The Editorial Department produces daily news releases, features and articles about the GOJ’s policies and programmes, as well as copy pictures for publication in news papers and its website. 

The JIS Editorial Department

news releases, features and articles


The Editorial Department is expected to assist in the development of a news agency culture, with staff reporters producing content of the highest quality and dispatching information in real time to main stream media via the JIS website.


Businesses Playing Their Part In Containing COVID-19
Several private sector companies are implementing the safeguards and health protocols announced by the Government to contain the outbreak and ...
Mount Pleasant Primary And Infant Gives Helping Hand To Community
The Portland-based Mount Pleasant Primary and Infant School, through its Giving Hands Foundation, is reaching out to less fortunate persons ...
Support For Curfew
The Government’s decision to impose nightly islandwide curfews from April 1 to April 8 to slow down the spread of the ...
Early Response To COVID-19 Commended
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has been working assiduously to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which ...
Restorative Justice Unit Scales Down Operations
Persons utilising the Ministry of Justice’s Restorative Justice Unit are still able to access services, as the unit remains ...
St. James Poor Relief Safeguarding Indigent Persons
The St. James Poor Relief Department has put special measures in place to safeguard indigent persons against the novel coronavirus (...
Gov’t Considers Publishing Names Of Persons Who Fail To Self-Report
Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says the Government is considering publishing the names of persons ...
Security Forces Begin Tracking Persons Who Fail To Comply With Self-Quarantine Order
The Government has started tracking 500 persons who are among those who returned to the island between March 18 and 23 and have ...
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