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What I Learnt During the Pandemic week ending 27/6/20

In Jamaica I Learnt A Joint Select Committee discussed the Sexual Harassment Act 2019. J Some members of the committee give the impression that sexual harassers are exclusively from the working class and does not happen in their own circles. … Continue reading

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General and Local Government Elections in Jamaica on the Same Day?

General and local government elections are looming in Jamaica but no dates have been set as yet. The rumour mill has it that the general election will be held in August. But there have been discussions on whether to hold … Continue reading

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What I Learnt during the Pandemic – week ending 30/5/20

In Jamaica I Learnt The decision by the opposition People’s National Party (PNP) not to chose an acting leader during Peter Phillips recovery from cancer treatment has back-fired spectacularly and reopened deep divisions amongst the PNP’s elected representatives. Opposition spokesman … Continue reading

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What I Learnt During the Pandemic week ending 22/5/20

In Jamaica I learnt Since March this year the Ministry of Health has conducted inspections on 118 care homes (total 187). 85 were deemed satisfactory and 33 unsatisfactory. Government Member of Parliament, Juliet Holness is keen for govt officials to … Continue reading

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What I learnt During the Pandemic Week Ending 15/5/20

In Jamaica I Learnt Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) board announced that final school exams will be held in July. Jamaica disagrees with CXC and the fellow members of CARICOM; is keen for a much later date. Some Jamaican high school … Continue reading

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What I learnt During the Pandemic Week Ending 8/5/20

In Jamaica I learnt A number of Jamaicans have finally landed back home after weeks of dismay at being refused entry in early April when offshore. For some the disrespect  continued up on their return. Jamaica to be blacklisted by … Continue reading

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What I Learnt During the COVID-19 Pandemic week-ending 24/4/20

In Jamaica I learnt Number of COVID-19 positives has surged in the week with the epicentre still being St Catherine. Central/Local Government in St Catherine still doing a poor job in not sanitising roads leading to public health centres where … Continue reading

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What I Learnt during the COVID-19 Pandemic week ending 10/4/20

Things I learnt in Jamaica Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has stage 3 colon cancer. Hope Dr Phillips resigns soon for the sake of his welfare. His contribution in saving the Jamaican  must never been forgotten. Dr Winston De La … Continue reading

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What I Learnt This Week During the COVID-19 Pandemic: week ending 3/4/20

From Jamaica I learnt Approximately 4500 incoming passengers who flew into Jamaica during mid March have still to report to the authorities. Concerns that some may have imported cases of COVID-19. Some incomers supplied incorrect contact details on their immigration … Continue reading

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The AG’s CMU Report – Conflicts, Canteen & Cuff Links

The recently released Auditor General (AG) special audit report (2016/17-2018/19) into the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) highlighted a mountain of bad practices. Yes, audits reports tend to flag level of poor governance and practices but the degree of maladministration found … Continue reading

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