Finance Minister says farmers now have the technology to produce high quality crops, delegation from UK parliament in Jamaica for official visit and IMF commends Bank of Jamaica for foreign exchange tool
Jamaica to receive additional funds under IMF programme; NWA to begin major road rehabilitation works in St. Mary; and West Kingston Commission of Enquiry committee gets one month extension to produce report.
All students to be placed in full high schools next year, Jamaica coordinating Hurricane Irma relief for Caribbean neighbours and 2,000 persons placed in employment through Labour Market Information System.
Security Forces effectively deployed in Zone of Special Operations in Mt Salem, and Mandatory Evacuations during disasters to be enforced and KSAC Coordinating Relief Efforts for Hurricane Victims in the Region
Social Intervention Initiatives Underway in Mount Salem, Youth Ministry launches Charge Up Project and National Council on Drug Abuse embarking on a public education campaign to discourage ganja use among teens.
IDB lauds Jamaica for macro-economic stability efforts, 698 million earmarked for infrastructure improvement works at primary and secondary schools island-wide and Government on track to resolving challenges affecting Cornwall Regional hospital.