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Prime Minister Says More Reconstructions to Come

Prime Minister Says More Reconstructions to Come

This year’s National Labor Day project, at the Mandela Park in Halfway Tree, prompted discussions of further reconstruction plans by Prime Minister Andrew Holness. He acknowledged works that need to be done across the island including adding more botanical gardens throughout the island, a park in Portmore, and upgrading the Mandela Park in Halfway Tree. Among these improvements are also...

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Mayor of Portmore: Trees Can Lower Urban Temperatures Significantly

Mayor of Portmore: Trees Can Lower Urban Temperatures Significantly

The Portmore City Municipality on November 27 partnered with the Jamaica combined cadet force and the forestry department to plant over 30 trees.  Three million timber and ornamental trees are the focus of the 3-year initiative. The second phase of the Portmore city municipality’s contribution to the three million trees in three years project saw the Charles...

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Opposition Leader Calls for Impeachment Bill

Opposition Leader Calls for Impeachment Bill

An impeachment bill that was tabled in Parliament in 2011 but not amended was brought up by Opposition Leader, Mark Golding. He says he had made a proposal to Prime Minister Andrew Holness for a Joint Select Committee to conduct a revision of the bill.

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Tracking the COVID-19 Infections in Children

Tracking the COVID-19 Infections in Children

With reports internationally of an increase in COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths among children, naturally, in Jamaica, there has been growing concern about how the youth have fared health-wise as a result of the appearance of the delta variant. Currently, 38,000 children have taken the second dose of the vaccine.

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Drewsland Residents Breach Lock Down And Curfew Order

Drewsland Residents Breach Lock Down And Curfew Order

Drewsland residents breached lockdown and curfew orders over the weekend. While thousands of Jamaicans lined up at vaccination sites across the country to stand a fighting chance against the coronavirus, scores of residents in one St Andrew community queued to flout the law. This after several videos circulated Sunday depicting scenes of what appeared to...

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Political Leaders Shake Hands For Peace

Political Leaders Shake Hands For Peace

The country’s political party leaders shook hands at the Annual National Leadership Prayer Week in the declaration of peace in politics and the nation. Both leaders who addressed the group called for peace amidst several reports of crime and violence only one week into the start of the New Year.

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TOO MANY TAXI OPERATORS!

TOO MANY TAXI OPERATORS!

Despite apparent tensions between taxi drivers and JUTC employees, calls are being made to forge closer ties between the transport operators, the issue was explored on CVM Live’s panel discussion.

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