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TOURISM MINISTER HIGHLIGHTS OCHO RIOS SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

Monday, 26 June 2017

MONTEGO BAY, June 26 (JIS):

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the upcoming Ocho Rios Seafood Festival represents a unique opportunity for Jamaica to make further inroads into the lucrative gastro-tourism market.

Speaking to JIS News following the press launch of the festival in Ocho Rios,

St. Ann, on June 22, Mr. Bartlett added that with food festivals now becoming an attractive draw for tourists, the island is now on track to become one of the world’s major gastronomy destinations.

STUDENTS HONOURED BY NATIONAL CHILD MONTH COMMITTEE

Friday, 23 June 2017

KINGSTON, June 23 (JIS):

Students from 19 non-traditional high schools across the island have been honoured by the National Child Month Committee (NCMC) for outstanding performance and community service, through its Academic Awards Programme.

Now in its fourth year, the Programme recognises the accomplishments of young persons from non-traditional high schools in each parish, who have achieved academic excellence at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) level and who demonstrate a spirit of volunteerism.

Courtesy call on Senator the Hon.Kamina Johnson Smith by H.E. Mr. Valdrack Jaentschke

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade (left) received a Courtesy Call on Thursday, June 15, from the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua, H.E. Mr. Valdrack Jaentschke, at the Ministry’s Dominica Drive offices.