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PHOTOS: Health Minister Encourages Healthy Lifestyle

PHOTOS: Health Minister Encourages Healthy Lifestyle – Jamaica Information Service Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (right), speaks with (from left): President, Healthy Caribbean Coalition, Sir Trevor Hassell; Director, Non-Communicable Diseases and Injury Prevention, Ministry of Health, Dr. Tamu Davidson, and Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacqueline McKenzie, at the Healthy Caribbean Coalition’s […]

Nigel Clarke PHOTOS: Minister Clarke at IMF Meeting in Washington D.C.

Nigel Clarke PHOTOS: Minister Clarke at IMF Meeting in Washington D.C. – Jamaica Information Service Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke (right), listens keenly to State Secretary in the Ministry of Finance of Sweden, Karolina Ekholm (centre), at the IMF/World Bank Governors 2018 Spring meeting at the IMF/World Bank’s […]

Entertainer's friend killed during video shoot

What was supposed to be a memorable occasion for up-and-coming entertainer Righteous turned out to be a complete nightmare last Saturday after his friend was killed, while he was wrapping up a scene from his video shoot. The entertainer said that he and his team were in the process of shooting a music video for […]

Visionaires Apostolic celebrates 10 years of service

The Visionaires Apostolic ministry in Montego Bay, St James recently hosted an energetic service to celebrate the official opening and dedication of its sanctuary building in the Mt Salem community, cementing its 10th anniversary of service to the western city. The dedication ceremony was held at the beginning of Visionaires Apostolic’s weeklong convention, under the […]

H.O.P.E. For Areas under Enhanced Security Measures

Efforts are being made to forge tangible partnerships between the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) Programme and security forces on duty in communities declared Zones of Special Operations (ZOSOs) and areas where States of Public Emergency (SOPE) have been instituted. This was disclosed by National Coordinator for HOPE, Lt. Col Martin Rickman, who was […]

SRC Encourages Entrepreneurs to Purchase Formulations for Products

The Scientific Research Council (SRC) is inviting budding entrepreneurs to purchase formulations for products that could create viable businesses. Executive Director at the SRC, Dr. Cliff Riley, told a recent JIS ‘Think Tank’ that each year the SRC produces quite a large number of food and natural product formulations. He said the Council currently has […]

Gov’t to Develop Bunkering Industry

Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Robert Montague says the government is to aggressively pursue the development of Jamaica’s bunkering industry. This, he said, will be done through the facilitation of investment and ensuring that the necessary administrative and regulatory framework are in place. Minister Montague was addressing the gala dinner of the International Bunker […]

Government Encourages BPO Stakeholders to Plan the Way Forward

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Fayval Williams is encouraging stakeholders in the Business Process Outsourcing sector (BPO) to come together and plan the way forward for the rapidly growing industry. Speaking at a VIP Luncheon and Awards on the final day of the Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Expo […]