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News for Jamaica

Canada-Funded Project Boosting Disaster Management in Jamaica

204301APPROXIMATELY 300 volunteers were trained to operate an emergency telecommunications system during natural disasters under an initiative funded by the Canadian Government and rolled out by non- profit organisation Abacus for Communities in partnership with the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management and Parish Development...

Stop Plastic Pollution, Govt Urges

Daryl-Vaz-3--1-KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, is imploring Jamaicans to reuse and recycle plastics in order to reduce the impact of the material on the environment. Vaz said the use and disposal of plastic...