Seventeen-year-old Khimali Johnson is on his way to becoming one of the country’s best agri-entrepreneurs. Just recently he distinguished himself by winning the beekeeping competition at the 2023 Jamaica 4-H Clubs’ National Achievement Exposition held at the Denbigh Showground in Clarendon on Friday, May 12. The Bellfield High School student also won the competition at the parish level, but was...
On today’s programme, we take a look at Jamaica and her relationship with the United Kingdom.
Since the resumption of face-to-face classes in schools last year coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been several reports of violent incidents involving students and even teachers. As part of efforts to address the issue, the Ministry of Education in October 2022 launched a programme called ‘Just Medz It’. It’s aimed at changing the culture of violent confrontations...
Selling products overseas is a dream for many local business owners. Broader brand appeal and increased revenues are some of the major benefits. Though not easy, getting your products on the shelves in a foreign country is very doable, especially with the help of Jamaica’s trade facilitation organisation JAMPRO. Stay tuned as Interim Vice President for Export at JAMPRO Shane...
When it comes to managing waste, composting is one of the most beneficial and environmentally friendly options a person can use. In fact, the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) wants more Jamaicans to get on board the composting band wagon. We tell you why on today’s programme.
On today’s programme, we explore development orders.
Meet 21-year-old Anthony Ellis. He is a member of Jamaica’s Bobsled Team, which is currently training for several upcoming championships, including the 2024 Olympics. His journey to becoming a member of the national bobsled team, was quite unexpected, in fact the former ward of the state says he had no initial interest in the sport. He didn’t pay much attention...
On today’s programme, highlights from the JCF Transformations expo.
The key mandate of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) is that of child protection – to act proactively and responsively. The Agency is also mandated to go above and beyond to provide love, advocacy, education, rehabilitation, and family support for the nation's children.
Schools are supposed to be places for our children to learn and develop, but the story had become very different for Rhodes Hall High School in Hanover. What was intended as a place of education, had gradually been transformed into a place of substance use and gang violence, with many of its students participating in both.
President of The Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica, Lenworth Kelly, recently sat down with Theodore Henry, host of the discussion programme ‘Get The Facts,’ to discuss the factors that contribute to a building being deemed structurally sound. We bring you an excerpt of their discussion.
Child month is predominantly for celebrating our children, but it is also to remember those we’ve lost; Amoya Brown, Tovan Thomas, Ricardo Brisco, these and 755 other names lay below the sorrowful face of the Secret Gardens Memorial, in Downtown, Kingston erected in memory of children who have died under violent or tragic circumstances.
Miss Tanya Dawkins has been teaching for roughly 21 years and is currently a teacher at Port Antonio High School in Portland. She says she has always loved mathematics but discovered her passion for the subject as a student at Titchfield High school where she found that she could easily identify real-life applications for the information she was learning.
You can hear the excitement in Patsy Wilson’s voice as she welcomes the opening of the new homeless shelter in Falmouth, Trelawny. The shelter is a far cry from the sleeping conditions she has grown accustomed to. Her bed, in recent years has been a chair at the waiting area of the Falmouth Public General Hospital. Ms. Patsy is homeless.