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Bill passed to amend the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA)

April 1, 2021
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The amendments to the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA) allowing for sanctions for infringements under the Covid-19 protocols have been passed to statute. The Bill to amend the…

Local Government Minister Outlines Special Plans For Easter Weekend Lockdown

April 1, 2021
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Honourable Desmond McKenzie, is giving the assurance that preparations are in place to facilitate several special-interest groupings during the extended lockdown over the…

Local Government Minister Mourns the Passing of Councillor Derron Wood

March 18, 2021
Hon. Desmond McKenzie, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development has expressed sadness at the passing of the Councillor for the Fairy Hill Division in Portland, Derron Wood. Councillor Wood…

Use NSWMA Mobile App to Report Uncollected Garbage, Dumping And Littering

March 17, 2021
Citizens are being encouraged to utilise the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) mobile application to report instances of littering, illegal dumping and uncollected garbage and access waste management information…

Local Government and Rural Development Minister Announces Adjustment to Island-Wide Ban on Burials

March 15, 2021
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, has announced an adjustment to the two-week ban on burials currently in force, to allow for the disposal of human…