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Vaz Says Jamaica Has Global Software Potential

Minister with responsibility for Information, Telecommunications and Special Projects, the Hon Daryl Vaz, believes Jamaica has the potential to gain a competitive edge in developing software applications for global use. Mr. Vaz made the comment while praising the success of … Continued

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Gov’t Shocked by News of Dr. Mcgill’s Death

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Hon. Dr. Kenneth Baugh, has expressed shock at the news of the slaying of former Member of Parliament for Western St. Mary, Dr. Neil McGill. Deputy Prime Minister and … Continued

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JIS Donates Back-to-School Items to Boys Home

The Jamaica Information Service (JIS), as part of its ongoing support to the Mount Olivet Boys’ Home, has donated back-to-school items, including books and uniforms, to the 25 boys at the facility. More than 30 members of staff journeyed to … Continued

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PBCJ Important to Media Landscape – Vaz

Minister with responsibility for Information, Telecommunications and Special Projects, Hon. Daryl Vaz, has said that the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ) represents an important space in the media landscape in the island. Making his contribution to the 2010/11 Sectoral … Continued

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JIS A Credible News Agency – Don Anderson Poll

A Don Anderson survey, which was recently commissioned by the Jamaica Information Service (JIS), has found that the public continues to have a positive perception of the government agency. Jamaicans also believe that the JIS is a relevant news agency, … Continued

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Concept of GovNet a Reality – Vaz

Minister with responsibility for Information, Telecommunications and Special Projects, Hon. Daryl Vaz, has announced that the concept of a government-wide communication network, dubbed GovNet, aimed at improving efficiency and effectiveness in operations and service delivery, is now a reality. “The … Continued

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More JAMPRO Offices to be Opened Overseas

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Karl Samuda, has said that the Government will be opening more Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) offices overseas. Speaking with JIS News, the Minister said that the JAMPRO office located at the Jamaican Consulate … Continued

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Jamaicans Say Farewell to Horace Clarke

Jamaicans turned out on July 24 to say farewell to the late former Minister of Agriculture, Public Utilities, Mining and Energy, and Water and Transport, Hon. Horace Clarke, O.J, at the official funeral service, held at the St. Andrew Parish … Continued

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ICT to be A Growth Driver -Vaz

Minister with responsibility for Information, Telecommunications and Special Projects, Hon. Daryl Vaz, has said that the government is working to create a productive Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry that will drive social and economic growth. The industry, he said, … Continued

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Minister Vaz’ Sectoral Presentation Rescheduled for July 27

Minister with responsibility for Information and Telecommunications, Hon. Daryl Vaz, is rescheduled to deliver his Sectoral Debate presentation in Parliament on Tuesday, July 27. Minister Vaz’ presentation was rescheduled as Parliament yesterday, (July 20), was engaged in matters relating to … Continued

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Jamaicans Urged to Support 2011 Census

Jamaicans have been urged to give their full co-operation to the 2011 census exercise, when it begins April 5, by Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Dr. Heather … Continued

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