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Emancipation Jubilee returns to Spanish Town

KINGSTON — Youth, Sports and Culture Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, has announced plans to begin staging Emancipation Jubilee celebrations in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, beginning this year. The annual event, she said, will be in addition to the customary July … Continued


Businesses Downtown Resuming Operations

President of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), Milton Samuda, has said that downtown Kingston is returning to normal as businesses begin to resume operations. Speaking with JIS News this morning (May 28), Mr. Samuda informed that he worked from … Continued


Communities Get Assistance to Develop Disaster Mitigation Plans

About 28 local communities are being targeted for assistance in developing disaster mitigation plans over the next three years, under the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)-funded Building Disaster Resilient Communities (BDRC) project. Project Co-ordinator, Joanna Oglvie, said that the initiative, … Continued


Increased Emphasis on Community Policing

State Minister in the Ministry of National Security, Senator Arthur Williams, has said that the Government will be placing increased emphasis on community policing as an important strategy in creating a modernised security force and addressing crime and violence. “Everyone … Continued

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