Speaking during the State of the Nation Debate in the Senate on Friday, September 24, Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Senator Peter Bunting, accused the Jamaica Constabulary Force, (JCF) of serving the interest of the elite.
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Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and information, (MOEYI) Fayval Williams, says the Ministry has sought legal advice in relation to the contracts of embattled former CMU President, Fritz Pinnock and former Education Minister Ruel Reid.
Opposition Spokesperson on Education, Dr. Angella Brown Burke, has described as disgraceful the latest Auditor General findings into the operations and management at nutrition products limited.
The latest Auditor General report into the operations of Nutrition Products Limited, suppliers to the Government's school feeding programme, has uncovered the company did not always strive to get value for money. It found NPL's recruitment and selection processes were also below the recommended standard.
Opposition Spokesperson on Education, Dr. Angella Brown Burke says education must be a priority area of the Government to swiftly usher the nation's children back into physical classrooms. This as she notes the polls have corroborated the claims of the Opposition that online learning has proven ineffective to date locally.
The Accountant General's Department, (AGD) is questioning the damning findings into the Nutrition Products Limited, (NPL's) management and procurement practices in the latest audit. NPL is tasked with providing meals to some 97, 000 poor Jamaican students under the path initiative.
The Government has come in for strong rebuke from some church leaders following plans to retain Sundays as no movement days until late October, one leader is asking for answers.
Former Nurses Association of Jamaica, (NAJ) President Edith Allwood Anderson has died. Allwood Anderson a firebrand, passed away at hospital in Kingston, Thursday, September 16.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has again relaxed the ongoing curfew hours and anti-COVID-19 safety measures. Effective Saturday, September 18 to October 28, only Sundays will be deemed no movement days with the exception of National Heroes Day, on October 18.
Trade Union Leaders in support of vaccination- One prominent local attorney with years of labor-related experience is heaping praise on the joint statement from several business groups and trade unions on a COVID-19 workplace protocol. Speaking with CVM LIVE Monday, Attorney Conrad George says it is as much the employer’s responsibility to protect the interest of...