August 19, 2022

JAMAICA: Jamaicans urged to make buildings earthquake resistant

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By Deandrea Hamilton From Magnetic Media TV Montego Bay, October 13, 2018 – Jamaica – Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Ronald Jackson, is urging Jamaicans to invest in reinforcing structures to withstand a high-magnitude earthquake.  He said that while seismic activity throughout the Caribbean since the start of the year […]

Jamaica reaffirms infrastructure investment commitment

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By NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has reiterated the Andrew Holness government’s commitment to providing an enabling infrastructure for investment. In addressing the opening ceremony of the third staging of the nation’s premier investment event, the Jamaica Investment Forum (JIF), at the Iberostar Convention […]

Highlighted Role of Tourism Observatory for Caribbean Integration

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From Presna Latino Kingston, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, appreciated today the role of the proposed Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre and Observatory in the regional integration of the Caribbean. Bartlett lamented, on the other hand, the delay in the transmission of crucial information during the recent tsunami advisories […]