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Corporate Area Leads the Way with 53 Caps

Of the 118 Community Access Points (CAPs) established in various communities islandwide through the Universal Service Fund (USF), Kingston and St. Andrew account for 53, to serve the most populated urban centre in the island. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of … Continued

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JIS to Continue Support at Mount Olivet

The Jamaica Information Service (JIS) is committing to a fourth year of support to the Mount Olivet Boys Home in Manchester in 2013. “We want to commit ourselves once again for another year. We know that these boys will do … Continued

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JIS Showcases Technology in Media

'Technology in Media' was the focus of a presentation by the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) at the first Information Technology (IT) Exposition hosted on Friday, (November 16), by the Convent of Mercy Academy "Alpha". The event, held under the theme: … Continued

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Jamaicans Urged to Participate in ERA Public Consultations

Jamaicans are being urged to participate in the upcoming consultations on the Environmental Regulatory Authority (ERA), being set up by government to deal with environmental, social and economical issues that will contribute to sustainable development and national growth. The consultations … Continued

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Environmental Regulatory Authority to be Set Up

The government is moving to establish a regulatory body that will have primary responsibility for environmental policing, compliance monitoring and enforcement. A Green Paper has been developed for the establishment of an Environmental Regulatory Authority (ERA). Work is being undertaken … Continued

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JIS Stages Heritage Essay Competition

All is in place for the staging of this year’s Heritage Essay Competition by the Jamaica Information Service (JIS). The competition is being hosted by the agency for the second time, and the topic for this year’s essay is: ‘Fifty … Continued

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JIS Mounts Historical Display of Photography

In recognition of the nation’s Golden Jubilee, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) has launched a photographic display at its office at 58A Half-Way Tree Road, highlighting the works of pioneers who have chronicled the country’s history, through their lenses. The … Continued

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Strategies in Place to Address Homelessness

The Committee for the Homeless, a subdivision of the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, has embarked on a number of strategies in an effort to end chronic homelessness in Jamaica. Some of the key measures include: establishing outreach … Continued

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PHOTO: JIS Honours Retired and Retiring Employees

Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer (fourth left), and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Information Service (JIS), Donna-Marie Rowe (fourth right); share a moment  with retired and retiring JIS employees, who were honoured by … Continued

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