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Ministry assessing readiness of emergency shelters

June 24, 2021
MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Honourable Desmond McKenzie, has embarked on an islandwide tour of emergency shelters to assess their readiness for the 2021 Hurricane Season.…

Infrastructure in Vaughansfield Housing Scheme to be Upgraded

June 22, 2021
The Vaughansfield Housing Scheme, in St. James, has been earmarked for an approximately $35 million infrastructure upgrade project by the Government. This forms part of a multi-billion dollar national programme…

Second water shop to be built in Commodore, Portland

June 15, 2021
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) has earmarked a second water shop to meet the needs of residents in Commodore, Portland. “The area is badly affected by…

Local Government Minister proposes lifeline for entertainment industry

June 14, 2021
LUCEA, Hanover: Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Minister, Honourable Desmond McKenzie, has proposed reducing entertainment-related fees collected by the municipal corporations to stimulate the sector which has been…

Poor Relief Department Continues to Nurture Promising Students -J$140m In Education Grants to Be Disbursed to Need Youths

June 9, 2021
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Poor Relief Department continues to nurture and support some of the nation’s brightest students who lack the resources to unleash their potential. “The Poor Relief Department has…