Health Ministry Moves Against Trans Fats

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is on a mission to ensure that the people of Jamaica are living healthier lives. Jamaica has endorsed the Action Plan to Eliminate Trans-fatty Acids from Industrial Production 2020-2025, which was approved by the 57th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) this week.

Bustamante Hospital for Children Commemorates Paediatric Cancer Awareness Month

New Ganja Patent Bill to be tabled

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says a new [Ganja] Patent Bill is expected to be tabled in the House of Representatives in two weeks. Mr Green informed that the bill has already gone through the necessary internal processes, including a meeting of the Legislative Committee, which […]

Govt. pledges more assistance to fire-affected farmers in St. Elizabeth

Jamaicans In Nigeria Encouraged To Invest In Jamaica

High Commissioner Esmond Reid has encouraged Jamaicans in Lagos, Nigeria, to take advantage of the opportunities for investment in Jamaica. He was speaking at a gathering on Saturday, September 21, where approximately 80 Jamaicans and their descendants, as well as friends of Jamaica, turned out for a community meeting organized by the High Commission. The […]

Shelly-Ann Cawley: The Powerhouse

The Importance of Showing Up

Have you ever been at the right place, at the right time but you were not prepared? Or have you ever been given a great opportunity but you weren't ready? Eighty percent of success comes from being prepared and showing up. Success isn't about how talented or skilled you are, it is our ability to complete our tasks regardless of how we're feeling. Even on days where you don't feel like it, just showing up can make a huge difference. Never take things for granted as you never know when opportunity comes knocking. Be bold and show up today!

Service ABOVE Self: Mr Sewell and Miss Walford

Proverbs: The Bridge Between Generations

Proverbs, as defined by Collins Dictionary, are short sentences that people often quote, which give advice or tells you something about life. Not only are they clever, funny and memorable, they also express a desire for tolerance and respect: ‘Howdy and tenk yuh nuh bruk nuh square.’ Proverbs have been passed down through generations and are apart of Jamaica’s intangible culture. Many […]

Queens of Reggae Island Honorary Ceremonies (QORIHC)