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Vybz Kartel Remains Hospitalized

Incarcerated dancehall entertainer, Vybz Kartel, remains in hospital this afternoon. Kartel was transported to the University Hospital of the West Indies, UHWI, this...

Cabinet Approves $600m Roll-out of Tablets in Schools Programme

Cabinet has approved the rollout of the tablets in schools programme this fiscal year at a cost $600-million. Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator Ruel...

Digicel Jamaica Steps Up Efforts to Bring Relief Aid to Dominica

Telecommunications company, Digicel Jamaica Limited, says it’s intensifying efforts to bring food and other relief to the people of Dominica. The country’s...

Govt Inks Three Multi-Billion Dollar Agreements with JISCO

Mining Minister, Mike Henry, says the way is now clear for the inflow of USD$1-billion in foreign direct investment and the creation 800 new jobs. This following...

Time to Discuss Farmers’ Insurance, says Wehby

A government Senator, Don Wehby, says it’s time for Jamaica to re-open the conversation about providing insurance to farmers. Senator Wehby says agriculture is too...

Police Probing Deadly Bog Walk Gorge Crash

The Police say they’ve launched an investigation into a motor vehicle accident last evening in the Bog Walk Gorge which killed three people. Dead are 29-year-old...

Govt Taking Multi-Dimensional Approach to Reducing Traffic Congestion

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says the government is pursuing a multi-dimensional strategy to reduce the impact of traffic congestion in commercial areas on...

Education Ministry Pumping $800m into Early Childhood & Primary Education

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, says an additional $800-million has been pumped into supporting the operations of early childhood and primary schools across the country....

Jamaica Teaching Council Bill to be Tabled Soon

Education Minister Senator, Ruel Reid, says his Ministry is pushing to have the Jamaica Teaching Council, JTC bill tabled in Parliament shortly. The Teaching Council...

Jamaica Providing Support to Dominica following Passage of Hurricane Maria

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica will provide assistance to Dominica which was devastated with the passage of Hurricane Maria. Dominica’s Prime Minister,...