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Sunday News Recap March 14 2020

JIS News | March 16, 2020
Approximately 18 billion dollars in tax cuts has been announced for the 2020/2021 financial year. Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. Nigel Clarke gave the details while opening the budget debate in the House of Representatives on last week. Among the tax relief measures is a 1.5 percent reduction in the General consumption Tax (GCT), moving it from 16.5 percent to 15 percent. The proposed reduction is to take effect on April 1 with the potential revenue loss estimated at approximately 14 billion dollars.
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Andrae Palmer
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JIS News | June 18, 2021
Government Taking A Zero Tolerance Approach To Child Abuse, public urged to support efforts to keep COVID-19 infections trending down;  and Agriculture Ministry lobbying for increased support in food research.
Presenter: Anjuii James-Sawyers
Producer: Jermi-Lee Nelson
JIS News | June 18, 2021
Health Ministry to prioritize COVID-19 vaccines for persons over 50; Government assured of receiving COVID-19 vaccines from the United States; and New Custos for Trelawny sworn in
Presenter: vAUGHN DAVIS
Producer: dontae matthews
JIS News | June 17, 2021
Income requirement removed from vaccine incentive programme, Discussions underway to allow locally produced cannabis based medicine to be sold in pharmacies and Montego Bay Hip Strip to be upgraded.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anjuii James-Sawyers
JIS News | June 17, 2021
Diaspora commended for financial support to Jamaica during pandemic, Government considering reduction of fees for staging entertainment events and Government identifying provider for telemedicine service rollout.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
JIS News | June 16, 2021
Coming up: Government says it has not banned importation of Ivermectin, Lower House approves extension of ZOSOs across the island extended and Tourism ministry to establish incubator centre.
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Andrae Palmer
JIS News | June 16, 2021
Education Ministry Calls for Diaspora Volunteers for Extra Lessons Programme, Agriculture Ministry launches customer feedback system and State-of-the-art Kitchen being constructed at Lucea Infirmary.
Presenter: Lorraine Walker Mendez
Producer: Anjuii James-Sawyers
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