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300 Guyanese scholars return over past few days

August 2, 2013
Over the past three days, about 300 Cuban trained Guyanese have returned from the Spanish speaking island to serve their country. Over the last two days, 200 medical doctors arrived at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Timehri and [...]

Emancipation Day Message By The Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, ON, MP Prime Minister

August 1, 2013
My fellow Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora, it gives me great joy to greet you on this special Emancipation Day! This year we celebrate the 175th anniversary of full freedom from slavery. Now more than ever we must draw on the history of [...]
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Local Government Ministry Implementing System to Improve Approval Process

July 30, 2013
The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development is deepening its efforts to improve the development approval process, through the implementation of the Application Management and Data Analysis (AMANDA) software. As a result, professionals [...]

Energy Minister Urges Electricity Stealers to Get Regularised

July 26, 2013
Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, has urged all Jamaicans who have not already done so, to get their electricity connections regularised or prepare to face harsher penalties. “There is a significant [...]

Japan to strengthen cooperation with CARICOM

July 18, 2013
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — As the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Japan look forward to the celebration of the 20th anniversary of cooperation in 2014, Japan has signalled its intent to deepen cooperation relations with the region even further. This [...]

Reduction of Teachers on Study Leave Will Save $840M

July 12, 2013
Minister of Education, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, says the Ministry has begun to reduce the number of teachers and the associated cost approved for study leave, on a phased basis, which will result in the saving of some $840 million during 2013/2014. Addressing [...]

Investment in Technology Will Ensure Parity – Robinson

July 9, 2013
State Minister in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Julian Robinson, says the Government is investing heavily in technology, so that young Jamaicans can be on par with persons in other countries. Speaking at the e-Learning [...]

Reliable Water Supply for 200,000 Residents in Corporate Area

July 9, 2013
The quality and reliability of water supply to over 200,000 residents in the Corporate Area should be significantly improved, as the Mona and Hope water treatment plants have been rehabilitated at a cost of $1.6 billion. The two facilities have [...]

Mining sector stakeholders discuss support – in light of falling gold prices

July 4, 2013
strong>Mining sector stakeholders discuss support – in light of falling gold prices The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment and its regulatory agencies in the mining sector, the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) and [...]

Prime Minister Commends St. Hilda’s Jamaica 50 Legacy Village Project

June 30, 2013
Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, has commended St. Hilda’s Diocesan High School in St. Ann on the success of its “Legacy Village” project, initiated to commemorate Jamaica’s 50th Independence Anniversary. [...]