Author Archive: Donique Weston

Opposition Spokesman On Education Says PEP Readiness Survey Is Too Late
Opposition Spokesman on Education, Ronald Thwaites, says a survey to ascertain schools’ readiness for the implementation of the Primary
Government Acquires Property For First State Run Shelter
The Government says it has acquired property to establish the island’s first state-run national shelter, for victims and survivors of
Water Theft Creating Havoc in St. Elizabeth
The National Water Commission (NWC) has reported that illegal connections to its supply network are hampering its service to sections
Education Ministry Earmarks $540 Million To Fund 126 Brain Builder Centres
The Education Ministry has earmarked $540 million to fund 126 Brain Builder Centres across the island, for children aged zero to three
Government Signs Off On Grooming Policy For Public School Students
The Government says it has signed off on the long awaited grooming policy for public school students.   Education Minister Senator
Consumer Affairs Commission says textbook prices increased by 2%
Parents purchasing textbooks this weekend will have to pay more, as there has been a 2% increase in average text book prices,
Manufacturers and Exporters Association raises concern about extortionate interest rates
The Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) has raised concern, about what it calls, extortionate interest rate spreads.
Finance Minister releases correspondence from the BOJ explaining why inflation targets fell short
In a move intended to bolster transparency in his ministry, Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, released correspondence from the Bank