime. According to the Minister, the system will not only be able to assist the police, but will...

Community Members Attend Training Session On TB

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Kingston and St. Andrew (KSA) Health Services observed World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24 with a training session for community members. Just under 30 persons, comprising Community Health Aides and community leaders from...

Legal Aid Council’s Justice Fair March 29

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Members of the public are invited to the Legal Aid Council’s Justice Fair to be held on Wednesday, March 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Steer Town football field in St. Ann. Members of the public will have access to free...

The Jamaica Library Service Embraces The Use Of Technology In Its Services

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The library community has been evolving and remains quite relevant in a technologically-driven society through the array of services it offers to meet the demands of users. The Jamaica Library Service (JLS) consists of 119 fixed...

Education State Minister Encourages Stakeholders At Bog Walk High School

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, is urging school administrators not to allow the issue of fees and indiscipline to affect children’s education. He said the Government has...

Minister Samuda Expresses Support For Irish Potato Farmers

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Hon Karl Samuda is expressing support for Irish potato farmers, as the Government seeks to achieve self-sufficiency in the crop’s production. He was addressing farmers at...

PM Breaks Ground For NHT Developments In Westmoreland

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness on Friday (March 24) broke ground for the development of 112 serviced lots in Westmoreland. To this end, the National Housing Trust (NHT) will develop 51 serviced lots at Yeast Plant in...

Senate Approves Budget

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government is now authorised to spend the $710 billion earmarked for expenditure in the 2017/18 fiscal year, following the passage of the Appropriation Act 2017 in the Upper House on Friday (March 24). The Bill, which...

BPO Sector Becoming The Number One Source Of Employment In Western Jamaica

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Business Process Outsourcing Sector (BPO) is fast becoming the number one source of employment, next to tourism in western Jamaica. Speaking in an interview with JIS News, Mayor of Montego Bay, His Worship Homer Davis said the...

Touchdown Project Launched

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information in collaboration with the Jamaican American Athletic Development (JAMAAD) Incorporated have launched a new sporting initiative called ‘The Touchdown Project’. It will be rolled out...

Yadier Molina Sponsors Puerto Rican Youth And Junior Teams

HAVANA (NORCECA) -- Yadier Molina, the stellar catcher of St Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball, have started his sponsorship of the youth and junior volleyball program of Puerto Rico with the team taking part in the IV U18 Pan American Cup...

Yadier Molina Patrocina Equipos Juveniles De  Puerto Rico

HAVANA (NORCECA) -- El destacado receptor de los Cardenales de San Luis de las Grandes Ligas de Béisbol,  Yadier Molina, inició su patrocinio al programa juvenil del voleibol de Puerto Rico con el equipo que participa en la IV Copa Panamericana sub...

Coaches Aiming To Spots In Argentina At U18 Pan Am Cup

HAVANA (NORCECA) --Eight coaches are ready with their respective squads vying three tickets to the U18 FIVB Girls’ World Championship to be held in Rosario and Santa Fe, Argentina from August 18 to 27 while the already qualified sides Dominican...

Coaches Apuntan A Puestos En Argentina En Copa Pan Am Sub-18

HAVANA (NORCECA) -- Ocho entrenadores quieren asegurar el boleto mundialista, en tanto los ya clasificados de República Dominicana y Argentina beneficiarán  su preparación durante la IV Copa Panamericana sub-18 de voleibol,  que comienza mañana en...

Constata Gobierno Municipal Acciones De Limpieza En Playas Públicas De Benito Juárez

CANCÚN -- Con el objetivo de garantizar que las playas públicas del municipio se encuentren en óptimas condiciones, el secretario de Obras Públicas y Servicios, Roger Espinosa Rodríguez, junto con el director de la Zona Federal Marítimo Terrestre (...

CAPITOLIO -- Griselle Morales, asesora legal de la Oficina del Comisionado de Instituciones Financieras (OCIF), apoyó, esta mañana, la determinación de la Comisión de Asuntos del Consumidor y Servicios Públicos Esenciales del Senado, presidida por...

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