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Local Tourism Firms Move Embrace Digital Transformation

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced a $30-million, digital technology partnership with Google to deploy what he deemed the most powerful and digitally...

Govt to Establish Independent Fiscal Council

The government is moving to establish a Fiscal Council that would be an independent public institution to promote sustainable public finances. Finance Minister, Dr....

‘MSMEs Suffering Under High Interest Rate Regime’ – BOJ Governor

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) says Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises, MSMEs, are particularly suffering from the high-interest rates being charged by commercial banks. BOJ...

Jamaica & USA Sign Improved ‘Open Skies policy’

Jamaica and the United States have agreed to greater improvements in air transport freedom between both countries. This as the two nations have signed an amended Air...

House Passes Child Diversion Bill

The Child Diversion Bill was approved in the House of Representatives yesterday. The Bill seeks to enable the implementation of child diversion measures in dealing with...

FLA Revokes License of Man who Pulled Gun in NCB

Nationwide News understands the Firearms Licensing Authority, FLA, has revoked the license of a businessman who brandished his firearm inside the Half Way Tree branch of...

Wisynco Group Reports Increase in Profits

The Directors of the Wisynco Group Limited have released their unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended March 31, 2018, reporting revenues of almost...

Education Minister Demands More from UWI

Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid is demanding a greater social contribution from tertiary institutions, including the University of the West Indies. The Minister...

Westmoreland PNP Activist Murdered

Member of Parliament for Western Westmoreland, the People’s National Party’s Dr. Wykeham McNeill, says his constituency is in mourning following the murder...

CTOC Targeting ‘Fake Pharmaceuticals’

The Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch, C-TOC, says it’s preparing to target sellers of counterfeit pharmaceuticals in Jamaica. The...