Jamaica Magazine News 14 06 2019


The proposed Police Plaza to be built at ‘No Man’s Land’ in downtown Kingston will be fully accessible to residents. The 37 point 5 acre property will have green spaces to ensure strong community interface.

Travellers to countries with confirmed cases of the measles virus are being advised to ensure that they are adequately protected.

Cabinet has endorsed the selection of Richard Byles as the next Governor of the Bank of Jamaica.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Danville Walker has been tapped to lead the Housing component of the HOPE Programme.

Senate this morning, started using its recently refurbished 1753 Mace. The Mace was refurbished as part of Parliament’s Mace Conservation project, which will see both of Parliament’s Maces being refurbished.

Technology Minister, Fayval Williams, is leading a delegation to Estonia for an Executive Training Programme on e-Governance and…Information and Communications Technology Policy.

Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris, has expressed sympathies to the country on the passing of Jamaica’s statesman, Edward Seaga. He is currently on the island, and this morning as his first official business, signed the condolence book at Jamaica House.

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Date: August 6, 2019

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