The Rural Youth Economic Empowerment Programme (RYEEP) will be expanded to accommodate more young people with the needed training, along with the requisite tools, to pursue successful agricultural businesses.
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The Ministry of Health has reported that at least nine health departments across the island have begun house to house vaccination. The Ministry notes that healthcare teams, including public health nurses and community health aides from Hanover, Manchester, St. Elizabeth, Trelawny, Westmoreland, St. Ann, St. Mary, Portland, and St. Thomas have been deployed to communities across the island to administer the COVID-19 vaccines to shut-ins, disabled and the elderly.
Recognizing breast cancer awareness month and World Mammogram Day celebrated on October 15, Sandals Foundation has partnered with the Jamaica Cancer Society offering 100 free mammograms.
The Jamaica Medical Foundation, (JMF) is weighing in on the vaccine conversation. Speaking at Foundation’s 32nd annual general meeting, on Wednesday, October 20, in Kingston, Chairman Micheal Fraser called for cohesion in the vaccination strategy and called out anti-vaxxers for their decision, he says that may prove harmful to the population.
The St. Catherine Adult Correctional Centre is currently being monitored, as the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) reported an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases among the inmate population in recent weeks.
Having emerged from the 83rd People's National Party, (PNP) annual conference, General Secretary Dr. Dayton Campbell, said the party’s is to finalize changes to its voting structure for the posts of vice president and president. The unprecedented changes to the party’s internal voting structures were explored at the party’s recently concluded annual conference.
Residents of Westchester in Portmore are being urged to be vigilant for robbers posing as delivery men. Westchester Councillor, Renair Benjamin says failure to report these incidents resulted in the continued incidents. Benjamin says the police should take strides to ensure the safety of the residents
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, recently ended a series of important cruise investment meetings with DP World, a major multinational logistics company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
We will explore perspectives on Jamaica approach to sexual crimes, what is causing it? What is being done to prevent it? Are punishments too lenient? And is rehabilitation possible?
Since the sinkhole on Bronx Street or Puss Gully in St. Catherine was cleaned 6 years ago no further maintenance work has been done there. This has resulted in severe flooding and significant road damage that the Linstead Councillor Herbert Garriques there is eager to fix. He is grateful for a commitment from the mayor of Linstead, that the puss gully sinkhole will be repaired.