JIS Evening News – January 21, 2022

Jamaica begins local testing for COVID-19 variants, Prime Minister expresses confidence in new Chief of Defence Staff, and one thousand e-tickets issued so far under e-ticketing pilot programme.

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JIS Midday News January 20, 2022

Work on new Parliament building to start this year, Team Jamaica in preparation mode for Winter Olympics and Riversdale Health Centre adopted by Diaspora group.

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JIS Eveing News January 19, 2022

Registration now underway for tourism workers pension scheme, EOJ urging persons to check on ID card status before visiting location for collection and Foreign Ministry officially opens new offices downtown.

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JIS Evening News January 17, 2022

One billion dollars more allocated to Police force in second supplementary budget, Entertainment Culture and Creative Industries Grant applications close and framework in place to guide distribution of land to youth farmers…

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JIS Evening News January 11, 2022

Jamaica records new high in daily COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister hints at additional Cabinet changes and SERHA health facilities offering free PCR testing.

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JIS Evening News January 10, 2022

COVID-19 positivity rate reaches record high, Government to continue State Of Emergency (SOE) consultations this year and Kingston Mayor welcomes new ROK Hotel in capital city.

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JIS Midday News January 6, 2022

Prime Minister calls for greater COVID-19 preventative actions from households, no broadleaf forest vegetation cover to be impacted in the area released for mining in St Ann and Belle Tierre Reservoir in St. Ann commissioned into service.

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JIS Midday News – January 5, 2022

Annual currency growth in 2021 lower than previous year, Daily Monitoring Mechanism in Place for All Public Schools and Swoop Airlines adds bi-weekly flight between Toronto and Kingston.

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JIS Midday News – January 4, 2022

Reduction in major crimes recorded last year; imported cases of COVID-19 on the rise; and online training app launched for PPV operators.

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JIS Evening News January 3, 2022

Health Minister says COVID-19 fourth wave calls for stricter requirements, new firearms bill to be tabled in Parliament and funds set aside to address flooding at Tinson Pen Aerodrome.

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JIS Evening News – December 31, 2021

JCF warning against New Year’s gun salutes, Government working to make home COVID-19 test kits accessible to the public, and Industry Minister commends the work of the Fair-Trading Commission.

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JIS Evening News December 29, 2021

Jamaica Fire Brigade to increase staff complement, Manchester Parish Court on track to clear case backlog; and amendments to Building Act to increase accessibility for persons with disabilities.

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JIS Evening News – December 24, 2021

Health Minister encouraging Jamaicans to download digital vaccination cards, Motorists being urged to exercise caution on the roadways and, plans underway for hosting of Jamaica Diaspora Conference next year.

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JIS Midday News – December 24, 2021

Police warning against use of firecrackers, NIS pensioners urged to register for Direct Deposits, and Chapelton Hospital set to be upgraded.

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JIS Evening News – December 17, 2021

Digital vaccination cards to be available for download next week, Government working on consumer welfare policy, and National Housing Trust adds more housing solutions in Manchester.

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JIS Evening News December 15, 2021

Government to conduct strategic review of Heart NSTA Trust, Legal dumps to operate until midnight during holiday period and five investors receive leases for land at Mango Agro Park.

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JIS Evening News – December 14, 2021

Prime Minister Andrew Holness calls for greater partnership to transform education sector, registration for tourism workers’ pension scheme to begin on January 1 and Centre for Tourism Innovation to offer online courses.

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JIS Midday News – December 14, 2021

Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine now available to the public, Public sector compensation review being undertaken, and St. James Southern being targeted for major infrastructural development.

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