Fire Brigade gets funds and equipment

Minister of State for Local Government, Hon Robert Montague, on (October 25) presented the Jamaica Fire Brigade with $5 million towards enhancing the working environment …

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Leaders pay tribute to Centenarian

Resident of Bull Savannah in St. Elizabeth, Mrs. Simonette Rochester, was showered with praise by Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen; Prime …

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Miss Rita Laid To Rest

Merita Charles, mother-in-law of Prime Minister, Hon. Bruce Golding, and mother of Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Pearnel Charles, was laid to rest …

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World Statistics Day, October 20

On Wednesday, October 20, Jamaica will join the rest of the world in celebrating the inaugural World Statistics Day, a United Nations’ designated day which …

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Road and Crop Damage in Portland

The heavy rains since the start of the week have caused major damage to roads and crops in the Buff Bay Valley area of Portland. …

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Claverty Cottage Shelter Closed

Claverty Cottage Primary School, which was activated as a shelter for displaced persons, is now closed, says Portland Disaster Co-ordinator, Office of Disaster Preparedness and …

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437 Persons in 22 Shelters

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reporting that approximately 437 persons are being housed in 22 shelters across the island. The …

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Four Persons Confirmed Dead

Four deaths have been confirmed and over 15 persons reported missing as a result of the heavy showers associated with Tropical Storm Nicole. According to …

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St. James and Trelawny not Spared

Heavy rains associated with Tropical Storm Nicole have severely affected main roads, bridges and buildings in the parishes of St. James and Trelawny. In St. …

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Public Service Announcement

The Registrar General’s Department wishes to advise the public that all our offices will be closed to the public today, due to the inclement weather. …

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