Since April last year the Justice Training Institute (JTI) in the Ministry of Justice has been using virtual methods to continue training Justices of the Peace (JPs), justice sector employees and members of the public within its various diploma programmes and short courses.
The world is experiencing unprecedented social and economic challenges, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the transition has been difficult for some, others have embraced the need for innovation and creativity to keep going. On today’s programme we feature Kadia Francis, who left her nine to five job at a law firm in 2020, to start her own business..
A satisfied customer makes all business owners happy. A key part of satisfying customers is ensuring they receive their goods on time.
Jamaican business owners recently received a helping hand in making sure their customers overseas receive their products in a timely fashion thanks to a newly signed agreement between the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) and Caribbean Airlines.
Jamaica will join the rest of the world in the annual celebration of International Peace Day on Tuesday, September 21. This year’s activities are being observed locally under the theme “Sustaining Communities for a Peaceful Country”.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness and other officials visit sections of Manchester to witness vaccination activities underway in that parish.
The Ministry of National Security is increasing the network of cameras across the island under the national closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance programme, dubbed ‘JamaicaEye.’
A major street in Paterson, New Jersey was recently renamed ‘Jamaica Way’ in recognition of the contributions of Jamaicans living in the city.
We share updates from the desk of the Ministry of Education to keep parents and students in the loop.
The Jamaica Defence Force is helping to build a new COVID-19 field hospital at the University Hospital of the West Indies.
If you live close to a major town center and get a sudden craving for pizza or a sweet treat, it’s fairly easy to fulfil this desire. But if you live in rural Jamacia things can get a little tricky.
Not so long ago, trained teacher and rural Jamaica native, Solay Fearon, found herself craving a sweet treat, but had no options available to satisfy her. So she decided to solve the problem in her own way. With the help of her cousin and a few friends she started a business called Pizza and Pastry.
A direct hit…that’s how at least one stakeholder in the local forestry sector has described the impact of COVID-19. We’re zoning in on the challenges facing the industry in this week’s environment corner
Through its range of Child Justice Services, the Ministry of Justice consistently works to ensure the rights and interests of children are protected.
There’s just something about Jamaica which makes the brand, or its citizens stand out wherever they are in the world. It’s no surprise then that the country’s pavilion was named one of the ‘coolest’ at World Expo 2020, in Dubai.
What does this endorsement mean for the country and what makes the pavilion so special? Find out now as we go for growth.
After being the victim of a crime or another type of personal violation, persons often find themselves traumatized a second, third or several times afterwards, by experiencing the phenomena called victim blaming.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Audrey Sewell sheds light on the application process of the Government’s New Social Housing Programme.
Tips for livestock farmers in the event of a Tropical Storm or Hurricane.
Chairman of the Dispute Resolution Foundation (DRF), John Bassie and Manager for the Foundation’s Mediation Training and Service Network, Sharon Young Palmer recently sat down with Vaughn Davis, host of JIS Radio’s online discussion programme Studio 58A, to share the benefits of signing up for the Foundation’s Mediation Training programme. We bring you an excerpt of their interview
Highlight of the National Water Commission’s recently-held quarterly press briefing.
For the next two years Jamaica will chair the Latin American and Caribbean Forestry Commission (LACFC). Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Department and Conservator of Forests, Ainsley Henry, will serve as President.
The election was conducted at the 32nd session of the LACFC, being hosted by Jamaica virtually from September 6 to 10. Find out more about the intended outcomes of this year’s session in today’s programme.
On today’s programme we’ll look at some of its effects. We’ll also tell you how victims of crime can get assistance from the Victim Services Division, VSD.