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Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMJIS

(JIS): School leaders across Jamaica are to participate in a Virtual Instructional Leadership (VIL) online course to equip them with the skills and competencies to effectively manage institutions remotely. The training is to commence June1....

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMJIS

(JIS): Leader of  Government Business in the Upper House, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says the government will be providing a time line for the return of all Jamaicans on board cruise ships.  The update will be given by Prime Minister...

Published:Sunday | May 10, 2020 | 12:00 AMJIS

(JIS): Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, has lauded the European Union (EU) for its support to Jamaica in its fight against COVID-19 in Jamaica, as she also  hailed the 45 years of...

Published:Sunday | May 10, 2020 | 12:00 AMJIS

(JIS): Parish coordinator for disaster preparedness at the St. Elizabeth Municipal Corporation, Ornella Lewis, says preparations have started for the 2020 hurricane season, which begins on June 1 and runs until November 30.  “Our...

Published:Sunday | March 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMJIS

The National Water Commission is reminding persons not to flush wipes and similar material down the toilet.  In a release today, the NWC said although it recognises the need to increase hygiene practises in light of the spread of COVID-19, its...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMJIS

Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Winston De La Haye, said communities are heeding the Zika Virus (ZikV) prevention tips and advisories and are cleaning their surroundings, including removing containers that can store water.He made the comment...

Published:Monday | October 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMJIS

I extend warm National Heroes Day greetings to Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora, and welcome the many friends of Jamaica who are visiting with us at this time. Today, I salute the people of Jamaica, the heroic makers of our proud history....

Published:Saturday | October 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMJIS

Administrator General and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Administrator General’s Department (AGD), Lona Brown, said that excellent service delivery is the main priority of the department. She said the agency recognises that it carries...

Published:Saturday | October 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMJIS

The Government’s capacity to protect the country’s ecosystem against the threat of foreign plants, animals and pathogens has been boosted with the launch of the Jamaica Invasive Species Database (JISD). The database, which can be found...

Published:Monday | March 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMJIS

The Ministry of Education is advising the public that the schools that were closed last Friday, as a result of the smog emanating from the Riverton City Disposal Site in St Andrew, should remain closed on today. Permanent Secretary, Elaine Foster-...

Published:Monday | March 2, 2015 | 9:58 AMJIS

Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in the Ministry of Health, Dr Marion Bullock-DuCasse is warning against what she says is the worrying trend of health practitioners publicly discussing the medical condition of individuals. During a recent JIS...

Published:Monday | September 8, 2014 | 2:01 PMJIS
Published:Monday | September 8, 2014 | 1:27 PMJIS

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