Category: MA_National

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NEI Report Paints Picture of Poor Leadership & Teaching at Vauxhall

Failing students, poor teaching and leadership as well as indiscipline are all contributing to Vauxhall High School being dubbed an unsatisfactory performing...

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St James Councilor Worried Gangs are Infiltrating Schools

Councilor for the Flankers Division in the St. James Municipal Corporation, and government Senator, Charles Sinclair, is raising concerns about how gang violence is...

FAKE NEWS WARNING

Health Ministry Dismisses Social Media Reports of Cholera Resurfacing

The Health Ministry says rumors circulating on social media and WhatsApp that cholera has resurfaced in Jamaica are false. In a statement this afternoon, the Ministry...

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Cabinet Fast-Tracking Legislation for Special Crime Fighting Zones

Nationwide News understands that Cabinet today signed off on a decision to fast-track passage of legislation intended to establish crime fighting zones for special...

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‘Unsatisfactory!’ – NEI Report Gives STATHS a Failing Grade

Only 7-percent of students at St. Andrew Technical High School, STATHS, are achieving 5 or more CSEC passes. That is just one of the dismal findings of the National...

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Bellevue Worker Commits Suicide

A worker at the mental health care facility, Bellevue Hospital, in Kingston, committed suicide on the premises last night. Dead is 37-year old, Denton Stewart. He was a...

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‘Manage Jamaica’s Image Abroad’ – Bartlett

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica needs to better manage the way it’s perceived abroad, by toning down its media coverage of crime, in particular,...

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OCR-CDA Merger Progressing

State Minister of Youth, Floyd Green, says good progress is being made with the merger of the Office of the Children’s Registry, OCR, and the Child Development Agency,...

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Flash Flood Watch in effect for all parishes.

A flash flood watch is now in effect for low lying and flood prone areas of all parishes. The flash flood watch is effective until five tomorrow morning. The...

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Alleged gangster shot and killed by cronies in Montego Bay.

There was mayhem and pandemonium in the western city of Montego Bay this morning as gunmen, in a brazen daylight attack, shot and killed a man the police say was a...