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Health Minister Encourages Jamaicans To Get Involve In Physical Activity

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton says persons who are engaged in some form of physical activity, are less likely to be susceptible to non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Dr. Tufton, stated that evidence shows that...

Health Minister Outlines Impact Of Ncds On The Country

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton says the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have been the greatest public health threat to Jamaica’s development for the past 50 years. Dr. Tufton was addressing a...

Senator Proposes Property Tax Amnesty

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Government Senator, Don Wehby, is proposing an amnesty for the collection of property tax arrears in order to allow time for persons to get regularised. “The Minister of Finance and Public Service has stated that the Government...

PM Welcomes Incoming U.S. Flight From NMIA State-Of-The-Art Air Traffic Control Tower

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The passengers and crew of American Airlines flight AAL 1589, which recently landed in Jamaica en route from Miami, were pleasantly surprised when they received a personal welcome from Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness...

Sandals Resort International And Rainforest Seafoods Sponsor Under-19 Cricket Programme

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, says that a tripartite partnership for an Under-19 cricket competition and academy programme will ensure that Jamaica returns to dominance in regional cricket...

Corporate Area Water Storage Levels At 99 Per Cent

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that its two major storage facilities in the corporate area are at 99 per cent of their capacity. President of the NWC, Mark Barnett says the water company is enjoying good flows...

Security Minister Encourages Members of the JCF to Maintain their Integrity

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of National Security, the Hon. Robert Montague has called on the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) officers in Area 3 to maintain their integrity and operate above board at all times. His plea was made in a message...

Contractor General Says Ccaicacb Conference Critical

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Contractor General, Dirk Harrison, says the staging of the Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commissions and Anti-corruption Bodies (CCAICACB) Conference next week is a critical opportunity to share best practices...

Message From Minister Of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Cd, Mp For Earth Day 2017

KINGSTON (JIS) -- We join the world today in recognising and celebrating the importance of environmental preservation, through the observance of Earth Day. The Ministry of Tourism and its Agencies wholeheartedly support the mission of environmental...

Review Being Done On Role Of Municipal Police

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says a review is currently being undertaken on the role and function of Municipal Police personnel. “We have put a stop on recruitment, for the time...

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