Tag: Jamaica National Building Society

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 30, 2016

Ready For Matthew – Gov’t Says It’s Prepared For Hurricane, Jamaicans Urged To Store Water. The Government late last night declared that it was prepared to deal with the impending passage of Matthew, which yesterday afternoon, became the…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 2, 2015

Bunting Says J’can Gov’t Pressed British For Funds To Build New Prison. For years, the United Kingdom government had pressed its Jamaican counterpart to accept a prisoner-transfer deal, but Jamaica’s current administration says it only acquiesced on a firm commitment from

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 11, 2015

Jamaicans To Pay More For Improved Districts. Jamaicans are being put on notice to prepare to pay more to their respective parish councils for improvements in their areas, such as the installation of street lights and road work… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 31, 2015

Beware Of Traffickers – Cops Warn Jamaicans Of Sham Overseas Job Offers. Jamaicans are being warned that they could fall prey to human trafficking as people, including professionals, seek and are offered employment in other countries. While it is a fact

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 20, 2015

Woo Best Maths, Science Tutors Back To Schools – Educator. With a new report published by the World Economic Forum indicating that Jamaica is still lagging behind in mathematics and science education, a local educator is batting for incentives to be

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Parish Facts – Westmoreland, Hanover, St James & Trelawny

This week, we continue Parish Pride month by venturing further into the county of Cornwall, with Westmoreland, Hanover, St James and Trelawny. Westmoreland Formed in 1703, the parish is called Westmoreland most likely because it was created out of the lands in the west

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 10, 2014

Housing Dilemma: Develop Solutions For Low-Income Earners – Former NHT Boss. More discussion is needed on the issue of providing proper housing for low-income earners, according to Earl Samuels, assistant general manager at the Jamaica National Building Society… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 10, 2014

Pressure On Parties: Proposed Law Threatens Sanctions If Political Camps Fail To Disclose Accounts. Provisions have been crafted in a bill tabled before Parliament yesterday that could result in the deregistration of delinquent political parties… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Flexitime Bill

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 10, 2014

Dry Spell – Drought Heading To Crisis Level. With no substantial amount of rainfall projected for the rest of the year, Jamaica is headed for critical drought conditions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Paulwell’s Action On Rusal Could Hurt Business, Says JLP. A

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 20, 2014

St Thomas Whiz-Kid’s Hands Not Tied By Disability. The teenage years can be a minefield, with the pressures of trying to navigate school, peer pressure, figuring out what career path to choose, cultivating friendships and developing good self-esteem… Read more at

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