National Security Minister reports 40 percent reduction in homicides; car dealers welcome Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel fuel; and Government to introduce art therapy programme for wards of the state.
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100 million dollar upgrading works for May Pen Hospital, Primary School principals urged to discontinue academic screening of potential students and MSME Policy to be tabled June.
IMF executive board to consider Jamaica’s economic programme month end, PRIDE project to be extended, and seven primary schools in Kingston receive tablet computers.
Plans still on track for global financial services centre, Over 80 per cent of Jamaica's neediest receiving PATH benefits and government seeking to reduce tobacco use in the country.
JAPEX organizers hailed for contribution to tourism sector, private school administrators urged to assist in improving the level of special education to the nation’s children and government moves forward with E government initiative.
Diaspora Conference kicks off this weekend, 280 million to be spent on housing for sugar workers and government vows to eliminate child labor.
Jamaicans to benefit from improved water systems , GOJ health Card to be rolled out this year and Portmore to get better roads.
Central Bank anticipated movement in exchange rate, TAJ to get more powers in its collection of Tax related information and customs clamping down on tax dodgers.
Consumers to be shielded from unwarranted price increases, pilot breakfast programme to be launched in schools this year and ground broken for Lathbury Barracks.
Education Ministry launches Intensified Mathematics Programme; KSAC reporting increased property tax collection; and Cabinet approves the removal of uncontrollable behavior label for children.
Fisheries sector to benefit from multimillion dollar aquaculture project, Food and Agriculture Organization approves 7 million US dollar technical agreement grant and Jamaicans encouraged to seek more information on reparation.
Fare increases approved for public transport sector, ground broken for upgrading of mason river water supply system, and Alpart provides educational assistance for hundreds of students.
Math and English pass rates increase in this year’s CSEC results, Government strengthening its criminal case management system to reduce the backlog of cases and youths encouraged to utilize Brand Jamaica to boost competitive advantage.
DBJ to launch Jamaica Venture Capital Programme, Justice Ministry staging island-wide public consultations on the Draft National Child Diversion policy and Entertainment Registry comes on stream September 01.