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Edith Dalton James High Gets Walk-Through Metal Detector Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Edith Dalton James High Gets Walk-Through Metal Detector

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Edith Dalton James High: The Edith Dalton James High School in Kingston has been equipped with a walk-through metal detector, which will provide greater safety and security of students and staff. The device was provided under the US$4-million Improved Safety and Security in Schools Project, which involves collaboration among the Ministry of Education, Youth and... Read More
Ministry of Education to Get Metal Detectors and Scanners for Violence-Prone Schools Education News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Ministry of Education to Get Metal Detectors and Scanners for Violence-Prone Schools

Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Violence-Prone Schools: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Jamaican government has come together in an agreement to assist in diffusing outbreaks of violence in some high schools in Jamaica. One such way is the USAID funding majority of a US$4M programme which will see the Ministry of Education getting 130 hand-held... Read More
New Research To Treat Acute Malnutrition Africa News Caribbean News Europe News Headline News Health Jamaican News Latest News US News World News 

New Research To Treat Acute Malnutrition

  World (Science Daily)- New Research To Treat Acute Malnutrition: Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and humanitarian organizations have conducted a large study in Burkina Faso in West Africa treating more than 1600 children with acute malnutrition. The study, published in the open access medical journal PLOS Medicine, showed that corn-soy porridge should be replaced with a lipid-based nutrient supplement... Read More
The Relationship Between USA and St. Lucia is as Strong as Ever Featured News Jamaica Jamaican News Latest News US News World News 

The Relationship Between USA and St. Lucia is as Strong as Ever

USA (Mckoy’s News) – The Relationship Between USA and St. Lucia is as Strong as Ever:  U.S. Embassy Bridgetown’s Celebration of the 241st Anniversary of the United States of America: Speech delivered by U.S. Ambassador Linda S. Taglialatela on June 30, 2017 at the Royal by Rex Resorts, St. Lucia. Good evening and a warm welcome to you all. I... Read More
Caribbean – Worrying Statistics Show HIV Infections Increase Caribbean News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest News World News 

Caribbean – Worrying Statistics Show HIV Infections Increase

Barbados (McKoy’s News) – Worrying Statistics Show HIV Infections Increase: United Nations Special Envoy on HIV in the Caribbean Dr. Edward Green says the findings of the 2016 UN-AIDS Gap report states that HIV infections are on the rise in the Caribbean. He said; while this is worrying statistics, the major increases have occurred in Cuba and Jamaica. The greatest... Read More
Juvenile wards gets US$2.5 million counselling, educational, training programme Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Juvenile wards gets US$2.5 million counselling, educational, training programme

Kingston, Jamaica (JIS) – Juvenile wards of the State at all correctional facilities will now benefit under the second phase of the programme dubbed ‘A New Path’. The programme, which initially targeted wards at the South Camp Juvenile Remand & Correctional Centre and the Metcalfe Street Juvenile Correctional Centre, in Kingston, has been extended to the Rio Cobre and Hill... Read More
USAID gives Antenatal Clinics 1.5 mil Condoms to fight Zika Virus Featured News Jamaica Headline News Health Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News 

USAID gives Antenatal Clinics 1.5 mil Condoms to fight Zika Virus

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), donated 1.5 million condoms to the National Family Planning Board-Sexual Health Agency. The USAID donated 1.5 million condoms for free distribution at Jamaica’s antenatal clinics, with aim to reduce the risk of sexual transmission of the Zika virus to pregnant women. On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at the... Read More
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