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Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Noel Arscott hails the life and work of Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Roger Clarke: 1940 – 2014

Published: Thursday | August 28, 2014
The late Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Roger ClarkeThe late Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Roger Clarke

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Noel Arscott, has expressed “a profound sense of shock, sadness and loss” at the unexpected passing of the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Roger Clarke.


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“A huge loss”

Friday, August 29, 2014
His Worship Mayor Everton Fisher, Mayor of BlacK River (File Photo)

Mayor of Black River, Everton Fisher, has expressed sadness at the unexpected passing of Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Roger Clarke. In a statement today, Mr. Fisher said while Mr. Clarke’s work in Agriculture is well known, his contribution to Local Government is just as vital.

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Ministry Working on Clearing its JPS Arrears

Friday, July 11, 2014

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Noel Arscott, has dismissed the claims made by President and Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), Kelly Tomblin about the government’s non-payment of light bills. It was while speaking at an American Chamber of Commerce Forum last week, Tomblin said the government does not like to pay its electricity bill and it was unfair for the government to ignore its bills while the company is chastised when streetlights do not work.

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Govt spends $62m upgrading infirmaries

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Jamaica (JIS) -- The Government spent $62 million during the 2013/14 financial year to undertake the refurbishing of infirmaries across the island. Minister of State in the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, Colin Fagan, made the disclosure Wednesday (June 25), during his contribution to the 2014/15 Sectoral debate in the House of Representatives.

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Waterford begins transformation process

Thursday, June 26, 2014

WATERFORD, THE hometown of convicted dancehall artiste Adijah 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer, has started the process of transforming the community. This is being done by the Waterford Community Development Committee (CDC), along with the Social Development Commission (SDC), Councillor Fenley Douglas, and other stakeholders.

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