Mello FM News
- Crime Stop has increased the reward for missing toddler, Samunya Bloomfield who went missing from her home in Old Harbour one month ago.
- Twenty five thousand tablets were distributed to teachers and schools as part of a year long pilot project which aims to achieve global standards in education.
- The House of Representative has passed the Disabilities Act that will now allow the disabled of the country to easily access public and commercial buildings.
- Six Portmore residents were convicted for water theft following the NWC’s strict improvement in locating consumers with illegal connections.
- - Gordon House is expected to pass the Disabilities Act today, as it will require public and commercial premises to take into consideration the access of disabled persons.
- Teachers College graduates are unable to get jobs months after graduating following continued constraints on employment in government schools.
- Persons who continue to light fires randomly may soon face prosecution, as government moves to impose laws against lighting fires.
- Minister Robert Pickersgill warns Jamaicans to prepare for continued worsening conditions of the drought period.
- World cup captivates criminals as the number of murders reported in the country decrease by 12 percent.
- Former Governor General the Most Honourable Sir Howard Cooke will be given a State Funeral following decision by the Cabinet.
- The continuous drought is creating disorder in the lives of east Portland farmers after suffering heavy crop losses and to now losing their livestock.
- The Government is to install waste-to-energy plants in six health facilities across the island to reduce the country’s energy bill.
- Kay Osborne has resigned as the executive director of Jamaicans for Justice.
- It is expected that a new Commissioner of Police will be appointed during the month of September
- JBDC offers technical support services for the continued development of the micro, small and medium enterprise MSME sector
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$300 Million NHT Housing Development underway in St Mary
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Ground was reportedly broken for the National Housing Trust (NHT) Nashville Housing Development near Highgate, St Mary.
The development include 63 serviced lots and 40 houses of a $300 million investment in construction spending.
The housing solutions will be built under the Small Contractors Programme.
The NHT has also partnered with the National Water Commission in a $700 million water project in Islington also in the parish of St. Mary.
The Nashville infrastructure is 30% complete and the NHT will start processing loans in less than a year.
Easton Douglas Chairman of the NHT, said that the organization is projecting more than $25 billion in development activity for this year, and urged potential homeowners to become contributors so that they can benefit from the cheapest source of housing loans in Jamaica.
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