KINGSTON, Jamaica 20, 2020 - The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) will shortly commence the development of affordable houses utilising bamboo, from a $54-million donation by the National Housing Trust (NHT).
KINGSTON, January 20, 2020 - CARICOM Chairman and Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley says she will not be sending her foreign minister to meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jamaica on a matter of principle. She says the refusal to invite the entire CARICOM body to participate in tomorrow's multilateral round table discussion seems to be an attempt to divide and rule.
KINGSTON, JANUARY 18, 2020 - Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd Green, says emphasis will be placed on increasing the number of community groups of traditional growers participating in the Alternative Development Programme.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 17, 2020- Tourism Minister Edmond Bartlett, says preliminary report from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is showing that in 2019, the sector earned between US$3.7 billion and US$3.8 billion, some US$500 million more than in 2018.
KINGSTON, January 18, 2020 - Jamaicans are on the cusp of receiving electronic passports (e-passports), as part of the transformation process taking place at the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA).
KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 17, 2020 - Speaker of the House of Representatives, Pearnel Charles Sr, says he intends to table the Auditor General's report concerning the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) at the next sitting of Parliament.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 16, 2020: Jamaica’s foreign exchange market continues to be plagued by the triple woes of a chronically volatile exchange rate, acute shortage of supply of foreign exchange to serve the real economy, and a lack of transparency in the Forex operations of authorised dealers.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 16, 2020: The People’s National Party Youth Organisation has announced that it is leading the coordination of a project to provide legal services to assist victims of abuse to access free legal support that will allow them to safely separate themselves and their children from their abusers.