Education: Crime Rate Increase, ‘Maroon Festival Must Go On’

Physical learning has begun, the crime rate is increasing, there is no stopping the Maroon Festival, increase in COVID-19 cases- It’s like there is always something happening in Jamaica, however, in this Hot Topic discussion, we touch on a few trending topics, with the help of Chrishauna Christie, Vice President – Young Jamaica, and Dr. Canute Thompson, Head – Caribbean Centre for Education Planning (CCEP).

Talking Points:

  • 60% of Jamaica’s school gates are open
  • COVID-19 number on a rise – new variant detected (IHU)
  • Crime rate increase
  • ‘Maroon Festival must go on’ – Chief Currie

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