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News for Jamaica

Cabinet gives approval for divestment of Wigton Windfarm

Kingston, Jamaica (JIS) — Cabinet has given approval for the commencement of the divestment process for Wigton Windfarm Ltd at Rose Hill in Manchester. This was revealed by Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator Ruel Reid, at a post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House, today. Senator Reid said approval was given...

Senate Wants Use Of Plastic Bags and Styrofoam Reviewed

foamTHE Senate on Friday passed a timely resolution that seeks Government intervention into reducing the use of plastic bags and styrofoam containers and their threat to the environment. Government Senator Matthew Samuda moved the private member motion on July 1, asking that Jamaica ban the importation...