KINGSTON, September 22, 2019 - The Governments of Jamaica and the People’s Republic of China, on Thursday, signed a protocol governing the export of frozen lobster from the island to the Chinese market.
KINGSTON, Sept. 20, 2019 - Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Collette Roberts Risden, says Jamaica’s economic and sociocultural frameworks have been largely shaped by the migration of the country’s workers in pursuit of employment opportunities locally and overseas.
KINGSTON, Jamaica September 19, 2019 - The IMF has congratulated Jamaica for the successful completion of the country’s economic reform program supported by the IMF’s Stand-By Arrangement. In a statement, the IMF said “The authorities’ exemplary program implementation has resulted in a stronger economy with significant reduction in vulnerabilities, and increased job creation.”
KINGSTON, September 10, 2019 - Mining Minister Robert Montague says the JISCO/Alpart plant in Nain, St. Elizabeth is to be shut down halting alumina production and to focus on refurbishing and modernising the plant.
GENEVA, Switzerland, Sept. 10, 2019 - The Government of Jamaica has made an urgent call for members of the World Trade Organization to facilitate the necessary trade concessions, special and differential treatment and flexibilities that could assist in addressing the structural and capacity constraints in the markets of Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
KINGSTON, September 9, 2019 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has paid tribute to the Honourable Louise Bennett Coverley, OM, OJ, MBE, affectionately called “Miss Lou” for her pioneering work in spreading Jamaica’s culture to the world.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 3, 2019 - The suggestion by National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang that constitutional changes may be necessary to strengthen the Bail Act to allow for prolonged detention of accused persons without charge, is not going down well with members of the legal profession.