Under the Universal Service Fund public WiFi programme, Woodparkk Community in St. Mary has received free public internet. ReadyNET has partnered with the programme and will be providing the satellite remote access throughout other communities in St. Mary western communities.
The Women’s Resources and Outreach Centre has been a champion for gender equality and justice in Jamaica. As a part of its 39th anniversary celebration, they highlighted four women from the Lyndhurst Greenwich, Maxfield and Arnette Gardens communities who have been making significant impact.
Three CARICOM countries stood firm against colonialism in a show of solidarity. Representatives from Belize, the Bahamas, and Jamaica held a joint press conference in response to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s recent Charm Offensive tour.
Jamaica’s move towards reparation is advancing as the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is urging the national policy council to move quickly.
In January 2022 the Ministry of Health & Wellness issued a commitment to destigmatizing mental health across Jamaica. On March 22nd they signed an MOU with UNICEF and launched a new mental health support chatline for Jamaican youths aged 16-24 years old.
Following statements made by Prince William during his visit, the Advocates Network has strengthened their resolve to push Government for establishing a Republic Jamaica. The group rejected his statements as unacceptable and labelled his response ‘tone-deaf’.