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JN Awards Off You Go Winners

Verna Baker of Gore Development is the ultimate winner of the 2015/2016 Jamaica National Off You Go promotion, walking away with an all expense paid trip for two to Paris, France. The announcement came at the grand draw event, held … Continue reading

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Fire Safety Tips

During the hot dry summer months, Jamaica faces added fire risks, says Chris Hind, general manager, JN General Insurance Company (JNGI). Fire hazards are often overlooked hazards in the home, at work or outdoors, Mr. Hind said. He advised that … Continue reading

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World Blood Donor Day Success

This year’s World Blood Donor Day was the best on record in Jamaica, according to the National Blood Transfusion Service (Blood Bank). The Blood Bank registered 240 donors and collected 152 units at its ‘Donorfest’ blood drive and wellness fair, … Continue reading

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Audley Shaw Outlines Development Path to Diaspora

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Audley Shaw, says the government is seeking a partnership  with Jamaicans in the Diaspora to boost the country’s growth. A broad-based partnership with the private sector, civil society along with Jamaicans … Continue reading

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Petersfield High Tops JN School Savers’ Programme

When more than 200 students at Petersfield High enrolled in the JN School Savers’ Programme this past school year, resulting in a significant increase in the number of participants in the Programme at the School, little did they know that … Continue reading

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Outstanding JN School Savers’ Teachers Lauded

Denese Blythe and Avalyn Samuels are teachers with a big heart who readily go the extra mile for their students at Petersfield High and South Boro Primary, respectively.  They also have one other thing in common, their staunch commitment to … Continue reading

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“Improving Your Practice is the Best Thing You Can do for Students,” US Educator tells School Leaders

The best thing teachers can do for their students is to improve their own practice, says US-based transformational school principal, Salome Thomas-EL. The change-maker was addressing more than 350 local school leaders at the opening of the recently concluded JN … Continue reading

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The Innovators’ Season Six to Focus On Community Impact

The impact of the contestants’ business operations in their respective communities will be the main focus of the reality television series, The Innovators, when the show begins airing its sixth season in September. The season, duly tagged: “Community Innovators,” will … Continue reading

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“I’m Glad I Took My Wife’s Advice,” JNSBL Barber & Beauty 2015 Second Place Winner

Not many men are prepared to take their wife’s advice, particularly when it comes to treading on new ground. However, Alrick Parris is not one of those persons, but it took some prodding. “When I saw the advertisements about the … Continue reading

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Students Urged To Take Advantage of Funding for Creative Industries

Students at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) were urged by Mrs. Gillian Hyde, general manager, JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) to take advantage of the opportunities to fund businesses in the creative industries, which … Continue reading

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