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JAMAICA IS moving to put in place a policy that will help to create the necessary enabling environment for the proper management of hazardous waste. The move comes at a time when hazardous waste-generating sectors abound, from bauxite and alumina,...

THE WORLD Bank has approved a US$27-million project to support the construction of a small, seven-megawatt geothermal power plant in Dominica. The goal is to increase the share of renewables, diversify the country’s energy matrix, and identify a...

THE RECENTLY staged Youth Climate Action Expo was an inspiration to at least one youngster in attendance, who is now keen on being a good steward for the environment. “My experience was very interactive, and I learnt so much more about climate...

Corporate giant Scotiabank has committed J$9 million in sponsorship to the JAMPRO, Jamaica Business Development Corporation and Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association’s export development programme, Export Max III. The financial...

Public sector worker, Rahja Harrison, employed to the Accountant General’s Department, is hopeful that opinions and ideas that will spring out of the inaugural staging of the Public Sector Debate Competition will spark action at the highest levels...

Given the need for at least 900 more registered dentists in the country, chief dental officer in the Ministry of Health Dr Irving McKenzie finds that accessing oral healthcare is still a challenge for many Jamaicans. “Accessing care is improving,...

Residents of Chesterfield in St Mary will soon have easier access to their homes during periods of heavy rainfall. In approximately two weeks, community members will be able to see the launch of the Chesterfield Bridge as the National Works Agency...

Applications open on March 26 for the new cohort of participants in the Jamaica House Fellowship Programme. The initiative, launched by Prime Minister Andrew Holness in 2016, is geared at exposing bright, young talent to public administration, in...
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