A reciprocal visa waiver agreement is to be implemented between Jamaica and Ghana following discussions between the two governments to improve bilateral relations and increase travel.
Prime Minister, Andrew Holness has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to preserving the Jamaican family while driving economic growth.
Local Government and Community Development Minister Desmond McKenzie, says preparations for the final resting place of former Prime Minister, Edward Seaga, are on track.
The Health and Wellness Ministry is advising travellers to be appropriately vaccinated before going to countries known to have had outbreaks of the measles virus.
Technology Minister, Fayval Williams has announced that a number of software applications will be developed this Fiscal year as part of the Government’s thrust to improve service delivery to citizens.
The National Works Agency NWA is reporting that road works are 67 percent complete and sewer and pipe laying works are 84 percent complete on the Constant Spring Road Improvement Project.
The Ministry of Education has announced that the results for the inaugural Primary Exit Profile (PEP) will be released by the end of next week.
The Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) is urging citizens to use accredited laboratories to do their medical tests and related procedures.
Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says it is the Government’s intention to establish at least two Special Economic Zones (SEZs) within the next three years.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness is reporting that the local economy has been experiencing consistent growth for almost 18 consecutive quarters.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has again assured investors that the Government is working to improve the speed of doing business to facilitate economic and infrastructural growth.
The Government is looking to roll out the provision of homes under the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) programme this year.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness officially opened the new R Hotel on Renfrew Road in New Kingston on June 6. The hotel is the result of a partnership between architect Evan Williams and Downsound Records owner investor, Josef Bogdanovich.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has instructed the Forestry Department to establish an Environmental Corp as part of efforts to engage more young people across the island.
The Ministry of Health and Wellness is putting measures in place to increase the number of nurses serving the public health sector.
The Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, is working to design a reporting mechanism to capture all data from Members of Parliament and Councillors on water distribution in affected areas.
The Health and Wellness Ministry will be implementing a National Salt Reduction Programme as part of ongoing measures to combat non-communicable diseases.
Eighty-three schools across the island have been rewarded for their efforts in executing the five components of the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ ‘Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in Schools’ initiative.
The ecumenical service to celebrate the life of former Prime Minister, Edward Seaga, will be held June 23 at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on North Street, Kingston, starting at noon.
Jamaica will observe an official period of mourning from June 19-22 for late former Prime Minister Edward Seaga. Flags will be flown at half-mast during the period.