|Auditor-General questions integrity of screw worm project
DR. HEADLEY Edwards, director of the National Screw Worm Eradication Programme and the Veterinary Services Division in the Ministry of Agriculture since 2002, explains that while the delay and attendant costs of the programme give cause for concern...
JUTC Portmore route changes
THE JAMAICA Urban Transist Company (JUTC) has made some route changes in light of the opening of the Portmore toll road.
Highway 2000 revenue running two per cent short
SO FAR, revenue is a mere two per cent below forecast for the operators of Highway 2000 toll road running from Vineyards in St. Catherine to Mandela Highway in St. Catherine atop an expenditure of US$364 million on capital outlay...
Junior doctors reject Government wage offer
JUNIOR DOCTORS have joined the band of public sector workers who have rejected Government's wage offer.
In the House: Grant endorses $600m allocation to farmers
SENATOR NORMAN Grant on Friday endorsed the $600 million allocation from the National Insurance Fund (NIF) and the Bank of Nova Scotia to provide loans for farmers in the agricultural sector at single-digit interest rates.
NPTA has new president
SYLVESTER ANDERSON was named president of the National Parent Teachers' Association (NPTA) on Friday. Mr. Anderson, who is currently the president of the Meadowbrook High School PTA, has vowed to revamp existing PTAs...
JNSBL and LAMP partner in land title acquisition
RESIDENTS OF St. Catherine who have financial difficulties in acquiring registered land titles stand to benefit from a joint initiative among three entities. Jamaica National (JN), JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL), and...
PATH programme to be extended
SENATOR FLOYD Morris, State Minister in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, said the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) is to be extended.