The Government will spend some 600 million dollars this year to repair roads used to transport sugar cane.
The Jamaica Urban Transit Company JUTC has acquired 60,000 smarter cards for distribution to the public ahead of its April 1 crossover to the cashless system.
Though the dry period January to March is expected to be less severe when compared to last year, the National Water Commission, NWC is still putting drought mitigation measures in place.
The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development is in the final stages of approving and implementing ten projects under the Local Economic Development, LED programme.
Highlight the newly opened transition facility for female wards of the state.
More than 100 academic and administrative staff members at Vere Technical High School in Hayes, Clarendon, have successfully completed a training course on the Logistics Hub Initiative.
The Child Development Agency, CDA, is moving to improve its service delivery and responsiveness this year.
Education Minister, Rev. Ronald Thwaites, is calling on local Internet suppliers to expand their reach, especially across rural Jamaica.
Residents of Cobbla and surrounding communities in Manchester can now truly enjoy group events following the rehabilitation of the community centre and playing field.
The Jamaica Fire Brigade, JFB is encouraging organizers of permitted firework events to ensure that fire safety precautions are adhered.
Jamaica recorded a landmark achievement on Sunday, December 29, welcoming two million stopover visitors in one calendar year for the first time in the tourism industry’s history.
The existing paper-based structure in the health sector is to be replaced by an Electronic Medical Records System. The 50 million dollars project is expected to be implemented within the next fiscal year.
JSIF’s Alternative Livelihoods and Skills Development Animation Project.
the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC has rolled out its Park and Ride Service to help ease congestion in the corporate area.
Members of the public are being urged to play a greater role in safeguarding themselves against the effects of second hand smoke.
The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce has extended the deadline for submission of entries to the Logistics Hub Essay Competition from December 15, 2013 to January 17, 2014.
Several hundred residents from communities in northwestern St. Ann are getting an opportunity to improve their academic qualifications and make themselves more marketable, through a Skills Training and Night School programme being introduced in the area.
the Jamaica Fire Brigade is encouraging citizens to have a licensed and certified electrician check to ensure their systems can facilitate the extra load.
More than Two hundred thousand residents across the Portmore Municipality in St. Catherine are expected to benefit from improved sewage facilities, as work gets underway on the Portmore Sewage Project.
The 2013 Civil Service Week Steering Committee recently handed over gifts of books, clothing, personal care products, and toys to the residents of the Jamaica National Children’s Home in St. Andrew.