Category: Children

15 Wise Things Dr Seuss Said That Could Have Been Jamaican






Did you know that March 2 is celebrated as Dr Seuss Day? Why this date? Because March 2 is the birthday of Dr Theodor Seuss Geisel, the creator of the Dr Seuss children’s book series. We thought this was one








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#Infographic: Signs of Child Abuse






Do you know the signs of child abuse? Do you know what to do if you suspect that a child is being abused? Please read, get informed and share these infographics with as many persons and via as many formats








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Jamaica Calendar of School Terms & Holidays for the Academic Year 2016-2017













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A Timeline of the Jamaica Moravian Church Sex Scandal 2016-2017






From the end of December 2016 to January 2017, the Jamaican church community was rocked by what has come to be termed the #MoravianSexScandal. Here’s a timeline of how the events unfolded, as reported by Jamaican newspapers The Gleaner and THE








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#Infographic: How To Report Child Abuse In Jamaica






Child abuse is a serious issue about which every well-meaning adult should be concerned. Children are consistently among the most vulnerable in our population, and it is left to adults to ensure that they do everything necessary to protect them. The








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#Infographic: Domestic Violence in Jamaica by the Numbers (2016)






Tracking the numbers and cases for domestic violence in Jamaica from 2010-2016.








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Tishauna Mullings






Name: Tishauna Mullings Age: 26 Your job title: Chief Success Officer Name of Business: NexxStepp Personal Development Services Age at which started business: 21 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? A successful entrepreneur








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Advice from Jamaican entrepreneurs: Angela deFreitas






Name: Angela deFreitas Name of business: CHOICES Career & Education Advice Your job title: General Manager Age at which you started your business: 35 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? A competitive nature Identify one hardship








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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Jamellia Blythe






Name: Jamellia Blythe Age: In early 30s Name of business: High Flyer Tutoring Service Your job title: Manager Age at which you started business: 28 What do you think is the most important trait in a successful entrepreneur? You have to be








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10 Things Your Jamaican Parents Have Done/Said To Discipline You






Jamaican parents are a breed like no other. They are the beauty and bane of their children’s existence. Their children often can’t live with them, but also can’t live without them, because for all the boofs and koofs they dole out, there are








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