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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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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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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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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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Head Count of Jamaicans to Begin April 5

Preparations are being made for a head count of all Jamaicans, by way of the Jamaica Population and Housing Census, which will begin on April 5, 2011. Speaking at a JIS ‘Think Tank’, on July 6, Acting Director, Social Policy, … Continued

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New NIS Rates Effective August 2

The new effective date for revised contributions to the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) is August 2, Minister with responsibility for Information, Telecommunications and Special Projects, Hon. Daryl Vaz, has confirmed. Speaking at Wednesday’s (June 30) Post Cabinet press briefing at … Continued

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Mia Mottley For Broadcasting Commission Forum

Leader of the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP), Hon. Mia Mottley, will deliver the keynote address at the Broadcasting Commission’s Regional Regulators’ Forum on Policy and Regulation in the Electronic Media. The Forum, which will bring together a cadre of … Continued

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Tune In To Jamaca House Live Wednesday, June 30

Listeners from home and abroad can tune in to ‘Jamaica House Live’ come Wednesday, June 30, where once again they will be able to speak with Prime Minister Bruce Golding on their issues and concerns. ‘Jamaica House Live’, the radio … Continued

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