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Giving Juvenile Offenders Another Option

Giving Juvenile Offenders Another Option

The State Minister in the Ministry of National Security , Rudyard Spencer says plans are underway to have former juvenile offenders reintegrated into society. He was speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for a multipurpose building at the South Camp Juvenile Remand and Correctional Centre on Thursday. According to the Minister, the multipurpose building will contain three...

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TERTIARY SEWAGE SYSTEM TO BE COMPLETED IN PORTLAND

TERTIARY SEWAGE SYSTEM TO BE COMPLETED IN PORTLAND

Following the discovery of a mosquito breeding site near a health clinic in Hope Bay Portland, the Portland Health Department has given notice to the Municipal Corporation to complete several tasks in clearing the area. These included cleaning the tank and its outlet and to apply a temporary cover   to prevent the entry of water...

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Limited Space And Insufficient Beds At Some Local Hospitals

Limited Space And Insufficient Beds At Some Local Hospitals

Some of Jamaica’s hospitals are still struggling to reduce their waiting time due to limited space and insufficient bedding at their facilities. It’s a matter that the administration at the Savanna La Mar Hospital is trying to address. Speaking with CVM LIVE recently, the Chief Executive Officer, Camile Lewin shared that they are operating beyond...

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Jamaica’s Economy In the Global Market

Jamaica’s Economy In the Global Market

  The call is being made for the Jamaica Government to prepare itself  for a growing uncertain global economic environment amidst trade challenges and a possible economic recession. The call is being made by the Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Producers Group, Jeffrey Hall who believes that the country needs to reposition itself to...

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March Against Domestic Violence In Portland

March Against Domestic Violence In Portland

Politicians joined with the Jamaica Coalition against Domestic Violence recently to raise awareness about the social issue in Portland. Armed with placards and crying ‘No to domestic violence’ they marched into the town of Port Antonio. The People’s National Caretaker for East Portland, Damion Crawford was among them. According to him, Domestic  Violence affects the...

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Major Developments Underway For St Ann

Major Developments Underway For St Ann

Plans are underway to make major developmental changes in the garden parish of St. Ann. This was disclosed recently by the Mayor, Michael Belnavis who says a multi-million dollar road improvement project is apart of this agenda. Approximately 80 million Jamaican dollars will be shared among parish councillors for roadwork to be carried out in their division...