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.
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.
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.
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…
Jamaica records new high in daily COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister hints at additional Cabinet changes and SERHA health facilities offering free PCR testing.
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.
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.
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.
Reduction in major crimes recorded last year; imported cases of COVID-19 on the rise; and online training app launched for PPV operators.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police warning against use of firecrackers, NIS pensioners urged to register for Direct Deposits, and Chapelton Hospital set to be upgraded.
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.
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.
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.
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.