June Is Road Safety Month

Whether you walk, ride, drive or push a hand cart chances are the road is a big part of your daily routine in going to school, work or your favourite hang out spot. As road users, safety comes first, so buckle up for this edition of Get the Facts as we explore safety on our roads.

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Facts About The Hurricane Season

Ivan, Dennis, Gustav and Dean are just some of the storms and hurricanes that have left a lasting impact on the island during previous Hurricane Seasons. As we continue preparations for the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season, how much do you know about hurricanes?

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How To Apply For A Food Handlers Permit

Jerk chicken, roast breadfruit, sweet potato pudding, these are just some of the meals we love to eat from our favourite food establishment. But did you know that a Food handler’s permit is needed before anyone specialising in food preparation can legally operate in Jamaica? Find out how you can obtain a Food handler’s permit on this edition

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Roles Of The NPSC

Parenting does not come with a manual so every parent will tell you that a little extra help is more than appreciated. On today program we share how the National Parenting Support Commission is helping Jamaican parents raise our future leaders.

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Applying For A Student Loan

In today’s programme, we take you through the process of applying for a Loan from the Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB).

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Writing A Will

In Today’s programme, we take you through the process of preparing a will.

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North South Highway

In today’s programme, we take you through the process of using the North South Leg of Highway 2000.

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North Leg Of Highway 2000 All You Need To Know

Much has been said about the opportunities for economic growth since the opening of the North South link of Highway 2000. The 67 kilometer roadway operates slightly different from the East-West leg as the toll charges and structure are not the same.

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Other Offerings From The NHT

Did you know that you can access a loan from the National Housing Trust for home improvements such as adding a solar panel or expansion? Yes you can! Today on Get the Facts we look at services from the NHT, aside from a mortgage loan that could benefit you.

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Getting A Mortgage Loan From The NHT

It is the dream of many Jamaicans to one day own a home. This dream is being made easier by the National Housing Trust which offers several loan options for all categories of workers. Today we look at how you can become eligible for an NHT Mortgage loan and walk you through the process.

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How Register As Cooperative Or Fiendly Society

The Department of Cooperative and Friendly Societies is responsible for registering and regulating all Cooperatives and Friendly Societies in Jamaica. Today on Get the Facts we examine the process and requirements to establish a Cooperative or Friendly Society.

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Influenza A-H1N1–What It Is And How To Contain Its Spread

Since the start of this year Jamaica has recorded two deaths related to the Influenza A H1N1 virus commonly called swine flu. As a result the Ministry of Health has declared Swine Flu a category 1 illness, meaning Medical practitioners must report suspected cases within 24 hours. But what exactly is Influenza A?

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How To Register As A Charity

Several organizations in Jamaica do outstanding charitable work but not all of them are registered charities, causing them to lose out on several benefits.

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How To Vote

Jamaicans will go to the polls on February 25 to elect a new Government for the next 5 years. For many, voting is a process they are familiar with. But for others, this will be their first time casting their ballot. While the procedure is quite straight forward, there are certain guidelines that you must follow. What are these?

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How To File A ‘Bad Gas’ Complaint

Motorists whose vehicles have been affected are being advised to seek redress through the Consumer Affairs Commission, CAC. But do you know how to go about getting settlement for damage arising from Substandard Petrol?

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Destroying Mosquito Breeding Sites

Much continues to be said about the explosive spread of the Zika Virus in the Americas. Jamaica has reported 1 confirmed case thus far and the Government has responded swiftly to curtail any adverse effects on the country. But the Government cannot do it alone. We also have a major part to play, in destroying the deadly transporter, the Aedes Aegypti Mosquito. But how can we do this?

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