The International Men's Day forum highlighted the sacrifices and contributions that men make to the family and society. The stakeholders ensured that their hard work and diligence with building and maintaining a strong foundation did not go unrecognized.
In delivering Jamaica’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report to the UN Human Rights Council, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith defended Jamaica’s human rights record, highlighting the country’s long history in support of the promotion and protection of human rights starting with its first presentation in the UN General Assembly in 1963. "We are […]
JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation Helps to Transform Online Learning with J$10M Donation to ‘One Laptop or Tablet Per Child’ Initiative. The donation will allow thousands of children to take part in school during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) would like to commend the Minister of Education, the Hon. Fayval Williams for the establishment of the Education COVID-19 Management Task Force. “The creation of this task force is a positive development as it is effectively a form of social partnership which brings all stakeholders together to devise […]
Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the International Seabed Authority (ISA), and former Deputy Solicitor General, Dr Kathy-Ann Brown was elected on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, as one of seven Judges to serve on the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) for the period 2020-2029 during the Meeting of the States Parties to […]
The face-lift of Downtown Kingston continues with the creation of a new Creative Hub in Jamaica. The old Swiss Stores building is the home for the hub and will be buzzing soon with activities. Collaboration is a key component of the space.
Jamaica will forge ahead with strengthening its linkages across the world by using its strategic foreign policy to further advance national development goals.
The Wisynco Eco Club Recycle Competition, with several thousand students participating from over 100 schools across the island has collected an accumulative total of 10,424,372 plastic bottles for its 2019-2020 recycling initiative. Held under the theme, ‘Recycling Plastic, Feels Fantastic’, the competition aims to increase awareness and actions towards recycling and plastic bottle recovery; while […]
Luke Williams is a gem for creating a writing competition for Jamaican youth to release their imagination. Each competitor will use their story as an escape to create a world that they control and can mold. The aim is to tell the youth to dream big. Don't let this situation keep you from that dream. Use the time to create positive ways that will impact you for the rest of your life.
After nearly two (2) months since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Jamaica, there are increasing calls for the government to “reopen the Jamaican economy.” This means different things to different people. For those who were of the view that our pre-COVID-19 economy was doing well and on the right track, especially those who […]
As public hospitals across the island strengthen their readiness protocol to respond to Covid-19 patients, the St. Ann’s Bay Regional Hospital has been outfitted with a sterile and private area to serve as a lounge for the doctors and nurses who will be on call in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The Sandals Foundation, as […]
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, expressed Jamaica’s appreciation to the Government and people of the Republic of South Korea for test kits and equipment, which will boost Jamaica’s capacity for testing and aid in the country’s fight against [the deaded] COVID-19 pandemic. The needed supplies include 7,500 […]