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Monies allocated for Port Maria Tsunami Early Warning System

June 7, 2023
The town of Port Maria, St. Mary will receive a $17 million Tsunami Early Warning System during the 2023/2024 fiscal year. “The ODPEM (Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management)…

Development approvals nets $1 trillion in Govt revenues

June 7, 2023
The central role of the local authorities and the Jamaica Fire Brigade in the development approval process continues to add value to economic and social fabric of the country. “Since…

Ministry to release $10m for Musgrave Market clean-up exercise

June 5, 2023
The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development will release monies to the Portland Municipal Corporation to begin rehabilitative works at the Musgrave Market, which was gutted by fire on…

Ministry of Local Government retains the Rural Development Programme

June 1, 2023
In keeping with the recent announcement by the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has been reverted to the Ministry of Local and Community Development (MLGCD).…

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT MINISTER CONDEMNS MURDER OF NSWMA EMPLOYEE

May 25, 2023
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, has strongly denounced the shooting of two employees of the NSWMA this morning in Portmore, St. Catherine, which resulted in…