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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


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


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


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


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


Big Turnout for Red Hills Road Sports Day

The Hughenden Community Centre, located at 9A Jerome Avenue, was packed to capacity on March 3, as residents from communities along Red Hills Road in Kingston, turned out to cheer on their teams participating in the inaugural sports day. The … Continued


St. Elizabeth Communities get Emergency Tools

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODEPM) on February 23 handed over several emergency preparedness tools to residents of the Ginger Hill and New River communities in St. Elizabeth. The items included water boots, raincoats, first aid kits, … Continued


Tourist Attraction Re-Opens In Trelawny

With thousands of tourists and locals visiting the parish of Trelawny weekly, particularly the town of Falmouth, to conduct business or to have fun, there have been calls for more attractions to be opened in the parish. Millions of dollars … Continued

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