JAMAICA | Govt must act in the interest of sugar workers in Clarendon, St Thomas

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 28, 2019: Opposition Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Fenton Ferguson is calling on the Minister of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw and the Cabinet of Jamaica to rethink their position on the closure of the Moneymusk Sugar Factory in Clarendon and the transporting of sugar cane to the Worthy Park and Appleton factories from the parish.

JAMAICA | PNP Worried About Potential Fall-out in St.Thomas Agricultural Sector

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 29, 2018: Peop[les National Party Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Member of Parliament for Eastern St Thomas, Dr Fenton Ferguson, is concerned about the potential fall-out in the agriculture sector  if the significant scale down of operations at the Serge Island Estate in western St Thomas and the closure of the Golden Grove Sugar Factory in his eastern St Thomas constituency should take place.

National Minimum Wage to be increased as of March 1

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 20, 2016 - Labour and Social Security Minister, Dr Fenton Ferguson has announced an increase in the Minimum wage, the rate below which no employer is expected to pay their workers, effective March 1.

NIF Hotel at Braco to open in December

FALMOUTH,  Trelawny, December 14, 2015 - Labour and Social Security Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, has expressed satisfaction with the progress of work on the 226-room Melia Braco Village Resort in Trelawny, which is scheduled to open this month.
  • Published in Tourism

Jamaica Moving Ahead In Health Tourism

Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, says the opening of the state-of-the-art private hospital in Rosehall, St. James, on October 8, is tangible proof that Jamaica is moving ahead in health tourism.
  • Published in Health

Ja's Health Minister at CPHA conference in Washington

WASHINGTON DC,  September 25, 2015 - Health Minister Dr. Fenton Ferguson is leading Jamaica’s delegation at the Caribbean Public Health Agency Conference now underway at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Washington, D.C.
  • Published in Health

$26.7 M to renovate Cambridge Health Centre

MONTEGO BAY, September 22, 2015 - The Type 3 health centre at Cambridge in St James is to be renovated at a cost of $26.7 million over the next six months with funding from the National Health Fund (NHF).
  • Published in Health
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