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$12.8m contract signed for Hill Sixty Road rehab -Cheswick, St. Thomas to get upgrade under the Rural Development Programme

July 21, 2023
KINGSTON, Jamaica: A multi-million contract has been signed for the rehabilitation of Hill Sixty Road in Cheswick, St. Thomas. Some $12.8m is earmarked for the project which forms part of the…

MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CONDEMNS KILLING OF SOUTHBORO DIVISION COUNCILLOR

July 20, 2023
  Kingston, Jamaica - The Minister of Local Government and Community Development, the Honorable Desmond McKenzie is deeply saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Ainsley Parkins, Councillor for…

LOCAL GOVERNMENT MINISTER ANNOUNCES NEW MARKET TO BE BUILT AT THE GROUNDS OF THE OLD YALLAHS MARKET IN ST. THOMAS

July 17, 2023
Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, has announced that a new Market facility will be built at the site of the former Yallahs Market in St.…

Desmond McKenzie Transitional Centre for the Homeless -Transforming the lives of the vulnerable

July 11, 2023
KINGSTON, Jamaica: It is not often that persons get a second chance to lead meaningful lives. There is now a transitional centre on Church Street in the city of Kingston…

Ministry’s Youth Summer Employment Programme launched for 2023

July 4, 2023
ANN’S BAY, St. Ann: The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development’s Youth Summer Employment Programme (YSEP) hosted its 2023 launch ceremony at the Marcus Garvey Technical High School on…