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Holness in the Diaspora

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says the country can become great but only after it resolves what he describes as the political fight over poverty.

Speaking in New York at a public forum put on by Jamaica National, Mr. Holness told his audience that he was not interested in wasting time separating...Read More »


JTA Installs Allen

The Principal of Four Paths Primary in Clarendon, Norman Allen, was today officially proclaimed President-Elect of the Jamaica Teachers Association, JTA.

But JTA President Doran Dixon, was forced to defend the constitutionality of the special General Council meeting at which the proclamation was made.

Controversy seems to follow nearly all...Read More »


Alkaline's Antiguan Showdown

Head of the Christian Ministries Church in Antigua and Barbuda, Bishop Charlesworth Browne says the upcoming performance of controversial dancehall artiste, Alkaline, will bring decadence and death to that nation.

Bishop Browne is calling on the authorities to cancel the scheduled Black Rave performance of the young Jamaican artiste on Saturday.

This...Read More »


Crawford Pushing Non-Traditional Schools

Member of Parliament for East Rural St Andrew, Damion Crawford, is encouraging students of non-traditional high schools to rise above the odds and achieve academic success.

Speaking yesterday at the Tarrant High School in St Andrew, Mr. Crawford said given the history of Jamaica’s education system, students of some schools are...Read More »


New Youth Facilities

Youth Minister, Lisa Hanna says, in a matter of days, her Ministry will be handing over three facilities to the Police which will be used to house children who’ve run afoul of the law.

The facilities are located in Moneague in St. Ann, Bridgeport in St. Catherine and Barrett Town...Read More »


Hanna targets Young Entrepreneurs

Youth Minister, Lisa Hanna says her Ministry is fighting back against what she describes as the growing fear of risk among the country’s young professionals.

The Minister’s planned intervention will take the form of a new programme which aims to train 1500 young Jamaicans to become entrepreneurs.

Minister Hanna says the latest...Read More »


Phillips on Petro Caribe Fears

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, says the government has long been preparing for the possibility of a fall-out in the PetroCaribe agreement.

Dr. Phillips was speaking with Nationwide News at the conclusion of the two-day High Level Forum on Unlocking Economic Growth in the Caribbean, held in Montego Bay, St. James.

He...Read More »


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