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Jamaica Diaspora Conference 2015 energizes Florida delegates

Jamaicans living in Florida and other parts of the United States  have given a thumbs up to the 6th biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, which was held in Montego Bay, from June 13 – 18, 2015, under the theme “Jamaica and … Continue reading

Maths Decline Points to Teaching Challenges

Minister of Education, Hon Rev Ronald Thwaites says the recent decline in performance in mathematics in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) points to math educators’ continued challenge with teaching the subject to students. Performance in the 2015 sitting of … Continue reading

Persons Proficient in Math Earn More

People who are proficient in math can earn as much as 40 per cent more in the emerging job market, Dr Tamika Benjamin, Mathematics Coordinator at the Ministry of Education (MOE) recently indicated, as she made the case for the … Continue reading

Rhodes Scholars Focus on Rural Schools

Starting Monday, July 13, more than 90 students from four rural non-traditional high schools will be immersed in an intensive Rhodes Scholar-supported “boot camp,” geared to improve their competence in maths and English. The five-week camp is part of the … Continue reading

Seven Schools Announced in JN Shakespeare Schools’ Championship

There were shouts of excitement in the Dennis Scott Theatre at the Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts on Friday, July 3, as the top seven school-based drama clubs in the inaugural JN Shakespeare Schools’ Championship were … Continue reading

Charity Organisation Donates to Schools in Need

Flying for approximately eight hours from the cold climate of London to the hot temperature of Jamaica, Mrs. Pearl Jarrett was eager to make her trip as equally rewarding and fulfilling as her previous visits to the country. A Jamaican … Continue reading

JN Outlook for the Future Forum facilitates discussions

With a Jamaican election expected to be called in 2016, members of the UK Diaspora in London and Birmingham received the much anticipated opportunity to hear from the leader of the opposition, Honourable Andrew Holness, at the June 3 and … Continue reading

UK Diaspora Partners with Percy Junor Hospital

A United Kingdom (UK) delegation, led by Her Excellency Aloun Ndombet-Assamba, High Commissioner for Jamaica, presented gifts and assisted in the cleanup of the Percy Junor Hospital, as the institution celebrated its 70th anniversary in June. A 30-member team form … Continue reading

JN Signs Agreement with Scotiabank Canada to Reduce Wire Transfer Fees

Holders of Scotiabank Canada accounts who wish to wire funds to their Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) accounts in Jamaica can now benefit from a highly competitive wire transfer rate of CAD$25. The agreement, which became effective in March 2015, … Continue reading

TRO Out and About Spotlight

The Jamaica National Building Society Toronto Representative Office and Jamaica National Money Services Limited were two of the main sponsors of the recently held  First Friday’s in the city of Ajax. Held in recognition and celebration of Caribbean Week, as … Continue reading

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