KINGSTON, Jamaica May 23, 2021 Opposition Spokesman on Labour and Social Security Senator Dr Floyd Morris has again raised the vexing practice of many employers, placing Jamaican workers on contract, which in most cases denies workers earned employment benefits.
KINGSTON, Jamaica May 22, 2021 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his Administration is committed to empowering more Jamaicans and positively changing communities through property rights.
KINGSTON. Jamaica May 23, 2021 - Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor, Richard Byles, says the BOJ “continues to be very successful in guiding inflation within the four - six per cent target range despite missing its inflation target for the 12 months leading up to April 2021.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 11, 2022 - Demerara Waves - President Irfaan Ali on Friday announced that the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has decided on the financing and operational model for a regional passenger and cargo ferry service aimed at solving the decades-long sea transportation constraint that has dogged regional agriculture.
Georgetown, Guyana, October 5, 2021 - Several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states on Monday signed a declaration to combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing, as the region prepares to tap into assistance from Norway to tackle the scourge that experts say is linked to a range of other transnational crimes.
WASHINGTON DC, September 1, 2021 - Jamaica’s Permanent representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) Ambassador Audrey Marks, says in order for young people to participate in the formal labor market in the post pandemic recovery period, they will have to acquire critical skills and capabilities to pursue job and entrepreneurship opportunities in transformative science and technologies sector.
KINGSTON, Jamica, June 7, 2021 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness is calling on the international community to assist the region in bridging gaps within the SDGs as small developing nations recover from Covid-19.
London, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) The International Coffee Organization (ICO) said in its monthly report global production of the bean will likely fall some way below demand in the upcoming season that starts in October, but bumped up its 2021/22 coffee surplus forecast.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 25, 2022 - One of Jamaica’s first singing sensations, Jimmy Tucker, died on Tuesday at the age of eighty, at his home in Fayetteville, Georgia in the United States. He was surrounded by his family.
MONTEGO BAY, April 5, 2022 - Jamaica Jazz and Blues Promoter Walter Elmore says the Grammy Award for best Reggae Album won on Sunday night by almost all white Reggae Band SOJA, should act as a wake-up call to Jamaican musicians that Reggae music is no longer the exclusive precinct of Jamaican Reggae artistes.