Enhanced COVID-19 measures for Manchester, Office of the Children’s advocate establishes 24-hour helpline, and today observed as International Day of Education.
Arrangements made for tourists to receive COVID-19 tests; TAJ updating Income Tax Return Form and Senate passes micro-credit act.
Government to rennovate JDF’s Newcastle Training Depot; Roads in St. Andrew to be closed over the weekend and; application period open for National Youth Parliament.
Government has no plans to cut education budget; Health Minister urges private labs to report COVID-19 testing results; and UNICEF donates technological equipment to juvenile facilities.
Jamaica increases compliance with Financial Action Task Force recommendations, Agriculture Ministry seeking partnerships with private sector to provide tractor services to farmers; and Paving works Underway along the Junction Road in St. Mary.
Government congratulates new US Administration; COVID-19 mental health programme being strengthened and Public Investment Management Information System to be upgraded.
Cabinet approves 104 million dollar contract for the Alternative Pathways for Secondary Education Programme project; third supplementary estimates reduced by 3.5 billion dollars; and Rural Agricultural Development Authority receives equipment to support farmers.
3 billion dollars budgeted for rollout of phase 1 of National COVID-19 vaccination plan, Fibre Optic Connections to be installed at several courts; and Transformation of Sporting Entities to be Finalized This Year.
Cabinet to receive proposal to improve Cornwall hospital rehabilitation project; Pilot project allowing inmates at Horizon Correctional Centre to appear virtually for trial mention dates concluded; and Health and Sports Ministers meet to discuss the resumption of sporting activities.
COVID-19 surveillance continues in Westmoreland, Government Working Towards Safe Resumption of Sports, and Millions earmarked for cleanup activities in St. James.
Education Ministry receives shipment of laptops for PATH students; Industry Ministry rolling out National Quality Policy; and Free Wifi hotspot to be set up in Black River.
Government set to build 70,000 housing solutions in 5 years; Savage Pen main road to be closed indefinitely; and Government guaranteeing public access to high-quality beaches.
Prime Minister presents housing titles to Clarendon and St. Andrew residents, coding to be introduced in schools; and citizens urged to boost their earthquake preparedness as Jamaica marks Earthquake Awareness Month in January.
Cabinet approves national COVID-19 vaccination plan; More labs approved for antigen COVID-19 testing; and Jamaica’s Consulate General for New York secures computers for local students.
Amber HEART Coding Academy Launched, COVID Surveillance Activities Ramped Up In Manchester and St. Ann and Irrigation Commission Rolls Out Climate Change Mitigation Programme.