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MoU Signed to Further Boost Child Protection Services Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

MoU Signed to Further Boost Child Protection Services

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Child Protection Services: The Ministry of Labour and Social Security and the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further improve the quality of services offered to vulnerable children and families. The two-year MoU entails the establishment of a referral system that facilitates social interventions for persons... Read More
Know Your Rights: What to Do If You Are Arrested Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Know Your Rights: What to Do If You Are Arrested

(JIS) – Know Your Rights: Head of the Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, is encouraging Jamaicans to know their rights and the correct protocol for arrest under the law. Speaking with JIS News, Ms. Lindsay states that the police may carry out an arrest for different reasons, such as to prevent an offence,... Read More
Child Development Agency- MERGER of CDA and OCR to CPFSA Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest News People Politics 

Child Development Agency- MERGER of CDA and OCR to CPFSA

Jamaica (McKoy’s News)- Child Development Agency-MERGER of CDA and OCR to CPFSA:  The Child Development Agency, the CDA and the Office of the Children’s Registry, the OCR have been merged and will have a new name.The new name is the Child Protection and Families Services Agency, the CPFSA. The merger was announced by State Minister for Youth Floyd Green yesterday. The State... Read More
Child Abuse Victims Encouraged to Speak Out Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Child Abuse Victims Encouraged to Speak Out

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Child Abuse Victims Encouraged to Speak Out: State Minister for Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, is encouraging children to speak out against abuse. Mr. Green said that while there has been an increase in the number of reported cases of child abuse victims by adults, there is still an issue of under-reporting, with only... Read More
CDA Pushing for Law Banning Children from Being Street Vendors Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

CDA Pushing for Law Banning Children from Being Street Vendors

Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – CDA Pushing For Law: Jamaica’s Child Development Agency (CDA) is pushing for law banning Children from selling on the streets or in markets. Ban of using children to sell on the streets would be an addition to the Childcare and Protection Act, which prohibits anyone from allowing a child in their custody to beg. Parents... Read More
USAID Gives Child Development Agency a Mobile Mental Health Unit Featured News Jamaica Headline News Health Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

USAID Gives Child Development Agency a Mobile Mental Health Unit

Kingston, Jamaica (JIS) – The Child Development Agency (CDA) received a Mobile Mental Health Unit on Friday (April 7), ‘Smile Mobile’, from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It has been provided under the Transitional Living Programme for Children in State Care (TLP-CSC) Project. Retrofitted with two counselling areas, Wi-Fi service, air conditioning, a refrigerator, sink and cabinets,... Read More
STATE MINISTER FLOYD GREEN VISITS CLIFTON BOYS HOME FACILITY Education News Featured News Jamaica Latest Jamaican News Western Jamaica News 

STATE MINISTER FLOYD GREEN VISITS CLIFTON BOYS HOME FACILITY

Westmoreland, Jamaica (McN) – State Minister in the Ministry of Education Floyd Green on Monday afternoon visited the new temporary housing facilities at the St. Johns Anglican Church in Darliston District, Westmoreland, for the fire victims of the Clifford Boys Home. The Boys Home which housed over 25 boys was totally destroyed on Sunday afternoon; after the burning of the... Read More
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