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NEW INFIRMARY AND MARKET PROJECTS COMING THIS FINANCIAL YEAR

Published: Thursday | June 23, 2016

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie announced new local government infrastructure projects in Parliament yesterday.


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MAJOR GOVERNANCE CHANGES COMING FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Friday, June 24, 2016

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has announced a raft of new compliance measures for the improved management of and by Local Authorities.

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NEW FIRE STATIONS COMING FOR MONTEGO BAY AND PORT MARIA

Friday, June 24, 2016

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has announced the construction of new Fire Stations in St. James and St. Mary.

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The Secretary-General Message on World Day To Combat Desertification And Drought M

Friday, June 17, 2016

Desertification, land degradation, drought and climate change are interconnected. As a result of land degradation and climate change, the severity and frequency of droughts have been increasing, along with floods and extreme temperatures. More than 50 per cent of agricultural land is moderately or severely degraded, with 12 million hectares lost to production each year.

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Message of Monique Barbut Executive Secretary, UNCCD for World Day to Combat Desertification

Friday, June 17, 2016

Nearly half of the global population was living below the poverty line in 1980. By 2012 that number was down to about 13%. This means more of us today have the freedom to choose how we live: what we eat or drink, how we spend our time and, even, how we earn our incomes. But ours might be the last generation with such a sizeable global population enjoying these freedoms. Why?

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