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Learning Room at Children’s Hospital Outfitted with State-Of-The-Art Computers

The Bustamante Hospital for Children’s Learning and Activity room has been outfitted as a state-of-the-art learning centre with the donation of several computers and accessories through the Governor-General’s ‘I Believe’ initiative. The handover ceremony for the equipment was held on October 17 at the hospital’s Arthur Wint Drive address in Kingston. The donation, which was […]

Trench Town Polytechnic Looking to Attract More Students

The two-year-old Trench Town Polytechnic College in St. Andrew is looking to boost enrolment as it carries out its mandate to equip persons with skills to meet the demands of the labour market. The institution, which started classes in October 2015 offering programmes with a focus on aligning training with industry needs, has already attracted […]

Jamaicans Urged to Show Greater Levels of National Responsibility

Director of the Fi Wi Jamaica Project, Professor Rosalea Hamilton, is appealing for citizens to show a greater sense of national responsibility, noting that this is key to addressing social ills. She argued that there is a direct correlation between civic pride, national responsibility of citizens and the urge to speak out or take action […]

Paralympic athlete pleads for help

Devastated at missing out on a chance to represent Jamaica in the World Para-Taekwondo Championship in London because of a lack of funding, Shauna-Kay Hines, 28, is now seeking the public’s help to ensure that she and other persons who hope to represent the country in the sport can finance their endeavours. The championships start […]

Code of Conduct to Set Standard for FX Market

Governor of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), Brian Wynter, says the Foreign Exchange Code of Conduct, currently being crafted, will bring greater order and standard to the foreign exchange market. He noted that while there are excellent institutions operating within the market, the standards are not consistent across all entities. “So we are looking at […]

Waterhouse under fire – violence grips community

The barrage of gunshots which are fired every night for the past two weeks in the community of Waterhouse has left residents so concerned that they are now appealing to the culprits via social media to stop. A resident posted a video on Facebook on the weekend, stating that she fears for her life and […]

Finance Minister Optimistic of Growth for Fiscal Year

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, is optimistic that the economy will record positive growth for 2017/18, despite a contraction in the first financial quarter. “We are still holding to an economic growth for the fiscal year of about 1.7 to two per cent, which will still be above the 1.3 […]

Yello users to win prizes in treasure hunt

Riding on the heels of a successful brand relaunch, Yello continues to deliver innovative experiences for customers and users to find all things local, even those “hidden gems”. Yesterday, the Find Yello Treasure Hunt Series was launched islandwide to give users of the Find Yello mobile app an exciting opportunity to discover more of Jamaica […]