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Ten-Year Educational Development Programme established in East Rural St. Andrew
Residents in East Rural St. Andrew are benefitting from a 10-year programme of educational development, which should see each household gaining three Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) subjects, .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2014-06-11 23:57:53 # Views :1426

Schools to be used as Performing Arts Centres
The Ministries of Tourism and Entertainment, and Education, have partnered in an engagement that will see several high schools being utilised as performing arts centres......
Jamaica Information Service | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 # Views :1426

Poet Laureate to take part in several events in UK
Newly appointed Poet Laureate, Professor Mervyn Morris, is slated to participate in several engagements in the United Kingdom (UK) later this year......
Jamaica Information Service | 2014-06-12 00:06:07 # Views :1426

Additional $95 Million to assist farmers
Cabinet has approved another $95 million to provide assistance to the agricultural sector in the wake of severe drought conditions which affected the island from January to July of this year......
Jamaica Information Service | 2014-09-30 19:43:14 # Views :1426

Dr. Phillips cautions unions against unrealistic expectations
Finance and Planning Minister, Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillips, has again given the Government’s commitment to doing “everything possible” to accommodate claims for salary increases to civil servants for .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-02-12 20:12:39 # Views :1426

Govt undertakes $100 million Primary School Sanitation Project
The Ministry of Education has embarked on a major $100 million project aimed at installing flush toilets at primary schools island wide, which currently use pit latrines......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-02-17 18:24:00 # Views :1426

TAJ publishes National Compliance Plan
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) has, for the first time, published its National Compliance Plan, which strategically outlines the compliance approaches to be used during the current 2015/2016 fiscal .....
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-09 15:26:27 # Views :1426

House passes Bill to modernise Public Procurement Legislation
A Bill to modernise Jamaica’s public procurement legislation was passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, July 7......
Jamaica Information Service | 2015-07-09 15:44:33 # Views :1426

OCR to mount missing children billboards
By the end of this month, electronic billboards located at various sections of the Corporate Area will bear the faces of children reported missing by the police......
Jamaica Information Service | 2013-09-08 22:41:10 # Views :1425

Health safeguards urged for Jamaica’s young people
Greater health safeguards are being urged for Jamaica’s young people, if the goal of a healthier nation is to be achieved and sustained......
Jamaica Information Service | 2013-09-08 23:00:30 # Views :1425

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