Minister of State with Responsibility for Local Government, Robert Montague says all the parish emergency centres have been allocated $100,000.
Investigators in Linstead St. Catherine are now at the scene of fatal stabbing in Rosemont in the community.
The Denham Town Police are probing the circumstances, which led to the shooting death of a man on Third Street in Kingston 12, last night.
The Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) is tomorrow expected to hold talks with the Finance Ministry regarding its wage negotiations.
The National Works Agency (NWA) is appealing for help from members of the public to reduce the widespread theft and vandalism of road signs.
The National Meteorological Service has maintained the tropical storm warning and hurricane watch in effect for Jamaica as Tropical Storm Gustav moves closer to the island.
Emergency groups in Portland are now meeting to finalise last minute disaster strategies, ahead of the expected unfavorably weather conditions from Tropical Storm Gustav.
The Office of Disaster preparedness and emergency Management (ODPEM) said it would today be activating its disaster response systems in preparation for the effects of Gustav.
Lawyers representing the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) and tenants at a plaza in Cross Roads, Kingston are heading back to court today.
100 new Volvo buses are to be added to the Jamaica Urban Transit Corporation’s (JUTC) fleet in time for the start of the new school year.
The Government is pushing for the signing of the Cariforum-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), despite a warning from the Opposition to think carefully before inking the deal.
Two men are now in police custody in connection with the murder of a woman in Linstead, St. Catherine over the weekend.
The National Works Agency (NWA) said the repair work done on the Palisadoes roadway is sufficient to withstand the onslaught of a category one storm.
The Clarendon Parish Council said it is in the final stages of preparation for any possible effects hurricane Gustav might have on the parish.
The banana industry in the Windward islands has reportedly fully recovered from the damage caused by Hurricane Dean a year ago.
Cabinet has approved a new chairman for the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC).
The University and Allied Workers Union (UAWU) said it is still to receive a response from telecommunications company Cable and Wireless since it served a three-day ultimatum on the company yesterday.
The health ministry said it is moving to finalise the sale agreement for the St. Joseph hospital in Kingston.
Vacant posts in the judiciary are being advertised for the first time in legal history.
The meteorological Service is advising that Jamaicans can expect outbreaks of showers and thunderstorms tonight as Tropical Storm Gustav moves across the Caribbean.
The committee set up by the Prime Minister to organise welcome home celebrations for the country’s Olympians is expected to meet today to finalise plans.
Prime Minister, Bruce Golding is urging the nation to seize the moment of hope given to Jamaica by its athletes in Beijing, China and end the crime and violence.
A statue of late reggae legend Bob Marley has been unveiled in a small Serbian village during a rock festival as a token of peace in the Balkans.
Several traffic changes that should have been introduced last week in Lucea, Hanover are to take effect today.
The Secretariat of the People\'s National Party says it will conclude the collection of group delegate nomination forms today at the Party’s Headquarters.