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Draft ICT Policy Going to Cabinet Next Month

The Office of the Prime Minister will be submitting a draft Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Policy to Cabinet next month. This will include a recommendation to establish a Single Regulator for the converged ICT sector, which will be empowered … Continued


Copyright Act to Incorporate Internet Treaties

The Copyright Act is to be amended, to incorporate provisions of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) ‘Internet Treaties’. This was disclosed by Manager, Copyrights and Related Rights Directorate at the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Miss Philippa Davies, during … Continued


Gov’t to Provide More ICT Space

More than 600,000 square feet of new office space will be provided over the next five years as the Government moves to provide facilities for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services. “This is the movement that we are heading towards … Continued


Negotiations to Establish LNG Sector Advanced

State Minister in the Ministry of Energy and Mining, Hon. Laurence Broderick, has announced that negotiations are far advanced for the establishment of a local liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, which he said would result in major improvements in the … Continued


Ministry Pursuing Productive Use of Mined Bauxite Lands

The Ministry of Energy and Mining is pursuing the productive utilisation of rehabilitated mined out bauxite lands for agricultural initiatives, State Minister, Hon. Laurence Broderick, has announced. This comes against the background of concerns resonating “over several decades” and heightened … Continued


Energy Diversification a Priority – Robertson

Minister of Energy and Mining, Hon. James Robertson, has pointed out that the Government is continuing its drive to use energy diversification as a means of securing the country’s long-term advancement, self reliance, and sustainability. “Jamaica is improving its infrastructure, … Continued


Jamaica to Host Energy Seminar Next Week

Group Managing Director of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), Dr. Ruth Potopsingh, is urging Jamaicans to take full advantage of opportunities to learn more about energy. “Participate and take full advantage of the opportunities presented through the seminar, to … Continued


JNA Re-launches Website

The Jamaica Netball Association’s (JNA) website,, boasting a new look with more user-friendly features was re-launched on Friday (July 10). The website was designed and will be maintained by the Jamaica Information Service (JIS). During the ceremony at the … Continued

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