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Stories by Jaevion Nelson

Published:Saturday | September 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMJaevion Nelson

The proponents of the zones of special operations would have you believe that those of us who are expressing concerns are politicking or simply not interested in tackling crime and violence.It's unfathomable that concerns about the necessity and...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2017 | 12:02 AMJaevion Nelson

Politicians have an uncanny tendency to forget things. What accounts for their frequent memory loss is to be questioned. They forget what they have and have not done. They forget their sworn oath to the people of Jamaica. They forget their...

Published:Thursday | September 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMJaevion Nelson

It's really a tragedy that 40 students have to suffer because of the negligence of their teachers who, for whatever inexcusable reason, failed to submit sample School Based Assessments (SBA) to the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) as per...

Published:Thursday | May 19, 2016 | 12:50 AMJaevion Nelson

A lot of banter is being masqueraded as concern for the poor and most vulnerable in our society of late. It would appear that there has been a paradigm shift. Thankfully, the more privileged of us are now burdened with fretfulness because of the...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMJaevion Nelson, Contributor

Jamaica's National Development Plan - Vision 2030 - ambitiously sets out to make the economy prosperous and ensure that we are all empowered to achieve our fullest potential in the next 14 years. Already, the current economic reform programme is...

Published:Thursday | December 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMJaevion Nelson, Contributor

There has been much debate of late about the number of teachers who are leaving the classroom for supposedly more lucrative teaching opportunities in England, where a qualified teacher earns at least £22,244 or £27,819 if you are in inner London.

Published:Thursday | November 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMJaevion Nelson, Contributor

It is customary for politicians to banter about national issues and field all sorts of ludicrous accusations and speculations at their opponents, especially when an election is imminent. Too many of our politicians use their positions and every...

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