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.
Government to close wage gap between uniformed workers, deans of discipline to receive district constable powers and draft migration policy to be completed next month. Details after this message.
81 persons receive Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation, ODPEM urges schools to safeguard against storms and Education Ministry signs deal with Microsoft.
Prime Minister urges women to be relentless in the fight against poverty, MSTEM to implement Start-Up Jamaica Initiative and government participates in FOSS Pilot Project.
Government to implement measures to ensure CAP no longer a burden on the budget, sports industries to capitalize on global logistics hub initiative and ODPEM collaborates to build resilient communities.
66 percent increase in FDI inflows, Finance Minister to head delegation to Washington and JIPO partners with UWI to offer graduate programme in Intellectual Property.
Motorbikes donated to police traffic division, 145 new infant schools to come on stream this year and 60-thousand residents to benefit from new multipurpose centre.
Government to implement number portability by May 2014, Cyber Security Task Force to provide policy support and Health Minister quantifies support needed for National HIV programme over the next 17 years.
Pieces of Jamaica’s historical collection join UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register, NWC eyeing renewable energy and government working on policy to address the maximum size of studios units.
Residents of sugar dependent communities in western Jamaica to get housing units before year end, 37,000 persons benefit from JEEP and St. Michael’s Primary School gets new computers.
Health Minister says ban on smoking in public places not intended to harass smokers, Climate change projects to be implemented at Local Government level and one Authority now responsible for reproductive health.
Planning Institute of Jamaica projects economic growth of up to 1 percent for the current fiscal year, residents of Sligoville in St. Catherine receive piped water to their homes and Government to write off outstanding Mortgage balances of fifty homeowners.
5 Billion earmarked for CSJP III, ODPEM partnering with NWA to implement disaster mitigation project and government committed to providing additional technical support to Burkina Faso in preventing teen pregnancy.
BOJ Governor says IMF agreement has raised confidence in the economy, Education Ministry to improve facilities at upgraded high schools and Consumer Protection Tribunal to become operational, July 1.
IMF approves 4 year extended fund facility for Jamaica, UDC being repositioned, and Jamaicans overseas excited about upcoming Diaspora Conference.
Government prioritizing expansion and upgrade of petrojam refinery, national security minister highlights need for modern correctional facilities, and Prime Minister breaks ground for early childhood institution in Marlie Hill, St. Catherine.
Public sector workers set to benefit from new initiatives; Net-metering programme slated for this financial year; and road works between Mt. Ogle and Lawrence Tavern in St. Andrew to be completed within the next four weeks.
Government working to boost Jamaica’s business-friendly image; development projects reaping social benefits in St. James, and several tourist properties being upgraded.
Jamaica signs bilateral investment treaty with Kuwait; Jamaicans again being called on to consume more local foods; and traffic ticket amnesty now on for public passenger vehicle operators.
Government to increase ethanol in current fuel mix, government establishes shelter for victims of human trafficking and Jamaica improves standing in Human Trafficking report.