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The World Bank has named a new representative for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Turkish national Hasan Tuluy, who takes up his position as vice-president in charge of the region on January 1. He replaces Pamela Cox, who has been assigned to East... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: World... more details

Sun, Jan 1st 2012

A project aimed at strengthening the capacity of nearly 60 vulnerable communities to manage and mitigate disasters has been hailed a success by Director General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) Ronald Jackson. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Capacit... more details

Thu, Dec 29th 2011

The Dr Lloyd Barnett-chaired Citizens Action for Free and Fair Election (CAFFE) wrapped up its final round of preparatory training sessions this weekend, ahead of the December 29 general election, even as its members were engaged in talks with representatives of the group of observers from the OA... more details

Mon, Dec 26th 2011

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) has embarked on a public education campaign, aimed at capitalising on the traction and groundswell resonating with the country's National Development Plan, Vision 2030 Jamaica. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: PIOJ Embarks on Public Education Campaign for... more details

Mon, Dec 26th 2011

THE National Youth Service (NYS) has, in the last academic year alone, offered more than $40 million in tuition assistance to students who participate in their Corps programme. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Students get tuition relief from NYS more details

Sun, Dec 25th 2011

THE DEPARTMENT of Local Government, in collaboration with the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), has initiated the reconstruction of the Rocky Point Market in Clarendon, a major fish-supplying source for customers on the south-east coast ... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: JSIF, local gov't... more details

Sat, Dec 24th 2011

At least 290 National Youth Service (NYS) trainees are turning the pages of success, in dealing with the weaknesses which exist in the procurement and distribution of textbooks at high, junior high and all-age schools.... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Youth service trainees make their mark in... more details

Sat, Dec 24th 2011

CHRISTMAS CAME early for 185 children and their 28 teachers from 12 basic, preparatory and primary schools in the Corporate Area, when the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston bought them holiday cheer by taking them to see the DreamWorks animation movie Puss... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: New King... more details

Sat, Dec 24th 2011

Christmas came early for the residents at the Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town, Kingston, on Wednesday when a team from the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) visited bearing gifts.... Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Early Christmas for Golden Age Home more details

Sat, Dec 24th 2011

CHINA Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) last week donated 21 shower wheelchairs and boxes of adult diapers, valued at $450,000, to the Golden Age Home in Kingston. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: CHEC brings Christmas to Golden Age Home more details

Sat, Dec 24th 2011