Institute of Sports (INSPORTS)

The Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) was established in 1978 by the Government of Jamaica to promote the development of sport at the national level. Its …

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Independence Park Limited

The Independence Park Limited (IPL) is a Government owned company incorporated in 2001 with responsibility for carrying on the business of operators, promoters, proprietors and …

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Jamaica Information Service (JIS)

The Jamaica Information Service (JIS), as a government agency, is mandated to disseminate information that will enhance public awareness and increase knowledge of the policies …

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Jamaica Archives and Records Department

As a Government Department, the Jamaica Archives began in 1955 with the establishment of an Archives Section in the Island Records Office. The appointment of …

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Cinematograph Authority

Cinematograph Authority regulates films for distribution and exhibition in public cinemas. The Authority views all films and attaches a rating based on local standards. This …

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Broadcasting Commission

The Broadcasting Commission’s primary role is to monitor and regulate the fast paced industries of electronic media, broadcast radio and television, as well as subscriber …

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Access to Information Unit

The Access to Information Unit leads and guides the implementation and administration of the Access to Information Act, which was passed in June 2002. The …

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Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation

The Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF) is a limited liability company under the auspices of the Office of the Prime Minister. One of its …

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Urban Development Corporation (UDC)

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) was established in March 1968 with the mandate to improve the urban fabric of metropolitan regions across the island. The …

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National Housing Trust (NHT)

The National Housing Trust is an organisation set up by the Government of Jamaica to lend money at low interest rates to contributors who wish …

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Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) is a limited liability company established in 1996 as a component of the Government of Jamaica’s (GoJ’s) national poverty …

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Jamaica Defence Force

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), as Jamaica’s military body is the country’s last line of defence. The military is the ultimate force by which the …

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Harmonization Limited

Harmonization Limited is the government-owned company spearheading the Harmony Cove tourism development project in Trelawny. Harmony Cove is a 2,300-acre property on the Jamaican north …

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Constituency Development Fund

The Constituency Development Fund (CDF) seeks to improve the effectiveness of Members of Parliament as a designated funding mechanism for constituency projects. The main thrust …

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Bureau of Women’s Affairs

The Bureau of Women’s Affairs is mandated to mobilize the Government to address the problems that confront women, given the impact of patriarchy and sexism. …

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