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The educational progress of approximately 40 students of the Penwood High School in St Andrew has been forced to a halt after a bungling by school administrators resulted in them being 'ungraded' in six subjects sat in this year's Caribbean...

Minister of Education Ruel Reid has moved to address concerns regarding the roll-out of the National Standards Curriculum (NSC).In a wide-ranging address to the 52nd annual conference of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), which concluded in...

Western Bureau:Lacie-Ann Gray, of Montego Bay, St James, is a mother facing a major crisis. The doctors have reportedly given up on her three-year-old daughter Tianna Ken, who has...

One of the six men yesterday named as a person of interest in connection with the upsurge of violence in areas of downtown Kingston is now in police custody. In the latest round of violence a two-year-old boy was shot dead, and his father and...

Those policemen and soldiers who murder their spouses and then commit suicide are authoritarians who believe that their female partners must be submissive, and when the woman shows spunk, the result is death. These men also fail to separate what is...

If his inaugural address as the 52nd president of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) is anything to go by, it appears Howard Isaacs will be using his tenure as leader of the union body to address the issues of teacher training.For Isaacs,...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is encouraging Jamaicans to put their land titles to use by making investments, including building bigger houses."Your title is an asset that can be used to secure your future, and that of your children," he told the...

With the People's National Party (PNP) ensnared in a campaign donations scandal, officials were tight-lipped yesterday as President Portia Simpson Miller insisted that discussions about the matter remain within the walls of the party's Old Hope Road...

If the arguments of Greenpeace campaigner Lauri Myllyvirta are to be examined, fool's gold is how one can think of the promise of economic growth and jobs associated with the proposal from the Chinese to operate Alpart as an aluminium smelter...

Jamaican aluminium analyst Terece Muir, who currently works as a senior consultant at the London-based market analysis firm, CRU Analysis, is arguing that plans by Chinese firm Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) for the Alpart alumina refinery...
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