Tag: Ministry of Local Government

Did You Know? Five Facts About Local Government in Jamaica

1. What is local government? This is the arm of Government that focuses primarily on community development. It does so through the umbrella Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, which dispenses its function through four agencies and 14 local authorities:

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A Full List of Subjects And Departments Under Each Ministry

Need to know what subjects, public bodies, and departments fall under the jurisdiction of each Ministry and Minister of Government? The document “Assignment of Subjects and Departments, Agencies and Other Public Bodies” lists the specific portfolio assignment of Subjects and Departments

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 3, 2015

Property Tax Talks – Gov’t Ministries Knock Heads As Rate Hike Looms. Land owners are facing the possibility of a new increase in property taxes, two years after the most recent hikes announced by government… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com LIME To

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 10, 2014

Fight With Us – PM Urges All Jamaicans To Join Gov’t In Battling Health Emergencies. As Jamaica steps up its response to the chikungunya (chik-V) epidemic and preparations for Ebola with a $500-million budget and a multi-agency approach under the National

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 4, 2013

Bad Timing: Seaga Told Holness Not To Call 2011 General Election – JLP Audit Group. The five-member committee which probed the reasons behind the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) loss in the2011 general election is reporting that Edward Seaga, the former party

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 10, 2013

Extortion Menace – Crime On The Rise As Downtown Kingston Returns To Pre-Tivoli-Incursion State. Raging illegality, rampant indiscipline and flagrant criminality that have, again, overtaken the bustling downtown Kingston commercial district have left influential players in the redevelopment exercise troubled… Read

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