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Repair Work Underway in Sandy Park Gully

Repair work is now underway on sections of the Sandy Park Gully, near Liguanea, in St. Andrew, as part of efforts to safeguard lives and properties. The work, which commenced on November 23, include: strengthening of the retaining wall and … Continued

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Lauriston-Thompson Pen 4-H Festival a Success

Residents of communities in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, turned out in their numbers on Saturday (Nov. 3) to support the Lauriston-Thompson Pen 4-H Club’s fourth annual Stew and Jerk Festival. The event, held at Brooklyn Park in Thompson Pen, provided … Continued

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SDC to Focus on Communities in November

The Social Development Commission (SDC) will observe Community Development Month (November), under the theme: ‘Our Country… Our Community… Our Responsibility….' Public Relations Manager at the SDC, Afrika Thompson, informed that the aim of the observance is to increase the national … Continued

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Community Based Tourism Policy Being Drafted

Tourism and Entertainment Minister, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, says the Ministry is currently in the final stages of drafting a community based tourism policy for presentation to Cabinet. The Minister was speaking at the official press launch of the St. … Continued

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Westmoreland Prepared for Heavy Rainfall

With sections of the island experiencing heavy rainfall recently, resulting in flood damage to roadways, houses and farms, the parish of Westmoreland is on full alert. According to Disaster Preparedness Co-ordinator for the parish, Rev. Hilma Tate, all shelters have … Continued

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100 Sanitation Units Handed Over to Residents Downtown

Residents of five communities in downtown Kingston now have access to proper bathroom facilities, following the official handing over of 100 sanitation units on September 27. The communities include: Central Kingston, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Hanna Town and Fletcher's Land. … Continued

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Improved Sanitary Facilities for Tivoli Gardens

Residents of Tivoli Gardens in Western Kingston will soon have improved sanitary facilities, as Cabinet has approved a $70 million contract to effect the development. Speaking on September 12 Jamaica House press briefing, Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the … Continued

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Garvey Presented with Keys to the City of Kingston

The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC), presented the Keys to the City of Kingston to Jamaica's first National Hero, the Right Excellent Marcus Garvey, posthumously, on Friday August 17. Dr. Julius Garvey, son of the National Hero, accepted the … Continued

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