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Minister McKenzie Says Adjustments To National Burial Ban Possible, – After Consultations With Stakeholders In The Funeral And Burial Industry

March 10, 2021
As the Government of Jamaica continues its efforts to spearhead the management of COVID-19 through a range of measures, the Cabinet has this week indicated that it may favourably consider…

Local Government and Rural Development Minister Says No Double Standard at Work in Granting Of Approval for Sigma Run 2021

February 23, 2021
Following the announcement by the Most Honourable Prime Minister in Parliament on February 9, applications for sporting events are being considered on a case-by-case basis. An application for the Sigma…

Local Government Minister Defends the Government’s Management of The Homeless Population; Says Programmes and Strategies to Improve Their Welfare and Security Will Continue

February 10, 2021
The Government of Jamaica will continue to care for and develop appropriate infrastructure to accommodate Jamaica’s homeless population. This was declared by Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon.…

Public Hand-Washing Stations to Be Installed Across Jamaica As Government And Digicel Partner To Fight Covid-19

February 5, 2021
As the Government continues to implement strategies to contain COVID-19, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Hon. Desmond McKenzie has announced that hand-washing stations will be installed in selected…

Local Government and Rural Development Minister Condemns Murders of Homeless Men in The Corporate Area

January 25, 2021
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Hon. Desmond McKenzie has expressed shock at the attacks on six homeless men in the Corporate Area, that left four of them dead.…