Popular Banking Scams

Whether you know it as ‘chopping’, phishing or scamming, the basis remains the same; it involves one person or a group of individuals plotting and scheming to swindle someone else out of their hard-earned money. Banking scams are one of the more popular means that scammers use to carry out their heists, and some even see them posing as workers at your financial institution to gain access to your banking information and defraud you.

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Deaf Optimist Club

International Service Club gives back to deaf community.

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Studio 58A – Coding In Schools Programme Part 2

Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Charmaine Daniels, recently shared on JIS Radio’s online discussion programme Studio 58A, the role that the organisation is playing to help Jamaica take advantage of the global demand for skills in coding through the national coding in schools programme. We bring you an excerpt of the discussion.

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Studio 58A – Coding In Schools Part 1

Managing Director of the Amber Group, Michael McNaughton and Chairman of the Digicel Foundation, Charmaine Daniels recently shared details of the national coding in schools programme on JIS Radio’s Studio 58A. Here’s an excerpt of their interview.

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Studio 58A- 16 Days of Activism- December 1, 2021

Jamaica is now observing the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence which ends on World Human Rights Day, December 10.

Principal Director, Gender Affairs and Head of the Bureau of Gender Affairs, Sharon Coburn Robinson, says the Agency is using the opportunity to raise awareness about the work being done by the government to provide safer spaces for women and girls.

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Distribution of New & Renewed ID Cards Pt. 2

All pre-existing National Voter’s ID cards are set to expire on December 31 this year and the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is distributing new and renewed cards. The renewal process began in 2019 but was put on hold in 2020 before restarting this year. So, how do you know if your renewed ID card is ready for pick up?

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Distribution of New & Renewed ID Cards

Voter Identification (ID) cards serve to enumerate eligible voters in the country and as National ID cards for uses in various instances. The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) officially began the distribution of new and renewed National Voter’s ID Cards on October 11 with all pre-existing voter’s IDs set to expire on December 31 this year.

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