KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS)December 24, 2016 - – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange says the Government will not back down on its campaign for reparation for the injustices of slavery.
WASHINGTON, DC, December 22, 2016 - The US State Department has agreed to assist the Jamaican Government in introducing the concept of plea bargaining to the island’s justice system with a view to reducing the backlog within the nation’s courts.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 20, CMC – The Jamaica government has called on the Trade Facilitation Task Force to explore strategies that will enable the country to become more competitive within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM region and globally.
KINGSTON, December 20, 2016 - General Manager of the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Caribbean Country Department, Therese Turner-Jones, says the prospect for growth in the Jamaican economy is better than it has ever been.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 20, CMC – The Jamaica government says it intends to hold press briefings next year and will commence the exercise “in the first quarter of 2017” as it responded to a claim by the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) that Prime Minister Andrew Holness had failed to hold press conferences since assuming office in February this year
DECEMBER 20, 2016 - After a strong breakout season that culminated in an unlikely appearance in the Olympic final, there’s little doubt that Janieve Russell is Jamaica’s latest rising star in the women’s 400m hurdles. Indeed, had it not been for a serious mid-season injury that knocked her off-stride and sent her to the sidelines instead of to a final pre-Rio build-up, her star could have risen even higher.