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Security minister opens new dormitories at Harman Barracks

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINIGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — National Security Minister, Robert Montague, yesterday cut the ribbon to officially open new dormitories at Harman Barracks in St Andrew. Read More

Korea donates equipment to improve cadastral mapping and land registration

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government's efficiency in cadastral mapping and land registration has been strengthened through the donation of technologically advanced equipment, valued at US$85,000, by the Government of the Republic of Korea. Read More

Grange calls for domino organisations to come together

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has called for the establishment of a formal relationship between all the domino organisations in the country. Read More

After shooting, Florida to place police officer at every school

Friday, February, 23 2018    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — A police officer will be stationed at every public school in Florida, the state's governor announced Friday as part of a plan to improve security following last week's deadly high school shooting. Read More

Dressmaker nabbed at NMIA with ganja in crotch

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Detectives assigned to the Narcotics Police Division arrested and charged a female at the Norman Manley International Airport, Kingston on Wednesday after she was found with a parcel of compressed ganja in the area of her crotch. Read More

Police seize firearm in Linstead

Friday, February, 23 2018    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A Taurus 9mm pistol with four 9mm rounds of ammunition was seized by the police in Blood Lane, Linstead, St Catherine yesterday, the police have reported. Read More

Forex: J$127.44 to one US dollar

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Friday, February 23, ended trading at J$127.44 up by 30 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Jamaica values its diplomatic ties — GG

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Governor General Sir Patrick Allen says Jamaica attaches high importance to its bilateral and multilateral ties with the various countries and international organisations. Read More

JAMPRO intensifying efforts to source markets for country's products

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) is intensifying its marketing and promotional efforts to increase exports and source additional markets for Jamaica's authentic food brands and products. Read More

Cornwall Regional Hospital has more issues than first identified — Tufton

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton says that more issues have been identified at the Cornwall Regional Hospital than were identified in initial assessments; hence, works at the institution is taking longer than expected. Read More

Transport Authority opens 4,158 spaces on routes islandwide

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Effective Monday, the Transport Authority (TA) will open 4,158 spaces on 768 routes islandwide in order to satisfy the increased demand for public transportation services.Among the 768 routes on offer are: Read More

Some schools to be closed for March 5 by-elections

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) —The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) has advised that several schools will be closed on Monday, March 5, as they will be used as polling stations to facilitate the by-elections in St Andrew North Western and the Norman Gardens Division (Kingston East and Port... Read More

Students, teacher injured in explosion at Mona High School

Friday, February, 23 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has revealed that a formal investigation is underway into an explosion that occurred at the Mona High School just after 5:00 pm yesterday. Read More

Police seize firearm in Olympic Gardens

Friday, February, 23 2018    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — A Smith and Wesson pistol and 15 9mm rounds of ammunition were seized along Rhoden Crescent, Olympic Gardens in St Andrew yesterday, the police have reported. Read More

PHOTOS: Holness meets with Vietnam Ambassador

Friday, February, 23 2018    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness (right), greets Ambassador Designate of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Nguyen Trung Thanh, when he arrived at the Office of the Prime Minister for a courtesy call. Read More



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