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Minister Smith Advocates Expansion of e-Learning Project

Minister of Mining and Telecommunications Derrick Smith, says he will be pushing for the expansion of the e-Learning Project to include primary schools. Currently the project is being implemented across the island at the secondary level and at teachers colleges … Continued


Customs Going After Persons Who Under-Invoice Goods

Commissioner of Customs Danville Walker, has said that the Department will be going after persons, who engage in the under-invoicing of goods, robbing the country of revenue to provide essential services and fund development projects. Mr. Walker, who was addressing … Continued


RGD Celebrates 130 Years

Chief Executive Officer of the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) Dr. Patricia Holness, has lauded the agency for the important service it continues to provide to Jamaicans at home and abroad. She pointed to the interest expressed in the RGD by … Continued


St. Thomas Infirmary Produces Own Chicken Meat

The St. Thomas Infirmary is now self-sufficient in chicken meat, as the protein source is produced on the premises in Morant Bay. Financing of the project, valued at some US$10,400, was provided by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of … Continued


Jamaica Welcomes Strong Level of Support from EU

Prime Minister Bruce Golding, has expressed Government’s appreciation for the J$2-billion (18.625 million Euros) grant from the European Union, which was handed over today, to be paid directly into the treasury through the EU’s ongoing Budget Support Programme. Speaking at … Continued


105 Year-Old Jamaican Laid to Rest

Scores of family members and friends, crowded the Hither Green Methodist Church, in London, United Kingdom (UK), on Thursday March 26, for a thanksgiving service for the life of 105 year-old Wilhelmina Morgan, who died on March 1 this year. … Continued


Education Minister Guest on ‘Jamaica House Live’ Tonight

Minister of Education, Andrew Holness and Chief Medical Officer (CMO), in the Ministry of Health and the Environment, Dr. Sheila Campbell Forrester, will be special guests on the monthly call in radio programme, ‘Jamaica House Live’, hosted by Prime Minister … Continued


PM Sings Praises of Sandals Foundation

Prime Minister Golding has endorsed the establishment of the new Sandals Foundation, which aims at improving the lives of residents of troubled communities through educational and environmental outreach. The Prime Minister described the foundation as “a tremendous initiative” and congratulated … Continued


Caribbean Development Bank Providing Support for Jamaica

Head of the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Social Sector Division, Yvonne Moses Grant, has said that institution was providing support for Jamaica as the country deals with the global financial crisis, with loan and grant disbursements to the country during … Continued


PM Golding Returns Today From Important Economic Talks

Prime Minister Bruce Golding is expected home this evening, after attending meetings with CARICOM Heads of Government in Belize, last week, and with U.S. private investment company, Tavistock International, in Florida over the week-end. Mr. Golding went to Florida Friday … Continued


MIND to Host Public Sector Leadership Conference

Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Management Institute for International Development (MIND), Mrs. Ruby Brown, has appealed to public sector leaders to support MIND’s ‘Leadership Development: A Vehicle for Public Sector Modernization’ conference, to be held at the Hilton Hotel, New … Continued


Conference On Leadership Development March 18 to 19

Approximately 250 leaders and decision makers from the private and public sectors are expected for the Management Institute for National Development’s (MIND) inaugural ‘Leadership Development: A Vehicle for Public Sector Modernisation’ conference, which will be hosted from March 18 to … Continued

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