Author Archive: Donique Weston

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
Curfew imposed on Hundred Lane, following the murder of alleged Area Leader’s spouse
The St. Andrew North Police say they are keeping a close watch on the Hundred Lane community, as tension is rising, following the gun
Teaching Council Bill to be tabled in Parliament by end of year
The Government is hoping to table the Jamaica Teaching Council (JTC) bill in Parliament before the end of the calendar year.   The
Opposition says Government must ensure teachers are ready For PEP
Opposition Spokesman on Education, Ronald Thwaites, says the concerns raised by the Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) about the
Education Ministry Says PEP is Being Revised
The government has indicated that some revision is being done in relation to the new assessment for grade six students, even as it
Changes Coming to Cabinet Soon
Changes are expected to be made soon to the cabinet, especially with regards to a new minister to oversee the portfolios of Science,
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