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.
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) and Recycling Partners of Jamaica recently held a plastic bottle separation drive in Falmouth, Trelawny to raise awareness and interest in the national plastic separation and recycling campaign.
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Desmond McKenzie, says the 534 million dollar fire station being built on Barnett Street in Montego Bay, St. James, is on track for completion within the next two months.
There is an urgent call for parents and guardians to look out for signs that children may need additional mental and emotional support in coping with the psychosocial effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Transport Authority (TA) will be taking its services to Half-Way Tree this week under its strategic compliance initiative dubbed ‘Petra’s Tent’.
Mayor of Montego Bay, Councillor Leeroy Williams, says starting in July the St. James Municipal Corporation will embark on a registration programme for vendors who wish to ply their wares legally along designated streets in the Second City.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness is reiterating the call for professionals in the building industry to enter the Low Cost Housing Design Competition before the August 9 submission deadline.
The Scientific Research Council (SRC) is hosting a series of workshops for STEM students who are preparing to sit their CSEC examinations in the areas of Chemistry, Biology, Human and Social Biology and Information Technology (IT).
Twenty-One tablets valued at $260,000 have been presented to students the Ferris Primary School in Westmoreland.