There was grief and devastation in Shooters Hill, St Andrew yesterday evening as residents mourned the death of a man, who perished under the rubble of his house. The house collapsed in a landslide in the community of Passion Gardens, otherwise known to many as "Toby Gully".
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There are growing concerns for Call Centre employees within the BPO industry. The local BPO sector has grown from just over 12,000 employees to an estimated 40,000 in the last seven years and is currently valued at US$780 million.
Peoples' National Party (PNP) Presidential Candidate Lisa Hanna yesterday launched her plan called the “Way Forward” to reunite, reposition and rebrand the Party. The launch was done simultaneously with her nomination. She said it will renew the PNP and put the Party in position to offer sustainable policies to improve the lives of the Jamaican people, especially the poor.
Students are gleeing at their new tablets as they were handed over to them by Minister of Education, Fayval Williams and E-Learning Jamaica. This is one more step forward to reaching the goal to make the online educational system more reachable for all.
Call for Revamp in Teachers' Training: As the country transitions into the new normal of living with COVID-19, the impact on education could be devastating.
Residents of Plantation Heights in Kingston, expressing outrage yesterday evening, as they say a section of their community is being transformed into a swamp, due to the work being done by Industrialists.
Jamaica, a member state of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is a beneficiary in receiving help with the down payment of COVAX vaccines when they become available, to immunize 20 per cent of the population.
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has created a programme to involve the younger cohort of Jamaica in helping to stop the spread of the virus. These appointees will be the driving force in bringing awareness about and protecting the more vulnerable members of the society.
Various advocacy groups are calling for the release of low risk inmates. This call may soon be realized, as efforts to address growing problems within penal institutions, including a surge in COVID-19 positives, were yesterday outlined by the Ministry of National Security.
Health Care Workers are the heroes in our Health System wearing the cape and combating the virus head on.