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HEART trainees to Repair JUTC Buses

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) and the HEART Trust/ NTA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see JUTC buses being repaired by persons trained by the organization, at a depot on Lyndhurst Road, in Kingston. Speaking … Continued


HAJ Grants 24 Titles in Callaloo Mews

Twenty-four residents of Callaloo Mews, St. Andrew, have received titles from the Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) for lots in the community, which they previously occupied informally. The 24 lots are among 193 on which the Ministry of Transport, Works … Continued


Region to Develop Maritime Transport Policy

Caribbean transport ministers have agreed to ork together to develop a regional policy for maritime transportation. The move was among measures to come out of the Regional High-Level Symposium on International Maritime Developments held last week in Montego Bay. Development … Continued


Human Trafficking Penalties to be Increased

Cabinet has approved a proposal to amend the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Suppression and Punishment) Act, to increase the penalties for breaches of that law.      Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, explains that the law, which was … Continued


NHT Contributors Can Get Their Refunds

Contributors to the National Housing Trust (NHT) are being assured that their funds are safe, and that the usual annual refunds will be readily available whenever persons choose to make claims. Chairman of the NHT, Easton Douglas, gave the assurance … Continued


Norman Manley Airport Management to be Privatized

The Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston is being earmarked by the Government for management under private concession by 2014. Transport, Works and Housing Minister, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, says the undertaking will be implemented under a Public/Private Partnership … Continued


Additional Funding Identified For Jeep

Transport, Works and Housing Minister, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, says the Government has identified additional funding which will be used to maintain the Jamaica Emergency Employment Programme (JEEP) over the medium term. He made the announcement on Friday (February … Continued


21 Residents of Hague Get Keys to New Homes

Twenty-one residents of Hague Settlement in Trelawny on Tuesday, February 5, moved into their new homes, which were constructed through joint venture between the Government and Food for the Poor. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. the Hon. Omar … Continued

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