More people using stay alert app says the police.

LBC

Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Corporate Communications Unit, Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, is encouraging more persons to download and make use of the crime-fighting and safety software application ‘Stay Alert’. She was speaking on the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) television programme Issues and Answers recently. She noted that, currently, […]

JSIF URGE TO ADOPT NEW WAYS.

LBC

Minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Derrick Smith, has challenged the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) to adopt new approaches to social development to meet the changing needs of the community. Addressing the launch of JSIF’s 20th anniversary celebrations and Annual General Meeting at Spanish Court […]

TIME TO CLAMP DOWN ON ILLEGAL GAS SYPHONING.

LBC

The unfortunate tragedy of losing yet another of Jamaica’s youth because of the irresponsible action of others has sparked the need for stricter regulations to extinguish illegal operations. Sanjay Williams, a 14-year-old special-needs child, was the latest victim to have succumbed to his injuries following a huge explosion at an […]

REYNOLDS PIER GETS MAKEOVER.

LBC

The Reynolds Pier in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, is to be renovated by the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) at a cost of $230 million. This undertaking forms part of what the PAJ’s Project Manager, Christopher Hamilton, says are plans to reposition Jamaica as the Caribbean’s premier cruise destination. He […]

Fire victims to get help.

LBC

Help is coming for the families whose house was destroyed in Sunday’s deadly fire on Jacques Road, off Mountain View Avenue in St. Andrew after an illegal gas cylinder refill facility exploded. Andrew Swaby, Councillor for the Vineyard Town Division, told Local media that twelve persons lived in the house and […]