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Essex Valley Farmers To Benefit From GBP35.5 Million Grant

ST. MICHAEL (CDB) -- Farmers in Essex Valley in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, are to benefit from the development of an irrigation system, which will supply water to approximately 700 hectares of agricultural land in that parish.

Grants Under Poor Relief Programme To Increase

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says the Ministry will be increasing the funeral and educational grants under the Poor Relief Programme starting in the new financial year. This, he...

Resource App For Young People To Roll Out Shortly

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is finetuning a mobile application (app) which will serve as a resource guide for young people. State Minister in the Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green, who spoke to JIS News at the...

Govt Committed To Renovating Infirmaries – Minister McKenzie

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says the Ministry is committed to completing the renovation and upgrading of all state run infirmaries by the ending of the 2019 financial year....

Relocation Of Services From Cornwall Regional To West Jamaica Conference Centre Advanced

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says the relocation of outpatient services from the Cornwall Regional Hospital is being done as seamlessly as possible and without a lot of inconvenience to patients. Eleven...

PPVs Must Be Examined Before March 31

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Transport Authority is reminding public passenger vehicle (PPV) owners and operators that all vehicles must be examined ahead of the road licence expiration date of March 31. Speaking in an interview with JIS News, Acting...

OCA Undertakes Public Outreach And Education Campaign

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) is partnering with the British High Commission to undertake a public outreach and education campaign, aimed at sensistising Jamaicans about the roles and functions of the office and the...

Bolt Statue To Be Completed For Independence Celebrations

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The eight-foot sculpture of track and field legend, Dr. the Hon. Usain Bolt, is on schedule for completion for Jamaica’s 55th Independence celebrations in August. This was disclosed by Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment...

Govt Commits US$200,000 For Racers Grand Prix

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government, through the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), has committed US$200,000 towards the second staging of the JN Racers Grand Prix set for June 10 at the National Stadium. Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment...

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