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Gov’t Paying Down Debt

Jamaica’s debt is steadily decreasing as a result of increased payments being made by the Government. This is according to Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, who informed that the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service repaid $58 billion in debt last month. Mr. Holness was addressing his quarterly press briefing at the […]

Inside Aretha Franklin's Final Years Outside of the Limelight

Aretha Franklin was not in the limelight as much during her final years, as she battled pancreatic cancer. She succumbed to the disease on Thursday. She was 76. With her powerful voice and hit singles such as “Think” and “Respect,” Franklin cemented her place in music and African-American history as the Queen of Soul during her more than 60-year music […]

Cardi B to Open 2018 MTV VMAs One Month After Giving Birth

Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP This just in—the 2018 MTV VMAs‘ most-nominated performer will grace Radio City Music Hall with her presence!  That’s right, MTV announced Wednesday that Cardi B will kick off the highly-anticipated awards show with her first return to the stage since she welcomed daughter Kulture Kiari one month ago. While Cardi B is set to open the show, the rapper […]

Workshops on Handling Conflicts and Grievances in Mining Underway

The Mines and Geology Division is staging a series of workshops on conflict-sensitive mining and grievance-handling mechanisms for stakeholders in the mining sector. The objective is to equip persons with skills to address conflicts, which left unresolved, could affect productivity, operational efficiency, and impact the emotional health and well-being of workers. Some 39 stakeholders benefited […]

Gabrielle Union Shares the Fashion Trend Dwyane Wade Started

Gabrielle Union‘s style has evolved over the years. And, apparently, Dwyane Wade‘s has, too.  “Before I [was] putting on what was laid out for me,” she told E! News host Justin Sylvester. Now, the Being Mary Jane actress doubles as a fashion designer, launching a new fall line titled #AllTogetherNow, in partnership with New York & […]

Jackpot! – Pick 4 winnings ease father's back-to-school worries

The Pick 4 numbers 6-6-6-6 will always be etched in the mind of Nakia Anderson, especially during back-to-school period, as they brought him winnings last Saturday, easing the financial pressures he is accustomed to facing at this time of the year. Anderson’s only child will be attending St George’s College in September. With glee, he […]

18 Glam Hollywood Décor Accents to Add Style Your Small Space

Headed off to college? Or maybe you’re in the mood to redecorate your very adult-like apartment. If you’re a self-proclaimed Blair Waldorf type (a.k.a. an unofficial princess and proud of it), we’ve got the article for you. If you didn’t already know, your home style should be similar: glam, luxe and over-the-top. If you’ve got […]

Ebony Park Heart Academy Offers Free Training and Boarding

Ebony Park HEART Academy in Clarendon is calling on Jamaica’s unattached youth to take advantage of the free training programmes and boarding being offered by the organisation for the upcoming academic year. In an interview with JIS News, Director/Principal, Ebony Park HEART Academy, Robert Green, says there are numerous programmes which 500 unattached persons can […]