CXC failure sparks probe - Only 6% at JC pass English; 0% at Penwood

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Jovan Johnson/Senior Staff Reporter A ‘fix’ is reportedly on the way for almost 300 students of Jamaica College (JC), a local elite all-boys institution, who were left shocked after learning that more than 90 per cent of them failed the July 2020…

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400,000 may be in cyber limbo - Online deficit could leave students behind

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Hundreds of thousands of Jamaican students may be unable to tap into online learning because of inaccessibility to computers at home as the academic year gets under way today, Education Minister Fayval Williams has said. The yawning vacuum in…

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Advertorial | Flow connects over 150 communities to fibre network

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Since the beginning of 2020, leading communications and entertainment provider, Flow, has connected over 150 communities and new developments through the build out of its fibre network as the company continues to invest in delivering services to…

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COVID-infected 12-y-o died in mom’s arms

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester: “I can’t believe he is gone.” Those grim words capture the shock death of Moreen Dwyer’s* 12-year-old son, one of the youngest casualties of the coronavirus’ fatal clutches in Jamaica. The boy’s death is an outlier against…

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Vandals target new Portland police HQ

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PORT ANTONIO, Portland: The new $104-million state-of-the-art police station in Port Antonio, which was handed over by Prime Minister Andrew Holness on July 24, has been damaged by vandals and turned into a refuge for the homeless. The station,…

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Waterford on COVID radar - Awareness ramped up as virus cases mount

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Waterford resident Ervin Hamilton was the first to enter the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ mobile COVID-19 testing unit on Sunday morning, acknowledging that knowing his status was vitally important to his job as a taxi driver. Cabbies have been…

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The girl who came back from the dead

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For years, Beautilyn Carvey was called the Kendal ghost because she had been listed among the close to 200 persons who had lost their lives when the train in which she was travelling derailed in Manchester on a return trip from a church event….

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Man killed, baby, others shot

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The Savanna-la-Mar police are probing the death of a popular businessman in the Westmoreland capital and the shooting and wounding of three persons, including a baby, during a robbery along Rose Street on Sunday afternoon. The deceased has been…

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EduFocal Creating More Job Opportunities for Teachers - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

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EduFocal Creating More Job Opportunities for Teachers  Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

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$500,000 reward for missing cabbie

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“Just give me my brother’s body so my family and I can get closure.” These are the words of Rohan Bowen, twin of Ryon Bowen, who has disappeared without a trace close to six weeks ago. Rohan, speaking with THE STAR yesterday, believes the…

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