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Jamaica On Track For Successful Regional Platform

October 25, 2019
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, is currently hosting a two-day workshop in Kingston to equip…

Municipal Corporations To Get New Water Trucks

October 25, 2019
JIS NEWS, Montego Bay: Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says that municipal corporations will be equipped with new water trucks during financial year 2020/2021. “We are…

Construction of Barnett Street Fire Station on track

October 25, 2019
JIS NEWS, Montego Bay: Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says completion of the Barnett Street Fire Station in St. James is on track to be completed…

Adult Transitional facility to be built in Kingston

December 2, 2019
JIS NEWS, Kingston: A state-of-the-art Adult Transitional Facility is to be built at a cost of nearly $140 million to serve homeless persons in Kingston and St. Andrew. Minister of Local Government…

Portland Infirmary to get new male ward

December 2, 2019
KINGSTON, Jamaica: In keeping with the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development’s mandate to upgrade the living conditions and plants of the country’s infirmaries; ground was broken for a new…

Ginger House, Portland gets new bridge

November 11, 2019
KINGSTON, Jamaica: Residents of Ginger House and Cornwall Barracks in East Portland now have easier access to their homes following the construction of a new $7.1 million swing bridge.   The…