WASHINGTON, DC, December 17, 2019 - Jamaica’s Honorary Consul in Philadelphia, Christopher Chaplin, has been elected Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia.
KINGSTON, December 13, 2019 Jamaica is to receive a major boost to maritime security operation. this follows an exchange of note between the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday, which will see Japan providing maritime patrol vessels to Jamaica.
KINGSTON, December 12, 2019 - The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) has launched a new mobile app, called the CAC Jamaica App, which will allow consumers to compare prices on their phones for products being sold across the island at businesses registered with the government agency.
KINGSTON, December 11, 2019 - Jamaica has been placed in the high human development category with a ranking of 96 out of 189 countries and territories in the United Nations 2019 Human Development Index (HDI) Report. This is an improvement over the country’s ranking of 97 in 2018.
MONTEGO BAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2019 - Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, is encouraging farmers to position themselves to take advantage of the expected boom in tourism over the next two years.
KINGSTON, November 20, 2019 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says “cooperation between Jamaica and the People’s Republic of China will enable the country to strategically connect opportunities with resources to achieve inclusive growth, increase meaningful job creation and lift our peoples out of poverty in an “open, green and clean, as well as a high-standard, sustainable and people-centered” way.”
KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 12, 2019 - - Prime Minister Andrew Holness last weekend concluded his official visit to China which started with a bilateral meeting with President Xi Jingping and an address to the opening ceremony of the China International Import Exposition in Shanghai.