Month: February 2017

PM Andrew Holness Breaks Ground for housing units called “The Estuary”

  PM Andrew Holness (2nd right) breaks ground for the construction of 1, 500 housing units called “The Estuary” at Friendship in St James on Friday.  He is joined by (from left): Mayor of Montego  Bay, Homar Davis, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte, Chairman of the National Housing Trust, (NHT) Dr…

32,000 visitors to Jamaica via Airbnb in 2016

 KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica already received 32, 000 visitors via the online travel marketplace, Airbnb, with which the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in December 2016. “Already, 32,000 visitors came to Jamaica last year via Airbnb… ; this level of (diversity) in the way…

Ranking of Jamaica Top High Schools 2016

Thanks again to Educate Jamaica, we now have the very latest rankingsof the TOP HIGH SCHOOLS IN JAMAICA! This edition follows our previous publication last year that created quite a lot of stir. And so, I know what your next question is, so let me answer before you asked 🙂 How Were The Schools Ranked…

ATL Automotive Honda pilots a new line

  AS ATL Automotive heads into its 20th anniversary celebration event, REV-olution, its Honda division will be bringing two exciting new products to the Jamaican market. The ‘REV-olution’ is scheduled for ATL’s Audi Terminal on Oxford Road in New Kingston from March 10 to 12. “ATL Honda will be unveiling the Ridgeline and Pilot at…

Castlewood, Trelawny

Between Monday, March 6, 2017 and Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the National Housing Trust will be inviting applications for 24 serviced lots in this development, known as Castlewood at Granville, Trelawny. Castlewood at Granville is situated on 20 acres of land, located approximately 5.5 kilometres southwest from Falmouth Square.  The development is located along the…

Lisa Hanna Gets death threats

  THE police say they are now investigating vicious death threats made on social media against parliamentarian Lisa Hanna after she called for recordings of incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel and other murder convicts to be banned from the airwaves.

One Love charity football set for March 1

The 36th staging of the Digicel Bob Marley One Love Masters and Celebrities charity football matches are set for the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex on March 1, starting at 3:00 pm. The popular Ash Wednesday football extravaganza organised by Clive “Busy” Campbell, will see proceeds going to the Boys’ Town Basic School in Trench Town…

Work Progressing on Dredging of Kingston Harbour

+ Photo: Donald De La Haye Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang (left), listens as Chief Executive Officer of Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited, Olivier Tretout, explains the scope of work being undertaken to dredge the Kingston Harbour, during a tour of the project site at…

St. James Family Court to be Relocated

+ Photo: Marlon Tingling Justice Minister, Hon. Delroy Chuck (centre), addresses media briefing at the St. James Parish Court in Montego Bay on February 21, following a tour of the facility. Others (from left) are Chief Judge of the St. James Parish Court, Justice Judith Pusey and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice, Mrs.…