Gender justice - UWI must address sexual harassment, says professor

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The University of the West Indies (UWI) is being urged to address the often ignored issue of sexual harassment on its campuses.While commending the UWI for the launch of its gender policy on Tuesday, Professor V. Eudine Barriteau warned that…

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Reid to heighten focus on early childhood learning

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Education Minister Ruel Reid has indicated that greater effort is to be placed on educating children in their most “absorptive years” through reading programmes, which would, in the long term, help to steer the country away from the infestation of…

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Current labour climate hostile to union growth - Patterson

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Former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has expressed the view that certain labour practices now being employed in the country are threatening the trade union movement, and he has warned that unions risk betraying their purpose if they allow the return…

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St Ann’s Bay Infant School gets national attention

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The St Ann’s Bay Infant School on Wednesday benefited to the tune of $3.5 million worth of repairs as one of the National Labour Day projects.Representatives of several government and non-governmental organisations turned out to assist with building…

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St Michael’s Primary library comes to life again

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The library at St Michael’s Primary School on Tower Street in downtown Kingston has been out of use for several months, due, in large part, to termite infestation. But now, with the help of PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PWC) Jamaica, it is to breathe…

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Bounty gives ‘Birthplace of the Nation’ a facelift

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Renowned for his powerful voice, hardcore lyrics and commanding stage presence, popular entertainer Bounty Killer yesterday showed that his painting skills were not too shabby as he applied fresh coats of paint to sections of the Victoria Jubilee…

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Bustamante Hospital gets well-needed makeover

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Members of staff at the National Housing Trust (NHT) expect that their renovation project undertaken at the Bustamante Hospital for Children yesterday will aid in the facility becoming a certified breastfeeding institution, in addition to enhancing…

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PAC members blast public officials

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Members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament chastised public administrators for the nonchalant manner in which they have dealt with critical issues.The scolding was prompted by revelations during a PAC meeting on Tuesday that…

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AGD unable to verify 30-y-o opening balances

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Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis has warned that statements from the Accountant General’s Department related to the Consolidated Fund would be qualified if 30-year-old opening balances were not verified.Monroe Ellis made the disclosure on Tuesday…

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Photo | PM, Opposition Leader at National Labour Day project

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