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Statement to The House of Representatives By Hon. Desmond Mckenzie

December 9, 2020
Madame Speaker…   The House is aware that the Disaster Risk Management Order number 16, is now in effect and will remain in force until January 15, 2021. I wish…

ODPEM Names Youth Ambassador

December 2, 2020
KINGSTON (JIS) - The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has named Kyla Gaynor as its 2021 Youth Ambassador. Her tenure will begin in January and last for…

NSWMA Boss says Jamaicans will have a Clean Christmas -Entity launches ‘Drum A Di Gate’ Initiative

November 27, 2020
JIS NEWS, November 19, 2020: Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), Audley Gordon, is assuring Jamaicans that adequate preparations are being made to ensure that “they…

Local Government Minister tables temporary amendment to ROPA -Bill will postpone Local Government Elections up to February 2022

November 26, 2020
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development piloted a Bill to amend the Representation of the People Act (ROPA) to effectively postpone the Local Government polls no…

NSWMA Ready To Proceed With Work On Waste Disposal Site At Winchester In St. Thomas

November 17, 2020
JIS NEWS Nov. 17, 2020- Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), Audley Gordon, says the agency is ready to proceed with work on the proposed waste…