Styrofoam band takes effect today

LBC NEWS

As of January 1, 2020, the Government will impose a ban on the local manufacture, distribution and use of expanded polystyrene foam products used in the food and beverage industry. This is being done as part of initiatives to place greater focus on pollution control. Speaking in an interview with […]

Stop the fear mongering over Malaria

LBC NEWS

The Ministry of Health & Wellness notes the recent reports on Malaria cases in Jamaica but wishes to advise the public that as of 2012, Jamaica was re-instated on the Official Register of areas where Malaria eradication was achieved. Since then, Jamaica’s health system has detected only imported cases of […]

Farm roads rehabilitation bonanza

LBC NEWS

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, says that 250 roads islandwide have been improved under the Government’s National Farm Road Programme. He was speaking at the official opening of the rehabilitated roadways in the Marl Road and Castleton communities, in Balaclava, […]