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LOCAL GOVERNMENT MINISTER MOURNS PASSING OF VETERAN ST. ANN FIREFIGHTER

November 15, 2023
Minister of Local Government and Community Development Hon. Desmond McKenzie is mourning the untimely death of Sergeant Lynford Hendricks, who passed away in hospital earlier on Monday. “Sergeant Hendricks was…

Governor General’s Message for Local Government & Community Month 2023

November 9, 2023
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY MONTH 2023 “Local Government: Creating A Legacy of Improved Social Services.” As we stand on the threshold of Local Government and Community Month November 2023, we…

10 Additional Municipal Corporations Receive Technological Devices Valued $12.3M

November 8, 2023
JIS NEWS, Kingston: Ten additional Municipal Corporations are being provided with FortiGate devices, valued at approximately $12.3 million, to strengthen their digital framework and boost their technological capabilities. The Ministry…

PERSONS ENCOURAGED TO INSPECT BUILDINGS FOR POSSIBLE EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE

November 1, 2023
KINGSTON, (JIS): Jamaicans are encouraged to continue inspecting their buildings for cracks, shifts in pillars, posts and other beams and structural members, and to seek a professional assessment if there…

Phase Two of Desmond McKenzie Transitional Centre development to be completed in January

October 24, 2023
JIS NEWS, Kingston: Phase-two development of the Desmond McKenzie Transitional Centre for the Homeless in downtown Kingston, which is now under way, is slated for completion in January 2024.  …