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PM Youth Awardee Seidg Rowe Loves Volunteering

Nursing student by day, volunteer by night and a full time mother, that is life for 21-year-old Seidg Rowe, the Prime Minister’s Youth Awardee for Excellence in Youth Service. The single mother and final year nursing student at the International University of the Caribbean (IUC), has for the past ten years devoted herself to … Continued

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Over 160,000 Farmers Registered

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is stepping up its drive for farmers to register with the Agricultural Business Information System (ABIS) as it continues efforts to tackle praedial larceny. The Authority is reporting that there are currently over 167,278 registered farmers across Jamaica, and … Continued

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Order in Scrap Metal Trade

The illegal removal and sale of public and other metal infrastructure, through the scrap metal trade, has been significantly curtailed, because of stringent measures that have been put in place. This was noted by Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, as he officially opened a new centralized scrap metal … Continued

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Cambridge High Reaping Success of Transformational Leadership

The rebranding of Cambridge High School in St. James is already resulting notable improvements in the school’s culture and the performance of its students. ​Principal of four years, Mavis Hamilton, who launched the rebranding initiative,tells JIS News that the school community is pleased with the improvements that are being made. ​Ms. Hamilton says when she took over the reins of … Continued

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Jamaicans Urged to Protect Their Health

​Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson has called on Jamaicans to join the fight against lifestyle-related diseases, by adopting a preventative approach to their health.​ The Health Minister was addressing the opening ceremony for the Bethel Town and Neighbouring … Continued

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Crimes Trending Down

Minister of National Security, Hon. Peter Bunting, is reporting a downward trend in murders and other crimes, even as he calls for community partnerships to sustain the drop. Speaking to journalists on April 16, at the Jamaica Police Academy, in St. … Continued

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