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PTA Shares JTA’s Concerns about PEP

The National Parent Teachers’ Association of Jamaica, NPTAJ, says it too shares concerns regarding the implementation of the Primary Exit Profile, PEP, this year....

‘PEP Destined for Failure’; New JTA Boss Calls for Change of Course

Newly-installed Jamaica Teachers’ Association, JTA, President, Dr Garth Anderson, says the country’s primary means of matriculation to secondary education,...

Teachers NOT Ready for PEP, says JTA President

Newly-elected President of the Jamaica Teacher’s Association, Dr. Garth Anderson, says his members have grave concerns about the Primary Exit Profile, PEP....

Opposition Calls for Full Investigation into USF after CEP Departure

The Opposition, Peoples’ National Party, is calling for a full investigation into the operations of the Universal Service Fund, USF. The call follows the...

Phillips Brands Holness Administration One Jamaica’s WORST!

President of the Peoples’ National Party, Dr. Peter Phillips, says the current government has been one of the worst the country has ever seen. The PNP President is...

Lennox Channer is New NHT Chairman

The new Chairman of the National Housing Trust, NHT, has been named. He’s Lennox Channer, a Vice President of the Jamaica Broilers Group. His appointment was...

Economy Posts Strongest Quarterly Growth in 2yrs

The Jamaican economy is projected to have grown by 1.8-percent for the April to June quarter of 2018. That’s based on the latest information from the Planning...

Finance Minister Defends Holness-Administration’s Social Spending Increases

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, says the almost 50-per cent increase in social spending by the government required deliberate action on the part of the Holness...

Thwaites Challenges Finance Minister on Social Spending Claims

Former Education Minister, Rev. Ronald Thwaites, says an increase in the school feeding programme was not contingent on the special consumption tax on petrol as...

JUTC Rejects Opposition Claims about St Ann Bus Accident

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, is rejecting suggestions that one of its buses which was involved in an accident during a staff outing to Trelawny was...