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Jamaica’s 50th anniversary to be recognized at music festival
Jamaica’s 50th anniversary will be specially recognised at this year’s Jazz and Blues Festival, scheduled to be held at the Stadium in Trelawny from Thursday, January 26 to Saturday, January 28......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-18 09:06:51 # Views :2822

Education Minister says Jamaican Education System ranks highly with those of developed Countries
Education Minister, Rev. the Hon. Ronald Thwaites, says the country’s education system ranks highly with those of other countries, particularly developed nations, whose standards Jamaica surpasses in.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-08-23 17:15:58 # Views :2728

Minister Hylton's tour of Factories Corporation of Jamaica
Newly-appointed Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton has indicated that he intends to support the Caymanas Economic Zone Project as this project is geared towards creating job.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-13 15:24:12 # Views :2712

Uncertified agricultural items could cause harm says Panton
Travellers, who take uncertified plants, animals or food into the country, are placing agriculture and public health at risk, as these items could contain harmful pests and diseases......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-10-19 23:05:48 # Views :2530

Jamaica Technology Ministry to embark on tablet computer project
Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, says the Ministry will be embarking on a project to introduce tablet computers in schools across the island......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-09-06 20:37:43 # Views :2419

Jamaican Government taking measures against dengue
The Government is taking measures to contain the number of dengue cases and to control the breeding of the disease-causing Aedes Aegypti mosquito......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-10-11 23:51:50 # Views :2371

Jamaican Government committed to boost capacity of Fire Fighters
Despite budgetary constraints the Government is dedicated to strengthening the capacity of Jamaica Fire Brigade to effectively carry out its tasks in fire prevention and ensuring public safety......
Jamaica Information Service | 2013-01-31 17:21:35 # Views :2309

OCR records over 24,000 reports of child abuse
The Office of the Children’s Registry (OCR) has received over 24,000 reports of child abuse, since its inception in 2007. It is estimated that some 7,000 cases were received in 2011......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-18 08:50:29 # Views :2285

Financial Secretary highlights importance of ERP
Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Planning, Devon Rowe, says implementation of the Economic Reform Programme (ERP) is expected to provide the Government with the additional resources.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2014-12-23 22:32:13 # Views :2247

JSIF to provide Grant funding for community tourism activities
Several communities across the island are slated to benefit from grant funding to support community tourism initiatives under the National Best Community Competition and Programme (NBCCP)......
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-11 10:27:27 # Views :2244

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