Mayor of Kingston Senator Delroy Williams visited more than 700 students at five primary schools yesterday, to encourage them ahead of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), which is scheduled for today and tomorrow. The mayor, who was accompanied ...

Kingston mayor encourages students ahead of GSAT   - News
MHPM Andrew Holness recently sat down with @AgentSasco and @IAMTHECECILE and discussed dancehall, what can be done to improve the industry and more.
Amid the slew of executive orders by United States President Donald Trump, resulting in rising political tensions and panic among immigrants, including Jamaican nationals, earlier this week, the city of Kingston moved to strengthen its ties with the...

'Don't be dismayed' – Alabama mayor tells concerned Jamaicans to look to the heart of US people
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The cities of Kingston and Birmingham in Alabama are to sign a twin city partnership aimed at strengthening municipal relationships. According to a release from Kingston and St Andrew Corporation, The official signing of ...

Kingston, Birmingham to sign twin city partnership - News
The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Area Council Four handed over a cheque, amounting to $106,000 towards the rebuilding of the Clifton Boys' Home in Westmoreland on Friday.

The cheque was handed over to volunteers of the Home by Government Senator Charles Sinclair.

The JLP Area Council Four constitutes the parishes of Trelawny, St James, Hanover, Westmoreland and St Elizabeth
Prime Minister Holness Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has met with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and has invited him to make an official visit to Jamaica.

The two men discussed possibilities for cooperation in water, agriculture and domestic security.

Prime Minister Holness:

"Jamaica, like Israel, is a strong...
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The US dollar on Monday, January 9, ended trading at $128.44, down by 11 cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.

Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at J$95.89, down from J$96.30, while the British pound sterling ended trading at J$156.46, down from J$156.93.

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His Worship The Mayor, Senator Delroy Williams & Municipality CEO Robert Hill listens as a vendor highlights issues faced within the downtown market area.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — New Mayor of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipality Senator Delroy Williams has appealed for citizens “to act in the true spirit of Christmas”, ahead of the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in St Willia ...

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Happy Birthday to our former leader and Prime Minister, The Hon. Orette Bruce Golding. He served as the eighth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 11 September 2007 to 23 October 2011.

The Economist noted Golding as being one of the most successful leaders in the country's history. Some of his administration's achievements include restructuring the country's debt, reaching an agreement with the...
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The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) won yesterday’s Local Government Elections, taking eight of the country’s 13 parish councils, including the prized Kingston and St Andrew Corporation, in a poll marked by extremely low voter turnou ...

Ruling party wins parish council elections - News
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