Written by Tasha Ann Miller August 14, 2021 Haiti was jolted by a 7.2 earthquake earlier today with several buildings crumbling and a possible high death toll. There is no confirmation of the death toll as prayers are needed for the nation as it assesses the damage, and rescue survivors. The epicenter of the earthquake […]
Portmore Stories is a news series highlighting issues in the Portmore municipality with a focus on real time solutions for the benefit of its citizens. This series also focuses on government services, and how they can effectively serve a dynamic and fast growing community.
Written by Tasha Ann Miller August 6, 2021 It’s more than just the success at the current Olympic Games in Tokyo. Jamaica’s achievement as an independent nation spans 59 years today. This is the celebration of a journey with some troubles yet the freedom from British rule on August 6, 1962 heralds our foundation for […]
Written by Tasha Ann Miller May 26, 2021 Read More https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20210526/cxc-exams-pushed-back-two-weeks
Minister of Finance, Dr. Nigel Clarke says six billion of the sixty billion dollars ‘Serve Jamaica’ social and economic recovery programme will fund the purchase of COVID19 vaccines.
The National Identification and Registration Act, 2020 clearly states that participation in the scheme is voluntary for qualified persons. Only citizens and individuals temporarily residing in Jamaica are eligible to apply for the identification number (Section 4, Subsection 1, NIR Act, 2020).