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Rural Development Launched In Hanover

Rural Development Launched In Hanover

The Ministry Of Local Government has launched its first rural project initiative in the parish of Hanover. The project is geared towards development and creating opportunities for locals to earn a living through tourism.

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Duncan: Russia/ Ukraine Conflict, the Worst Has Passed

Duncan: Russia/ Ukraine Conflict, the Worst Has Passed

The Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Chairman Keith Duncan says the severity of the Russia -Ukraine conflict has pushed many countries to seek alternative supply chains. He admits the worst has passed, but even so Jamaica’s allies remain committed to helping in crisis. More details below:

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EPOC: Inflation Hits A High of 10.7 %

EPOC: Inflation Hits A High of 10.7 %

Inflation hits a high of 10.7 % – Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Chairman Keith Duncan says the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is projecting inflation to peak at 9 per cent to 11 per cent over the next 10 to 12 months. Inflation hits a high, however, there are upside risks to this forecast on...

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UNICEF Concerned About Recent Violent Behaviors in Schools

UNICEF Concerned About Recent Violent Behaviors in Schools

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has raised concerns regarding violence in the nation’s schools. In an interview with CVM LIVE on Monday, one representative highlighted a study conducted by UNICEF. It shows since the COVID-19 pandemic, children’s psycho-social development has been deeply impacted. UNICEF is working closely with schools to financially assist...

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Forest Restoration Project Underway in Clarendon

Forest Restoration Project Underway in Clarendon

Mangroves were toured in southern Clarendon as part of the solutions of the University of the West Indies (UWI) for developing countries. Minister without portfolio for Economic Growth and Job Creation Matthew Samuda says collaborative efforts are imperative in achieving forest restoration and notes that in order to fully achieve forest restoration it will take a...

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Natalie Neita-Garvey Calls for Full Financial Literacy

Natalie Neita-Garvey Calls for Full Financial Literacy

Member of Parliament, for St Catherine North Central, Natalie Neita-Garvey is calling for full financial literacy for all Jamaicans provided by public and private financial institutions. This while noting the importance of comprehending the concept of all types of insurance. She notes this particular kind of knowledge, will assist most middle- and lower-income families extricate...