- Your Excellencies the Most Honourable Sir Patrick and Lady Allen
- The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister
- Our many Distinguished Guests
- Ladies and Gentlemen all
JAMAICA ENDS CHAIRMANSHIP OF CARIFORUM/ACP
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.
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.
Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade yesterday (Friday, June 16) endorsed the launch of a study to be conducted by both the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) and the Jamaica Diaspora Institute (JDI) on the value of the Jamaican Diaspora.
As we get into the full swing of the Jamaica 55 Independence Festival, remember to Wear Di Vibes…It’s Jamaica 55!
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.
KINGSTON, June 14 (JIS):
The Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities (JCPD), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Digicel Foundation will partner to strengthen the inclusion of persons with disabilities (PWDs), particularly children.