CDA says State Care should be a last resort for children; government implementing programmes to address unemployment among youths and plans being worked on to create a comprehensive integrated national earthquake program.
More children with disabilities to access services of early stimulation programme, next parish meeting with Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller set for St. Ann and government to assist local businesses in accessing international markets.
Health ministry receives 14 new vehicles, NEPA to clamp down on charcoal exporting and Jamaicans warned against the use of the Black Mosquito destroyer Coil
Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller announces several initiatives aimed at boosting economic growth for 2013, All schools in the eastern parishes successfully reopened and Accompong Maroon community to get computer lab.
Prime Minister Simpson Miller urges parents across the island to raise the standard of family life, NWC K- Factor Programme to create employment for thousands and Health ministry reports success on the modernization of the National Public Health Lab and National Blood Transfusion Service
Church urged to continue contributing to development of Jamaica’s education system, dredging of the Kingston Harbour to start later this year and Jamaicans in the US recognized for achievements in various fields.
Government takes steps to fast track Keating report on Children and the NWC says all in place for possible drought, Port Maria Primary to benefit from cleanup activities in time for new school term. The details after this message.
Industry ministry to host islandwide consultations on logistics hub, FLA office being considered for Mandeville, and earthquake and tsunami readiness take centerstage this week. The details after this break.
Customs looking at international IT system to improve processes, Government considers deposit financing scheme for prospective homeowners and over 8 billion dollars provided to improve NWC service.
500 to benefit from Golden Grove Sugar Barracks, Scrap metal trade resumes Monday and Government sets up website to handle scrap metal theft. The details after this message.
Health Minister says public consultations may be held on no user fee policy, Finance Minister hails IDB’s contribution to regional development and Education Minister reiterates call for local publishers to produce more educational material.
Reduction in major crimes for 2012, Commissioner Ellington commends officers for a job well done and wage ceiling increase for NIS come next week.
Prime Minister challenges Community Colleges to re-brand, NWC set to upgrade its sewage system in parts of the island and new road traffic act to be passed by year’s end. The details after this message.
Special arrangements made for persons with outstanding tickets who had started payment process prior to expiration of amnesty, more net billing licenses to be issued this year and ODPEM to host disaster risk management seminar for journalists. The details after the break.