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National honours and awards – The Pride of a Nation
On National Heroes Day, Monday, October 15, some 157 Jamaicans will be presented with national honours and awards, for outstanding contribution to the country’s development through their service in va.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-09-25 09:46:39 # Views :4763

15 Persons honoured in St. James
Fifteen residents of St. James, who have made significant contributions to the development of the parish, have received the ‘Spirit of Independence Awards’......
Jamaica Information Service | 0000-00-00 00:00:00 # Views :4359

UTech launches project to develop hydrogen gas for cooking
The University of Technology (UTech) has launched a research project, aimed at developing a commercially viable hydrogen gas to be used as ‘regular’ cooking gas by householders across the island......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-10-19 23:02:06 # Views :3857

Jamaica to provide Venezuela with clinker under Petrocaribe Agreement
Jamaica will, over the next four months, supply Venezuela with some 100,000 tonnes of clinker, valued at approximately US$8.5 million, for the latter’s utilization in the production of cement......
Jamaica Information Service | 2013-12-20 22:16:56 # Views :3771

Jamaican Government to tackle childhood obesity
Childhood obesity continues to be a serious problem in Jamaica, with more than 11 per cent of children, 10 to 15 years old, and 35 per cent of teenagers, between 15 to 18 years, being classified as ov.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-09-06 20:33:09 # Views :3446

Jamaican Government reaffirms commitment to Jamaica’s Sugar Industry
Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Roger Clarke, says the government remains committed to the continued strengthening of Jamaica’s sugar industry through the implementation of several projects a.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2013-09-10 00:13:02 # Views :3299

Shelter programme having positive impact
Chairman of the Committee for the Homeless, Dr. Winston De La Haye, says the shelter programme for the homeless is having a significant impact on their lives......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-30 10:52:44 # Views :3273

Education Minister calls for new way of teaching Mathematics
Minister of Education, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, is calling for a new way of teaching Mathematics in the classroom......
Jamaica Information Service | 2014-12-23 22:38:24 # Views :3164

Students can rely on SLB for funding
With an ever increasing demand to assist students to fund their tertiary studies each year, the Students Loan Bureau (SLB) continues to work assiduously to ensure that Jamaicans access the highest le.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-16 09:31:44 # Views :3140

Government of Jamaica agrees to pension plan for District Constables
The Government of Jamaica has agreed to the establishment of a pension programme for District Constables as a component of the 2010/12 Heads of Agreement with the island’s police groups......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-10-03 20:28:37 # Views :3100

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