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St. James launches its Jamaica 50 Celebration

Residents of Montego Bay and adjoining communities in St. James were treated to the country’s rich cultural heritage, as the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), in collaboration with the Parish Council, officially launched its celebration  for  ‘Jamaica 50 – St. … Continued

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Jamaicans urged to Revisit Community Parenting

Member of Parliament for Eastern St. Andrew, Andre Hylton, is calling for the concept of community parenting to be revisited in Jamaica, as an effective means of raising children. The community, he said, is an important socialising agent that has … Continued

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PM Announces Development Projects for Communities

The National Housing Trust (NHT) is to contribute $25 million towards the establishment of a police post in Longville, Clarendon, Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, has announced.  Making her contribution to the 2012/13 Budget Debate in the … Continued

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KSAC and SDC Roll Out Clean Community Competition

To encourage improved sanitation practices among residents in the Corporate Area, the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) and the Social Development Commission (SDC) have rolled out a Downtown Clean Community competition. The competition, which runs from May 21 to … Continued

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Community Health Aides Trained and Certified

The competencies of 40 community health aides (CHAs) have been significantly enhanced with their successful completion of the Ministry of Health’s training/certification programme. Implemented at a cost of over $8 million, the project sought to improve the CHA’s contribution to … Continued

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Portmore Gets New Mayor

The Municipality of Portmore has a new Mayor. He is Mr. George Lee, who was sworn in on April 2,  at a ceremony, held at the Portmore HEART Academy, in St. Catherine. This is Mr. Lee’s second stint as Mayor, … Continued

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New Mayor Declares War on Rodents

Newly installed Mayor of Kingston, Senator Angella Brown Burke, has indicated that the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) will be moving to develop a plan of action to address the reported rodent infestation affecting sections of the Corporate Area. … Continued

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