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Modern Technology Needed To Expand Livestock Sector – Samuda

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, says Jamaica must adopt modern technologies in order to improve and expand the livestock sector. “We in Jamaica are too small. We do not have the...

Montego Bay Must Be Prepared For Tourism Growth Over Next 50 Years – PM

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says a comprehensive development and upgrading of Montego Bay’s infrastructure must take place in order for the city to take advantage of the tourism opportunities that will come on...

Musical Artefacts On Display At The JIS

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Musical instruments, including the Bembe, Bata and the Prenten drums, collections of the National Museum Jamaica (NMJ), are now on display at the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) 58A Half-Way Tree Road, Kingston. The agency has...

PM Opens 146-Room Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, on Saturday (Feb. 18) officially opened the 146-room Royal DeCameron Cornwall Beach resort in Montego Bay, St. James, brining the company’s room count in Jamaica to 521. The new...

Govt Taking Steps To Address Water Needs For Housing And Agriculture

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government is putting measures in place to ensure adequate and reliable water supply to boost housing construction and agricultural production. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, said he has requested data from the...

Youth Urged To Develop Innovations To Help Solve Society’s Problems

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Executive Director, Junior Achievement Jamaica, Alphie Mullings-Aiken, is urging young people to pursue career paths that will enable them to create wealth while offering solutions to some of society’s problems. She noted that...

Gail Abrahams New Chairman Of JIS Advisory Board

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM Jamaica), Mrs. Gail Abrahams, has been appointed the new Chairman of the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Advisory Board. Other Board members are: Mr....

$4 Billion Investment In New BPO Facility To Create 4,500 Jobs

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government is on track to create 200,000 jobs within the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector. Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Thursday (February 16) broke ground for another major investment in the sector at the...

Health Ministry To Intensify Dental Sealant Programme

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Health will be intensifying its programme in primary schools, aimed at reducing dental cavities in children. Portfolio Minister, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton, said that come March, the dental sealant programme will...

Second Chance For Persons Without Formal Qualifications

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Persons without formal qualifications, but with the requisite experience and vocational skills, will soon be able to access higher education. This will be made possible through the National Qualification Framework of Jamaica (NQF-...

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