JNBS GSAT Scholarship Reception 2008

New Diaspora Meeting Format Empowers Delegates – Earl Jarrett

A decision has been taken to change the format of the Diaspora Conference to that of a convention to allow for greater participation by attendees, says Chairman of the Jamaican Diaspora Convention 2010 Preparatory Committee, Earl Jarrett.The Biennial Jamaican Diaspora … Continue reading

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Kids Must Be Taught To Save – Diana Cunningham

Financial success later in life is built upon the lessons learned as children, says Diana Cunningham, Coordinator of the JN School Savers’ Programme. She pointed out that children develop many of their financial habits and attitudes at home, but teaching … Continue reading

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Build Relationships To Combat Crime – Earl Jarrett

Violence has been reduced in communities where its members come together for a common cause, says Earl Jarrett, General Manager of Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS).This is because violent crime is often linked with feelings of a lack of respect, … Continue reading

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Child Prodigy And Late Bloomer

World’s fastest man and woman to electrify Stadium The evening of Saturday May 1 should be one of exciting rivalry and intriguing contrasts, highlighting the world’s fastest man and woman, at the National Stadium in Kingston. Among the galaxy of … Continue reading

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International Meet To Feature Entertainment Packages

…as well as Electrifying Track Performances Patrons attending this weekend’s JN Jamaica International Invitational track meet (May 1) in Kingston will be in for a treat, with not one, but two entertainment packages geared to add to the amazing athletic … Continue reading

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New Lab To Improve Science At Mile Gully High

Science students at the Mile Gully High School now have a laboratory and equipment to adequately complete the required School- Based Assessments and other tasks set out in the Caribbean Examination Council syllabus and school curriculum. The Integrated Science laboratory … Continue reading

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Giving Upgraded Schools A Chance

Rural schools building capacity, boosting performanceSix upgraded high schools in rural Jamaica have been improving their capacity to track students’ performance using software and simple, but effective, monitoring techniques. Godfrey Stewart, Green Pond, Porus, Mile Gully, McGrath and Seaforth High … Continue reading

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CaPRI Reports On JDX And Beyond

  Dr John Rapley (right), president of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) discusses the elements of the Jamaica Debt Exchange (JDX) programme with Earl Jarrett, deputy chairman, CaPRI and general manager, Jamaica National Building Society, prior to the start … Continue reading

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Jamaica And CARICOM States Must Unite For Haiti – Patterson

Jamaica has an immediate opportunity to help in the massive redevelopment process being rolled out in Haiti, says former Prime Minister and Special Representative of CARICOM on Haiti, the Most Hon. P. J. Patterson.A multi-donor reconstruction fund was established and … Continue reading

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Haiti Renaissance Project Approved

A Haiti reconstruction fund has been established and US$9.9 billion pledged to carry out the development task, says former Prime Minister and Special Representative of CARICOM on Haiti, the Most Hon. P. J. Patterson.The Action Plan for National Recovery and … Continue reading

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