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New health systems strengthening programme for Jamaica

The Ministry of Health and Wellness on Tuesday launched its US$50-million Health Systems Strengthening Programme, which should boost the island’s capacity to address the scourge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the challenge of communicable illnesses. The programme, which has the ‘organisation and consolidation of integrated health services networks’ and the ‘improvement of management, quality and […]

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All-Inclusive Festival – Rebel Salute 2020

What better way to start off the year than 2 nights of good food, excellent music and an incomparable showcase of our culture. Despite the rain, both patrons and performers basked in the combination of reggae and blessings. Patrons were excited to see the stellar line-up of acts. One patron, in particular, was expectant to […]

Strategic Foreign Policy to Forge Ahead Beyond COVID-19

Protecting Jamaican Bananas

As Jamaica moves to implement measures to address the potential threat of the Tropical Race 4 (TR4) disease, which affects bananas, plantains and Heliconia, the national task force, assigned by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries held its first official meeting at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices. Taskforce meets on Tropical Race 4 […]

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Johnson Smith Brainstorms How To Boost Trade-In The Commonwealth

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith will join 52 Trade Ministers within the Commonwealth grouping, to explore strategies to boost trade with a special focus on inclusive and sustainable trade and the Connectivity Agenda across the Commonwealth. This Second Meeting of the Commonwealth Trade Ministers will be held […]

Strategic Foreign Policy to Forge Ahead Beyond COVID-19