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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 :3134

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 :3024

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 :2925

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 :2652

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 :2590

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 :2586

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 :2578

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 :2567

Education Minister to focus on underperforming schools
Minister of Education, Hon. Ronald Thwaites, says he will be placing focus on underperforming schools, noting that he will be visiting these institutions to assess their needs and provide them with th.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-11 10:30:05 # Views :2529

Tivoli Gardens High received high-tech learning equipment from Petrojam
Students at the Tivoli Gardens High School in West Kingston, now have access to interactive learning equipment, which will stimulate greater interest in education, while enhancing the numeracy and lit.....
Jamaica Information Service | 2012-01-12 09:08:32 # Views :2518

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