PAHO calls for more investment in primary healthcare network, Agriculture Ministry to subsidize premiums for crop insurance, and Over 60 Adolescent Parents Receive financial assistance.
Several hospitals in red zone as bed spaces run low, BPO industry records 15 percent increase in employment and Government working to improve support to students in Cuba.
Prime Minister reiterates appeal for Vaccine Uptake, High flow nasal oxygen and ventilators increased in public health system and Local Government Ministry To Revitalize Porus Market.
900,000 Jamaicans targeted for vaccination by September, JCF calling on citizens to help in fight against human trafficking and Agriculture Ministry to acquire mobile milking system to assist dairy farmers.
Nightly islandwide curfew to start 8 pm, effective today; 1.4 million vaccines expected in another two months and 30 Students To Benefit From Scholarships to Monroe College in New York
Prime Minister identifies ignorance as biggest challenge to pandemic management, details being discussed for donation of COVID-19 vaccines from the US, and Government to pump $70 million into dairy industry.
Country gets Three more COVID-19 field hospitals, Tourism Minister Projects Increase In Earnings By The end of August, and Academic Research In Transportation Being Explored To Improve The Sector.
The Bureau of Standards Jamaica and the National Compliance and Regulatory Authority have revamped the Energy Efficiency and Labelling Programme, which requires importers, distributors and retailers of refrigerators, freezers, wine coolers and room air conditioning units to submit these items for energy efficiency tests by the BSJ or other approved designated facilities.
Health Minister cautions public to expect a more aggressive challenge from COVID-19; Diagnostic test results for grade 6 students being assessed, and Tokyo Olympics officially underway.
Government to Review Existing COVID-19 Measures, Debate on new NIDS bill to begin later this year; and Linstead Residents urged to use designated transport stops.
World Bank Caribbean office to be relocated to Kingston, JCF going after parents and guardians involved in human trafficking, and students encouraged to apply for National Health Fund (NHF) grant.
Prime Minister Renews Calls for discussion on banning Corporal Punishment of children, Jamaica and Japan Strengthening Economic Partnership and Government Seeking Private Partner To Build New St. Ann Parish Court Building.
More developments coming for sections of St Mary, 254 new police recruits enlisted and Justice Ministry working to improve connectivity in the courts.
Social media influencers being captured in labour force survey, Emergency Shelters in Western Jamaica at high readiness, and Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority looking at segmenting aviation regulations.
Majority of PEP students placed in their preferred High schools, Savanna-la-Mar Inclusive Infant Academy to be expanded, and Changes announced for Linstead Transport Centre.
P rice of goods and services increases slightly in June; More than 1.2 million Jamaicans employed as at April 2021; and another home delivered under Government’s social housing programme.
Long-Term Investments being made to reduce Jamaica’s Homicide Rate; Persons who suspect they’ve contracted COVID-19 urged to seek medical attention immediately and Child Care and Protection Act review far advanced.
Online portal for Vaccine incentive programme now open, National Water Commission (NWC) modernizing its ICT infrastructure and earlier nomination period for Prime Minister’s Youth Awards.