KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 4, 2022 - Jamaica's Opposition Peoples National Party says it is deeply concerned with reports of yet another fish kill in the Rio Cobre River and calls for immediate action by the Government through the National Environmental Protection Agency, NEPA.
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KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 27, 2022 - Jamaica’s Opposition People's National Party has added its voice to the deep sea mining debate, and has supported the call from countries around the world and local organizations for a moratorium on deep sea mining.
MONTEGO BAY, July 18, 2022 - The National Workers Union has served a 72 hour strike notice on the Management of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) as a result of what the union says is the refusal of the company to meet with the workers.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 18, 2022 - The Peoples National Party is encouraging Jamaicans to get in the habit of recycling and recommit to the three (3) Rs: reducing, reusing, and recycling, which are necessary actions to reduce carbon emissions and limit the effects of climate change.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 3, 2022 - The People’s National Party says it is outraged by revelations from Minister with Responsibility for Mining Audley Shaw, that he intends to grant a permit to Bengal Development Limited to carry out mining activities in the ecologically sensitive Dry Harbour Mountains, despite the national outcry from citizens and environmentalists.
CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana March 2, 2022 – The government of Belize is pioneering a coral transplantation and beach reclamation effort in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, located in the southern part of the island.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, February 18, 2022 - Five Eastern Caribbean countries are to benefit from a US$12 million three-year grant-aid project being funded by the Government of Japan and executed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under The Project for Improving National Sargassum Management Capacities in the Caribbean.
>KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 9, 2022: Following a Sunday Gleaner story that despite having missed two bond-payment deadlines, Bengal Developments, the company that wants to mine in the sensitive Dry Harbour Mountains is still on track to recieve a mining licence from the government, the People's National Party is appealing to Minster Robert Montaque, who has responsibility for Mining, not to grant a permit for the parcel of land on which Bengal wants to mine..
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The People’s National Party is disappointed with the announcement that the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) has granted a permit for the mining of lands that are part of the Cockpit Country in St Ann, via Special Mining Lease (SML) 173.
MONTEGO BAY, St. James, December 15, 2021 - The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has commenced work on a multi-million-dollar project to protect the Montego Bay waterfront in St. James.