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Jamaicans agree on CCJ as final court of appeal - Don Anderson poll

KINGSTON, Jamaica January 7, 2015- As the Parliament continues its debate on whether Jamaica should establish the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as its final court of appeal, almost half  the respondents in a recent Don Anderson poll, commissioned by the RJR Communications Group, feel the country should do away with the Privy Council and establish the CCJ.

IDB affirms belief in Ja's economic programme

KINGSTON, Jamaica December 20, 2014 -President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, says the construction of a new country office in Jamaica is symbolic of the IDB’s commitment to the island and the wider region.It "is a signal of  its firm belief the country and the direction in which it is headed."     

IDB President Moreno in Jamaica for a two day visit

KINGSTON, December 19, 2014- President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, arrived in the island yesterday for a two-day visit which coincides with activities surrounding the celebration of the IDB’s 45 years of partnership with Jamaica.

Titles Handed Over to Havana Heights Phase 3

KINGSTON, December 18, 2014- Forty residents of Clarendon are now proud property owners, having been presented with land titles to the Havana Heights Housing Scheme Phase 3 by the Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller on behalf of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing.

Jamaica welcomes US policy shift towards Cuba

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the Government of Jamaica enthusiastically welcomes the joint announcement in Washington and Havana today of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States of America and Cuba, and she has congratulated United States President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro on the historic development and for their bold and visionary leadership on this matter.

PM wants Constructive Engagement to Advance Relations with Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, December 8, 2014 - Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has called for greater dialogue and constructive engagement in the effort to secure progress and prosperity for the people of Jamaica, Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean. She said Jamaica and Cuba shared a rich history and that Jamaica will continue to stand steadfast with Cuba in the struggle to attain peace, progress and sustainable development in that country, in Jamaica and in the entire Caribbean region.

PM Simpson-Miller to advance trade & invest at Cuba Summit

KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 6, 14 - Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller will lead Jamaica’s delegation to the Fifth Summit of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba, which will be held in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, December 8, 2014.

Dwayne Vaz wins Central Westmoreland by-election

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland, December 2, 2014 - People’s National Party’s  (PNP) Dwayne Vaz, as was expected won the Central Westmoreland by election, becoming the fifth PNP candidate to represent the constituency since it was first won by Matthew Uriah Henry in July 1959.
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