KINGSTON, May 10, 2017 - Member of Parliament for St Catherine South, Fitz Jackson yesterday withdrew the controversial bill to amend the Banking Services Act, complaining bitterly that despite opening debate on the bill from January, the legislative measure continues to suffer undue delays.
KINGSTON, May 8, 2017 - The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has signed a 25-year agreement with brewery giant Red Stripe for the lease of 247 hectares of land for the mass production of cassava to be used in the company’s beverages.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 2, CMC – The Jamaica government says it will provide assistance to final year local students who owe an estimated J$45 million (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents) in outstanding fees to the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI).
MONTEGO BAY, May 2, 2017 - Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, says be using the platform of the upcoming United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) conference, to draw attention to the scant regard international donor agencies has paid to the tourism industry of countries worldwide.
KINGSTON, April 21, 2017 - Despite stridently cogent objections from the Opposition, and the referral of the proposed legislation to a Joint Select Committee for review, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says baseline work for the proposed Special Security Operation Zones is going ahead “even while we await the enforcement of the Act.”
KINGSTON, April 19, 2017 - Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Peter Bunting, has blasted National Security Minister Robert Montague for what he has characterized as broken promises and poor handling of certain aspects of his portfolio.