Students 12 to 18 years old are to be inoculated with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at select health centres and schools across the island, from August 21 to August 24, from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day.
Principal of the Golden Spring Primary School in St. Andrew, Winston Smith, was installed as the 57th president of the Jamaica Teacher’s Association (JTA).
A team of forty-one Jamaican athletes recently left the island to participate in the World Athletics Under 20 Championships being held in Nairobi, Kenya from August 17 to 22.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries will be allocating resources to transform the Hounslow Research Station in St. Elizabeth into a centre of excellence for small ruminant production in western Jamaica.
With the new academic year fast approaching and expectations high that there will be face to face classes, the government is embarking on a drive to get more teachers vaccinated against COVID-19.
We may be coming fresh out of virtual celebrations to mark the country’s 59th year of independence, but preparations are already underway for Jamaica 60 in 2022.
To make more Jamaicans aware of the Social Security services available to them, the Ministry of Labour and Social Security will be embarking on an initiative to take its services island wide later this month, dubbed ‘tek it to dem’.
The National Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons (NATFATIP) is seeking to ramp up its collaboration with schools across the island, in effort to reduce the number of persons, particularly youngsters, who fall victim to human trafficking.
Education, Youth and Information Minister, Fayval Williams says the National Summer School Programme, which forms part of the ‘Recover Smarter – National School Learning and Intervention Plan, is progressing well.
Some 16 persons in St. James were recognised for their outstanding contributions to the parish’s development, during the St. James Municipal Corporation’s Independence Day Flag Raising and Civic Ceremony.
Jamaica 59 celebrations to continue this week.
20 Curfew Monitors commissioned to serve in the community of August Town.
Persons with disabilities encouraged to join the Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities to access benefits.
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.