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Today on Roundabout Ja… the Rural Development Programme comes to the Banks community in Clarendon!
More St. Ann communities join National Plastic Bottle Separation Drive.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Portmore is positioned to secure parish status.
Students at the Little Bay Primary and Infant School who sat this year’s Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations performed excellently, with more than 80 per cent receiving passes for a school of their choice.
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Desmond McKenzie is reporting that emergency shelters in western Jamaica are at heightened readiness to accommodate displaced Jamaicans in the event of a disaster.
Resident of Quarry in St. James and mother of four, Marva Mason is one of the latest persons to receive keys to a new home under the Government’s new Social Housing Programme.
The portal for applications for the Conditional Cash Transfer for the Vaccinated (CCTV) programme is now open via wecare.gov.jm. Fully vaccinated persons, aged 60 and older can apply for the Government’s vaccine incentive.
Thirty-one thousand, four hundred and seventy-nine or approximately 84 per cent of the students who sat the 2021 Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations have been placed in one of their preferred schools.
The Adelphi Police Station in St. James has been officially reopened following a rehabilitation exercise valued at approximately 47.3 million dollars.
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information will be launching a 211 helpline for use by children at risk of abuse or persons who wish to make a report.
The Charles Gordon Market in Montego Bay, St. James, is set for rehabilitation work geared at improve conditions for venders.
Minister of Health and Wellness Dr. Christopher Tufton is calling on the public to remain vigilant with all health protocols as the rainy season gets closer.
Principal of the Anchovy High school in St. James, Lavern Stewart, is calling for increased vigilance by all Jamaicans to protect children from all forms of abuse.
Education, Youth and Information Minister, Fayval Williams recently broke ground for the construction of a Child Therapeutic Centre at the Maxfield Park Children’s Home in Kingston, to be completed at a cost of more than 117 million dollars.
Shelter managers in the town of Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth took part in a refresher course earlier this week as the country continues preparations for the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season.
Students of the Portsmouth Primary School in Portmore, St. Catherine recently benefitted from a donation of 50 tablets, valued at 1.4 million dollars, from the Toll Authority of Jamaica under the Government’s ‘One Laptop or Tablet per Child’ Initiative.
Residents of Olympic Gardens, and surrounding communities in St. Andrew are benefitting from a newly constructed, state-of-the-art police station.
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has reported that some 17,000 students have, so far, expressed interest in the National Summer School initiative, which got underway on July 5.
The Indian High Commission in Jamaica recently teamed up with the Good Samaritan Inn in Kingston to provide 750 meals for needy and homeless persons who visit the facility for assistance.