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Local Government Minister Urges Caution as Trough Persists, Mourns Loss of Life in Flooding Incident

April 20, 2022
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Hon. Desmond McKenzie, has expressed regret at the loss of life that occurred as a result of flooding in Montego Bay today. “I…

Port Maria Small Business Operators Get Flood Relief Cheques

April 4, 2022
The Government is providing more than $8 million to assist small business operators in Port Maria and its environs who suffered losses due to severe flooding in the coastal town…

Local Government Minister Announces Immediate Resumption Of Burials Every Day

March 29, 2022
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Hon. Desmond McKenzie is notifying the public that consequent on the revocation of Orders under the Disaster Risk Management Act, as announced by…

Port Maria to get ‘Paint The City’ facelift

February 23, 2022
PORT MARIA, St. Mary: The town of Port Maria is set to receive a $10 million makeover under the ‘Paint The City/Town’ initiative. “Port Maria will benefit from the Government's…

Remedial work, improved drainage system for Runway Bay and its environs

February 15, 2022
RUNAWAY BAY, St. Ann: The St. Ann Municipal Corporation and the National Works Agency (NWA) have been tasked to undertake short-term repairs in Runway Bay and its environs to minimize…