Top up a child initiative – June 13, 2021

Fourteen students of Coote Savanna early childhood institution in Westmoreland can now access online classes thanks to a donation of mobile data credit from the team from Sandals South Coast.

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Plea Bargaining Part 2 – June 12, 2021

On this week’s edition of You & the Law, we’re continuing our look at Plea Negotiations and Agreements. What are some things to bear in mind before and during plea negotiations?

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The Arts Page – June 11, 2021

Government and stakeholders enter latest round of discussions for the possible reopening of the entertainment sector. We hear what entertainers have to say!

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Former sugar workers receives land

Hundreds of former sugar workers have received lands to enter farming under a collaborative initiative between the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH) and the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers’ Association

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JIS Midday News – June 11, 2021

Vaccination blitz for second dose of COVID-19 vaccine continues this weekend; Education Ministry hosting vaccination and exit exams townhall this afternoon; and Road Safety Unit places emphasis on children for road safety month.

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USF-STEAMHouse Coding Workshop

On April 22, 2021, the Universal Service Fund (USF) and educational organization STEAMHouse Network, launched an introductory coding workshop for girls, geared at exposing them to the practical application of technology.

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Benefits of Homeporting part 1 – June 11, 2021

The Ministry of Tourism is on a drive to make Jamaica the premier cruise homeporting destination. What does this mean and what impact will cruise homeporting have on the economy?

Find out on this week’s tourism round up.

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JIS Evening News – June 10, 2021

Applications for SET and BEST Cash Grants close June 13; Diagnostic Tests for Students to end on June 18; and local laboratories encouraged to get accredited.

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MOA assessing all land leases

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to assess its leased agricultural lands to increase local production and exports.

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House Matters – June 10, 2021

Gender Minister Tables Report on Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill; Prime Minister Holness to Announce details for re-opening of Entertainment Sector; and CCTV Grant now open to all citizens over the age of 60. This is House Matters.

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Common Literacy Mistakes

There are some common mistakes that are made with reading and writing, as students seek to function effectively in the world around them. We explore three of those mistakes.

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JIS Evening News – June 9, 2021

Finance Ministry announces vaccination incentive programme, Agriculture ministry to establish educational partnership with Israel and South-East Regional Health Authority to receive x-ray machines.

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MOA acquire arable land for production

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries acquiring arable land to expand agricultural activities. This as part of efforts to increase local production and increase food security

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JIS Midday News June 9, 2021

Prime Minister to Announce Entertainment Sector Reopening details in another two weeks, Government working with private sector to increase investment in agriculture and Deans of Discipline Association to Host Virtual Behaviour Expo for Students.

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