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Published: February, 19 2020

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Sharing the Love | December 9, 2019
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
JIS News | December 9, 2019
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Healthline | December 9, 2019
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
JIS News | December 9, 2019
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Andrae Palmer
JIS News | December 6, 2019
Research for Wellness fund launched; local cannabis industry players closer to transacting business in the United States; and Government looking to develop Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in St. James.
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Anthony Morgan
JIS News | December 6, 2019
Work advanced on Closed Harbour Beach project, Cannabis Licensing Authority issues 50th licence; and Education Ministry to partner with JTA on Emotional Intelligence Programme.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
Arts Page | December 6, 2019
47 individuals and youth organisations received the 2019 Prime Minister’s Youth Award for Excellence in 12 categories. Ranging from Academics to Sports the categories of the awards were broad, giving the nearly 90 nominees a fair chance at being recognised for their dedication to their various fields. Listen to this edition of Arts Page to find out more.  
Presenter: Vanessa Silvera
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
Get the Facts | December 6, 2019
Despite continuous warnings and advisories, countless persons around the globe, including people in Jamaica, are still not taking the HIV/Aids epidemic seriously. On December 1, Jamaica joined the rest of the international community to observe World Aids Day, and as part of that awareness, Acting Deputy CEO of the JIS Enthrose Campbell interviewed the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager at the Jamaica Aids Support for Life, Xavier Biggs. Listen to this edition of Get the facts to learn more.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
GOJ News | December 6, 2019
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says work has begun to build out Fort Rocky, outside Port Royal, as Jamaica’s first designated entertainment zone.
Presenter: Vaughn Davis
Producer: Twila Wheelan
GOJ News | December 6, 2019
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Agriculture, JC Hutchinson, says the agro economic zone at Holland Estate, in St. Elizabeth will play a major role in reducing food waste in the country.
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Twila Wheelan
Roundabout JA | December 6, 2019

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has officially launched its National Infant and Young Child Feeding Network which comprises approximately 38 support groups, healthcare staff, parish infant and young child feeding committees as well as hospital infant committees. Listen to this edition of Round About Ja to get the details. 

 

Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
Calling Farmers | December 6, 2019
To solve the problem of food wastage in the agricultural sector, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is establishing agro economic zones across the island. These facilities will take produce directly from farmers to reduce wastage in the process. Listen to this edition of Calling Farmers to learn more.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
JIS News | December 5, 2019
Prime Minister hands over 52 homes in Westmoreland; Government calling for increased private sector investment in agriculture sector; and contract signed for implementation of shared services in public sector.
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Andrae Palmer
JIS News | December 5, 2019
Contract signed for public sector compensation review; National Infant and Young Child Feeding Network launched; and Ward Theatre to be reopened late 2020.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
Feature | December 5, 2019
The Grand Old Lady of Downtown, Kingston, the Ward Theatre is scheduled for reopening by the end of 2020. The 107 year old national monument is undergoing refurbishing works being overseen by the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation and the Ward Theatre Foundation. Listen to this feature to get the updated on works being carried out on this famous.
Presenter: Vanessa Silvera
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
House Matters | December 5, 2019
On House Matters this week: New sexual harassment policy for Edna Manley College in 2020, State of Public Emergency Extension resolution tabled, and Terrorism prevention resolution tabled.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
GOJ News | December 5, 2019
Minister with Responsibility for Education, Youth and Information Karl Samuda says a new sexual harassment policy is almost complete for the Edna Manley School of the Visual and Performing arts.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Andrae Palmer
GOJ News | December 5, 2019
Starting in 2020, international skills development organisation, City & Guilds will provide digital certificates to Jamaican students, upon the successful completion of their programmes.
Presenter: Anjuii James-Sawyers
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Roundabout JA | December 5, 2019
Three more hospitals have been certified as Baby friendly, as part of the Health Ministry’s efforts at improving breastfeeding habits across the island. Listen to this edition of Round About Ja to find out how this initiative will create a health care environment that supports breastfeeding as the normal, natural option.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
Calling Farmers | December 5, 2019
Losing your job is a difficult situation to deal with, but being presented with an alternative, legitimate source of income can make the transition more bearable. This was the case for former workers at the Moneymusk Sugar Factory in Clarendon who, after the factory was closed, turned to farming. Listen to Calling to Farmers to learn about how the Kingdom of Morocco and the SCJ is helping farmers to get back on their feet.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer